871 Unique 9.5 gr. H110 25.7 gr. ZIP 7.2 gr. It is primarily a pistol powder but has some application in rifles. It is a good choice for self-defense, long-range shooting, hunting everything on four legs, and just plain fun shooting. In the large .45 case, a large difference has been noted 872 (in 7 1/2" bbl revolver)(ES=38 fps) 698 914 -------------------Ruger Blackhawk, T/C only--------------------- HP38 7.1 gr. -----------------------------------------. ==========-[only RUGER and T/C below]========= Clays 4.2 gr. 725 ---------------------------------------- 931 Maximum Nitro 100 use 4.7 to 5.3 grains for 800-875 fps (old formulation) Bullseye 6.0 gr. 250 grain Rainier Flat Point, Copper Plated ----------------------------------------- ----------------------------------------- copper gas check or copper plating is best for INDOOR ranges to keep lead vapors out of the air. * 1,050 @ 8.1 Max load Load it like Trail Boss No. it's shaped like a donut, and it fed through my RCBS powder charger like a champ. * 1,180* MAX/MAX load 731 895 H4227* 20.0 gr. 947 731 minimum 917 minimum 1,410 max 982 Hi=1016 Lo=900 ES=116 1,331 start 936 Hi=963 Lo=897 ES=66 (med. The other problem, that of cylinder throat diameters, centers around the fact that they vary considerably. ----------------------------------------- *** ONLY USE in Ruger, T/C and modern guns. 942 start Competition 5.0 gr. W-296/H-110* 20.4 gr. 690 2 6.4 gr. 971 Hi=1,013 Lo=924 ES=89 800 Hi=910 Lo=813 ES 190 Both were great fun. 1177 Maximum 853 (Powder UP - see note) 5 10.9 gr. True Blue 8.9 gr. AA No. 350 grain JSP (Jacketed Soft Point)only RUGER and T/C AA5744 17.0 gr. (Hi=809.2 Lo=792.6 Spread=16.6 fps) 733 Bullseye 5.0 gr. 830 Titegroup 6.2 gr. Hope you enjoy. AA No. 9-9-11 1051 Maximum Nitro 100 5.8 gr. Silhouette 9.5 gr. 1,124 max AA No. Using bullets from Cast Lead Round Nose Flat Point. Universal 6.5 gr. AA No.9* 15.2 gr. In the 45 Colt, in revolvers of different strengths, I've used; Unique, Red Dot, 296, H-110, SR-7625, Blue Dot, Trail Boss, IMR and H 4427, HS-6 and HS-7, I think Accurate #5 or #2 and probably a few others I've forgotten...oh, and real black powder. 777 minimum 805 5 10.9 gr. 1,000 (Maximum) Select your cartridge type from the drop-down list. 800 1,191 start 773 (very mild)Hi=830 Lo=718 ES=112 762 minimum They are my choice for everyday use and also for hunting larger, tougher game. Given that the .224 Valkyrie is a very polite cartridge to reload, judicious handloading can... Dave Emary takes a look at the tremendous contribution Homer Powley made to the science of... Give a Gift (NOTE: Sections marked “Ruger Only” are not for the New Model Blackhawk Flat-Tops or the New Vaquero!) 785 cowboy mild 916 Maximum ==========-[only RUGER and T/C below]========= HP38 5.8 gr. HP38 9.0 gr. HP38 7.3 gr. Lead Free Bullet Data. -------------------Ruger Blackhawk, T/C only--------------------- RISK The .45 Colt and single-action revolver are a powerful and useful combination. 5, No.7, No. ZIP 5.5 gr. like qualities. 230 grain RN Plated lead (full copper plating) AA N100 6.2 gr. 200 grain LRN or SWC (Lead Round Nose) 606 (IMR start load) you use any of these loads listed below with STARS (*). like qualities. Our enthrallment with this fire-breathing cartridge occurred about 40 years ago, and while the... You might be surprised how many Americans (even gun owners) think machine guns are illegal. Green Dot is also good with the same bullet. 1,050 Maximum 824 MAX. HP= Hollow Point, RN= Round Nose, FMC= Full Metal Case, FMJ= Full Metal Jacket, 972 Max (full case) My brass of choice is Starline’s excellent 45 Colt brass with CCI 300 Large Pistol primers for all powders, except I switch to CCI 350 Magnum Pistol primers with IMR 4227, H110, W296, and all black powder and black powder substitutes. In their effort to achieve better loading density, IMR has excelled with their new Trail Boss powder. * 1,000* 941 Cowboy MAX 817 Maximum The original loading was a bullet of approximately 255 grains with a muzzle velocity of somewhere around 850 to 900 fps. HS6 13.5 gr. 982 Hi=1016 Lo=900 ES=116 Clays 5.1 gr. The older was slower Fast-burning in pistol calibers. 1083 Maximum 945 max - ok for all guns Nitro 100 use 4.7 to 5.3 grains for 800-875 fps (old formulation) True Blue 7.7 gr. Trail Boss 5.5 gr. Accuracy is not a concern with this one, it will most likely be used for CAS and plinking. 1083 Maximum (See note on NEW Nitro 100 powder at bottom of page) Be very careful using the loads for Ruger and T/C (Thompson HP38 9.0 gr. HS6 12.0 gr. 800 Universal 8.8 gr. ZIP 5.5 gr. 230 grain Round Nose LEAD (also see 225 gr. (No. Powder Bul Weight C.O.L. No. 7 14.6 gr. 1,050 (MAXIMUM) 946 Cowboy Max load ## HP38 5.8 gr. 45 fps and 16.6 fps respectively. 716 minimum Bullseye 5.0 gr. The 5.5 was fine in the Vaquero and the 5.8s worked well in the Rossi R92 carbine. 846 (mild) Trail Boss was designed specifically for low-velocity lead bullets suitable for Cowboy Action shooting. Clays 5.0 gr. The Colt Single Action Army, Colt New Frontier, Ruger New Model Flat-Top, Ruger New Vaquero, and Smith & Wesson Model 25/625 are all very close strength-wise. Competition 5.2 gr. positions were closer in speeds and the spreads were noticeably 180 grain LRNFP (Lead Round Nose, flat point) 917 minimum HP38 9.0 gr. 838 (mild) Hi=883 Lo=784 ES=99 IMR4227 17.0 gr. 975 FPS MAXIMUM Red vs. Green Lasers: Visibility in Bright Light, Browning Citori 725 Trap Max Shotgun Review, SIONYX Aurora Night Vision Cameras Review, Trijicon RMRcc Reflex Sight Review â Perfect for Concealed Carry, 224 Valkyrie Load Data: Everything You Need to Know, Cameras Don't Lie: Subsonic 9mm vs. .300 Blackout, Trijicon RMRcc Reflex Sight â Perfect for Optics-Ready Concealed-Carry Pistols. AA No.7* 13.0 gr. ZIP 6.1 gr. I like the idea of Trail Boss: a bulky powder with a fast burn rate that's perfect for relatively low velocity loads without running the risk of being â¦ 791 FPS minimum 870 FPS Unique and Universal still don't fill the case 846 (mild) Space constraints keep me from looking at all of these powders in depth, but I can cover a few. * 1,000* 634 Hi=665, Lo=619, ES=26 (too slow) like original Colts. 870 FPS AA No. Universal 7.8 gr. 867 Hi=909 Lo=842 ES=67 The top of the can says "NOT FOR HANDGUN LOADS". 920 MAX. it's designed to take up a lot more room. 932 minimum (Cowboy Load)(RNFP) Titegroup 6.4 gr. Quality 300-grain jacketed bullets are also offered by all three of these manufacturers. This brings us to powders, and I use a lot of Hodgdon powders. The weight would more properly be closer to 32 grains. * ONLY for Ruger and T/C guns. 880=Powder Up (708=Powder Down)5" bbl. 5 10.0 gr. 905 Hi=1002 Lo=840 ES=162 5 11.5 gr. I don't especially recommend it, but it will work. * 969 MAX + (Ruger & T/C only) HP38 7.1 gr. 904 Maximum for regular Colt. ----------------------------------------- 961 MAX 941 FPS MAXIMUM such as the Winchester Model 94. using 6gr. W-296/H-110* 24.9 gr. 1,198 max No. 231 7.2 gr. 2 6.1 gr. When he died in 1862, the company was dedicated to producing the same percussion revolvers. Titegroup 6.4 gr. 830 Silhouette 9.5 gr. This EXCEEDS MAX LOAD, Use at OWN RISK) 2 5.9 gr. N32C Tin Star 9.6 gr. 1,180### Titegroup 5.0 gr. Unique 8.5 gr. ----------------------------------------- HP38 8.0 gr. 706 (IMR minimum load) ----------------------------------------- 1,171 fps(* Plus P) HS6 9.0 gr. HP38 6.0 gr. Instead of being overly large, Rugers have been way too tight, with some measuring around 0.449 inch, but now Ruger is cutting all cylinder throats at 0.451 to 0.452 inch. * ONLY for Ruger and T/C guns. (Hi=783.1 Lo=760.3 Spread=22.8 fps) Universal 7.2 gr. AA No. Trail Boss 7.0 gr. load the .45 Colt to levels of the .44 Magnum. Universal 7.3 gr. With the 45 Colt, IMR 4227 is almost magical in being able to provide excellent accuracy when other powders will not. AA5744 16.0 gr. 903 (IMR minimum load) H110 25.7 gr. AA No. Unique 7.5 gr. hot) We were soon shooting 300-grain bullets at 1,200 fps from a 7.5-inch-barreled Ruger revolver. It also is a most versatile powder as it can be used for standard loads for the Colt SAA and heavy loads for the Blackhawk. With Accurate's 5744 the speeds with 17.0 were Titegroup 6.9 gr. Loads for .45 Colt: [See page on powder location in case affecting FPS elsewhere on pages] (Note: ... LOAD Cowboy loads below: Trail Boss 5.5 gr. All Freedom Arms cylinders are held to very tight tolerances and whether using 45 Colt or 454 Casull brass, I size with a special 454 die. Author Topic: trail boss powder loads (Read 8953 times) bigted. For several years Smith & Wesson cut throats at 0.455 inch or even larger, but now they seem to be running at a more proper 0.451 to 0.452 inch. ***1,180)* (15.8 to 17.6 MAX is good range) Lil'Gun 25.5 gr. 761 FPS minimum H-4227 24.6 gr. like qualities. 5 11.1 gr. Blue Dot 15.4 gr. 767 Max 7 14.6 gr. 9 14.6 gr. Bullseye 6.3 gr. Nitro 100 5.8 gr. Titegroup 5.0 gr. 891 MAX in one manual ----------------------------------------- 1,195 max Trail Boss was manufactured to be a BULK powder to fill the cases of black powder cartridges like the 45 Colt and 44-40 cartridges. These two bullets in a custom five-shot Blackhawk or Freedom Arms Model 83 five-shooter can be driven to 1,450 fps with W296 or H110. 780 (mild) and Sierra even 798 FPS minimum 231 6.8 gr. 7 Accurate No. (Hi=783.1 Lo=760.3 Spread=22.8 fps) 811 max you want those speeds and power, buy a .44 magnum. Powders include IMR 723 The availability of all of these bullets is dependent on how much time I have to cast my own. That is, until I tried IMR 4227 with Lyman’s #452424 and a 20.0-grain load, and that combination produced one-hole groups. Unique 8.5 gr. CAUTION!! * 970* Bullseye 5.0 gr. This lets it feed in many cowboy-action guns and use common 45 ACP load data. HS6## 10.5 gr. RISK Unique 6.4 gr. Clays 4.2 gr. Nitro 100, No.2, No. 5 11.0 gr. H110/W296 24.5 gr. 727 FPS MAXIMUM 5 8.5 gr. 1,033 MAX FACTORY SPECS ### my actual in 20" rifle barrel 860 (-MAXIMUM LOAD Nitro) IMR-4227 21.0 gr. 742 Cowboy mild 734 minimum No. 775 Approx. Unique 9.5 gr. 936 Hi=963 Lo=897 ES=66 (med. 800 Lil'Gun* 18.0 gr. 2400 13.2 gr. AA5744 is most consistent powder I have found, point up or down in case before firing. 850 start is just a little over maximum Colt loads (but mild for Ruger) 1,343 max HP38 5.8 gr. It is unlike any other rifle on the market because it offers features no one else does; those looking for a rifle that fits like a custom-made firearm should look no further than the Benelli Lupo. Silhouette 9.5 gr. Universal 9.5 gr. about 175 fps and from 7 1/2" by 50 fps. 771 300 grain JHP or Hornady XTP ==========-[only RUGER and T/C below]========= Reduced Rifle Loads. * 1,100* (IMR 4227 is same as H-4227 if made in Australia) I have been told as of 2011 that the NEW and current N-100 is faster burning in pistol calibers than the old. lead loads) In ranking the various 45 Colt sixguns now in production from the least strongest to that capable of a handling the heaviest loads, I would set the following order. Not only do the Hodgdon folks offer excellent powders, but also they are simply some of the nicest folks in the industry. Universal 9.0 gr. 231 8.3 gr. Bullseye 6.0 gr. 1,140 start 300 grain JHP or Hornady XTP ---------------------------------------- Unique 9.0 gr. 872 (in 7 1/2" bbl revolver)(ES=38 fps) If you have an older can of Scot Nitro 100 or Accurate Nitro 100, please note, it is NOT the same as the "New Formulation" at Western Powders. *** 992 MAX+ (Actual in 7 1/2" bbl revolver) Silhouette 6.2 gr. HP38 8.0 gr. Universal 9.3 gr. For many decades reloaders have been arguing over whether or not H110 and W296 were identical. 914 Titegroup 6.5 gr. Unique 8.5 gr. I have fired .45 Colt loads with a 165-grain bullet at 650 â¦ IMR 4227* 18.0 gr. ***1,080)* (10.6 to 11.8 MAX/MAX is good range) CAUTION!! It is loaded not by weight, but by volume. 716 (very mild, caution, some bullets 889 start No. HP38 8.2 gr. 628 Hi=677, Lo=594, ES=8.3 (too slow, but good spread) True Blue 7.0 gr. 5 12.1 gr. (WC= WadCutter, SWC= Semi-WadCutter, 947 868 (cowboy load) 870 160 grain LRNFP (Lead Round Nose, flat point) 836 fps (powder pointing UP) 9 17.6 gr. 1,050 (MAXIMUM) 771 2400 14.9 gr. 9 15.0 gr. 833 Hi=873, Lo=783, ES=90 (old formulation) 963 (Actual in Rossi 45 Carbine) 934 Maximum --- ZIP 7.2 gr. AA N100 6.0 gr. 1016 Maximum Clays 4.6 gr. Trail Boss represents a major breakthrough in assembling reduced loads because it does away with the necessity for using a filler between the reduced powder charge and the base of the bullet. (Experiment with A5744 powder) Trail Boss 5.8 gr. Min Charge Max Charge Optimal Charge Bullet Make Bullet Type Unique 8.6 gr. 625 Hi=673, Lo=594, ES=80 (too slow)(old formulation) My dad gave me my first .45 Colt a couple of years ago. 916 931 Maximum Lead Free Bullet Data. Nitro 100 7.3 to 8.1 gr. ## my actual in 7 1/2" bbl revolver 738 minimum 840 minimum 1,239 fps(* Plus P) 761 minimum ZIP 7.5 gr. 866 Hi= 890 Lo=855 ES=35 (good Cowboy load) 727 FPS MAXIMUM I have found 5.0 grains of Clays under a 250-grain bullet delivers a very pleasant-shooting load at 725 fps and will group all its shots in 0.63 inch at 20 yards. ***1,023)* (13.6 to 15.1 MAX is good range) Unique 6.8 gr. * 1,150* The final level includes custom five-shot Rugers and the Freedom Arms Model 83. 734 minimum RUGER AND CONTENDER ONLY Universal 7.2 gr. 1177 Maximum Reduced Recoil Shot Shell Loads. Lil'Gun* 18.0 gr. guns. 941 Maximum (Hi=872.5 Lo=827.5 Spread=45 fps)(some unburned powder) 185 grain Berry's HBRN (Hollow base round nose) Plated bullet designed for .45 ACP Powder DOWN is to actually shake the gun in an up or down position AA No. Everyone who has a Ruger Blackhawk or Freedom Arms single-action revolver realizes the roots of these modern guns go back to the Colt Single Action Army. When Ray Thompson was designing his line of bullets, he did not neglect the 45. 706 (IMR minimum load) * Blackhorn 209 is a black powder substitute with smokeless (No. Re: Trail Boss powder in the .45 ACP by DavidR on Wed Nov 13, 2013 10:27 am trail boss's burning rate is the same as WST so if you go by loading info for it you should be in the ballpark of a good load. When loaded in the Colt Single Action Army at around 850 fps, it is a most powerful everyday working load. Easy to load, fun to shoot. LOAD 983 start (WAY too slow-stuck bullet possible)(old formulation) 941 FPS MAXIMUM 1,043 Max 9 15.5 gr. Clays 5.0 gr. The key for best shooting is to size cast bullets accordingly and open the throats if necessary. There are some excellent jacketed bullets available for use in the 45 Colt, including the Sierra 240-grain JHP, Hornady 250-grain XTP-JHP, and the Speer 260-grain JHP, all of which I prefer for deer-sized game. Unique 8.0 gr. 4.3 of wst is a good 185 load so given the lighter 150 bullets id say somewhere between 4.6-4.9 would be about right. 762 It's a Cimmaron Arms 1873 Peacemaker clone. Nitro 100 6.5 gr. AA No. 824 MAX. The Freedom Arms Model 97 also is in this group. HP38 7.3 gr. Titegroup 6.9 gr. Bullet sizes vary from .450" for jacketed to .454" for some lead in diameter. Bullseye 6.3 gr. H110/W296 24.5 gr. 905 MAX LOAD (I got 932.2 in revolver) 719 (very mild) .45 Colt (Hodgdon Pistol Data) reloading data with 230 loads. In actual weight, Pyrodex is lighter than black powder, being about 80 percent of the weight of black powder. SWC) Everything I read seems to be divided between 45% Trail Boss, 45% Clays, 10% some other powder. VV N320 5.9 gr. 625 Hi=673, Lo=594, ES=80 (too slow)(old formulation) 2400* 18.0 gr. 839 (mild) Elmer Keith’s custom Colt single action was used to develop his heavy 44 Special loads in the late 1920s, and for a long time the 45 Colt cartridge was accused of being weak. Bullseye 6.0 gr. ----------------------------------------- The first is titled âH4895 Reduced Rifle Loads.â H4895 has proven to be a versatile powder that performs superbly at lower powder charges. 773 (very mild)Hi=830 Lo=718 ES=112 *** 1007 MAX+ (Actual in 7 1/2" bbl 255 gr. 744 Universal 8.1 gr. 791 FPS minimum Load it like Trail Boss IMR4227 18.7 gr. Universal 6.5 gr. ZIP 5.5 gr. Trail Boss was developed for use in cartridges originally designed for black powder use. (back off 15% to start these loads) * 1,079* On paper, the 357 Magnum was the first cartridge to exceed the 45 Colt’s muzzle energy, but many knowledgeable sixgunners, Elmer Keith included, believed the 45 Colt actually offered more practical power than the “First Magnum.” Today, it remains one of our most popular sixgun cartridges. No. Keith’s #454424 was an excellent bullet, but it has been improved by Dave Scovill and is offered by RCBS as #45-270SAA. ***1,180)* (15.8 to 17.6 MAX is good range) 6.0 gr. AA N100 5.5 gr. All Guns and Ammo subscribers now have digital access to their magazine content. 1,108 max 888 start 804 The day of the percussion revolver would soon be over, and even Colt could see the future and began converting 1860 cap-and-ball sixguns to fire cartridges. If the goal is minimum recoil, the answer is Hodgdon Trail Boss powder. 811 max 871 Hi=938 Lo=797 ES=141 (Colt Anaconda 6") Ranges to keep lead vapors out of the barrel ========= No 260gr. 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