View Full Version : .45 Gibbs bullet size

Dana C
December 19, 2010, 01:34 PM
I just bought a Pedersoli Gibbs long Range Target rifle. Unfortunetely, it did not have a box or paperwork with it. The Pedersoli web site has load suggestions but doesn't have the bullet diameter that is uses.
I sure could use some help with this. I can buy some paper patch cup base bullets from Buffalo Arms, before I get to cast but I am unsure about the size.
Thanks for your help.

Dana C
December 19, 2010, 02:20 PM
Oops my bad! If you could offer suggestions on bullet weight, it would be helpful as well.

December 19, 2010, 02:54 PM
Pedersoli recommends their mold USA308-451 which is 0.4508 diameter and 520 grs. http://www.davide-pedersoli.com/?item=AccessoriDettaglio&CategoriaId=1335&lang=en

Etienne Brule
December 22, 2010, 08:35 PM

I use to shoot with this gun:

pure lead: 535 grains : diam 0.4485 Just the weight of the ramrod will SLOWLY get the bullet down the barrel.

Etienne Brule