Originally Posted by oscarmayer
the 45 colt was for a short time referred to as 45 long colt because at the same time there was a 45 schofield developed by s&w for the model 3 american. at least i think thats how it went ?
I think you might be right as I have heard that before as well and forgot about it until your post, but I don't think there was ever a cartridge actually headtsamped 45 LC. I must admit I was wrong once before.