Powder for 45 70. 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 clean, consistent and accurate. I'm getting 2 inch three shot groups at 100 yards. (BTW, this loads kicks like a Missouri mule!)

The 45-70 has been present since 1873 when it was designed by the United States Army to be used with black powder rifles. Initially, this cartridge proved most notable for its use in hunting and target shooting activities. ... The 45-70 is a powerful cartridge that is capable of taking down large game at moderate distances. This combination of ...

Powder for 45 70. Aug 19, 2014 · 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.

The full name of their new cartridge, the 45-70-405, respectively referred to its bullet diameter, black powder weight, and original bullet weight. 45-70 proved capable of consistently hitting 4” targets at 100 yards or 6’ targets at 600 yards, making it useful for sharpshooting and volley fire alike. Effective Range of the 45-70

Aug 26, 2017 · 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.While researching 45-70 loads I tried 5 varieties of Holy Black, Dupont Bulk smokless and yes Pyrodex in the 45-70. These loads were fired from my Uberti 1885, an original trapdoor 1879 and a Pedersoli Sharps. 55 grains by weight of Pyrodex r/s was the best PYRODEX load running from 4 down to 2 1/2" for 100 yard group in all rifles.

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.For a 45-70, a slow burning powder works the best because it takes advantage of burn rate versus barrel length. Unique works best in 4~8" barrels. I no longer own a 45-70 but when I did, I loaded a Speer 350gr jacketed bullet with 35gr of IMR 4198. It's a lower pressure load that produces about 1600 fps.Compressed *Crimping is not required for single shot rifles. *This data is intended for use only in Ruger #1 & #3 rifles in good condition. Do not use this data in any other type of firearm. *The SAAMI MAP value for this cartridge is 28,000 psi.Fill the case to that point with 5744. Weigh that quantity of powder. Forty percent of that amount is a good starting load. In other words, 40% of case capacity with powder touching the base of the bullet is a starting load. With lead bullets in a .45-70 you can go lower if you wish.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 clean, consistent and accurate. I'm getting 2 inch three shot groups at 100 yards. (BTW, this loads kicks like a Missouri mule!)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.A 1 MOA group at 1000 yards with a 45/70 or any black powder cartridge rifle is very impressive and anything less is scary good !!! J E CUSTOM . Last edited: Feb 9, 2018. Reply. Reactions: Deleted member 48126 and HARPERC. C. COBrad Well-Known Member. Joined Jan 4, 2004 Messages 1,813 LocationOne can easily overload a case like the 45-70 with fast burning pistol powder like Unique. A little goes a long way, but ONE doubble charge of it will put the chamber pressure well into the danger zone! ... If i want cheap plinking 45/70 low velocity loads use a 400-500 gr boolit on top of a full to 3/4 full case of surplus wc860 it still cheap ...In my Browning BPCR 45-70 (1885 JMB design made my Miroku), I'm shooting 250 gr. TSX FB bullets with Vv 120 powder, pushing those bullets at 2,550 fps. (Barnes Marlin load). This gun has a 30" bbl and is my "primitive weapon" for deer hunting. I'll use it this up coming weekend. It has a Leupold VX-3 3.5-10x40 CDS, the turret calibrated for ...This extruded rod powder is amongst the more popular choices for those who reload their own .45-70 Gov't. Earlier, we had read from Hornady's Book of Reloading that for our 250-grain MonoFlex bullet and VihtaVouri N-130 combination, we were looking at a minimum powder charge of 45.3 grains and a maximum of 53.4 grains. Seeing no reason to go ...

Handloader. Mar 6, 2017. 3,528. 3,070. Before this primer crunch hit, 5744 was high on the list to do some testing in reduced loads. At some point I'll get around to it. I remember reading somewhere that it's an excellent powder for 45-70 in normal loads. Be interesting to see how it does for you Guy. Jun 7, 2021.Oct 19, 2023 · Originally posted by Ske1eter: I'm green at reloading for the 45-70 but 748 doesn't seem like a popular/good powder for lead bullets. In general, preferences seem to be for rl-7 and 3031 from the endless searching that I've done. My plan is for 44gr Max of rl-7 for a 405 gr. lead cast bullet in my Marlin 1895.Is anyone using Trapdoor load data for 45-70 using IMR4198 in their Marlin 1895? I cast Lee 457-340-F bullets and used 35 grains of IMR4198. Was getting incosistent ignition and had a bullet get stuck in the barrel. This was with my first 5 loads. After this I gave the next 5 loads a heavier crimp and made sure the powder was against the primer.

Oct 9, 2012 · 11 posts · Joined 2013. #31 · Nov 18, 2021. The Hornady factory equivalent load is 46.9 grains of IMR-4198 with the 325 grain FTX bullet which gives 2,050 FPS according to Hornady website. The factory loads with same bullet show 2,050 FPS also. This is one (1) grain below their listed MAXIMUM loading but shoots identically to the factory ...

Oct 2, 2021 · Ramshot X-Terminator (#87) is on the slow burn end of gunpowders proven in the 45/70. (#74-#90) Look at Hodgdon’s online load data for guidance as the 45/70 load data is represented for the three different action types. (Trap Door, Lever Action, and Bolt Action) Western Powders has data for Standard Pressure loads for the 45-70 in bullet ...

Noticed on the Hodgdon reloading site, for 45/70 lever guns, that Varget produces about the same velocity, with considerably less pressure!You can run far lower pressures using 3031, 4895 or Varget, at the SAME velocities. My two favourite 45-70 powders for the Trapdoor guns are 3031 and Varget. (4198 is another good choice in the old guns, low pressure, good velcoity). This is straight out of the Hodgdon online load data for trapdoor rifles.Approximately 1 teaspoon of onion powder is equivalent to 1/3 of an onion. So 3 teaspoons of onion powder would be necessary to substitute for an entire onion. Onion powder is made...Posted January 1, 2012. I've tried various powders in the 45-70 ... Reloder 7; Varget; 4198; and 5744. Of them, 5744 has given the best and most consistent results. The others left all kinds of unburnt grains in the bore and with low end loads were unsatisfactory performers.4. 45-70 loads with Titegroup Powder. I have be working up loads in my 45-70 (marlin1895) with Titegroup. Right now I have loaded and shot a 350 gr. cast bullet with 12.5 gr. of Titegroup. Oregon Trail has some loading data for Titegroup in leverguns. I am pleased with the results.

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.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 …Aug 2, 2021 · About 45-70 (Cartridge and Firearms) The 45-70 Government cartridge was introduced all the way back in 1873 for military use. 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.Constructed of copper alloy, MonoFlex bullets offer hunters a solid that won't separate, and when recovered, retains 95% of its original weight. Copper alloy differs from solid copper in that it is harder, tougher and does not foul or increase pressure the way solid copper bullets do. It also contributes to devastating power. Like. J.The pistol powders that have been mentioned work also for just plinking at very low speed c1000 fps. I use H4198, Varget, RL 7 and Trailboss. Marlin League #54. Team 45/70 #22. Marlin 1895 CB 45/70. Marlin 1895 STBL 45/70. Marlin 1894 CB 45 LC. Marlin 336 30-30. Pedersoli Sharps 45/70.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 ...405 Gr. FPL. Velocity: 1250 FPS. Category: Authentic Cowboy Action. = Tipped MatchKing = New for 2023 = Extreme Low Drag-Match = Extreme Low Drag-eXpanding = Dual Performance.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.It is a slow burning powder ranking 83 on my Powder Burning Rate Chart. Stick with the mid-rate powders as the operating pressure of the 45-70 is too low to effectively use the slow stuff. Hodgdon's H4198 is probably the fastest powder to use for pushing a 405gr Remington to the 1600-1800fps range.The 45-70 Government cartridge owes its origin to the Springfield Armory, which developed it for use in their single shot Model 1873 Trapdoor rifle. Its name comes from its 0.458" diameter bullet and its 70 grains of black powder. Although the original 45-70 cartridge's projectile weighed 405 grains, newer versions of the round offer more ...At around 50 grains per shot that's about 140 cartridges, loaded per pound of powder. At $65 bucks a pound, that works out to about a dime more per shot, than the $40 bucks a pound stuff. The accuracy of Reloader 7, seems worth that bit more money but, …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.The standard 405-grain projectile that topped the 45-70 when it was new will drop approximately 23 inches at 200 yards with a 70-grain black-powder charge. At 500 yards, the drop is a dramatic 289 inches — 24 feet. By comparison, a modern 150-grain .30-06 projectile will drop 50 inches at 500 yards.Posts. 223. I did some primer based testing today and came to two conclusions: 1. standard primers produce softer fouling. 2. at least with 70 grs of KIK 2F, federal magnum primers produce the best groups (by a long shot!). 3. standard large rifle primers produced the worst groups compared to magnum primers.57 posts · Joined 2009. #1 · Aug 29, 2009. Well, I finally got my 45-70 barrel (it's in the mail anyways) so I stopped by my local Cabelas today to pick up some reloading supplies among other things. I've now got W-W cases, 300 gr Hornady HP's, and RCBS dies. I didn't pick up any powder though in an effort to keep the total to a minimum (my ...Me having suppressor experience, and loving the 45/70 here are my thoughts. Whatever powder you use, don't go below 30% case fill. Use a stout crimp to encourage complete powder burning. I have some data if you need it, don't use cast bullets with a suppressor, a lot of centerfire suppressors aren't user serviceable or cleanable.My go to powder for the 45-70 Marlin has been 49.0 grains of IMR 4198 and the Barnes 300 grain TSX FB (hollow point bullet) @ around 2200fps. I was using 49.5 grains, but... found it to be a bit more of a load than I cared to put through vintage 1895 Marlins. Besides "dead is dead", killing what I am hunting is my goal, destroying the weapon is not the plan.The standard 405-grain projectile that topped the 45-70 when it was new will drop approximately 23 inches at 200 yards with a 70-grain black-powder charge. At 500 yards, the drop is a dramatic 289 inches — 24 feet. By comparison, a modern 150-grain .30-06 projectile will drop 50 inches at 500 yards.

1943 posts · Joined 2001. #2 · Jan 19, 2001. Seems you and I are working the same side of the street, using RL-7 in a 45-70. I'm working with a 445 GC grain Lyman cast bullet with this powder. I started at 40 grains and jumped in two grain increments to 48. Mainly I wanted to get used to the rifle with this first go around.I am looking for black powder loads for the 45-70… Can't seem to find any articles, although I would bet money I saw one in Handloader of recent years concerning the 45-70 and black powder… Checked Pet Loads by K.Waters and nothing much to speak about… Searched this forum and got hit and miss info, but no hard loading data…Jul 24, 2017 · Regarding 45-70 powders and cast bullets, my favorites are as follows: My "everyday" load for the Marlin 1895 Cowboy is the 300 gr. Saeco (# 015-F7L bullet; +/-310 gr. with my alloy), 15.0 gr. of IMR Trail Boss powder, CCI #200 primer in Remington brass. Velocity = 1,213 fps. Your mileage may vary. My 405 gr. lead or cast bullet load is either ...From the combined (various powder manufacturers' recommendations) reloading manual for the .45-70:phc45-70 said: I SHOOT ONLY 40 GRS OF 3031 BEHIND BOTH 340 GR AND 405 GR CAST BOOLITS AND THEY DO JUST FINE. MV is about 1400 and 1500 respectively. Kicked some 340 grs up to 1800 fps with imr 4198 and they weren't funto shoot. The 405's @ 1350 - 1400 fps will go all the way through a big dear end to end.H335 in 45-70 Handloading, Reloading, and Bullet Casting : The Firing Line Forums > The ... Otherwise I'll just try a more common 45-70 powder. Oh, and I want powder compression. Compressed powders help, along with a firm crimp, to prevent bullet setback. November 2, 2017, 12:17 PM #2: ss30378. Member . Join Date: October 31, 2012 ...Hello, and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. We had the whole gang together this week, ...IMR 4895 Powder 8 Lbs by Hodgdon, IMR & Winchester. We are proud to offer IMR 4895 Powder in stock now for sale. This Powder was originally formulated as a military powder for the venerable .30/'06. Now this IMR Reloading Smokeless Powder is ideal for reloading a wide variety of cartridges. Reloading 4895 Smokeless Powder 8 lbs can be loaded in everything from 17 Remington, .250-3000 Savage ...

H335 in my 45-70. Picked up a lb today and after researching 4 load books can't find a minimum load for a cast 400 grain bullet. I'm using a 385 to 390 grain bullet from my NOE mold gas checked. Most data found was people hot rodding a 300 grain jacketed bullet. Think the Lee manual was only book I had that showed any data and no cast.Trailboss for the light loads, trapdoor level and pleasant to shoot all day long. Everyone has personal preferences and these are mine. All are great powders out there. A lot of people here also use 3031 and RL7. I haven't worked up any loads for the RL7 but I am going to in the near future. Bill. Team 45-70 #1569.7363 posts · Joined 2009. #2 · Oct 2, 2021. I only loaded 45-70 in my 1895 Marlin which is a strong gun and there were special loads published for the 1895 Marlin. I used both 38-42 gr of IMR 4198 and 52-55 gr of H322 behind Speer 400 gr FN. The heavy H322 loads required a lot of compression of the ball powder.One can easily overload a case like the 45-70 with fast burning pistol powder like Unique. A little goes a long way, but ONE doubble charge of it will put the chamber pressure well into the danger zone! ... If i want cheap plinking 45/70 low velocity loads use a 400-500 gr boolit on top of a full to 3/4 full case of surplus wc860 it still cheap ...Accurate 5744 is an extremely fast burning, double-base, extruded powder. This unique powder can be used in a wide range of rifle calibers and magnum handguns. 5744 is characterized by excellent ignition and consistency over a very wide performance range. Low bulky density and superior ignition characteristics make 5744 an excellent choice for ...The difference in the accuracy of the loads was minimal to non-existent. A good powder to start with would be 2400 and most 45-70's will shoot better with heavier bullets. The Sharps and Trapdoors do well with 400g and up. If you don't have a Lyman manual, get one.He mentioned that when smokeless came out the flash hole size changed. Modern cases may not have the correct black powder flash hole diameter. He told me I need to read Loading Cartridges for the Original 45-70 Springfield Rifle and Carbine by J. S. Wolf. He has passed away but his wife Pat was still selling the book..45-70 Government (Vihtavuori Reloading Guide Edition 6) Warning! Notes: test barrel: 22", 1 in 20" twist; primers: Large Rifle; cases: Remington, trim-to length: 2.098"; WARNING: These loads are to be used only in modern rifles like Ruger #1 or .45-70's chambered on Mauser type bolt actions.They MUST NOT be used in old rifles with weaker actions like Trapdoor and old Marlin mod. 1895.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 …Jul 27, 2021 · At around 50 grains per shot that's about 140 cartridges, loaded per pound of powder. At $65 bucks a pound, that works out to about a dime more per shot, than the $40 bucks a pound stuff. The accuracy of Reloader 7, seems worth that bit more money but, quite a few powders do well in a 45-70 case.Ramshot X-Terminator (#87) is on the slow burn end of gunpowders proven in the 45/70. (#74-#90) Look at Hodgdon’s online load data for guidance as the 45/70 load data is represented for the three different action types. (Trap Door, Lever Action, and Bolt Action) Western Powders has data for Standard Pressure loads for the 45-70 in bullet ...Earlier 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!!!!2,621. I have hunted with 45-70s with barrels of between 18" and 30 inches in length. I also have a sharps target rifle with a 36 inch barrel. With an old Rolling block action I would keep my loads down to around 26000 psi Max which means around 1300 to 1450 fps with most powders I have used with a 420 gr bullet.Reloder ® 7. Rifle Powders. Smokeless small rifle powder. Designed for small caliber varmint loads, it meters consistently and meets the needs of the most demanding bench …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.Posts. 223. I did some primer based testing today and came to two conclusions: 1. standard primers produce softer fouling. 2. at least with 70 grs of KIK 2F, federal magnum primers produce the best groups (by a long shot!). 3. standard large rifle primers produced the worst groups compared to magnum primers.Since H335 is kind of on the slow side for the 45-70, it tends to work progressively better as you increase boolit weight. The added boolit weight increases ignition pressure which helps a slow for caliber ball powder burn more efficiently. Applies to most all calibers. 10-21-2009, 09:06 PM #9. softpoint.Starline 45-70 Government Brass Bag of 50. SKU: STA4570-50. Rated 4.96 out of 5 based on 28 customer ratings. 28 reviews | Write a review. $ 27.99. All Starline is bulk packed; for example, if you order 10 bags of 50 it will be packed …Just an FYI ---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). …

.45-70 Government (Western Powders LT-32) reloading data with 22 loads. Using bullets from 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 Accurate

Years ago, I shot smokeless powder with both cast and jacketed in the .45/70 and other larger BP cases and always preferred the slower powders that fil the case more than-do the low density fast burning powders. I have found my new Sharps to respond well to trailboss - 15gr. with 385gr. cast bullets, inch and 1/2 accuracy and same poi as BP and ...

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. tfranklin7Quantity 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 ...POWDER MUZZLE VEL. LOAD DENSITY TYPE F.P.S. (VOLUME) AA 2015 58.0 MAX. 2130 ** Most Accurate 56.0 2050 Powder Tested 54. 0* 197 IMR 4227 47.5 ... H335 67.0 MAX. 2274 ** 65.0 * 2226 ** 63.0 2179 Cartridge C SHOLD : Gr. WA TE R CASE TYPE: WLR 45-70 Govt. - 300 grain (Strong Action Only) Version 9.0 2 " Pac-Nor BARREL Twist 1-20" GRS. 458Cal ...Black Hills Ammo .45-70 405GR FPL. This product can expose you to chemicals including lead, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer. For more information, go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov. Black Hills manufactured ammo. You must be 21 years or older to order ammunition and check your local state laws before ordering.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.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.Winchester 1886 Saddle Ring Carbine Blued/Brown Lever Action Rifle - 45-70 Government - 22in. $1,419.99. Out of Stock. (19) Ship To Store Ship to FFL. Add To Cart. Compare. 1. The .45-70 Government is a cartridge specially designed for hunting large and dangerous game at close distances.MP-5744 was a double-base military powder, made by Hercules. The Army didn't like it. When it hit the surplus market, it turned out that it worked well for cast bullet loads in large volume cases such as .30-06 and .45-70, without needing fillers. BPCR guys ate it up.Hey Jerry, In my CB, have found that 14.0gr of Universal Clays and the 405gr LFP, is a great combo. Will state flat out, Universal Clays is the best propellant for cast bullets, in 38/357, 44mag, 45LC, and 45/70.

harnett county sheriffsks alakhtunc menspeaking and listening effective group discussions Powder for 45 70 sks 15 [email protected] & Mobile Support 1-888-750-8782 Domestic Sales 1-800-221-3935 International Sales 1-800-241-7439 Packages 1-800-800-7317 Representatives 1-800-323-7362 Assistance 1-404-209-4475. Jul 7, 2013 · Apr 2010. Location. Meadville, PA. Posts. 496. I've been testing out a 360 grain gas checked boolit with RX 7 in all three of my 45-70's. A Marlin 1895G, an 1895 CB and an H&R Buffalo Classic. I started at 41.5 grs, shooting 5 round groups, and worked up to 49.5 grs. 1/2 grain increase at a time. I used 2 alloys.. capitulo 5a vocabulary flashcards sheet 1 answers May 2007. Posts. 5,311. Those of slight frame or tender years might enjoy plinking with the .45-70 by using 9 grains of Unique and a .457 round ball pushed into the mouth of the cartridge. Care should be taken as to not touching the primer when pushing the RB in over a load of powder. Rather quiet and almost no recoil.Nice round 1-1/2" ten shot group. One flyer that he called as a bad shot about 1" from that group (so, technically, a 2 1/2" group). This with a 385gr cast bullet, large pistol primer, and 9gr of Hodgdon TiteGroup powder. No wad or filler. He let me shoot a few rounds at our ranges 200 yard 18" gong. green grow bags from 7 5 100 literssks ba dkhtran bakrh The 45/70 Government 300gr. Hornady Jacketed Hollow Point starts with premium powders and is finished with Advanced Manufacturing Processes (AMP) which clearly shows in the rounds accuracy – 1″ groups at 100 yards (see our customer reviews) for accuracy at 200-yards and power in the 2,054 FPS range. 45/70 Government 325gr. heavenly arms family mortuary and cremation services llc obituariessks 2019 New Customers Can Take an Extra 30% off. There are a wide variety of options. CBA Member. joeb33050 posted this 13 April 2012. 45-70 People have been shooting 12-14 grains of Unique with bullets from 300 (457191) to 500 (457125) grains made out of about anything that will melt, for ~75 years. Some use TP or Dacron or kapok or cotton or ?? very small/light wads atop the powder.Oct 2, 2021 · Ramshot X-Terminator (#87) is on the slow burn end of gunpowders proven in the 45/70. (#74-#90) Look at Hodgdon’s online load data for guidance as the 45/70 load data is represented for the three different action types. (Trap Door, Lever Action, and Bolt Action) Western Powders has data for Standard Pressure loads for the 45-70 in bullet ...2 Feb 2019 ... My first load work ups with 45-70, using Starline brass and pulled 300 grain JHP bullets with IMR 4198 and Accurate 2015 behind them.