Powder for 45 70. LWC. Lead Wad Cutter. LSWC. Lead Semi Wad Cutter. GC. Gas Check. My best target load for my Uberti 45/70 Hi Wall is 13 grs of Unique under the Lee 405 gr hollow base boolit using a tuft of dacron fiber over the powder, but I'm out of Unique and have Herco and Blue Dot on hand.

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.

Powder for 45 70. 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 ...

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.

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.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 ...

Lyman 47th edition has Unique/45-70 loads. My Lyman 49th edition doesn't have any. I personaly use 14gr of Unique under a 405 gr plain base bullet. This is my plinking/light hunting load. Key. "Hatred is the cowards answer for being intimidated". 45-70 Team Member # 264. 1894 Team Member # 148. 30-30 Team Member # 797.Hornady LEVERevolution 45-70 Govt Ammo - 20 Rounds of 250 Grain FTX Ammunition. $49.99. Add Review. 119 In stock now. Add to Cart. 20 Rounds. $2.5 per round. Made by Hornady.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 ...A 1-pound box of powdered sugar contains approximately 3 ¾ cups of unsifted powdered sugar. A 2-pound box contains approximately 7 ½ cups of powdered sugar.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 ...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 ...Jul 6, 2015 · No wad either; the powder does not seem to be very position sensitive. Velocities and pressures are close to factory as is recoil - 40 grains of IMR3031 will kick a lot harder for little velocity gain. (If you open some brands of factory .45-70 they appear to be loaded with only 15-20 grains of flake or ball powder.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.

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 4198.755. 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.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.

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At this time, a new cartridge was adopted, the .45-70 U.S Government. The .45-70 fired a .45 caliber 405 grain projectile over 70 grains of black powder for a muzzle velocity of roughly 1200fps. The official military designation of the new cartridge was the .45-70-405. Caliber was .458” (11.6mm) and rifling consisted of 1 turn in 20”.

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.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 …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...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.

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 ...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.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 ...That test included the 45-70 cartridge. Be aware that Tin Star powder has a burning rate faster than Unique and I do not advise on a "50% rule" in large cases such as the 45-70. The 45-70 test I did used a hard cast commercial bullet purported to be 405 gr but actually weighed 413 gr.Jim Watson. 25613 posts · Joined 2001. #4 · Mar 21, 2009. Pedersoli Rolling Block (and Sharps) replica .45-70s are CIP rated for 29,000 CUP, which is about the same as SAAMI maximum 28,000 psi; and well above the usual 18,000 Trapdoor limit. A Rolling Block with its crooked stock might be all the fun you want at the low end, though.Jan 1, 2012 · I just test fired my 45/70 with 3 different powders and there seemed to be quite a difference in accuracy. Shooting a 400 gr FP. I'm not looking for specific load data just want to know if one powder shoots better than the rest. Of the 3 it tried, 2400 shot the cleanest and most accurate. I'm not...45-70 Government 405 Grain RN Black Powder Ammo Box of 20. Please call us (208) 263-6953 if you would like to place this item on back order. This ammunition is currently loaded black powder ammo in 45-70 Government. Loaded with Swiss Black Powder and a 400 grain round nose lead bullet. NOT FOR USE IN LEVER ACTION RIFLES.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.Reloading .45-70 ammo involves the following steps: 1. Gather the necessary components such as brass cases, primers, powder, and bullets. 2. Clean and inspect brass cases for signs of damage. 3. Resize the cases using a resizing die. 4. Prime the cases with a primer.G. Graycg. 996 posts · Joined 2003. #20 · Dec 5, 2009. Unique is my favorite powder for target and plinking loads in the 45-70, I usually use 13 grains with cast bullets 300-400. For hotter loads I use 2400 and for much hotter loads I use 4198 or RL7. Unique is dirty but very accurate and easy on the shoulder.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.Specific Light Loads - 45/70. I've been dipping in and out of this fine forum for number of years now, but this is my first posting. I'm looking for advice & suggestions regarding the loading of three types of bullets in my Marlin GG 45-70, but using the same powder for both. I realise that the point of impact and chamber pressures will be ...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 …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.).My 45-70 is a trapdoor so I search for loads with a very low CUP numbers, low teens if possible. ... 41 Rem Mag, 44 S&W, 44 Russian, 44 Magnum, 444 Marlin, 45-70 Goverment, Pistol Powders, Large Capacity Rifle Cases. gmdr.com . Those guys have some helpful info for loading weird stuff lol. Reactions: SdotW. Bandit320 Gunny …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 …Kevin Rohrer. 3859 posts · Joined 2012. #4 · Oct 22, 2020. IMR3031 is THE smokeless powder for the 45-70. I use it in my Pedersoli Springfield Trapdoor. I don't believe I use buffers except w/ black powder. Member: Orange Gunsite Family, NRA-Life, the American Legion, and 54-year Peace Officer w/ a 45ACP 1911. All my 1911s are in .45ACP & 10mm.This ammunition is currently loaded black powder ammo in 45-70 Government. Loaded with Swiss Black Powder and a 400 grain round nose lead bullet. NOT FOR USE IN LEVER ACTION RIFLES. NOTE: All ammunition is shipped via UPS or FedEx Ground. So be sure you have physical shipping address on your order. UPS and FedEx will not deliver to a P.O. Box.Trailboss works in 45-70, just like Unique does but unique is cheaper. Its a great powder VERY versatile. It is made for a specific reason its a BULKY powder, initially perfect for SASS type shoots where folks wanted light loads in large cases like 44/40 & 45 Colt.

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.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 ...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 1696Trailboss works in 45-70, just like Unique does but unique is cheaper. Its a great powder VERY versatile. It is made for a specific reason its a BULKY powder, initially perfect for SASS type shoots where folks wanted light loads in large cases like 44/40 & 45 Colt.The .45-70 is the longest serving centerfire rifle cartridge in the sportsman's arsenal. There was a period between the 1930s and the 1970s when it appeared to be headed for obsolescence, but rifles like the modern Marlin 1895 and the Ruger No. 1 renewed interest. It is also a widely handloaded cartridge, a tribute to its flexibility and good ...Campfire Member. Joined: Aug 2003. Posts: 496. BC, Canada. 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 ...

Trailboss for the light loads, trapdoor level and pleasant to shoot all day long. Everyone has personal preferences and these are mine. All are great powders out there. A lot of people here also use 3031 and RL7. I haven't worked up any loads for the RL7 but I am going to in the near future. Bill. Team 45-70 #1569.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.Lyman #47 lists Unique data for 45-70 400gr, 420gr and other weights up to 500grs in the velocity range you indicate. 06-24-2010, 08:23 PM #3 ... pressures are not as low as some of those loads obtaining similar velocities with powders like 4198 and RL 7. The 45-70 behaves most like an overgrown pistol cartridge when loaded with Unique …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..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 …Printed from Shooter's Reference on 05/25/2024: https://www.shootersreference.com/reloadingdata/45-70-government/Trap door pressures are usually below 28,000 psi, Lever action 40,000 psi and trapdoor less than 50,000psi. Hodgdon data has pressures listed but that is in CUP measurement and not directly proportional to PSI. Some reloading manuals Hodgdon and possibly Speer list the 3 action types for the 45-70.Author: Brian Pearce / Wolfe Publishing Co. Date: Oct 04 2012. The US Model 1873 Trapdoor Springfield rifle was originally designed for black powder but it will handle low-pressure smokeless powder loads safely. Suggested "starting" loads should not be reduced, or erratic ignition may occur. Maximum listed loads are developing around 20,000 CUP ...On the usual hunt for versatile powder for my Sharps .45-70. I've found that Ramshot X-Terminator might be useful for a wide variety (300-500gr lead) of cast bullets.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!)Quantity discounts will be applied in your cart once you order a total of 10 pounds or more of any Black Powder brand. This granulation of Swiss Black Powder is a good powder for black powder rifle cartridges up to 45-90, .45 caliber and smaller pistol cartridges, .45 caliber and smaller muzzleloading rifles and pistols. I especially like this in my 45-70 and 45-90 blackpowder cartridge ...Earlier in my 45/70 journeys I hunted (one season) with a 355gr Wide Flat Nose cast testing as high as just over 2500fps and hunting the first year with a velocity of 2300fps. BIG mistake!!! The WFN cast bullets are very effective and coupled with a high level of velocity are devastating. IN SPADES!!!!I have a Ruger #3 in 45-70, a keg of Blue Dot powder and 350 grn mold.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.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...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 ...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. paborn.45-70 Government 405 Grain RN Black Powder Ammo Box of 20. Please call us (208) 263-6953 if you would like to place this item on back order. This ammunition is currently loaded black powder ammo in 45-70 Government. Loaded with Swiss Black Powder and a 400 grain round nose lead bullet. NOT FOR USE IN LEVER ACTION RIFLES.

This ammunition is currently loaded black powder ammo in 45-70 Government. Loaded with Swiss Black Powder and a 400 grain round nose lead bullet. NOT FOR USE IN LEVER ACTION RIFLES. NOTE: All ammunition is shipped via UPS or FedEx Ground. So be sure you have physical shipping address on your order. UPS and FedEx will not deliver to a P.O. Box.

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.

2015 in the 45-70. I have been shooting my marlin 1895 w/22" barrel for about a year now, I have used imr 4198 the whole time. I use a noe 425grr rnfp boolit. I have been thinking of switching to a slower powder in hopes of getting better accuracy. currently I am shooting at 1400fps, and I like it there.But, for example, this site has lots of load data and is showing 14gr of Unique under a 405gr bullet for about 1170fps, which might translate to about 1300fps or so with a 300gr bullet. 45-70 Government Powder Weight /Velocity Data for the 405gr FPbb. Here is a thread with a lot of good information about reduced loads.Dose any one have a good load for the hornady 325 grain FTX with H4198 or any other powder for that matter looks like the factory loads are about 2050 fps and i understand they load them light due to people shooting them in an old trapdoor thanks for the help going on a bear hunt this weekend a little last minute.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 ...phc45-70 said: I SHOOT ONLY 40 GRS OF 3031 BEHIND BOTH 340 GR AND 405 GR CAST BOOLITS AND THEY DO JUST FINE. MV is about 1400 and 1500 respectively. Kicked some 340 grs up to 1800 fps with imr 4198 and they weren't funto shoot. The 405's @ 1350 - 1400 fps will go all the way through a big dear end to end.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 5744.6,099. 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.

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