Fox Mike said:What does the .44 special offer that the .45 Colt can't do?
jgt said:Ok, I'll concede the 44 American. If you concede the the .45 Schofield. You have to modify the ratchet to use it in guns other than Schofield models, because of the rim.
Rclark said:From Starline Brass on the .45 Schofield "You may need to tune extractor on some lever action rifles, or decrease diameter of the ratchet on the cylinder by .010 to accommodate the larger head diameter in Ruger Vaquero and Colts. " .