Posted May 23, 2017 12:33 am by Comments

By Bob Shell

L to R .460 Magnum, .454 Casull, .45 Colt and the .45 S&W Schofield

by Bob Shell
Ammunition reloader & writer, Bob Shell, organizes a family reunion of the 45 caliber ammo, meet the many cousins of the popular .45 ACP handgun round.

L to R .460 Magnum, .454 Casull, .45 Colt and the .45 S&W Schofield
Bob Shell
Bob Shell

U.S.A.

454 Casull
454 Casull

If you like some power then the 454 Casull might be for you. It came out in 1957 being developed by Dick Casull. It has enough power to hunt anything that can be done with a handgun and is flexible especially for the hand loader. It has taken virtually every species on this planet.

One thing to keep in mind is not to use bullets with thin jackets as they may come off in the barrel causing a bad situation. You can use reduced loads easily and using the 45 Schofield or Colt case will make that easier because of less airspace to deal with.

If you use shorter cases, be sure to clean the chambers well as residue can build up causing difficult chambering or excess pressure. Like …Read the Rest

Source:: AmmoLand

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