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.45 Colt out of 20" & 24" barrels?

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  1. MP-44

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    What velocity are you getting ( weight? ) with standard pressure .45 Colt loads out of a 20" & 24" barrel?
     
  2. Kruff

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    A few years ago I chronographed some of my loads out of a Marlin with a 20" barrel and here's what I got.

    250 gr LFP- 8 gr Unique

    1098fps-- 1084--1096--1073--1119--1086--1102--1098--1125

    Same bullet with 9 gr Unique

    1208fps--1159--1201--1140--1163--1167--1193--1180--1181--1176

    Same bullet with 10 gr Unique

    1338fps--1275--1291--1294--1282--1291--1292

    Hornady 230 gr FMJ- 8 gr Unique

    765fps--805--905--787--786--808--804--814
     
  3. MP-44

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    Thanks
     
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