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Aug 2, 2011 · 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. paborn.

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In duplicating the cavalry 45/55/405 load for the H&Rs, I've found Tightgroup powder to be the most uniform powder for both ballistic uniformity and accuracy. To duplicate the 45/70/405 infantry load I like slower powders like 4759 and 4198.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.45-70. Sized to .458. ACME + Coated Bullets are coated in red Hi-Tek coating and nicknamed "Lipstick" rounds. These bullets are cast from 92-6-2 alloy (BNH 16) and are then coated with Hi-Tek coating. The benefits to shooting coated bullets are numerous and include: The coating molecularly bonds to the bullet totally encapsulating it.Feb 17, 2006 · BC, Canada. I'm looking for the best powder choice for the 45-70 with 400-405 grain bullets. Will be loading in the 35-40000 PSI range. The 2 that appear the most promising are H322 and H4198 or IMR4198. I had read someplace that one was better for the heavy bullets and the other was better for lighter - 300gr.

Just a light sprinkling of the rust-colored spice in the path of the ants is all it takes to keep them away! Expert Advice On Improving Your Home Videos Latest View All Guides Late...argon99 said: Hi folks. I have a few rifles in 45/70. I have either used black powder or 3031 to load them with. The Sharps gets the black and the Handi Rifle gets the 3031 but I am undecided on the 1895 cowboy, haven't really tested it yet at the range with reloads. I also reload for a number of other calibers and bought a bunch of surplus 4895.5 Mar 2011 ... Reloading the .45-70 cartridge with black powder. Part 2 covers sizing, priming and case mouth expansion.

The .45-70 is one of our oldest centerfire rifle cartridges, a black powder number that successfully made the transition to smokeless powder and has prospered into the 21st Century. The traditional .45-70 factory load is a 405 grain bullet (BC .214, SD .272) at a MV of 1330 fps, and a ME of 1590 ft. lbs. This is a very moderate load that kills ... Treerat-sniper. Mar 7, 2020. #16. Many of the reloading manuals list trapdoor or cowboy loads for the .45/70, they're a good a place as any to start (your rifle will tell you what it likes). Some folks are fans of 5744 for reduced loads or "replica" bp loads.

The .45-70 is one of our oldest centerfire rifle cartridges, a black powder number that successfully made the transition to smokeless powder and has prospered into the 21st Century. The traditional .45-70 factory load is a 405 grain bullet (BC .214, SD .272) at a MV of 1330 fps, and a ME of 1590 ft. lbs. This is a very moderate load that kills ... Just tried Hodgdon's mid-range load for 45-70 with 405g bullet in original Springfield trapdoor. MV was 1020 (average of 5 shots) compared to 1370 from Pinnacle loads, and bench-rest groupings at 100 yards were modest (15"-18" and to the right) compared to results from Pinnacle (8"-10" groupings and pretty much dead on). ….Just back from a morning session at the range with the M94 32-40 and the Spfld Trapdoor carbine 45-70. Using Marshall's 350 Piledriver GC cast with 23.5 gr Alliant 2400, Rem 9 1/2 Primer and Rem brass, was clocking 1575.4 fps avg out of the 20" bbl and getting a 4" group at 100 yds with the original 1884 Buffington military iron sights.8799 posts · Joined 2008. #6 · Jan 15, 2015. IMR4198 is my "go to" .45-70 powder. I don't use anything else. However, in the Huntsman,I use two fifty gr. Triple Seven pellets under a sabot with a 250 gr. XTP, and I can regulate the .45-70 to hit the same POI as the Huntsman. That cuts out a little second guessing.Buy your .45-70 ammunition in bulk here at Ammo.com. Live inventory + same day shipping! ... and is one of the very few cartridges that has continued to thrive after being converted from using black powder to smokeless powder. The .45-70 was developed at the historic Springfield Armory in Massachusetts as a short-term replacement for the .50-70

As near as I can determine, H/IMR 4198 are considered the most efficient powders to use in high-end lever action handloads for 45-70 and 350-405-grain bullets. IMR 3031 is slightly slower burning powder than the 4198s. In .45-caliber lever actions I think this means it is better suited for: slightly larger powder capacity per bullet weight ...

Remarks: .45-70 Government (Accurate Rifle Data) reloading data with 38 loads. Using bullets from , Lead, Lead FN. Powders include Accurate.

The following is the process that I have found to be an effective approach to reloading 45-70 “Black Powder” shells. First let me reiterate that I enjoy the nostalgia of shooting a rifle that is well over a century old. It is kind of like being able to go shooting with my grandfather. I also enjoy the sound, smoke, muzzle blast and recoil followed by a perceptibly delayed …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.Meet Powder, a French startup that helps you share video clips of your favorite games, follow people with the same interests and interact with them. The company has raised a $14 mi...argon99 said: Hi folks. I have a few rifles in 45/70. I have either used black powder or 3031 to load them with. The Sharps gets the black and the Handi Rifle gets the 3031 but I am undecided on the 1895 cowboy, haven't really tested it yet at the range with reloads. I also reload for a number of other calibers and bought a bunch of surplus 4895.The.45-70 rifle cartridge, also known as 45-70 Government, was developed at the U.S. Army's Springfield Armory for use in the Springfield Model 1873, which is known to collectors as the "Trapdoor Springfield." The new cartridge was a replacement for the stop-gap.50-70 Government cartridge, which had been adopted in 1866, one year after the end ofIn both my 45-70 and 45-120, I found Win 748 to be the best powder and, in my 30-30 too. I tried 4198 (H4198 only), H4895 and RE15, none of them …LApm9 posted this 24 October 2022. I had a puzzling experience with my .45-70 reduced loads today and would appreciate any analysis of the situation that you may be able to offer. The bullet vendor offered a table of loads supposedly supplied by Lyman. The bullet is said to be Lyman #457130 (150 gr.).

Luckily, most of the classic offerings came back with the new ownership including this unique loading of the 405-grain Core-Lokt bullet. As .45-70 was originally intended for black-powder firearms, there are many “weak” action styles out there, like that of a Trapdoor Springfield. For this reason, reduced pressure loads like this one exist. The .45-70 Govt is very effective out to around 150 yards with minimal bullet drop, but it’s capable of great accuracy and longer range shooting as well. Using modern, smokeless powder, most of the ammunition manufacturers currently produce a wide variety of loads of varying power for the .45-70. The following is an introduction to building .45-70 paper patched bullet (PPB) cartridges, using real black powder and a bore riding PPB. This article is intended for shooters who are currently loading lubed bullets with either black powder, black powder substitute, or smokeless powder, and would like more of anThe .45-70 Mike has written about most recently in Handloader magazine is the Shiloh Model 1877. The cast HPs mentioned above came from Lyman mould 457122, weighing 336 grains of 1:20 tin-to-lead alloy. I learned that those bullets over 68 grains of GOEX FFg black powder were fine for small Texas whitetails.The longevity of the .45-70 Government is the definition of a true classic cartridge. Why The .45-70 Government Soldiers On: Available in many classic rifles, including lever-actions and rolling blocks. ... 25,000 psi or so. This prevents using heavy loads of smokeless powder. In late-Model 86 Winchesters or other smokeless powder …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

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.2400 is working for me. I just shot 50 rounds of low-med powered 45-70 loads composed of 30.0 gr of 2400 and a 300 grain "fire lapping" jacketed bullet, and no kabooms here. No signs of high pressure, either. I always heard that it was the slower powders that were dangerous to underload, and 2400 is not a slow powder in the 45-70 …

Meet Powder, a French startup that helps you share video clips of your favorite games, follow people with the same interests and interact with them. The company has raised a $14 mi...Aug 26, 2019 · The .45-70 I get from Defender is loaded with a 350gr bullet, powder unknown, primer unknown, and Starline brass. The ammo ships in reusable 20 round plastic boxes. It is $1 per round. This is my source of Starline brass. 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.Feb 17, 2006 · BC, Canada. I'm looking for the best powder choice for the 45-70 with 400-405 grain bullets. Will be loading in the 35-40000 PSI range. The 2 that appear the most promising are H322 and H4198 or IMR4198. I had read someplace that one was better for the heavy bullets and the other was better for lighter - 300gr. 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 …Protein powder smoothies have become increasingly popular among fitness enthusiasts and health-conscious individuals. Packed with essential nutrients and a convenient way to increa...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. 2002. Remarks: max load; 39,400 cup. .45-70 Government (Lever Actions) (Hodgdon Data) reloading data with 56 loads. Using bullets from Sierra HP, Hornady JRN, Speer JFP. Powders include IMR, Hodgdon. Apr 8, 2012 · 305 posts · Joined 2012. #6 · Apr 8, 2012. I have been shooting 24g's of A2400 , now for about 6 weeks, that was shortly after getting my GBL 45/70! I am casting my own 405g Boolit's, using a Lee 405 standard base mold! Using Wheel weights and dropping in water as soon as cast! Loading as poured and not sizing!

9313 posts · Joined 2002. #9 · Apr 10, 2005. RayA - 2400 powder is at the top of my reloading data lists for the 45-70, so it's not a strange powder to use for cast bullets in that caliber. If you are not having good accuracy with cast bullets, don't blame the micro-groove barrel - they can shoot just as accurately as a Ballard cut if they ...

Aug 11, 2014 · 522 posts · Joined 2013. #9 · Aug 12, 2014. i've loaded and shot a LOT of trail boss .45-70 cast boolit loads for 350, 405, 500 and 535 grains. the load formula is easy - start with 70% of the total tb powder that fits into the case with the bullet yer using - this is important as the bullet seat depth determines the powder volume in a 2.10 ...

the difference between unique and universal isn't the burn rate it is in the percentage of the powder consumed. 12grs of Unique on the 45-70 is only gonna burn about 11.8-.9grs of the total before the bullet exits the muzzle. 12 grs of universal will burn all 12 grs of universal and it will produce a few hundred more PSI in the bargain..45-70 Government (Trapdoor Rifles) (Hodgdon Data) reloading data with 94 loads. Using bullets from Cast LFP, Sierra HP. Powders include Hodgdon, IMRLow 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. Powder Valley is your #1 source for all Accurate Smokeless Powder and reloading componentsRe: Light loads for the .45-70. by JohndeFresno » Wed Mar 24, 2010 12:22 am. Paco Kelly, the founder of this website, has reported that he killed a coyote at 50 yeards with a heart/lung shot using a 450 gr. pure lead bullet propelled by only 2 1/2 gr. of Bullseye in his .45-70. This is a silent load.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.Apr 26, 2012 · H4198 in the 45-70. Shot my Ruger No 1 in 45-70 today for the first time today. Lyman 385 grain plain base round nose sized .459 with 1.5 grains of dacron, standard primer and 33 grains of H4198. They averaged 1435 fps and showed excellent 100 yard accuracy with a New England peep sight. I was however surprised by the amount of unburned powder ... 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. Small caliber varmint loads. Great for .45-70 and .450 Marlin. Meters consistently. Principal Purpose: Light rifle. Secondary Uses: 45-70 gov't.45-70. Sized to .458. ACME + Coated Bullets are coated in red Hi-Tek coating and nicknamed "Lipstick" rounds. These bullets are cast from 92-6-2 alloy (BNH 16) and are then coated with Hi-Tek coating. The benefits to shooting coated bullets are numerous and include: The coating molecularly bonds to the bullet totally encapsulating it.

16 Sept 2018 ... Just the way I do it. I do apologize for my slight lisp, Hopefully a fix will come soon.19570. The 5744 bottle states that it works on 45-70. I use 5744 in my Savage 10ML-II Muzzleloader and it works fine. ( Warning, do not use smokeless powder in any muzzleloader that is not designed to shoot smokeless!) 5744 is also used by 30-30 reloaders that shoot Lead Cast bullets.Similac powder is a popular choice for parents looking to provide their infants with essential nutrients. This formula is carefully designed to mimic the composition of breast milk... The .45-70 was first introduced as the .45 Government for the army’s new Model 1873 rifles and carbines. Case length was 2.100 inches for use with a 405-grain roundnose lead-alloy bullet of .457-inch diameter. The initial powder charge was 70 grains of black powder. Instagram:https://instagram. best weapons dark souls 3vintage mens onyx ringreputation stadium tour merchi think you should leave season 3 gif 16 Sept 2018 ... Just the way I do it. I do apologize for my slight lisp, Hopefully a fix will come soon. rotowire tennistwo guys masterbate Apr 5, 2005 · 9313 posts · Joined 2002. #9 · Apr 10, 2005. RayA - 2400 powder is at the top of my reloading data lists for the 45-70, so it's not a strange powder to use for cast bullets in that caliber. If you are not having good accuracy with cast bullets, don't blame the micro-groove barrel - they can shoot just as accurately as a Ballard cut if they ... the mother imbd Prvi 45-70 Govt 405 Grain Semi-Jacketed Hollow Point Ammunition (20 Rounds) $ 30.49. Out of stock. Out of stock. Read more; RCBS 3 Die Set 45-70 Government Roll Crimp $ 62.99. Out of stock. Out of stock. Read more; Remington 45-70 Govternment Nickle (50/bag) $ 37.20. ... POWDER VALLEY. FAMILY MEMBER. Be The First to Know …I have decided on the Speer 400 gr. slug and just need to settle on a couple powders and charges. I like AA2015, 5744 and RL7, and have those on ...