Antique Colt Pistol Ammunition

What ammo does a Colt 45 use?

The . 45 Colt (11.43×33mmR), is a rimmed, straight-walled, handgun cartridge dating to 1872.

Bullet mass/type Velocity
250 gr (16 g) Nosler JHP, Double Tap 900 ft/s (270 m/s)
300 gr (19 g) JSP +P, Cor-Bon 1,300 ft/s (400 m/s)
360 gr (23 g) Nosler JHP +P, Double Tap 1,200 ft/s (370 m/s)

What did the Colt revolver shoot?

Initially this 5 shot revolver was produced in . 28 caliber, with a . 36 caliber model following a year later.

Colt Paterson
Barrel length 7.5 in (19 cm)
Caliber .28 to .36 inch ball, revolver
Action Single-action
Muzzle velocity 900 ft/s (270 m/s)

What ammo does a Colt 1911 take?

.45 ACP cartridge

The M1911, also known as Colt 1911, or Colt Government, is a single-action, semi-automatic, magazine-fed, recoil-operated pistol chambered for the .45 ACP cartridge.