Two sets of handloading data exist for the .45 Colt, due to the myriad guns chambered for the cartridge during the last 150 years. For this load, I referenced .45 Colt (Revolver) data that, “may be used in older guns as long as they are in good condition.”
The brainchild of a competitive shooter and an engineer as a lightweight solution for Ruger's 10/22, the Luth-AR MCA-22 Chassis has several features geared for precision rimfire competition.
The Ruger 22/45 is a blending of two legendary repeaters, Browning's M1911 and Bill Ruger's Standard Auto, with modern features such as a Picatinny rail and barrel threading that makes for an incredibly fun plinker that happens to come chambered for a ubiquitous and fun- and easy-to-shoot cartridge: .22 LR.
Introduced in 1956, Sturm, Ruger & Co., brought to life the .44 Rem. Mag through its storied “Flat Top” revolver, the Blackhawk. Read along as Field Editor Wiley Clapp chronicles 50 years of the Blackhawk along with field testing of special 50th anniversary edition of the New Model Blackhawk.