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2049 posts · Joined 2005. #3 · Feb 13, 2009. Well, here is the "deal" with the OAL. Hornady states that the OAL should be 2.590. However, they also state that the brass should be trimmed to a length of 2.040. Well, the SAMI spec calls for the 45-70 brass to be 2.105. That puts the Hornady brass at .065 (sixty five thousands) shorter than the ...

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R. reloader458. 194 posts · Joined 2009. #4 · Mar 7, 2011. I only use RL-7 for the 45-70 loads. Pile-Driver 525 RL-7 40gr 1615fps Starline cases WLR primers COL 2.557. Hornady 350 FN RL-7 50.5gr 2010fps Starline cases WLR primers COL 2.550. This Velocity is from a 1895GS (18.5 inch barrel) at about 12 feet.I found it more accurate at 100 to 200 yards than the common "collar button" lightweight .45-70 bullets. If you have a .45 mold which casts larger than .457" in soft alloy, when loaded with a fast-burning pistol or shotgun powder such as Bullseye, TiteGroup, 700-X, Trail Boss, Red Dot, it should do OK if relatively heavy, 250 grains or more.You'll need the magnum charge bar for most powders & the 45-70. Stick powders meter very poorly, I would recommend a ball powder, like H322, if loading on the 550B. I also load for my 1895G, but do it on a ss press. I don't shoot enough of one load to setup my 550 for it, still tinkering w/ components.FFFG goex used in 45/70. Made some Black powder screen method, not pressed for density, as I haven't made a press yet. After screening and grading looks like I have between 2 and 3 f size. I loaded 100gr of this homemade bp into a Traditions MZ 50 cail and shoved a saboted bullet down to touch the charge. Capped with 209 shotgun primer, set ...Any powder listed in a manual "can" work. You just have to experiment. I have found that IMR or H-4198 & 2400 gave me the velocity (1200 to1400 fps) & accuracy needed for anything within the range of uses the cartridge has whether hunting or target work. I would avoid light bullets & high velocity with the 45-70.

A classic big-game round for lever-action rifles, we tested seven of the very best .45-70 cartridges on the market today.The .45-70's straight-wall configuration and large caliber make it extremely easy to handload. But buy a lot of powder; it's a big case. Handloading guides for the .45-70 commonly provide at least two different categories of loadings, one for 19th-century-design firearms and replicas, the other for stronger, modern arms like the post-1973 Marlin Model 1895 or Browning and Ruger falling-block ...The rifle load was 70 grains of BP and the Carbine load was 55 grains of the same powder. Thus the designations 45-70-405 and 45-55-405. The cylindrical cardboard spacers in the carbine cartridges were not very common. Any such fired cases found at the Custer battlefield would be rare. The standard way to reduce the case capacity was with ...

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.

When it comes to powder coating, finding the right company for your project is crucial. Whether you are looking to coat a small part or an entire vehicle, choosing a reliable and e...Jul 6, 2015 · No wad either; the powder does not seem to be very position sensitive. Velocities and pressures are close to factory as is recoil - 40 grains of IMR3031 will kick a lot harder for little velocity gain. (If you open some brands of factory .45-70 they appear to be loaded with only 15-20 grains of flake or ball powder.After four solid days in the midst of Northern Utah’s biggest winter storm, we needed no more convincing of why they call it the Greatest Snow on Earth. This post is brought to you...Thanks in advance. yes, my IMR powder reloaders guide lists loads for both cartridges. 30-30 24"bbl. 150gr 33.0gr 2250fps COL:2.550". 170gr 34.0gr 2090fps COL:2.545". 45-70 24"bbl. 405gr 53.5gr 1720fps COL:2.550". remember these are the MAX loads and should be worked up to. i don't know how this powder performs as i use 3031 myself, i'm just ...

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Smokeless small rifle powder. Designed for small caliber varmint loads, it meters consistently and meets the needs of the most demanding bench rest shooter. Great in .45-70 and .450 Marlin. The right choice for use in Varmint calibers using light-weight bullets. View All Reloder ® 7 Recipes.

At this time, a new cartridge was adopted, the .45-70 U.S Government. 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. Caliber was .458” (11.6mm) and rifling consisted of 1 turn in 20”.For the .45-70 I am casting a 405 grain hard cast (WW + 97%/3% tin/antimony solde, quenched in water), flat nosed chunk of death. Any suggestion on smokeless powder to use?POWDER TYPE & MANUFACTURER: GRAINS POWDER: APPROX. VELOCITIES: 300-350: IMR 4320 IMR 4895 IMR 3031 IMR 4064 Hercules Reloader 7 Hodgdon 4895: 43.3 42.6 40.7 41.6 39.7 42.6: 1450 1550 …Search Results for: "black powder 45 70" Hornady 45-70 Government 410 gr Sub-X Subsonic 20/Box $38.99 ($1.95 / round)One .45-70 load approximates the performance of the original .45-70 Govt black powder loading of a 405 grain bullet (.307 BC) at 1350 feet per second while the other is a 325gr Hornady LEVERevolution factory load (.230 BC). The .30-06 Springfield load is a 150 grain Nosler Partition (.387 BC) at 3,000 feet per second.Cowboy loads for 405 grain cast bullets in 45-70. With the disappearance of Trail Boss powder from the UK market I am looking for a replacement for their cowboy load for the 45-70. With 11 to 12 grains of Trail Boss behind a 405 grain lead bullet velocity was around 1000fps and was safe to use in indoor ranges without exceeding the maximum ...

The Lyman 47&48 both have data specific to different 45-70 rifles to include the 1886 Win. This is for a 420gr #2 alloy bullet. This is data meant for guns in very good condition only, use extream caution when doing load workup. Hope this is what you need. The $ stands for Poly over powder wad was used. Unique $ 11.0- 13.5gr 2400 $ 21.0- 25.7grI don't shoot .45-70 anymore, because it is too hungry for powder and lead. My advice in any .45-70 is to cast your chamber and load the largest diameter bullet, which will chamber and extract freely. As long as they chamber freely bullets should be "fat" .460 or more, soft, not harder than 12BHN, 10 BHN being better and 8 BHN best., and ...45-70 Government 250 gr MonoFlex ® LEVERevolution ®. LEVERevolution ® represents a breakthrough in ammo design for lever action rifles and revolvers. The key to its innovation and performance is the patented elastomer Flex Tip ® technology of the FTX ® and MonoFlex ® bullets. Safe to use in tubular magazines, these bullets feature higher ...H335 is an excellent powder and is my "go to" powder for my 52-55 gr jacketed bullet 223/5.56 loads along with 125 - 150 gr jacketed bullets in the 30-30 and 308Ws. With cast, H335 is excellent as long as you have the bullet mass and pressure level so it ignites and burns efficiently. With your 45-70 loads that's where you are.Compressing 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.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 ...

Hodgdon/IMR 4227 powder for 45/70 loads. Hi everyone, I'm a new Marlin guide gun owner and wondering if anyone has had any experiance using 4227 powder. My bullet of choice is a 425 grain hard cast with gas check. I'm looking for some help with load data in achieving 1450 to 1600 feet per second with 4227.In medium and large bores like the .375 H&H or .45-70, "The Load" gives typical black powder ballistics for the bore. A 255-265 gr. cast bullet in the .375 H&H approximates the .38-55 at 1330 f.p.s. Soft 300- 405-gr. cast bullets are pushed at 1300-1350 f.p.s. from a 22" barrel .45-70, sporter are very effective on deer at woods ranges.

From the combined (various powder manufacturers' recommendations) reloading manual for the .45-70:LWC. Lead Wad Cutter. LSWC. Lead Semi Wad Cutter. GC. Gas Check. My best target load for my Uberti 45/70 Hi Wall is 13 grs of Unique under the Lee 405 gr hollow base boolit using a tuft of dacron fiber over the powder, but I'm out of Unique and have Herco and Blue Dot on hand.491 posts · Joined 2006. #1 · Aug 18, 2010. I have a new TC Contender 45/70. I shot some of my reloads that are in the "trapdoor" load range through it. A BTB LFN 405 gr over a good dose of 3031. The recoil was more than a little "snappy", more like "brisk" and exhilarating to say the least. In my Marlin 1895 the same load is pretty "snappy".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.657. I have have an good, low pressure, accurate load using 26 grains of IMR SR4759 under a plain base 405 grain bullet for an average velocity of 1,301 fps at around 75 degrees. At around 38 degrees, the velocity drops to an average of 1,248 fps, but it is still very accurate. 09-10-2013, 01:16 PM #17. KirkD.A 1-pound box of powdered sugar contains approximately 3 ¾ cups of unsifted powdered sugar. A 2-pound box contains approximately 7 ½ cups of powdered sugar.More on reloading for 45-70. With most modern, shouldered cartridges, especially small bore (under .325 caliber is my definition), appreciable velocity gains can be achieved with small, incremental changes in powder charge. For fat, heavy bullets like 405 gr and heavier in 45-70, you might only see 15-20 fps gain in velocity in 1 grain increments.Reduce by 10% to establish a starting charge weight. Alliant Centerfire Rifle Load Data. Be Alert: Publisher cannot be responsible for errors in published load data. Wt. .45-70 Government (lever action loads using Alliant) reloading data with 3 loads. Using bullets from Speer FNHP, Speer FNSP. Powders include Alliant.But here's my take and experience on recoil in a 45-70 Contender. I've got 2 45-70 Contender barrels. A S-16 unbraked and unscoped, and a SS 14" Hunter barrel, which of course is factory braked and has a 2X Leupy mounted in a Redfield 3-Ring rig. I think most would agree the 14" 'er would be more pleasant to shoot.BTW - proper bullet size, situation 1 and 2 are issues I've experienced with a new Pedersoli 45/70 Rolling Block. I "Beagled" a Lyman 405-457 mold and got .4585 bullets. I use an alloy with a hardness of BHN 10 (30:1). I use Goex FFg black powder or IMR 4759 smokeless. I only have a 100 yard range for practice, but compete at 200 yards.

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There is a lot of 45-70 factory ammo out there including the very good Remington Core-Lokt 405 grain jacketed at 1330fps. If this round isn't pleasant to shoot, then the Winchester Super-X cowboy loads are 405gr@1150.

18 Sept 2018 ... In this video I show you my test reloads in 45-70 Gov. with an lead cast HP bullet (NOE mold) and Vihtavuori N130.SASS# 14086. Chorro Valley Regulators, Pozo River Vigilence Committee. Posted September 15, 2014. On 9/15/2014 at 5:12 AM, "Just" Mike said: Been shooting side matches with 45-70 and loading smokeless powder with good results for accuracy, but it just seems like a heck of a lot more fun to shoot black powder.CHARGE TABLE FOR 45/70GOVERNMENT. (.457/.458 dia. bullet) USE LARGE RIFLE PRIMERS. POWDER MEASURING TECHNIQUE - Push the measure through the powder only once, then give the measure a slight shake sideways to level it off. Do not shake it down or add more than is recommended. USE ONLY IN.45-70 Government 405 Grain RN Black Powder Ammo Box of 20. Please call us (208) 263-6953 if you would like to place this item on back order. This ammunition is currently loaded black powder ammo in 45-70 Government. Loaded with Swiss Black Powder and a 400 grain round nose lead bullet. NOT FOR USE IN LEVER ACTION RIFLES.Feb 23, 2023 · The long range load for my C Sharps 45-70 is 27 grains of 5744 under a Lyman 457125 which weighs 525 in 20/1. My mold has been lapped to drop at .459". My Sharps likes boolits seated to touch the lands (2.95" LOA). 25-28 grains of 5744 should get you in the 1200-1300fps range. Just have to find the node for your rifle.Just preparing to pull the trigger on a winter road trip up the Alaska-Canada Highway is a feat in itself. AS MY BROTHER YANCY AND I dug our camper out of 15 inches of fresh powder...5744 seems to be a real favorite for heavy (500 gr+) cast bullets. Lyman's 48th Edition Reloading Handbook has a significant number of loads for the .45-70, including loads with 500 gr lead bullets and Varget (nothing with 4895 - it may not be a good choice for the heavier bullets; I see they have some H4895 loads with 300 grain jacketed bullets).6,099. Blackpowder loads are pretty simple 70 grs of 2f with just about whatever bullet you choose. For the triple 7 and Pyrodex, you should probably refer to Hogdons on those substitute powders. Long range rules, the rest drool. 07-19-2014, 01:24 PM #3. BruceB.Black Hills Cowboy Action 45-70 Government Ammo 405 Grain Flat Nose. Cartridge: 45-70 Government. You must be 21 years or older to order ammunition. Ammunition must ship UPS ground. Due to safety considerations and legal/regulatory reasons, Ammunition may not be returned. Please check local laws before ordering.Select Filter by Cartridge or Powder to get started. 2. Select other category options to refine your search. 3. Select the "Get Load Data" button to view results. The load data will populate in the field below. If selections are changed, please select the button again to refresh. Grs. Grs.Black Powder Cartridge News - Published quarterly - Spring, Summer, ... cartridge designation such as .45-70 or .50-90 does not mean a powder charge of 70 or 90 grains. Modern smokeless shooters, used to specific recommended charges in a given caliber, are confused by the way that black powder, being a bulk propellant, is loaded without strict ...

Cast boolits typically use faster powders than jacketed bullets do due to their greater ease in passage through the barrel. 4320 is a couple of steps faster than 4350. Powders burn best within their own particular pressure range. The 45-70 would not be able to achieve 4350's ideal pressure level with a cast boolit.The listed maximum loads do not exceed 210 MPa. loads less than minimum charges shown are not recommended; USE MAXIMUM LOADS WITH CAUTION! Be Alert: Publisher cannot be responsible for errors in published load data. Wt. .45-70 Government (Vihtavuori Reloading Guide Edition 6) reloading data with 18 loads. Using bullets from Barnes XFN, Hornady ...Mar 5, 2020 · Black Powder Cartridge Rifle Silhouette matches started in 1985, and the .45-70 Gov't remains the most popular cartridge in that target game.Instagram:https://instagram. sksy mamanm Rated 5.00 out of 5 based on 45 customer ratings. 45 reviews | Write a review $ 41.99 - $ 295. ... X-Terminator is a double-base spherical powder designed for high volume varmint hunters who prefer the 223 Remington and demand a clean burning, accurate powder. ... most 20 caliber cartridges, the 222 Remington and 45-70 Government. Type:Â Â Â ... sks amrkay 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.Hodgdon pyrodex or 777 loads for .45/70. I'm planning on getting a Pedersolli Sharps in .45/70. I would like to use a BP substitute, mostly because of the UK laws about storing black powder. To use black powder I would have to get an explosives license and a special box to store the powder in. Some swear by black powder, others … aflam sksawy Matador is a travel and lifestyle brand redefining travel media with cutting edge adventure stories, photojournalism, and social commentary. QUEBEC was certainly not the first plac... jeffpercent27s model 6,314. Somewhere in the 1400 to 1700 fps range. Bird, you might want to reconsider the fps range. The SAMMI 45-70 pressure is rated at 28,000 psi. Hold the maximum velocity below 1400 fps to keep the pressure below 28,000 fps. Here's some reloads for the 300gr bullet: 300 grain lead RNFP. amy sks 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.Hello, I have a 45/70 NEF handi rifle and a Lee loader for 45/70. My question is it list a load using 40.3 grs. IMR 4227 for bullet weights of 350 to 450 grs. ,will this rifle handle this load . I have IMR 4227, IMR 3031, and Varget. Would like to use 4227 , a faster burning powder. Any advice would be greatly appreciated. tfranklin7 safety shoes women 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. accident on i 285 today Powder for medium 45-70 loads. by m.wun » Sat Aug 26, 2017 2:28 am. Looking to start some 45-70 reloading. Cast or jacketed are both open but not sure what powder would be my best choice for 15-16000fps. I do have to find a lead free hunting load also to be legal here.The data in CBH #3 with the Dacron wad will still be very close with the use of a Dacron filler. The use of 2400 with cast bullets at all levels in the 45-70 was dropped in the CBH #4 because they also dropped the use of the Dacron wad. Larry Gibson. "Deficient observation is merely a form of ignorance and responsible for the many morbid ... app store won Keeping that in mind, let's dive deeper into the ballistics and cartridge power of 45-70 Govt ammunition. Your standard 45-70 ballistics with modern factory ammo produces a 300-grain bullet at roughly 2,350fps, a 325-grain bullet at around 2,050fps, and a 405-grain bullet at around 1,330fps. Using modern, smokeless powder, most ammunition ...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 ... whopercent27s in the fanduel commercial with gronkowski When it comes to powder coating, selecting the right company is crucial. While some individuals may attempt to DIY their powder coating projects, there are several advantages to ch... qss nswanjy 16 Sept 2014 ... Shiloh Sharps 540 grain bullet over Black Powder. nothing bundt cakes coupon dollar5 off printable The 45-70 is still a fairly popular rifle for Wyoming hunters in the northern and western parts of the state because they kill elk very well, but also because they are very comforting when you are surrounded by grizzlies. ... My go to load in my Inline Black powder rifle, was 300gr hornady XTP over top 90gr of 777. That produced around 1600 fps.In my other various loading manuals, I don't see any .45-70 loads using IMR 4350 powder. This section of the AA manual is all about low power loads and all the 4350 loads are low velocity/low pressure. For example, they list 56 grains of 4350 (a compressed load) with a 420 grain lead bullet @ 1474 fps 1620 psi. ...This ammunition is new production, in boxer primed, reloadable brass cases. 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 ...