Powder for 45 70

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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 1696.

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 ...CHARGE TABLE FOR 45/70GOVERNMENT. (.457/.458 dia. bullet) USE LARGE RIFLE PRIMERS. POWDER MEASURING TECHNIQUE - Push the measure through the powder only once, then give the measure a slight shake sideways to level it off. Do not shake it down or add more than is recommended. 186 WIN. CAUTION: Do not use bullets heavier than listed for each type ...Metcalfs's Favorite .45-70 Handloads; Bullet: Powder (type) Powder (grs.) Velocity (fps) Comments ; Hornady 300-gr HP: H4198 52.0 2073 Expanding load; …The Lyman 47&48 both have data specific to different 45-70 rifles to include the 1886 Win. This is for a 420gr #2 alloy bullet. This is data meant for guns in very good condition only, use extream caution when doing load workup. Hope this is what you need. The $ stands for Poly over powder wad was used. Unique $ 11.0- 13.5gr 2400 $ 21.0- 25.7gr1. A Historical Glimpse: Origins of the .45-70. 45-70 Ammo traces its roots back to the late 19th century when the United States Army adopted it as the official Springfield Model 1873 “Trapdoor” rifle round. The name “45-70” reflects the caliber (.45 inches) and the black powder charge (70 grains) that the original cartridge contained.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.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 41.6 39.7 42.6: 1450 1550 1550 ...I found the pic from 30 years ago. The trap door Springfield shooting 45/70 black powder loads. It made a big gentle push of recoil. It made big smoke. Cleaning the bore with detergent [Simple Green] and water took the finish off the wood. The owner rubbed some motor oil on the stock, and considered it re finished.I did have an old Hornady manual about 30 years ago that listed 4320 for .45-70. I had started out with a Siamese Mauser conversion in .45-70 using a load of IMR 4227 from the same book for 500 gr. bullets. It was an economical load giving good velocity and being a thirfty lad I decided "less powder, less cost, same velocity".Remarks: maximum load; 25,600 cup. .45-70 Government (IMR Rifle Trail Boss Data) reloading data with 4 loads. Using bullets from cast LFP, LRNFP. Powders include IMR.Cartridge : .45-70 Govt. CIP Bullet : .458, 325, Hornady FTX 45015 ... Results caused by ± 10% powder lot-to-lot burning rate variation using nominal charge Data for burning rate increased by 10% relative to nominal value: +Ba 97 48,00 1959 2769 28530 3933 92,1 1,441 ! Near Maximum !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 ...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.I am new to reloading for the .45-70. For the .45-70 I am casting a 405 grain hard cast (WW + 97%/3% tin/antimony solde, quenched in water), flat nosed chunk of death. Any suggestion on smokeless powder to use? I've heard that fast powders are better for the .45-70, and after perusing my reloading manuals, I am leaning toward Accurate 2015...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.Black powder has an even higher peak pressure spike than all of them which enables it to 'bump up' the plain base bullets. IMR SR4759 and 5744 have a bit lower peak pressure and IMR 4198 even lower still. Thus, I have found IMR 4198 to work well with gas checked bullets where, if properly sized, no bumping up is necessary, but a little more ...Sep 5, 2011 · IMR 4198 and H4198 is actually the same powder made here in Australia and badged here as AR2207 which gives very good performance in my 45/70 with 350gn and 405gn Speer projectiles.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.Jan 13, 2024 · The .45-70 Government is a legendary centerfire rifle cartridge that has been in continuous production since the late 19th century. 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.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 that fits into the case with the bullet yer using - this is important as the bullet seat depth determines the powder volume in a 2.10 ...Otherwise that is a sewer pipe of a 45-70 bore. I have powder coated 45-70 in an H&R Handi with great success, sizing to .460 after powder coating. I have done this with both 405 grain and 535 grain projectiles. Make no mistake -- They will remember how easily you surrendered your rights. 05-26-2017, 09:58 AM #3.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.The breast milk powder retains its nutrition and immunological properties and is shelf-stable for up to six months. Nurses in the neonatal intensive care unit can spend an entire s...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 4198.45-70 Black Powder Equivalent "Smokeless" 440 gr. Hard Cast GC @ 1,300 fps - 20 Round Box. FREE SHIPPING - Purchase 12 or more boxes & get FREE SHIPPING! (Retail Sales Only). PLEASE NOTE: Actual projectile may sometimes differ from photograph. $86.20.19 Aug 2019 ... ... 45-70 Gov ... Smokeless 45-70 Gov. for the Springfield ... The 45 Schofield With Trail Boss Powder - Loading For Linda: 3 Circles OPEN HOUSE Video.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.Aug 11, 2014 · 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 that fits into the case with the bullet yer using - this is important as the bullet seat depth determines the powder volume in a 2.10 ...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 ...Those powders are pushing the slow end of utility for the 45-70. X-Terminator is a better suited powder. Although suitable loads for the 45-70 could be developed with TAC, it is evident that the two sources I know of chose X-Terminator to develop loads for the 45-70. You learn something new everyday whether you want to or not.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 typeCheck 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.21,375. With that suppressor I do not recommend the use of a filler. 4198 w/o a filler in the 45-70 loaded to subsonic levels is indeed, position sensitive. I suggest using Unique instead, w/o a filler,. Start at 8 or 9 gr and work up in 1/2 gr increments until you just start hearing a "snap" in front of the barrel.6,314. Somewhere in the 1400 to 1700 fps range. Bird, you might want to reconsider the fps range. The SAMMI 45-70 pressure is rated at 28,000 psi. Hold the maximum velocity below 1400 fps to keep the pressure below 28,000 fps. Here's some reloads for the 300gr bullet: 300 grain lead RNFP.The thing with small charge weights of fast powder in large cases - - like your 13.0 of Red Dot in a .45-70 under a 325 gr bullet and using a filler is more about air-pressure.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.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 ...Just starting out to reload for the .45-70 and have been looking at various powders to use. (Note - I am not new to reloading and have been doing so since the mid 70's) Consistently IMR 3031 is shown as being a good across the board powder for this cartridge. I plan on strictly shooting 350 grain jacketed FP bullets with a standard large rifle ...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.45/70 Trapdoor loads. 405 cast bullet they list the max for Trail Boss at a trapdoor load at 13 grains for only 1007 FPS at 25,600 CUP! Compare that to Varget trap door loads at 1781 at 20,900 CUP or H4895 at 1645 at only 18,900 CUP! Trail Boss was producing 773 FPS LESS velocity at 4,700 CUP more pressure than Varget and 638 FPS less velocity ...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 ...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.The OP asks about best powder for reduced 45-70 loads. I think STEEL is the "best" because it will match the original black powder velocities for all bullet weights. It has all the desirable properties discussed on the gmdr website for reduced loads, and behaves as a slower burnrate version of UNIQUE.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:.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 …23. 0. Several good powders for 45-70, included those mentioned. I use IMR 4198 both for down-loaded hard cast bullets as well as hotter jacketed bullet loads in my Ruger #1. I will soon be trying AA5744 for heavy cast bullets in a Pedersoli Sharps (Lyman 1878 Creedmoor version of 1877 Sharps). 5744 was recommended by one of the guys at Penn ....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 AccurateIn the .45-70 pistol powders like BlueDot have many advantages, but they are still fast burning propellants and pressures build more quickly than with rifle powders. This is not the powder for high velocity loads, and the reloader should regard BlueDot (and Unique, etc.) as a low velocity, high pressure propellant.614 posts · Joined 2005. #5 · May 11, 2006. With IMR 4350 in the 45-70 you could virtually fill the case to the base of the seated bullet and barely bust 28,000 PSI. Far better powder choices as demonstrated by the dearth of 45-70 load data with IMR 4350. We learn something new everyday whether we want to or not.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 ...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 ...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 ...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.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?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 ...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.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.Nobody wants to touch this one. 700X is a very fast pistol powder and is totally unsuitable for rifle cartridges except for speciality loads by an advanced handloader. Keep away from it. It could make you eat steel--------------Sixgun. 1st. Gen. Colt SAA's, 1878 D.A.45 and a 38-55 Marlin TD. Location: Ridgefield WA.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 …What would be the best powder to use for reloading 45-70? (I only have large rifle primers cci #200/no magnums) I have two types of bullets for it. 525g, Hard …

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That 45-70 405 gr RNFP. Rated 5.00 out of 5 based on 11 customer ratings. ( customer reviews) $ 16.50 - $ 63.00. 405 grain 45-70 bullets for handloading or reloading. This 45 cal RNFP hard cast bullet is very accurate in the 45-70, perfect for lever action rifles as well as single shots. The 405 gr bullet has a long history as being one of the ...

How BP tends to burn with much low FPS veriations than smokeless powder and when bp cartidges rifles ,or old school muzzle loaders powder is measured and dropped they will shoot with single digit difference between rounds. Most modern smokless handlaods can not do that. ... I've shot a 45-70 at a steel target at 1000 yards and hit it with iron ...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.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 1696The 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.

When 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.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.…

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aflam althqafh aljnsyh The SAMMI MAP for the 45/70 Government cartridge out of deference to the M1873 Springfield Rifle is 28,000 psi [transducer or strain gauge] . The 7 gr/52 gr BP load runs close to the same or about 1,000 psi higher than the psi of the same powder loaded at straight 70 gr. ... The 70 gr powder charge was heavily compressed and the granulation was ... richmond va gentlemenomniscient readerpercent27s viewpoint scan Jan 13, 2024 · The .45-70 Government is a legendary centerfire rifle cartridge that has been in continuous production since the late 19th century. 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.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. shopify storefront api add to cartrick stevessks zn ba hywan 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 ...45-70 govt - case length 2-1/16", overall length with bullet is 2.51". 45-70 SS (single shot) - case length is the same 2-1/16", overall length with the SAME bullet is 2.659". Thus the case can contain more powder and get a bit more juzzle velocity. Both of these cartridges will fit standard 45-70 chambering. Logged. fylm swprmn dwblh farsy Swiss Black Powder. Swiss Black Powder, from The Aubonne Black Powder Mill, founded in 1853, has long been considered to be The Best in black powder due to a long tradition of quality in components and workmanship. ... Excellent for cannons, mortars, shotguns, 45-70 & larger Black Powder Cartridge Rifle's (BPCR) 1.5Fg: 035"-.054" Great for a ... fylm.sks.pakstanyhips donmidwest heat erome I'm using Accurate 5744 in my Browning 1886 SRC 45-70 to duplicate the Remington 405 gr factory load. Yesterday when shooting fast I noticed when case would exit the chamber I'd get little, rather warm specks/granules of unburned powder hitting me in the face. I'm sure this is unburned powder but I can't detect any significant amount of it.The article focus on black powder, and in fact he only discusses 3 smokeless powders for the 45-70,