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1st question is, are you using a bored through cylinder in 45 Colt or is this going to remain a percussion revolver? If it's going to remain percussion you might use it with a reduced powder charge but, you'll never get it started straight or keep it straight in the cylinder and accuracy will be mostly a matter of luck.
 

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You can try conical's all you want and they won't shoot as accurately round balls. if it's steel framed, use either 454 or 457 RB's.

If you insist on trying conical's get a mold for the conical bullet that was developed for percussion revolvers`, it's a heel type bullet. You'll at least have a half a chance of seating them straight. Bullets intended for cartridge revolvers are an exceedingly poor choice for percussion revolvers.

Frankly, having tried conical's in a percussion revolver, I wouldn't waste the time, lead, powder, caps or money again.
 

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A soft, lead round ball kills way out of proportion to its paper ballistics. Paper ballistics are mostly for mental exercise anyway.

You can't make a silk purse out of a sow's ear.
 
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