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Another repeating rifle for the .45-70 was the bolt action Winchester Hotchkiss, which had a tubular magazine inside the rifle’s buttstock. ... This loading used a soft lead 420-grain paper patched bullet over 75 grains of black powder in the standard .45-70-2 1/10” case and that load was still available in 1916 according to the Winchester ...

Powder for 45 70. That test included the 45-70 cartridge. Be aware that Tin Star powder has a burning rate faster than Unique and I do not advise on a "50% rule" in large cases such as the 45-70. The 45-70 test I did used a hard cast commercial bullet purported to be 405 gr but actually weighed 413 gr.

Reloder 7 and the 4198's are favorite powders in the 45/70 and 375 Winchester, but 3031 works well, as does 4895, Varget, AA-2520, SR-4759, AA-5744, there's quite a list of …

The best powder that I've ever found for the .45-70 (1895 Marlin) is Hodgdon's H322. I load home cast 385 GR GC bullets to 1800 FPS. It is amazingly …Black-powder, big-bore rifles are (left to right): a modern Winchester Model 1886 .45-70, original Winchester 1886 .45-90 and an original Marlin Model 1881 .45-70. Back in the heyday of black-powder cartridges – say, from 1865 to 1895 – in order to make rifles hit harder, there were two options: make the calibers bigger or make the ...

45-70 Government Loads | 45-70 Applications. by M. L. McPherson, Tue, September 15, 2015. Synopsis: Anyone who has worked with the 45-70 Government with loads using blackpowder, smokeless to match blackpowder performance, or smokeless loads at higher pressure, soon learns that this cartridge offers phenomenal performance.755. I worked up 405 gr cast with Unique in my 45/70 handi rifle until the case head expanded and brass flowed into the extractor misfit. Quickload thinks that is 87,000 psi 1900 fps. I started the work up with 15 gr 25 kpsi 1300 fps. I think Unique is a very good powder for 45/70 low velocities.Around 44 gr. of IMR-4198 should get him in the ballpark for that velocity. IMR-4198 and H4198 are very good powders for the 45/70 from mild trapdoor loads to heavy hitting teeth rattling loads for lever actions or even stronger Ruger #1's and converted Mausers. 07-31-2011, 09:02 AM #8.If I were reloading the .45-70 then I would stick to using IMR-3031 or for light loads IMR-4198. For cast bullets I would use SR-4759. MikeG. 39070 posts · Joined 2001. #3 · May 18, 2009. Dan I would try stick powder first (in addition to the above, maybe Varget or Benchmark, data on the Hodgdon site). I doubt 760 is going to work but hey ...Goex Black Dawge Pinnacle Black Powder Ammunition 45-70 Government 405 Grain Lead Flat Nose Box of 20. Product #: 814572. Manufacturer #: 1609. UPC #: 5890000160. Our Price:Introduced to the world just 1 year after the invention of .45 Colt, .45-70 Gov't reigns supreme in the world of straight-walled cartridges to this day. Its name is derived from the bullet diameter (.45 in), the weight of the black powder used when it was created (70 grains), and the fact that it was designed and used by the U.S. ARMY in 1873.4198 is a common accepted "Standard" powder. 45/70 has plenty of latitude in loads, but I don't know I'd run anything with H335. That's pretty stout for a lever gun. Start with some mouse fart loads, Trail Boss works real well. My Henry doesn't care for really warm loads; the accuracy drops pretty dramatically.Centaur 1. Take a look at the Hodgdon powder burn rate chart and you'll see that H335 falls right in the middle of the range of suggested powders for the 45-70. It's burn rate is very close to IMR3031 and Benchmark and it's no where as slow as H4895, IMR4064 or Varget and there is plenty of data for those three.

Printed from Shooter's Reference on 05/18/2024: https://www.shootersreference.com/reloadingdata/45-70-government/A 's original thread on the 2400 in the .45-70, but did find this thread with a lot of the details of some of my original load testing and comments from others with a butt-load of experience with loads of this sort.Technical Information. Caliber: 45-70 Government. Bullet Weight: 405 Grains. Bullet Style: Lead Flat Nose. Case Type: Brass. Ballistics Information: Muzzle Velocity: 1210 fps. WARNING: This product can expose you to Lead, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm.

The original Trapdoor Carbine load with a hollow base 405 bullet was with 53 grains of FFFG, powder compression to get an OAL of 2.42 inches and a good crimp. The original Trapdoor Rifle (1873) using a 405 bullet was with 59 grains of FFG, powder compression to get an OAL of 2.52 to 2.54 OAL, also with a good crimp.

WiederladerTv. Hodgdon Trail Boss is a great smokeless powder for cartridges like the old 45-70 Government or subsonic load in .308 Winchester. The large volume of this powder makes it possible to fill up a large case for a safe powder burning without the high pressures that would come into play with other smokeless powders.

This load has been around for more then 50 yrs. Use it with a 300gr cast for varmints and kids plinking in any 45-70 that is tight and safe to shoot including the original civil war era trap doors. You have to match the powder for the job. There is no one-fitzall out there. Been there done this for 50+ years.Reloder 7 and the 4198's are favorite powders in the 45/70 and 375 Winchester, but 3031 works well, as does 4895, Varget, AA-2520, SR-4759, AA-5744, there's quite a list of …A basic 45-70 powder from years back that is still a top notch performer, IMR or H-4198. Unique as well as 2400... IMR SR 4756 can also be used for the traditional turn of the century loads, about 16grs with a pinch of Dacron for a …Triple 7 in 45-70. I'm new here and wanted to dive right in to things. I got a bunch of 40-60 brass from a estate sale made from 45-70 brass 2 summers ago and finally got a 45-70 H&W 1871 this summer for $285 with a nice tang sight and leather work. I blew out all the cases and got about 8 pounds of FFG triple 7 from a old lady who's husband ...

If you go to the Hodgdon web page it shows load data for many of the LeverEvolution ammo but not the 45-70. The 45-70 may use faster burning powder then say the 308 Marlin would. Hornady has load data on there web page for the 45-70 LeverEvolution and recommends IMR4198. I may be wrong but I think I would talk with Hornady before buying any of ...IMR 3031 powder is a good powder to start with. I guess it really depends on the firearm you're loading for. .45-70 Government. "Trapdoor" and replica rifles plus all modern rifles in good condition: 300 grain Hornady InterLock HP bullet, 52.0 grains of IMR 3031 powder, Federal 210 primer, Winchester case. MV 1,800 fps in 29.5" barrel.28 Jun 2012 ... Comments13 · 45 70 405gr unique powder load · 45 70 loads with a filler made of 100% cotton · STEP 5 GUNPOWDER TIME FOR THE 45/70 GOVERNMENT&nb...I have heard it is an accurate powder in the .45-70. One nice thing about the Varget and similar powders in the 45-70, you get 100% load density without high pressures. I have only used IMR 3031 and 2400 (mild loads) in the .45-70, but plan on doing more reloading and shooting with the caliber this summer. AndyCompressing black powder Hi: Can't figure out how to start a new thread so I need to quote this one. This is my first time on shooters forum and my first time trying to reload black powder cases. I have loaded four 45-70 black powder cases for use in a reproduction Sharps, using 2f KiK in Star Line brass, throwing a 525 Grain cast bullet.IMR 3031 powder is a good powder to start with. I guess it really depends on the firearm you're loading for. .45-70 Government. "Trapdoor" and replica rifles plus all modern rifles in good condition: 300 grain Hornady InterLock HP bullet, 52.0 grains of IMR 3031 powder, Federal 210 primer, Winchester case. MV 1,800 fps in 29.5" barrel.A number of loads using Unique are listed for a variety of bullet weights ranging for (Hornaday short-jacketed) 300 and (Remington soft-point) 405 gr. jacketed bullets and cast bullets ranging from 382-552 gr. The first set of loads is specifically intended for use in single-shot .45-70 rifles. The cast bullets listed for loading are all Lyman ...BP tends to burn with much low FPS veriations than smokeless powder and when bp cartidges rifles ,or old school muzzle loaders powder is measured and dropped they will shoot with single digit difference between rounds. Most modern smokless handlaods can not do that. ... I've shot a 45-70 at a steel target at 1000 yards and hit it with iron ...Tried the RL-7 that everyone who loads the 45-70 seemed to think was THE powder, but had mediocre results with that, too. The AA2015BR gave best results, with the VVN133 and 135 right behind it. Chrony'd the loads over both my Pact PC2 and Ohler 35P machines. Both gave the same general readings, +- 20 fps.Box of twenty new production black powder .45-70-405 Government (45-70 Gov't) ammunition. Round nose 405gr bullet to replicate the original 1873 load for the Trapdoor Springfield carbine. Can be used in lever action rifles and trapdoor Springfields. We can do custom loads as well.Quantity discounts will be applied in your cart once you order a total of 10 pounds or more of any Black Powder brand. This granulation of Swiss Black Powder is a good powder for black powder rifle cartridges up to 45-90, .45 caliber and smaller pistol cartridges, .45 caliber and smaller muzzleloading rifles and pistols. I especially like this in my 45-70 and 45-90 blackpowder cartridge ...This ammo is for cartridge size .45-70 Government +P. The bullet is made from Copper. The diameter (caliber) of this bullet is 0.458. This bullet weighs 325 grains. This bullet leaves the barrel at 2275 feet per second. The ammo case is made from Nickel Plated Brass. This ammo is a proven round for hunting.Feb 4, 2017 · I use Goex 3F and Cartridge in my 45-70 BP loads for my TDs with Lee 45-405-HBs and Rapine 460500s. My bullets are cast of 16-1 and are sized .4615 and lubed with a beeswax/olive oil lube. If you're using the Lee bullet Start at 55V gr (by Volume) and work up to 70V gr in 5V gr increments. The full 70V gr charge is the best in my TDs with both ...5458 posts · Joined 2012. #1 · Jun 1, 2012. Hi gang, My son gave me a Older T/C Contender with a 10" 45/70 barrel . The loads I use in my Sharps (Reloader 7 under a 405 grain lead bullet) are way to hot for this old man - about took my hands off. I have cast some 240 grain round nose bullets, but can't find any loading data for the lighter ...Description. 45-70 Government 405 grain RNFP. This is our favorite 45/70 for light-recoil plinking. This load was developed with the 1873 "Trapdoor" Springfield in mind, but is a great option for any rifle (or revolver) chambered in 45/70. These projectiles are cast from a softer alloy that is ideal for the lower pressure and velocity of a proper Trapdoor load.I just picked up a Marlin 1895G in 45-70. Bought some dies (Hornady 3 dies), cases, primers, powder, and 405gr RNFP's. I was hoping some "old timers" , wouldn't mind sharing some of there lessons learned with me.The designation literally meant a 45 caliber bullet and 70 grains of black powder. The brass case has a large rim and straight but tapered case walls. It quickly became popular with hunters of big game, …I use Goex 3F and Cartridge in my 45-70 BP loads for my TDs with Lee 45-405-HBs and Rapine 460500s. My bullets are cast of 16-1 and are sized .4615 and lubed with a beeswax/olive oil lube. If you're using the Lee bullet Start at 55V gr (by Volume) and work up to 70V gr in 5V gr increments. The full 70V gr charge is the best in my TDs with both ...

A number of loads using Unique are listed for a variety of bullet weights ranging for (Hornaday short-jacketed) 300 and (Remington soft-point) 405 gr. jacketed bullets and cast bullets ranging from 382-552 gr. The first set of loads is specifically intended for use in single-shot .45-70 rifles. The cast bullets listed for loading are all Lyman ...Those powders are pushing the slow end of utility for the 45-70. X-Terminator is a better suited powder. Although suitable loads for the 45-70 could be developed with TAC, it is evident that the two sources I know of chose X-Terminator to develop loads for the 45-70. You learn something new everyday whether you want to or not.Skyhunter. 1748 posts · Joined 2008. #9 · May 2, 2018. UKShootist, Keeping in mind that the original 45-70 loadings were with a 405 gr. bullet of 1/20 or 1/30 (memory fails me here) tin/lead alloy and a velocity or 1,200-1,300 fps., I would recommend keeping your velocity on the low side of 1,200 fps.Apr 11, 2022. #21. Alliant Reloader 7 is by far the best and most accurate 45-70 loading powder. You need a powder that fills the entire case while providing safe pressure, the right burn rate, and best velocities. That is Reloader 7 for 300gr up through 500gr bullets. Lyman, RCBS, Hornady manuals all have load data.30 Dec 2023 ... 45-70 max load (400 gr bullet) · Comments73.Re: Powder for medium 45-70 loads. by Sixgun » Mon Aug 28, 2017 2:01 am. Don't forget that a 400 grain 45 caliber bullet traveling 1200 will shoot lengthwise through a buffalo. 30 grains of 5744 and a 400 gr. bullet made of anything will do the job out to 150 meters.....and if your good at estimating range, will do fine out to 500.

Nov 10, 2016 · An armed man in a citizen. An unarmed man is a subject. A disarmed man is a slave. After trying a lot of different powders in the 45-70, and getting some spectacular results, I can assure you that 4198 is about as good as it gets. I've gotten as good results with Rel7 and 5744. They will all shoot 1moa off a good rest.This powder is bulky and is intended for reduced and/or cast bullet loads in large capacity cases like the 45-70. Another powder option is Accurate XMP 5744. I used to use this powder in the .223 to make a .223 shoot like a .22 Hornet in velocity and noise level. There are published loads for both SR 4759 and XMP 5744 for the 45-70 in the Speer ...2 Nov 2022 ... Welcome to the Ron Spomer Outdoors Podcast! In this episode, I answer a question about 45-70 for short distances. Now ya gotta remember, ...It will serve as a reduced-load powder choice in the aforementioned big-bore cartridges and is an optimum choice in those larger black-powder cartridges, such as the .45-70 Government and the .45-110 and .45-120. It also serves many of the lever-gun cartridges, such as the .30-30 Winchester, .35 Remington, .348 Winchester and .358 Winchester.Low bulky density and superior ignition characteristics make 5744 an excellent choice for reduced loads in many rifle calibers and in large capacity black powder cartridges such as the 45-70 through 45-120 and 50-90 through 50-120. Made in Canada. Bulk Density (grams/cc) +/-2.2%.What is your favorite powder for the 45-70 shooting a405 grain cast bullet? Like. Sort by Oldest first. C. cpt-t. 151 posts · Joined 2014. #2 · Jul 25, 2016. 45LCRIFLE: Imr 3031 is my favorite powder and Hard Cast 405gr RNFP Bullets are my favorite bullets. ken. THE PRICE OF FREEDOM, IS NOT FREE. CPL Lou and johnz. Like. N. nsb.142. 45-70 300 & 350gr Unique/2400 loads. Hello all, Been looking around the threads and figured I throw this one out there. Looking for some load data for 300 and 350gr Cast or Jacketed bullets using Unique or 2400 powder; loads will be for practice as well as whitetail deer and hogs out to 100yds, velocity range 1400-1500fps desired.📝 Reloading Data for .45-70 Govt. - Load Data - 1895Gunner. Home About Partners Contact. Content Knowledge Center Industry News Reloading Data From The Bench From The Range From The Field The Gun Room. Bullet Points. KNOWLEDGE CENTER 1 8 9 5 G U N N E R.C O M. Hunter | Adventurer |Hornady LEVERevolution 45-70 Govt Ammo - 20 Rounds of 250 Grain FTX Ammunition. $49.99. Add Review. 119 In stock now. Add to Cart. 20 Rounds. $2.5 per round. Made by Hornady.Nothing is darker than a mau mau's moo moo. Re: 45-70 Black Powder/BP Substitute loads? Your best bet is to shoot TrailBoss powder, unless your heart is set on Black powder (subs). It's alot of fun to shoot these TB loads. Anyway here is a link to Hodgdon Triple 7 data:The designation literally meant a 45 caliber bullet and 70 grains of black powder. The brass case has a large rim and straight but tapered case walls. It quickly became popular with hunters of big game, including buffalo, elk, and bear. It’s still popular and useful today!The .45-70 also features a straight-walled design..30-06. In spite of being inferior to the .45-70 in almost all aspects, the 30-06 surprisingly packs a much heavier punch than the .45-70 in terms of SAAMI spec maximum pressure. The shorter and narrower rounds literally dwarf the .45-70 with more than twice the pressure.Around 44 gr. of IMR-4198 should get him in the ballpark for that velocity. IMR-4198 and H4198 are very good powders for the 45/70 from mild trapdoor loads to heavy hitting teeth rattling loads for lever actions or even stronger Ruger #1's and converted Mausers. 07-31-2011, 09:02 AM #8.Alliant Powder's Reloder 7 smokeless small rifle powder was designed primarily for varmint loads in small calibers. Reloder 7 also has metered consistency and has shown to match or surpass the overall demands of one of the most sought-after bench rest shooters. Alliant Reloder 7 Powder For Sale is ideal for light rifles in the.45-.70 and.450 Marlin calibers.The new 49th edition lists no loads with unique.My first loading book, the 1970 Lyman-44th edition lists unique 14 to 17 gr w/ the 385 gr cast, 13 to 16 gr with th 482 gr bullet, and 12 to 14 with the 552 gr. They make no mention of wads.The starting loads on page 187 of the ADI Handbook should be safe in your gun. With the 300gn Sierra HPFN a charge of 59.5gn of AR2207 gets 2394fps; and 52gn of AR2207 drives the Hornady 325gn FTX at 2242fps. You could try 50gn of AR2207 behind the Hawkesbury River 350gn RNSP for about 2100fps. H&R Buffalo Classic in .45-70.H 322 IS THE BEST POWDER FOR 45/70 , ESPECIALLY WITH 350+ GR BULLETS. RE 7 RUNS A CLOSE 2ND. BENCHMARK IS REAL CLOSE TO H322 IN TERMS OF BURN RATE, PROBABLY WILL WORK OK..The way I see it - there are 2 separate methods for loading black powder cartridges for .45-70 guns. When loading for the 'newer' style barrels (Sharps and Winchesters), bullet diameter to fit the bore is critical, as well as loading the powder charges to get custom accuracy from each individual weapon. Most of the newer style barrels had 4 ...

Jan 1, 2012 · I just test fired my 45/70 with 3 different powders and there seemed to be quite a difference in accuracy. Shooting a 400 gr FP. I'm not looking for specific load data just want to know if one powder shoots better than the rest. Of the 3 it tried, 2400 shot the cleanest and most accurate. I'm not...

About 24-25 grains of 2400 powder approximates the original black powder velocities with a 400 grain bullet. I like 11 grains of Unique behind a 500 gr Lee boolit, my crony says 1100+FPS. Great load in my Sharps and my Pedesorli Rem. Roller 45-70's. 13 grains behind any 45-70 boolit in the 300 to 400 gr. range.

.45-70 Government (Using Western Powders LT-30) reloading data with 26 loads. Using bullets from Barnes TSX-FB, Hornady M-Flex, Nosler Part, Sierra FN HP, Lead Cast Performance FNGC, Hornady FTX, Hornady RN, Barnes BSTR, Barnes FN-O, Lead Cast Performance WLNGC, Lehigh Defense LLC SLD, Lead Montana Cast Bullets RNFP. Powders include AccurateEarlier in my 45/70 journeys I hunted (one season) with a 355gr Wide Flat Nose cast testing as high as just over 2500fps and hunting the first year with a velocity of 2300fps. BIG mistake!!! The WFN cast bullets are very effective and coupled with a high level of velocity are devastating. IN SPADES!!!!The Arisaka is well known for being one tough action. The Mauser action is most often mentioned as one of the "modern" actions that the 3rd level of 45-70 loading can be used in, along side the Ruger #s 1&3. There are a lot of m98s out there that have been abused over the years and are suspect.Sep 5, 2011 · IMR 4198 and H4198 is actually the same powder made here in Australia and badged here as AR2207 which gives very good performance in my 45/70 with 350gn and 405gn Speer projectiles.45-70 with 2400. Was looking thru the Complete Reloading manual for 45-70 last night and noticed a load that used 2400. I shoot a Handi-rifle and a 74 Sharps and have been having trouble getting a clean burning powder. Both 4198 and 5744 seem to leave unburnt powder in the cases or chamber. I've even used pieces of cotton balls to keep …45-70 Government Loads | 45-70 Applications by M. L. McPherson, Tue, September 15, 2015 ... use of smokeless powder for greater energy. Military developments included the 45-56-405, carbine loading and 45-70-500, rifle loading, both the conventional round nose and a bullet with an explosive charge in the nose (for use in the Gatling Gun). ...Introduced to the world just 1 year after the invention of .45 Colt, .45-70 Gov't reigns supreme in the world of straight-walled cartridges to this day. Its name is derived from the bullet diameter (.45 in), the weight of the black powder used when it was created (70 grains), and the fact that it was designed and used by the U.S. ARMY in 1873.Hi, I would certainly appreciate your advice on the following, Cartdrige, 45-70. Rifle, Handi Single Shot. Bullet: Hunters Supply 405gr FP. Hard cast lead. a green colored lube. Powder: Hogdon Pyrodex RS "ffg". Overpowder wad: aprrox .060 vegetable fiber material (buffalo arms). Primer on hand: CCI LR (#200) From what I have read here, the ...The .45-70 fired a .45 caliber 405 grain projectile over 70 grains of black powder for a muzzle velocity of roughly 1200fps. The official military designation of the new cartridge was the .45-70-405.

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