Adopted by the U.S. Army in 1873, the .45 Colt has been produced and used for nearly 145 years. Today, its precision and power make it highly efficient against large game. New handguns designed to shoot .45 Colt and .410 shotgun shells have added to its longevity and popularity, including a major resurgence with the Cowboy Action Shooting competitions.
Drawn from premium American-made brass cups, these casing are rigorously tested to ensure unparalleled durability and dependability, each casing undergoes rigorous in-line and post- production quality assurance testing to ensure a flawless casing.
Standard casing dimensions and tolerances have been modified to achieve maximum performance. Jagemann™ Sporting Group’s in-house tooling and engineering capabilities provide the ability to customize casing dimensions for use with specific projectiles. We can meet your needs.
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Date of Origin: 1872 United States
Case Type: Rimmed, Straight
Neck Diameter: .480 in (12.2 mm)
Base Diameter: .480 in (12.2 mm)
Rim Diameter: .512 in (13.0 mm)
Rim Thickness: .060 in (1.5 mm)
Case Length: 1.285 in (32.6 mm)
Primer Type: Large Pistol
Max Pressure: 14,000 psi