Powder for 45 70

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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.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 ...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.

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The new 49th edition lists no loads with unique.My first loading book, the 1970 Lyman-44th edition lists unique 14 to 17 gr w/ the 385 gr cast, 13 to 16 gr with th 482 gr bullet, and 12 to 14 with the 552 gr. They make no mention of wads.142. 45-70 300 & 350gr Unique/2400 loads. Hello all, Been looking around the threads and figured I throw this one out there. Looking for some load data for 300 and 350gr Cast or Jacketed bullets using Unique or 2400 powder; loads will be for practice as well as whitetail deer and hogs out to 100yds, velocity range 1400-1500fps desired.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 ...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...45-70 data for 1886 Winchester and 1895 Marlin only. 400gr #2 alloy Unique 13.7grs start 1154fps 17100cup Unique 16.5grs MAX 1286fps 27300cup No fiber wad or filler is designated for this recipe. 420gr #2 alloy Unique 11.0grs start 1006fps 16800cup Unique 13.5grs MAX 1163fps 27200cup Use 1/2gr polyester fiber wad 5/8"square x 1/4" thick over ...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 ...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..45-70 Government (Modern Rifles) (Hodgdon Data) reloading data with 18 loads. Using bullets from Sierra HP, Hornady JRN, Speer JFP. Powders include Hodgdon, IMRH380 is a ball powder slower on the burn rate chart than the slowest powders listed for the.45-70. The very rapid expansion ratio of the .45-70 can make ignition and burn of slow propellants erratic. An exception might be with heavy bullets of 500 grains and more. I nertia of a heavy bullet=slow acceleration, which amounts to necessary holdback ...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...The new 49th edition lists no loads with unique.My first loading book, the 1970 Lyman-44th edition lists unique 14 to 17 gr w/ the 385 gr cast, 13 to 16 gr with th 482 gr bullet, and 12 to 14 with the 552 gr. They make no mention of wads.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.I see no reason to shoot any cartridge gun with a BP substitute. If it is an originally BP round (45LC, 45-70 etc) then either load BP or bp safe loads using regular smokeless (at a fraction of the cost of either real BP or any of the alternates just based on amount of powder used and cost of smokeless vs BP/subs)45-70 Government 325 gr FTX ® LEVERevolution ® Item #82747 | 20/Box US Patent: 9,513,092 | 8,413,587 | 8,161,885 | 7,380,502. 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 ...A 's original thread on the 2400 in the .45-70, but did find this thread with a lot of the details of some of my original load testing and comments from others with a butt-load of experience with loads of this sort.612. Digging in my 45-70 data I found some testing I did with 600gr jacketed bullets in my NEF 45-70. These bullets were made using my Hybrid method and used 30-06 cases as the jacket. The bullets were 1.55" long, and were bore riding starting .600" from the base to the ogive. They were seated .500" deep, oal 3.15".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. With cast, H335 is excellent as long as you have the bullet mass and pressure level so it ignites and burns efficiently. With your 45-70 loads that's where you are.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 ...18 Nov 2014 ... Reloading tutorial using 405 grain hard cast and 35 grain Vihtavouri N130 powder. I'll be using this in a Ruger no.1 .The powder produced good accuracy and velocity with bullets cast from an RCBS 45-405-FN mould and fired in a Marlin 1895 Guide Gun .45-70. These bullets fired slightly at a velocity above 1,600 fps are pretty much at full-power from the Marlin’s 18.5-inch barrel – stiff recoil verified it. Extreme velocity spread was 12 fps. A-2230Best powder and charge for 45-70 . I am shooting an original sprIf it were me and it was at one point, I would buy a RCBS 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 ... Powdered sugar, also known as confectioners sugar, is gluten-free. 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 (duplex) loads, being a small charge of smokeless under the bp. QUESTION: Can a person safely load a ... Loads for .45/70: (Note: These are near MAXIMU

the difference between unique and universal isn't the burn rate it is in the percentage of the powder consumed. 12grs of Unique on the 45-70 is only gonna burn about 11.8-.9grs of the total before the bullet exits the muzzle. 12 grs of universal will burn all 12 grs of universal and it will produce a few hundred more PSI in the bargain.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.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.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).

BUT, a look in the cabinet revealed: WW 748 Ball powder (1lb), WW 760 ball powder (1lb), IMR 4198 (1/4lb) and Accurate No.7 (1lb). Anyone used any of these powders in the 45-70 for reduced loads?45-70 Government Loads | 45-70 Applications. Synopsis: Anyone who has worked with the 45-70 Government with loads using blackpowder, smokeless to match blackpowder performance, or smokeless loads at higher pressure, soon learns that this cartridge offers phenomenal performance. Indeed, it will forever remain unsurpassed as an overall short ...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.…

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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.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!)

Remarks: max load; COL (in.): 2.547; Cowboy Action Shooting load. .45-70 Government (Vihtavuori Reloading Guide Edition 6) reloading data with 18 loads. Using bullets from Barnes XFN, Hornady RN, Speer FN, Gunhill LFN …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.

Unique is the best reduced loads in any of my 45-70 great powder it 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. Jonny V. 2392 posts · Joined 2010. #28 · May 12, 2020. HCampfire Member. Joined: Aug 2003. Posts: 496. BC, Ca Jul 16, 2012. #3. Re: Uberti/Sharpes 45-70 Black powder load. It can be dangerous to leave an air gap between the black powder and the bullet. You can get some high pressures. Fill the case with enough powder to be slightly compressed. With modern brass, a 405 gr cast bullet, you will use about 60-65 gr of FF. Just got back from the range. I had loaded up a handful .45-70 Government (Using Western Powders LT-30) reloading data with 26 loads. Using bullets from Barnes TSX-FB, Hornady M-Flex, Nosler Part, 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 AccurateAfter 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... Looking for some loads for .45-70 Gov't for mRemarks: MAX LOAD; Max Pressure (PSI): 27,460; COAL: 2.550 incPosts. 358. DUKE, For absolute safety, any sort of 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. Jun 18, 2015 · It was my assumption that this is the same Re: Favorite IMR 4198 loads for 45-70. I use H4198 behind a 405 gr. Remington, somewhere around 47.5 grains gives 1,861 fps from my 22" inch barrel. This load is fast enough, very accurate, and gives no pressure problems IN MY RIFLE! I think IMR-4198 is a little faster so you should find specific load info for it. 568 posts · Joined 2004. #11 · Nov 15, 20May 16, 2007 · Triple 7 in 45-70. I'm new here and wanted to di 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.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 ...