Powder for 45 70. Full.Lead.Taco - In this video I show most of the steps from start to finish on how I make one of my favorite milk jug exploding 45-70 loads. All the details

A. aalmcc4. 31 posts · Joined 2006. #5 · Dec 27, 2009. If loads with 1680 in the 45-70 is not listed by Accurate in their manuals, there must be a good reason. Burning speed is not the only criteria you should look at in picking powder. Nice medium loads in the 45-70 with cast bullets can be had with Reloader 7, and Accurate 5744.

Powder for 45 70. After a night in Nelson, we arrived in Revi for a few bluebird days following a 30-day storm cycle. HITTING THE OPEN ROAD, loaded to the gills with gear, plans to live in a truck c...

From what I can tell, Benchmarck is a little too slow to get the best velocities from a 405gr bullet. I'm sure it will do really well with the mid-400 grain range. 45-70 Loads. All loads used: Brass - Starline. Primer - Rem 9-1/2. Bullet - Remington 405 gr. Gun - Marlin Guide Gun - 18-3/4" barrel - 3x9 scope.

Cast bullets and the 45-70 just go together. An alloy of 20:1 lead/tin is perfect for a hard hitting hammer load. A 405 grain flat nosed bullet of this alloy pushed by 52.1 grains of 3031 is a hammer! This load is not recommended for the Handi, it is a low level load for the Ruger #1.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 lighte...

Made from vegetable fiber gasket type material and pre-cut for most popular calibers. Tough, fire and water resistant, biodegradable, NRA acceptable for Blackpowder Cartridge Nationals, smooth cut sides, leave no barrel residue, absolutely consistent and ready to use. Bag of 1000.11 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 ...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.500gr pills in 45-70 and starting load of 50 grains of AR2208/Varget is a no go and I strongly suspect dangerous. At least for H&R chamber (New England SB 2 Handy 45-70 ). 37.5 as a starting load was tested successfully.Historically 2400 has been a commonly used powder for cast bullets in nearly any cartridge. Until fairly recently 2400 was the slowest powder Lyman listed in it's manuals in many cartridges, all bullet weights, including .45-70. You shouldn't have any problem using it. 15-1600 FPS should be no problem.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...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 ...Favorite .45-70 plinker loads. Got a lot of help on an earlier post for deer hunting loads with my .45-70 Handi-Rifle. Thanks again fellas as I'll be heading up in the next two weeks for the season closer. Now I'm looking for a good load that I can use to practice with during the off-season/winter at the local range..45-70 Government (Trapdoor Rifles) (Hodgdon Data) reloading data with 94 loads. Using bullets from Cast LFP, Sierra HP. Powders include Hodgdon, IMR

After a night in Nelson, we arrived in Revi for a few bluebird days following a 30-day storm cycle. HITTING THE OPEN ROAD, loaded to the gills with gear, plans to live in a truck c...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.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...

Jonny V. 2392 posts · Joined 2010. #28 · May 12, 2020. H322 works passably well in 45-70, but Accurate 5744 is far superior. I used to run H322 in some 'bear loads' I was all worked up over, but the reality is that H322 never turned in much as far as consistent performance, and consistency is the strong suit of A5744.

I'm about to start trying to work up to shooting to 1000 yds with a C.Sharps 45-70 (30"). I belong to ORSA and compete in 1000 yards shoots in F-TR now, but obviously slinging a 500+gr cast bullet at barely supersonic speeds is a little different than shooting Berger 185LRBT at close to 2800fps. I've read a number of things about using GG bullets cast with the front driving bands reduced to ...

Preparing five different black powder loads to test for an upcoming hunting trip with an 1886 Winchester in 45-70. Each powder is measured by weight and the...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!)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 ...Feb 11, 2009 · E. EsoxLucius. 614 posts · Joined 2005. #2 · Feb 12, 2009. Accurate 1680 is very similar to the 4198s and Reloder 7 being on the "fast" side of powders for the 45-70. According burn rate charts, some have Accurate 1680 closer to the 4227s than the 4198s, while others have it closer to the 4198s than the 4227s. There is no reason why it wouldn ...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 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 ...I'm looking to load some 405 Gr, hard cast, 45-70 bullets for a friends Henry. I would like everyone's suggestions on powder type for this application in this pressure class of 45-70. Brass will be Starline, primer will be WLR, bullets will be 405 Gr Meister.Powder coating has become a popular choice for wheel finishes in recent years. If you’re looking for powder coat wheels near you, here are the top 5 reasons why you should choose t...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..45 - 70 Government - Published Manufacturer Loading Data Shellholders:I love RL7 for all the same reason's Starrbow mentioned, but H4198 is a real good one as well. H322 has a very good following and is very accurate. I really haven't found a bad powder in my 45-70 yet.. Good thing is everything that works in the 45-70, will work excellent with the 444 Marlin you'll eventually have to have! HA! Good luck..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 AccurateDescription. 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.Gunpowder Charge Weight Velocity m/s Velocity fps; Norma 200: Max 46.0 Min 44.0: 551 524: 1808 1719: Norma 201: Max 50.0 Min 48.0: 537 517: 1762 1696POWDER 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 …The .45-70 Government is one of our most popular cartridges for either black or smokeless powder. ... Early in the era of smokeless powder, the .45-70 was offered in high velocity loads and similar loads are offered by the ammo factories presently. Various bullet weights are still being offered and the .45-70 cartridges, over the years, have ...May 8, 2020 · Exactly, 12 grains of Unique works in the 45/70 with all bullets I cast and shoot in my Marlin 1895. (Made by Remington, oh no!) Photo attached shows two of the bullets with 12 grains of Unique, top group of five is the NOE 405 FP, lower Ideal 457122 HP both sized .459 with Ben’s Red. Distance is 50 yards.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.Posts. 358. DUKE, For absolute safety, any sort of filler should take up ALL available space between the powder and the boolit. This eliminates the chance of any airspace causing a ringed barrel. Now, using 4198, this would take a lot of fiber wads, so a secondary filler, such as COW, might be the answer.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.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-type single-shots.The 45-70 is a black powder case whose total capacity was filled with black powder by necessity to avoid detonation with black powder from an air space. Smokeless powders are generally more able to handle extra air space but more filling powder charges tend to be more uniform in firing.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.

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 …Gives 1350 or so. Accurate and easy on the shoulder. 45-70 is loadable with so many powders it will make your head spin. Any medium bur er will work well. I have also used 4895, RE7, Varget for the 1600 fps range or just over. All worked well. 09-28-2011, 10:19 PM #3. mpmarty. Boolit Master.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 …Who makes quality lead bullets for a 45-70? Brass? I'd eventually want to use the rifle for deer hunting. Thanks for your replies. [/QUOTE I purchased a blue/black CVA Scout in 45-70 and have 200 Starline brass cases coming. I already have plenty of Goex and Swiss 2F as well as 3F black powder to go along with an array of rifle primers.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!Testing out the performance of Alliant's Unique powder with some 45-70 bullets starting at 150 grains up to 525 grains. Very fast burning, light recoiling p...ive found 1 load for this combo, in a speer manual, its a level 2 marlin load. a 400gr bullet, and 58gr-62gr powder. anybody use win 748 with their 45/70 loads? Hullo Troy, No. You might want to look at IMR-3031 , IMR 4198 and RL-7, these are used a lot in the 45/70 and the load manuals are full of these loads.Originally designed in 1873 as a black powder cartridge for the U.S. military, the .45-70 Gov’t has evolved over the years to remain one of the most versatile and …

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.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 ...It is loaded with 70 grains of FFg. With modern cases we can't duplicate, but we can come close with 60 grains of any of the three grades, Pyrodex Select, RS, or CTG and one Ox-Yoke .45 cal Wonder Wad with a 500 gr Hard Cast Bullet. For the carbines, I suggest 50 grs of Pyrodex and one Wonder Wad with a 300 gr Hard Cast Bullet.A caseful of FFFG black powder and a couple of Wonder Wads seated firmly on top creates a good, booming blank for Fourth of July or New Year's Eve. Just remember to clean your rifle and the case right away, to avoid corrosion from the salts in black powder. The .45-70 cartridge is a marvelous round. You're going to love it. ;DThe .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.Looking for some loads for .45-70 Gov't for my Sharps falling block reproduction, so 28K psi limit. I tried book loads of IMR-4895 to get it sighted in. I would like something of reduced power for shooting paper with 405gn cast lead at 100yds, maybe using pistol powders? And then something...There are many Marlin M1895, H&R and Ruger single shots, etc. being unneccesarily under loaded due to this lack of understanding. 45-70 brass can easily be shot at 50K psi in an action designed for that pressure. Here are some 45-70 loads for a 405gr cast bullet, all just under 28K psi: Red Dot - 13.0 grs.It was my assumption that this is the same powder used in the factory LeverRevolution loads for 44 mag and 45/70 since the names and artwork are the same. Hornady LeverRevolution factory ammo does in fact work quite nicely in my 44 mag and 45/70 guns. It appears this is not the same powder, but this is quite confusing on Hornady's part.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 the ...The loading standard for 5744 charges to approximate original black powder loads is to use, in grains weight, 40% of the original BP charge. Thus, for 45-70 (70 grains of BP), use 28 grains of 5744. Pressures and muzzle velocities are very close to the original ones. I've used this load a lot in a new Sharps 1874 and an original Trapdoor carbine.Red dot as well as lots of other pistol powders are listed in manuals in loads for rifles especialy in cast bullet loads. No fillers are called for in these loads straight from the manual: (45-70 safe in even the weakest versions) 300 grain jacketed bullet: 2400-24 gr=1560 fps & 13500 psi. 2400-30.6 gr=1905 fps & 24000.2400 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 world.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.Search Results for: "black powder 45 70" Hornady 45-70 Government 410 gr Sub-X Subsonic 20/Box $38.99 ($1.95 / round)I recall that AA #5744 has .45-70 as one of the best calibers for this powder, why it was created. I have used it quite successfully in .30 cal's with cast boolits.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 ...14875 posts · Joined 2005. #10 · Dec 12, 2007. Trail Boss is fairly quick, being intended for revolver ammunition. The loads listed by IMR for the .45-70 using this powder can be matched by equal weights of Bullseye sometimes and Unique other times. Plenty quick enough for heavy slugs in any event.Alliant Reloder 7 smokeless small rifle powder is a great choice for varmint rifle loads. This light rifle propellant is ideal for .45-70 and .450 Marlin loads. Reloder 7 meters consistently and comes in 5lb or 1lb canisters. A great choice for 45-70 government. WARNING: This product can expose you to Lead, which is known to the State of ...

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 the ...

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.

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 ...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). …The most accurate loads I've found in 45/70 are with Remington 2 1/2 primers and SR4759. Almost as accurate is Unique with the same primers. From 14 to 15 grains of Unique with a Dacron or TP wad-minimum wad material, just to hold the powder back-is almost as accurate as the SR4759, which goes through the measure so crunchy that I weigh every ...45-70 Government (Ruger #1) 410gr Sub-X [PDF] Basic Pistol Data [PDF] Basic Rifle Data [PDF] Load Data Sources Obsolete reloading data. Obsolete reloading data that has been retired from our Handbook of Cartridge Reloading is available. Find information from previous Handbook editions, with reloading data for seldom-used cartridges that Hornady ...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 ....45-70 Government (Trapdoor Rifles) (Hodgdon Data) reloading data with 94 loads. Using bullets from Cast LFP, Sierra HP. Powders include Hodgdon, IMRI found an old note in my 45-70 files that claims 36.5 grs IMR 3031, behind a 405-gr soft-cast slug, is good in a Springfield Trapdoor, Whoever passed this info along to me was using Dacron filler. Can anyone confirm this load with personal experience? How was your accuracy? Do lighter loads of 3031 have any merit in these old rifles?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.

kunilingusulyrics of anniefylm kws krdnwere there any winners in last night Powder for 45 70 fylm sksy aamryka [email protected] & Mobile Support 1-888-750-5134 Domestic Sales 1-800-221-6472 International Sales 1-800-241-7539 Packages 1-800-800-3787 Representatives 1-800-323-3407 Assistance 1-404-209-8284. 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.).. newbigred3 account 62. .45-70 Government (26-inch barrel) 25. .45-70 Government (29,000 psi Loads Norma Data) 13. .45-70 Government (43,500 psi Norma data) 8. .45-70 Government (58,000 psi Loads Norma Data) 4.I recall that AA #5744 has .45-70 as one of the best calibers for this powder, why it was created. I have used it quite successfully in .30 cal's with cast boolits. kul student portalbest thing i 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 … nyk mn altyzmwdl ash sks New Customers Can Take an Extra 30% off. There are a wide variety of options. 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.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.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.).