Ultimate 1 .45 Conicals
Back row left to right:Keith Nose HP, Spitzer .45 HP, Keith Nose Solid, Semi Spitzer Solid, QT .45 BT, QT .45
Front Row: Spitzer .45 Solid
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If you like shooting Conicals,
one of the New .45 Magnums may be just your ticket.
Back in the day when most .45s had a 1:48" twist and were limited to about 80 grains of powder, they were a poor choice.
Today's Magnum .45s are capable of handling powder charges up to 150 grains and this changes everything.
By their very nature, .45 caliber Conicals are more efficient than either .50 or .54. They offer higher BC and therefore more downrange energy and flatter shooting.
My Magnum .45 loaded with a 360 QT Polymer Tip Spitzer conical and 120 grains of Pyrodex P shoots five shots into one ragged hole at 100 yards. This combination leaves the muzzle at 1600 fps and still carries over 1100 ft lbs of energy at 250 yards.
Pretty impressive numbers. For full ballistics click here and go to the .45 conical portion of the ballistics chart.