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by Racer X
Sun Apr 18, 2010 6:59 am
Forum: revolvers
Topic: Design Parameter Recommendations for a 45 Colt Mold
Replies: 6
Views: 6466

Re: Design Parameter Recommendations for a 45 Colt Mold

A 75% meplat would be about a .340" meplat, which using LBT profiles as a comparison, falls between a LFN and WFN. I am thinking about a Truncated Cone with a 75% meplat at around 280 grains. A couple more questions to narrow my design criteria: 1) Is the Truncated Cone typically an accurate profile...
by Racer X
Sat Apr 17, 2010 5:21 pm
Forum: revolvers
Topic: Design Parameter Recommendations for a 45 Colt Mold
Replies: 6
Views: 6466

Re: Design Parameter Recommendations for a 45 Colt Mold

Ok, then limiting my requirements to short-range (< 75 yards) hunting accuracy, can you recommend an accurate design with a good hunting meplat? I don't need a 300 grain bullet to shoot scawny deer and even decent-size hogs. I was thinking of having a shorter nose and longer shank to increase bearin...
by Racer X
Sat Apr 17, 2010 8:51 am
Forum: revolvers
Topic: Design Parameter Recommendations for a 45 Colt Mold
Replies: 6
Views: 6466

Design Parameter Recommendations for a 45 Colt Mold

I am new to this site and am considering buying one of your molds and wanted to get your recommendations on a mold design. My gun is a custom Ruger Bisley in 45 Colt with .453" throats and minimum-spec chambers (.481 @ the base & .480" in the leede). The gun has a custom 7-1/2" barrel with a 1 in 18...