.45-70

Here is load data for Marlin 1895G .45-70, using South African Somchem powders. Scale used was an RCBS 1500 , chronograph a CED M2.

Load data is with 400gr lead, Hornady 350gr RN and Impala 250gr monolithic solid.

If you choose to duplicate any loads here, or use these loads as a basis for your own, use 10% less powder and work up from there.

Do not attempt any of this if you have no chronograph to verify bullet velocity.

.45-70 load data with Somchem Powders
Caliber Case Primer Powder Bullet Charge AOL Velocity Altitude
.45-70 Winchester PMP S335 400gr lead 46.4 gr 65.2 mm 1109 fps 1700 m / 5100 ft
.45-70 Winchester PMP S355 350gr RN 58.6 gr 65.5 mm 1550 fps 1700 m / 5100 ft
.45-70 Winchester PMP S335 350gr RN 53.1 gr 65.7 mm 1503 fps 1700 m / 5100 ft
.45-70 Winchester PMP S335 Impala 250gr 55.0 gr 64.7 mm 1850 fps 1700 m / 5100 ft

 

Disclaimer

THIS INFORMATION DOES NOT PRESUME TO BE CORRECT, OR SUITABLE FOR ANY PURPOSE WHATSOEVER. USE ENTIRELY AT YOUR OWN RISK.