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1 Jun 2022 ... ... powder-t-shirt/ AP2020 Subscribestar https://www.subscribestar.com/ap2020-outdoors AP2020 Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/AP2020_Outdoors ...So my question is, out of the powders i have, all shown in the picture. 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 Cast, …Powder for medium 45-70 loads. by m.wun » Sat Aug 26, 2017 2:28 am. Looking to start some 45-70 reloading. Cast or jacketed are both open but …That powder is not recommended for use in the 45-70...its better suited to 30-30, 35 Remington, etc. It is not the same powder that is used in the …EsoxLucius. 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't produce impressive velocities in the …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 …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.Mar 5, 2020 · 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 45-70-500 Government had more developmental testing before the US Military adopted it for chambering in the Springfield rifle than any other US Military battle ... use of smokeless powder for greater energy. Military developments included the 45-56-405, carbine loading and 45-70-500, rifle loading, both the conventional round nose ...In the rifle cartridge section of this pamphlet, IMR listed almost all, and I mean almost all the SR and IMR powders for every round they offered data. For the 45-70 it lists load and pressure data for what I thought of as inappropriate powders like 4064, 4895, 4350, 4320 and 4831. The 4831 data showed really attractive TD or BP level pressures ...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. paborn. 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 ...As near as I can determine, H/IMR 4198 are considered the most efficient powders to use in high-end lever action handloads for 45-70 and 350-405-grain bullets. IMR 3031 is slightly slower burning powder than the 4198s. In .45-caliber lever actions I think this means it is better suited for: slightly larger powder capacity per bullet weight ...410 gr. 420 gr. 440 gr. 460 gr. 473 gr. 485 gr. 500 gr. 535 gr. 576 gr. Powder: ALL. Accurate 1680. Accurate 2015. Accurate 2200. Accurate 2230.Dec 16, 2011 · All you can get in there, with the option of a few grains of some faster rifle powder next to the primer to get the whole thing lit off. H870 by itself in a 45-70 only manages about 900 fps. With 5 grains of 4759 or similar you can get about 1200 fps and a lot less unburnt powder being thrown around. Dec 16, 2011 · All you can get in there, with the option of a few grains of some faster rifle powder next to the primer to get the whole thing lit off. H870 by itself in a 45-70 only manages about 900 fps. With 5 grains of 4759 or similar you can get about 1200 fps and a lot less unburnt powder being thrown around. 8799 posts · Joined 2008. #6 · Jan 15, 2015. IMR4198 is my "go to" .45-70 powder. I don't use anything else. However, in the Huntsman,I use two fifty gr. Triple Seven pellets under a sabot with a 250 gr. XTP, and I can regulate the .45-70 to hit the same POI as the Huntsman. That cuts out a little second guessing.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 …Feb 12, 2015 · 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). …. 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 …23 Jun 2013 ... Introduction of detailed instructions on how to reload the M1881 black powder load 45-70 ammo with a 500 grain lead bullet.The 45-70-500 Government had more developmental testing before the US Military adopted it for chambering in the Springfield rifle than any other US Military battle ... use of smokeless powder for greater energy. Military developments included the 45-56-405, carbine loading and 45-70-500, rifle loading, both the conventional round nose ...9313 posts · Joined 2002. #9 · Apr 10, 2005. RayA - 2400 powder is at the top of my reloading data lists for the 45-70, so it's not a strange powder to use for cast bullets in that caliber. If you are not having good accuracy with cast bullets, don't blame the micro-groove barrel - they can shoot just as accurately as a Ballard cut if they ...Alliant Powder’s Reloder 7 smokeless small rifle powder was designed primarily for varmint loads in small calibers. Reloder 7 also has metered consistency and has shown to match or surpass the overall demands of one of the most sought-after bench rest shooters. Alliant Reloder 7 Powder For Sale is ideal for light rifles in the.45-.70 and.450 Marlin calibers.Jan 1, 2012 · Posted January 1, 2012. I've tried various powders in the 45-70 ... Reloder 7; Varget; 4198; and 5744. Of them, 5744 has given the best and most consistent results. The others left all kinds of unburnt grains in the bore and with low end loads were unsatisfactory performers. 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 followed by a perceptibly delayed …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. But Versatile because its a full pressure powder, but one that offers lower velocities perfect for soft lead bullet loads. ANY straight case can use it.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.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. 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. MP-5744 was a double-base military powder, made by Hercules. The Army didn't like it. When it hit the surplus market, it turned out that it worked well for cast bullet loads in large volume cases such as .30-06 and .45-70, without needing fillers. BPCR guys ate it up.Mar 11, 2005. 1,373. 705. I'm very pleased with the performance of the Barnes 300 XFN or whatever they call it. Launched at 2,000 ft/sec by H4198, it proved to be the most accurate bullet in my 1895 SBL. They typically double in diameter as the petals fold back. I shot a large blackbear on the diagonal with the bullet smashing through spinal bone.Prvi 45-70 Govt 405 Grain Semi-Jacketed Hollow Point Ammunition (20 Rounds) $ 30.49. Out of stock. Out of stock. Read more; RCBS 3 Die Set 45-70 Government Roll Crimp $ 62.99. Out of stock. Out of stock. Read more; Remington 45-70 Govternment Nickle (50/bag) $ 37.20. ... POWDER VALLEY. FAMILY MEMBER. Be The First to Know …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.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. 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.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.19570. The 5744 bottle states that it works on 45-70. I use 5744 in my Savage 10ML-II Muzzleloader and it works fine. ( Warning, do not use smokeless powder in any muzzleloader that is not designed to shoot smokeless!) 5744 is also used by 30-30 reloaders that shoot Lead Cast bullets.Well, here is the "deal" with the OAL. Hornady states that the OAL should be 2.590. However, they also state that the brass should be trimmed to a length of 2.040. Well, the SAMI spec calls for the 45-70 brass to be 2.105. That puts the Hornady brass at .065 (sixty five thousands) shorter than the SAMI spec.10817 posts · Joined 2003. #2 · Jun 27, 2005. I think Lil Gun is too fast of a burning powder for the 45-70. It is a high pressure powder. If you load it to little you cause a high pressure problem, if you load it to much you cause a high pressure problem. Hodgdon does not even list a load with it. Personally I would not use Lil-gun in my 45-70.Bradley C- Just for target shooting I have found that a .445 cal roundball with a .015 pre lubed patch sitting on top of 35gr of FFF powder works best up to 50-75 yards. If I’m shooting 100 yards I double the charge to 70gr of FFF powder. Mike K- 60gr fff, .440 ball, .10 patch, fff priming. There are lots of different answers from a variety ...So my question is, out of the powders i have, all shown in the picture. 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 Cast, …5910 posts · Joined 2004. #5 · Apr 9, 2009. I've used this 13.0 grain load Red Dot in the 45-70. It's of course clean burning, and such a flake powder is pretty position insensitive. With a 405 grain plainbase Lee cast bullet (no need to use a gascheck; just increases costs) a velocity of around 1120 fps is obtained from my 22 inch barrelled ...Aug 19, 2014 · 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. 21,259. 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.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.As near as I can determine, H/IMR 4198 are considered the most efficient powders to use in high-end lever action handloads for 45-70 and 350-405-grain bullets. IMR 3031 is slightly slower burning powder than the 4198s. In .45-caliber lever actions I think this means it is better suited for: slightly larger powder capacity per bullet weight ...Bradley C- Just for target shooting I have found that a .445 cal roundball with a .015 pre lubed patch sitting on top of 35gr of FFF powder works best up to 50-75 yards. If I’m shooting 100 yards I double the charge to 70gr of FFF powder. Mike K- 60gr fff, .440 ball, .10 patch, fff priming. There are lots of different answers from a variety ... This fast-burning rifle powder gives outstanding performance in cartridges like the 222 Remington, 221 Fireball, 45-70, and 450 Marlin. It is also outstanding in cartridges like the 444 Marlin and 7.62 X 39. Varmint shooters with small-bore cartridges love it. IMR recommends always consulting www.IMRReloading.com for the most accurate, up-to-date data. Available in 1-LB and 8-LB containers. 500gr pills in 45-70 and starting load of 50 grains of AR2208/Varget is a no go and I strongly suspect dangerous. At least for H&R chamber (New England SB 2 Handy 45-70 ). 37.5 as a starting load was tested successfully.21,259. 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 .45-70 was first introduced as the .45 Government for the army’s new Model 1873 rifles and carbines. Case length was 2.100 inches for use with a 405-grain roundnose lead-alloy bullet of .457-inch diameter. The initial powder charge was 70 grains of black powder. May 11, 2006 · 120. 4064 (IMR) 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. 25. 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 …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.8799 posts · Joined 2008. #6 · Jan 15, 2015. IMR4198 is my "go to" .45-70 powder. I don't use anything else. However, in the Huntsman,I use two fifty gr. Triple Seven pellets under a sabot with a 250 gr. XTP, and I can regulate the .45-70 to hit the same POI as the Huntsman. That cuts out a little second guessing.Testing out the performance of Alliant's Unique powder with some 45-70 bullets starting at 150 grains up to 525 grains. Very fast burning, light recoiling p...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.HoneyBadger™ — Our new line of ammunition that does not have hollow points. HoneyBadger™ doesn’t need hollow points and does not depend on them for performance.Feb 12, 2015 · 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). …. Nice round 1-1/2" ten shot group. One flyer that he called as a bad shot about 1" from that group (so, technically, a 2 1/2" group). This with a 385gr cast bullet, large pistol primer, and 9gr of Hodgdon TiteGroup powder. No wad or filler. He let me shoot a few rounds at our ranges 200 yard 18" gong.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.25. 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 …There is no one "beat" powder for any cartridge. Many powders will work well in most applications. For 45-70 I like 2400 for mid level velocities. This …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.1 May 2020 ... Accurate 5744 load data is found on the Western Powders website. They show a 300 gr. lead bullet starting load at 25 gr. for 1351FPS from a ...Jul 30, 2020 · Winchester once loaded many versions of the basic .45-70 Government case with different bullet weights, shapes and black powder charges. It also loaded one variant of the .45-70-405 Winchester load expressly for the Marlin 1881 lever-action rifle. That load featured a differently shaped 405-grain bullet and was head-stamped “.45-70 Mar.” Feb 17, 2006 · 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 lighter - 300gr. In both my 45-70 and 45-120, I found Win 748 to be the best powder and, in my 30-30 too. I tried 4198 (H4198 only), H4895 and RE15, none of them …Regarding 45-70 powders and cast bullets, my favorites are as follows: My "everyday" load for the Marlin 1895 Cowboy is the 300 gr. Saeco (# 015-F7L bullet; +/-310 gr. with my alloy), 15.0 gr. of IMR Trail Boss powder, CCI #200 primer in Remington brass. Velocity = 1,213 fps. Your mileage may vary. My 405 gr. lead or cast bullet load is either ...Testing out the performance of Alliant's Unique powder with some 45-70 bullets starting at 150 grains up to 525 grains. Very fast burning, light recoiling p.... 657. I have have an good, low pressure, accurate load usiUse dacron in the 45-70. I use 4895 (several flavor Remarks: .45-70 Government (Accurate Rifle Data) reloading data with 38 loads. Using bullets from , Lead, Lead FN. Powders include Accurate. Centaur 1. Take a look at the Hodgdon powder burn rate chart and you As near as I can determine, H/IMR 4198 are considered the most efficient powders to use in high-end lever action handloads for 45-70 and 350-405-grain bullets. IMR 3031 is slightly slower burning powder than the 4198s. In .45-caliber lever actions I think this means it is better suited for: slightly larger powder capacity per bullet weight ...3777 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 50-year LEO w/ a 45ACP 1911. All my 1911s are in .45ACP & 10mm. 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