45 Long Colt Ammo For Sale – Although 45 Colt ammo was originally introduced in the 1870s, it has maintained the spirit of that time. Gunmakers have kept it alive by introducing revolvers chambered for 45 Long Colt ammo as either replicas of Old West handguns or a newer breed of self-defense guns. You’ll often find it as the iconic Colt Single-Action Army revolver or something like the Taurus Judge, which allows you to load both .45 LC and .410 shot shells. But you can also find .45 Long Colt ammo chambered for popular lever-action and novelty rifles as well.
Besides self-defense, .45 Long Colt firearms are popular among today’s shooters for cowboy-action competition shooting and hunting small to big game, depending on the firearm, at short range. On paper, 45 LC ammo with 225-grain bullets has a muzzle velocity of 960 feet-per-second with 460 foot-pounds of energy. At 50 yards, velocity drops to 895 fps with 400 ft-lbs of energy.
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.45 Long Colt Ammo In Stock
The .45 Automatic Colt Pistol (ACP) was released in 1911 as a replacement for the .38 Long Colt (not to be mistaken for .45 Long Colt), the .45 ACP was meant to have ballistic performance similar to the .45 Colt while delivering a higher carrying capacity to soldiers and law enforcement. First used in World War I, it became a popular option among military and private users.
Legendary cartridges usually have a legendary firearm. The .45 ACP has the M1911, one of the most favored handguns in history and a design that is copied, replicated, and repeated to this day. The .45 ACP offers excellent power, reliable accuracy, and consistent performance, making it ideal for almost any activity from hunting to personal protection to enjoyable shooting sports.
- Released: 1905
- Common Weapon Type: Semiautomatic handgun
- Bullet Diameter: .451 inches
- Rim Diameter: .480 inches
- Case Length: .898 inches
- Total Length: 1.275 inches
- General Bullet Sizes:
- Alternate Names: .45 Automatic Colt Pistol, .45 Auto