Powder for 45 70. What powders work good for reduced loads in 45-70? I was afraid just using low charges of slow burning powder would give me lots of velocity swings with it having such a low load density. I have seen some load data with 2400 powder that looks like where I want to be at in velocity, just worried accuracy would suffer.

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.

Powder for 45 70. 45-70, 2400 and fillers. OK, I use 25 grains of 2400, a 405 grain 458124 cast bullet with no filler. Rifle is an 1895 Marlin Cowboy w/26" bbl, bullets weigh 398 grains avg. before sizing and lubing. In conversations with a very astute reloader friend we talked about "detonation" when using charges of less than 60% of case capacity.

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.

When used as directed, BC powders are not bad for you. However, like any medication, misuse can have harmful side effects. BC powders are made up of aspirin and caffeine, neither o...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.

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 ...45-70 Gov smokeless loads for Sharps. Hello to all this is my first post. My latest foray into the hobby of shooting is developing an accurate smokeless load for my new Pedersoli Sharps rifle in 45-70. I will go the black powder rout eventually but for now to save money (BP is expensive) and the extra case cleaning requirements for black powder ...45 SPFN Weight (grains) 400 Ballistic Coefficient 0.259 Sectional Density 0.272 COAL Tested 2.540" Speer Part No. 2479 Propellant Case Primer Weight (grains) Muzzle Velocity (feet/sec) Weight (grains) Alliant AR-Comp Winchester CCI 200 53.0 1803 56.0 Hodgdon H335 Winchester CCI 250 54.0 1724 58.0 Accurate 2015 Winchester CCI 200 48.0 1685 …3,901. RL-7 is my "go to" powder for the 45/70 from 330 gr Hp. to 550 grain WFNs, AA2015 is in that burn range and works well, I would not even experiment with these powders in the 44/40, they are too slow and will result in squib loads and much unburnt powder. For mild loads in the 44/40 I'd def. try Trail Boss powder.Check the on line Hogdon load manual, they have data for the 45\70 trap door 385 gr cast bullet that can be safely used with your 350gr cast bullets (you can use data for the next heavier bullet safely, but not the data for lighter bullets used for heavier bullets). They show data for several of the powders in your pic.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 ...I've also shot quite a few hard cast Laser Cast of 350 - 405 gr with 4895. Suggest you use a dacron filler (1 gr) under the 40 gr load for a start and work up to whatever 45-70 load level your rifle is designed for (you didn't mention). The dacron filler will improve the ignition and help accuracy. Larry Gibson. Larry, Ready to load up some for ...📝 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 |With the 45-70 2.1 case and 405gr bullet you can fit a full 70gr of powder and a little compression use a compression die not the bullet it will deform the nose.

I was told by a fellow worker and bp gunsmith that he himself had used the FFFg powder in the 45-70. Everything that I have read says that the FFG and the Cartridge is the powder of choice in the Goex brand for the 45-70 cartridge. If a person was wanting to up the velocity of his 45-70 loads and still stay with black powder, one can load the ...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.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 ...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.

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.

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.

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.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.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.I am new to the 45-70 world. I've spent the last 45 years shooting nothing but flintlock rifles and as age and some infirmities are starting to set in I am looking for a …

elfego baca. 14 posts · Joined 2011. #25 · Jan 24, 2018. I have yet to fire black powder loads I'm my Marlin 45/70. I have shot hundreds of black powder loads in my Marlin 1894CB in 45 Colt! Cleaning rifles that were used to fire black powder loads is a little more challenging that smokeless loads. It is worth the fun!.45-70 Government 405 Grain Hi=Tek Coated Lead Cowboy Action Lead Cast~ 100% Hand-Loaded~ 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 …When looking at the 45-70 data the data for that 400gr bullet is very very similar to the Lyman 405gr bullet. So, I figured it should also be very similar in in the 45-90. I measured out their starting charge today to see what case fill would look like and it's a pretty poor case fill with a large amount of space between powder and bullet.568 posts · Joined 2004. #11 · Nov 15, 2020. I used up a 1000 Winchester LP magnum primers in my 45-70, no issues and in reality you can use them for most 45-70 loads as they are normally used in rounds that make pressures to 40,000 PSI. Not many of us load the 45-70 that hot. Like.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.How is powdered activated carbon used? Keep reading to learn about powdered activated carbon and how it is used. Advertisement The use of activated carbon is pretty straightforward...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 5744.405 Gr. FPL. Velocity: 1250 FPS. Category: Authentic Cowboy Action. = Tipped MatchKing = New for 2023 = Extreme Low Drag-Match = Extreme Low Drag-eXpanding = Dual Performance.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 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 ...My use of IMR 3031 in the 45-70 was for full power loads under heavy cast and jacketed bullets although I see no reason why it wouldn't work reduced with dacron. I did do some fairly weird things in 22 K Hornet using 3031 and filler, as oddball as that sounds. Can't say it was the cleanest burning powder experience.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 ...Jun 9, 2020 · 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.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). …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.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 ...568 posts · Joined 2004. #11 · Nov 15, 2020. I used up a 1000 Winchester LP magnum primers in my 45-70, no issues and in reality you can use them for most 45-70 loads as they are normally used in rounds that make pressures to 40,000 PSI. Not many of us load the 45-70 that hot. Like.

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." ... Powder Type: Clear: 45-70 Government quantity. Add to cart. SKU: 632 Categories: Ammo, Ammunition, Handgun, Rifle Tags: Handgun ...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!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.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 …661. Anyone have success loading a 45/70 with these powders…..accurate 5744 or 2230? Four of us family members have modern Henry lever rifles in 45/70 and I was hoping to do some load development this winter. I have no powder for the 45/70 and can only find these two accurate powders. I plan on shooting 300 grain flat nose hollow points from ...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...

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.Oct 14, 2023 · 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.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.Does baby powder stop sweating? Visit Discovery Health to learn if baby powder stops sweating. Advertisement If you have problems with excessive sweating, you'll probably try a var...Howdy, I've been trying different powders in my 45-70 (Marlin 1895) and was wondering if anyone had some good loads for IMR 4198?6,068. 13.0 of Red Dot ("the load") gets 1120 fps with the Lee 405 FN in my 22 inch Microgroove Marlin. When their hollowbase version of the same weight is substituted, the deeper seating in the case picks up more velocity, to 1250 fps, just like you'd expect with fast powder and reduced powder space. Good accuracy.According to the Hodgdon reloading recipes, for a 45-70 with a 24" barrel, using 3031 with Hornady Interlock (JRN) max load (for Marlin lever action pressures) is a compressed load of 60 gr. @ 2135 fps and with a 405 gr cast is 48.5 gr. (Trapdoor pressures) @ 1706 fps. So if it's only about max velocity, while you have approached or bettered ...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.I use H110 exclusively in my .458 SOCOM which is basically a .45-70 which is used in an AR-15 type rifle, operating at a maximum pressure of 35,000 PSI. However, there is a catch. While a .45-70 has a case capacity of H2O of 80.1 gr., the .458 SOCOM has a case capacity of H2O of only 65.7.Trailboss is a light, fluffy, fast burning powder that's perfect for plinking in the 45-70.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.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: Use 3.1cc Powder Measure for all loads listed below. These loads are safe to use in all guns in good condition: BULLET WEIGHT IN GRAINS: 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 …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.Re: 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.Search Results for: "black powder 45 70" Hornady 45-70 Government 410 gr Sub-X Subsonic 20/Box $38.99 ($1.95 / round) In Stock Style: 82742; Type: Hunting; Quantity: 20 Rounds; Department: Ammo > Rifle Ammunition > 45-70 Government; Hornady 45-70 Govt 250 gr Monoflex LEVERevolution 20/Box $53.97; $44 ...Arctic Man is held every year just outside Summit Lake, Alaska, more or less in the middle of nowhere. ARCTIC MAN was officially a go when I got a voicemail from Anchorage sled dri...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.

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.

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 …

OK, I just got done researching this site for information on light loads for the 45-70, and it's a little bit confusing especially in terms of the fillers. I'll be using the MP 460130 CB. I bought Cream of Wheat today not knowing that using fillers is controversial and using cream of wheat is controversial. But it looks like in the straight walled 45-70 I should not have a problem with CoW as ...The Heart of Dixie. I have fired hundreds of 405 gr cast bullets over 27/5744 in 45-70 rifles of various types for years with outstanding results. This is a BP (or a little hotter) level load. Larger 5744 doses can be used for strong actions, but I usually go with other powders for stiff loads.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 …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…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!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 ...24 Feb 2018 ... Video über das Wiederladen von 45-70 Gov. Schwarzpulver-Patronen mit Wano Schwarzpulver, Starline-Hülsen und 330 Grain Bleigeschossen für ...I found a QuickLoad dump but no threads of any real experiments with CFE223. Anyone play with this combo in their 45-70 reloads? I've tried a lot of powders so I'm aware of those alternatives. (Unique, Bullseye, Reddot, 3031, 4198, Trailboss, etc, etc). Quick Navigation Cast Boolits Top.

filing cabinets at lowethey say donaura koga maryuinbrand new homes for sale under dollar200k Powder for 45 70 dsw shoes womenpercent27s winter boots [email protected] & Mobile Support 1-888-750-4931 Domestic Sales 1-800-221-4982 International Sales 1-800-241-4448 Packages 1-800-800-4803 Representatives 1-800-323-6841 Assistance 1-404-209-3204. 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.. gold mirror sam Printed from Shooter's Reference on 05/18/2024: https://www.shootersreference.com/reloadingdata/45-70-government/Jun 9, 2020 · 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. tuxedo shop at macymmh lkht 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 left in … deseret news recent obituaries all of deseret newspercent27s recent obituariesafdhl mwqa sks New Customers Can Take an Extra 30% off. There are a wide variety of options. 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.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 #8.6,068. 13.0 of Red Dot ("the load") gets 1120 fps with the Lee 405 FN in my 22 inch Microgroove Marlin. When their hollowbase version of the same weight is substituted, the deeper seating in the case picks up more velocity, to 1250 fps, just like you'd expect with fast powder and reduced powder space. Good accuracy.