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The 45 Colt cartridge is to handguns what the 45-70 Gov’t is to long guns; both very old low power black powder cartridges that can produce a lot of power by combining smokeless powder with stout modern firearms. The span in power is not insignificant. Standard pressure 45-70 Government 405 grain ammunition is rated at…

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