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Looking in various loading manuals there is often a section for the 45 Colt that will be for Contender/Ruger only or even Ruger only. Some of these even go as far as to say Ruger Blackhawk only.

Where dose the Ruger Redhawk fit into this?

Is it capable of the same pressure as the Blackhawk?

As far as I can tell the only difference between them is single or double action.

Also are there any other revolvers specifically designed for the 45 Colt at higher pressures?
 

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Thanks

This is was I had thought. From all the information I have found it apeared that this was true.

However, when it comes to reloading I want to make sure that there is nothing I've over looked. As far as I'm consered you can never be to careful when it comes your saftey. Besides I've yet to see fingers grow back.

Thanks again
 

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hot colt loads

If they chambered a Seville in 45Colt, it would take it, but I don't recall if they did.
 

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loading Redhawk vs Blackhawk

It appears that both the Redhawk and SuperRedhawk have longer cylinders than the Blackhawk.It's my impression that the RH/SRH are as strong-or-stronger than the BH. With that longer cylinder you seat the projectiles further out[thereby reducing the case pressure] or use longer projectiles e.g.a 320gr cast[Penn Bullets SSK style] will fit in a Redhawk/ SuperRedhawk seated to 1.800".Rugers all seem sturdy.
 
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