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The Fightin' .45: Origins & History

Our nation’s military and law enforcement relied on .45 caliber sidearms throughout history for its numerous iterations of fight-stopping fodder.

The .45 Colt: Still Useful?

The iconic .45 Colt was developed in response to a need for a powerful, big-bore handgun cartridge. How does it stack up today?

A History of the .45 Caliber

Our nation’s military and law enforcement relied on .45 caliber sidearms throughout history for its numerous iterations of fight-stopping fodder.

Classic Cartridges: The .45 Colt

The .45 Colt cartridge was actually the beginning of the search for effective big-bore handgun cartridges.

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