Powder for 45 70. Studying that data, it is very evident that Trail Boss is a very POOR powder for the 45-70, yielding very high chamber pressures with only moderate bullet velocities. Accorging to the charts, Hodgdons Varget powder gives much higher velocities with much milder chamber pressures. The difference between the performance of two powders is huge, and ...

There's a sight somewhere with a bunch of sub data for any lever gun cartridge. While keeping in mind I only have 100 or so rounds of 45-70 loaded with TiteGroup I've been very impressed. 10.0 grains, hitek coated 405's, Starline brass, and getting SD's of 3.6/ES of 10 for a 10 shot string. Average velocity was 1015.

Powder for 45 70. Designed in 1873 for use in the single shot "Trapdoor" Springfield, the original .45-70 Government cartridge loading fired a 405-grain bullet propelled by a powder charge of 70 grains of black powder in a copper case. This original black powder load pushed a cast lead bullet at a velocity of about 1350 feet per second. With more than 1600 ...

This fast-burning, single-base, extruded rifle powder performs well in varmint cartridges such as the .204 Ruger and .222 and .223 Remingtons and at the opposite end of the field in the .35 Whelen and .45-70. For decades, I burned every powder imaginable in the .35 Whelen with hopes of firing 250- grain bullets at 2,400 fps. None of them ever did.

The .45-70 also features a straight-walled design..30-06. In spite of being inferior to the .45-70 in almost all aspects, the 30-06 surprisingly packs a much heavier punch than the .45-70 in terms of SAAMI spec maximum pressure. The shorter and narrower rounds literally dwarf the .45-70 with more than twice the pressure.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.

ACME Coated 45/70 bullets Archives for Sale. Titan Reloading is a Master Distributor of Lee Precision Reloading Equipment & your Silver Bullet in Reloading Presses.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.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 new challenge. I need some loading help using 5744 powder.Feb 21, 2024. #28. Keith M Sheehan said: With the powders available right now, my recommendation is N133. I have 7 .45-70's and have hunted with them all over the world with great success. I strictly use 400-405 grain bullets and my all around favorite is the Speer. The load I've settled on is 53.0 grains of N133.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.Face powder poisoning occurs when someone swallows or breathes in this substance. Face powder poisoning occurs when someone swallows or breathes in this substance. This article is ...So, what is the .45-70? To be sure, this is a .45 caliber rifle cartridge backed by 70 grains of powder. The bullet it shoots varies in size, but the originals were over 400 grains. Today's bullet weights range from 250-460 grains, with the original size still widely available.5744 seems to be a real favorite for heavy (500 gr+) cast bullets. Lyman's 48th Edition Reloading Handbook has a significant number of loads for the .45-70, including loads with 500 gr lead bullets and Varget (nothing with 4895 - it may not be a good choice for the heavier bullets; I see they have some H4895 loads with 300 grain jacketed bullets).We are excited to introduce our new low pressure " Black Powder Equivalent " 45-70 loads, via popular customer demand. These " BPE " loads are safe to use in " Trap Door " actions, assuming the action is in normal operating condition. Original (1873) 45-70 Govt. ammo was released to the military, in the military rifle of the day, which was the Springfield model 1873.

45 JHP Weight (grains) 300 Ballistic Coefficient 0.206 Sectional Density 0.204 COAL Tested 2.530" Speer Part No. 2482 Propellant Case Primer Weight (grains) Muzzle Velocity (feet/sec) Weight (grains) IMR 8208 Winchester CCI 200 59.5 1927 63.4 Hodgdon BENCHMARK Winchester CCI 200 58.0 1915 62.4 Alliant Reloder 7 Winchester CCI 200 43.0 1852 47.0The reason I sighted in my 45/70 at 50 yards is because we chase pigs on quad bikes or walking through the scrub where a long shot could be 50 yards or a bit more, ... H 4198 is my "ROCK STAR" powder for the 45-70. I shoot a 400 grain soft lead hollow point from GT Bullet Co. at max volume. I call it my " state land " load.In my other various loading manuals, I don't see any .45-70 loads using IMR 4350 powder. This section of the AA manual is all about low power loads and all the 4350 loads are low velocity/low pressure. For example, they list 56 grains of 4350 (a compressed load) with a 420 grain lead bullet @ 1474 fps 1620 psi. ...Dec 28, 2021 · 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.

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.

Loads for .45/70: (Note: These are near MAXIMUM loads, you should use 10% less to start.) (See note on Powders below or read all about various Powders.) Bullet sizes vary from .458″ for jacketed to .459″ for some lead in diameter. Due to different barrel lengths, type of bullet, seating depth, primer type and other factors, you may not get ...

Joined: Mon Sep 03, 2007 9:43 pm. Location: Southern California. by Old Savage » Tue Apr 29, 2008 9:24 pm. Here is a vote for the large rifle primer. The smallest group with my Marlin 45-70s was with a Winchester WLR, 25.0 gr of 2400 and a Speer 400 for 7/16" at 100 yds for 3 shots. Other groups were also very good.A slight bell to the mouth of .45-70 cases (left) prevents shaving the soft heel of the Gould's bullet. Trimming cases to the same length placed an exact amount of crimp on the bullets. For a deer hunting load, it was a toss up between 48.0 grains of IMR-3031 or 54.0 grains of Varget with the Gould's bullet.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.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.

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.What is your favorite powder for the 45-70 shooting a405 grain cast bullet? Like. Sort by Oldest first. C. cpt-t. 151 posts · Joined 2014. #2 · Jul 25, 2016. 45LCRIFLE: Imr 3031 is my favorite powder and Hard Cast 405gr RNFP Bullets are my favorite bullets. ken. THE PRICE OF FREEDOM, IS NOT FREE. CPL Lou and johnz. Like. N. nsb.Unique powder was originaly a rifle powder developed for the 30-06 cartridge & is right at home in the 45-70 case. 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)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.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.5458 posts · Joined 2012. #1 · Jun 1, 2012. Hi gang, My son gave me a Older T/C Contender with a 10" 45/70 barrel . The loads I use in my Sharps (Reloader 7 under a 405 grain lead bullet) are way to hot for this old man - about took my hands off. I have cast some 240 grain round nose bullets, but can't find any loading data for the lighter ...AA5744 is a double based powder where as 4198 is a single based powder. AA5744 always seemed to warm the barrel quicker than 4198 in my TDs. I have used a lot of AA5744 over the years in the 45-70 with 400-500 gr bullets cast of 20-1, 16-1 and COWWs + 2% tin.I found it more accurate at 100 to 200 yards than the common "collar button" lightweight .45-70 bullets. If you have a .45 mold which casts larger than .457" in soft alloy, when loaded with a fast-burning pistol or shotgun powder such as Bullseye, TiteGroup, 700-X, Trail Boss, Red Dot, it should do OK if relatively heavy, 250 grains or more.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.Hodgdon/IMR 4227 powder for 45/70 loads. Hi everyone, I'm a new Marlin guide gun owner and wondering if anyone has had any experiance using 4227 powder. My bullet of choice is a 425 grain hard cast with gas check. I'm looking for some help with load data in achieving 1450 to 1600 feet per second with 4227.45-70 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 …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.All .45-70 loads used one .060-inch Walters vegetable wad over the powder charge. The .45-70 loads are for Model 1874 Sharps replica and Marlin lever-action guns. DO NOT use in trapdoor Springfield rifles. (Handloader Issue #269 - December, 2010) Be Alert: Publisher cannot be responsible for errors in published load data. Wt. Bullet.Looking for some Bullseye powder loads for use in a ruger #1 45/70. Something around 1100-1200 fps using a bullet weighing 430gr if possible. Can't help you on a 1100-1200 fps, but for a subsonic load for use with a suppressor 10 grains of Bullseye with #457122 gives about 1000 fps.Another repeating rifle for the .45-70 was the bolt action Winchester Hotchkiss, which had a tubular magazine inside the rifle's buttstock. ... This loading used a soft lead 420-grain paper patched bullet over 75 grains of black powder in the standard .45-70-2 1/10" case and that load was still available in 1916 according to the Winchester ...ballistics04. Looks like the current offering of Leverevolution powder may be too slow burning for the 45/70, which is probably why it's not listed in the Hornady reloading manual (or any other lreloading manual for that matter). RL-7 and H4198 are faster burning powders, which is what the 45/70 requires for proper ignition.Apr 6, 2006 · A little too slow in my experience Cartridge : .45-70 Govt. SAAMI Bullet : .458, 350, Hornady RN 4502 Useable Case Capaci: 59.374 grain H2O = 3.855 cm³ Cartridge O.A.L. L6: 2.550 inch = 64.77 mm Barrel Length : 18.5 inch = 469.9 mm Powder : Hodgdon VARGET Predicted data by increasing and decreasing the given charge, incremented in steps of 1.0% of nominal charge.Remarks: MAX LOAD; Max Pressure (PSI): 27,460; COAL: 2.550 inches. .45-70 Government (Shooters World) reloading data with 12 loads. Using bullets from Winchester JHP, LC RNFP 10 Saeco, LC RNFP 7 Saeco, LC RNFPHB 5 Saeco. Powders include Shooters World.

Have used N133 for 45-70 but never tried N130, yet. 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.257 posts · Joined 2014. #14 · Jul 1, 2014. My two favorite powders for my 45-70 are Reloader 7 and Unique. Reloader 7 for the heavier hunting loads and Unique for the fun loads that anyone can shoot. Not to mention it only takes 10-15grs of Unique so you can shoot quite a bit per pound.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 …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.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...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.2,392. 45/70 using 4895 powder. I follow a number of forums, many times as the posts pertain to cast bullet and recently I saw some posts about 45/70 loads using 4895. Hmmmmmmmmm! I am very satisfied with the results I'm currently getting with a 465gr Wide Flat Nose pushed to 1650fps by 47.5gr of H335.

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.657. I have have an good, low pressure, accurate load using 26 grains of IMR SR4759 under a plain base 405 grain bullet for an average velocity of 1,301 fps at around 75 degrees. At around 38 degrees, the velocity drops to an average of 1,248 fps, but it is still very accurate. 09-10-2013, 01:16 PM #17. KirkD.Smokeless spherical medium rifle powder. Improved velocity and density for more efficient metering and loading; Excellent performance in heavy .223 and .308 loads; Enables reloaders to duplicate certain factory loaded ammunition; Power Pro™ 4000-MR (Magnum Rifle) ... Great for .45-70 and .450 Marlin;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.📝 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 |Even IMR 4320 is to slow for optimal loads, particularly with barrels 26" or shorter. For a 300 grain bullet I use the following load which would be equally suited to your H&R: Marlin 1895 45-70 22" barrel. 300 grain Sierra (2.525" COAL), Hornady (2.55" COAL) or Speer (2.53" COAL) Winchester brass, 2.1" trim, if necessary.I use Goex 3F and Cartridge in my 45-70 BP loads for my TDs with Lee 45-405-HBs and Rapine 460500s. My bullets are cast of 16-1 and are sized .4615 and lubed with a beeswax/olive oil lube. If you're using the Lee bullet Start at 55V gr (by Volume) and work up to 70V gr in 5V gr increments. The full 70V gr charge is the best in my TDs with both ...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 ...SASS# 107977. SSAA. Posted September 14, 2022. H4198 (NOT IMR4198) is ADI AR2207 powder bought from Australia and repackaged by Hodgdon (same as Trail Boss for IMR). There are no 2207 loads for 45/70 in their manual that are below 1100fps. The closest is 1251 fps with a 405 lead cast proj with 27gr of 2207 (H4198).I don't shoot .45-70 anymore, because it is too hungry for powder and lead. My advice in any .45-70 is to cast your chamber and load the largest diameter bullet, which will chamber and extract freely. As long as they chamber freely bullets should be "fat" .460 or more, soft, not harder than 12BHN, 10 BHN being better and 8 BHN best., and ...21,375. To use or not to use a filler in the 45-70 depends. It depend as it does with most other cartridges with cast bullets but also because the 45-70 can be loaded to 4 different levels with cast bullets. What applies within the parameters of one level may not apply within another level.The reason I sighted in my 45/70 at 50 yards is because we chase pigs on quad bikes or walking through the scrub where a long shot could be 50 yards or a bit more, ... H 4198 is my "ROCK STAR" powder for the 45-70. I shoot a 400 grain soft lead hollow point from GT Bullet Co. at max volume. I call it my " state land " load.Triple 7 in 45-70. I'm new here and wanted to dive right in to things. I got a bunch of 40-60 brass from a estate sale made from 45-70 brass 2 summers ago and finally got a 45-70 H&W 1871 this summer for $285 with a nice tang sight and leather work. I blew out all the cases and got about 8 pounds of FFG triple 7 from a old lady who's husband ...Unique is the best reduced loads in any of my 45-70 great powder it's worth seeking out its that good.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 popular big game hunting rounds available today. Captain Hunter’s .45-70 Gov Key Points.1. 2. Next. Page 1 of 2. Dee Mak Jack, SASS #55905. Members. 681. Gender:Male. Location:Morton, Illinois. SASS# 55905. McLean County Peacemakers. …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.

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SASS Forums. SASS Wire. Loading info for 45-70 trapdoor (Black powder info only please) I am curious to what others load. I just got a trapdoor and casted 405 gr bullets the smokeless rounds I initially shot were nice to shoot tolerable recoil. I loaded up about 25 rounds today with the 405 gr bullets and 60 gr of 2ff real bp.

27 May 2011 ... Reloading for my Marlin 45-70, useing the Lee kit, Speer 400 GR Flat Nose bullets, and Du Pont IMR 4227 powder.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 …Reloader 7 in the .45-70 is a GREAT powder to use. I use it, loading for both the Marlin 1895G and 1895CB. With a 405 grain Cast Performance LWNGC boolit, the RL-7 yields very good velocity and FANTASTIC accuracy out of my rifles, with lower pressures than say, IMR-3031 and/or H-4895. I'm using 40.0 grains of RL-7.20 Nov 2022 ... ... the pressure level that you are loading at. The ammo that I was using in this video is not safe to shoot in every 45-70 chambered rifle.Black Powder Cartridge Rifle Silhouette matches started in 1985, and the .45-70 Gov't remains the most popular cartridge in that target game. The number of factory loads still available ...The 405 will not fire with just the primer, but the Lead balls will. It is a complex process to get a 45/70 to sound like a BB gun and kill a coon with a body shot. That keeps the powder charge down around one grain. I suspect your noisy but accurate lite loads with 5 gr Unique and either of your bullets will do fine.The 45-70 is a very "user friendly" cartridge for black powder use. If loaded optimally you shouldn't have much of a fouling problem. In my experience the larger capacity cases is where fouling control becomes a bugaboo. In my breech loaders BP will clean completely with a half dozen patches.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 …

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