45 70 Bullet Drop

  • 45-70 Ballistics Chart With Hornady FTX, Remington …

    45-70 Ballistics Chart: You can use the following ballistics charts as a .45-70 ammo comparison, that shows the velocity, energy, and drop for different weight bullets ranging from 250, 325, and 405 grains.. This following table is a ballistics chart for the 45-70 Government rifle with a rifle barrel length of 24 Inches and the following: Ammunition: Hornady 250 grain Monoflex bullet.

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  • 45-70 Government 325 gr FTX® LEVERevolution® - Hornady …

    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 ® bullets. Safe to use in tubular magazines, these ...

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  • ASSRA Forum - 45-70-500 drop table

    Re: 45-70-500 drop table. Reply #2 - Apr 25 th, 2018 at 10:48pm. Print Post. The Lyman Cast Bullet Handbook, 3rd edition has some drop tables that may help. The tables are often useless though due to the velocities used. A 490 gr 45 ballistic table starts out at 2200 fps and ends at 1200 fps.

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  • 45/70 Government 405gr. RNFP Trapdoor Load - Steinel ...

    45-70 Government 405 grain RNFP. This is our favorite 45/70 load for casual plinking. These bullets are custom made with a softer alloy that is ideal for the lower pressure and velocity of a proper Trapdoor load. If you are a purist and can’t wrap your head around shooting jacketed Trapdoor loads…this one’s …

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  • Rifle Trajectory Table - SWFSA

    trajectory will vary from those given below. All trajectory figures are rounded off to one decimal place. While environmental factors such as altitude and ambient air temperature affect trajectory, their effect is relatively minor. For the record, this table was calculated for an air temperature of 60 degrees F and an altitude of 1000 feet.

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  • Why the .45/70 Is Still A Great Cartridge for Big Game

    It remains a great plinking round for the .45/70 and is fine on big game, provided the shots aren’t very far, since it has a trajectory like a brick being tossed of a cliff. In strong modern rifle actions—“modern” being a rather subjective term, given the age of some of the designs that are characterized as such—the .45/70 transforms ...

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  • The 45-70 Gov't: History, Performance & Handloading | An ...

    Bullets cast from a Lyman 457124 mold produce 400-gr. round nose plain-base bullets, which are similar to 405-gr. bullets originally loaded in the .45-70 Gov't. Loaded with 28.5 grs. of H4198 ...

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  • 30-30 vs 45-70 (2021 UPDATE) Read Before You Buy

    In this in-depth comparison between the 45-70 vs 30-30 rounds, our team chooses the 30-30 round because it has significantly reduced drawback and less ammo drop, giving it a flatter trajectory. Since the 30-30 Winchester round is lighter and slimmer, it also has a higher velocity, faster speed, and a slightly more reach than the Government ...

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  • .45-70 - CHUCKHAWKS

    The trajectory of this load allows a scoped rifle to be sighted as follows: +3" at 82 yards, +2.7" at 100 yards, -3" at 162 yards, and -10.2" at 200 yards. This makes the …

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  • 45-70 Bullet for Bison Hunt | Page 3 | Long Range Hunting ...

    After yet stronger actions were made. . 45 cal, 70 grains of black powder and a 500 grain bullet. From Springfield using the 405 grain to Gattling guns using the 500 that was what was fired. Same for the original Sharps etc. The lighter 405 grain bullet was predominately a civilian option for lighter game and a bit flatter trajectory.but most ...

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  • Hot 45/70 loads? | AfricaHunting

    Welcome to AH Buzz1858! I to love to hunt with my Sharps 1874 in a 45/70 I used it in 05 to take a Bison in Colorado, I reload my own and the load I used was a 300gr Barnes TSX loaded with 55gr H4198 with a speed of 2400 ft/s +- great load for my Rifle sweet as sugar one shot drop at just over 100yrds poked a hole clean through it.

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  • An Introduction To The .45-70 Rifle Cartridge

    To be sure, this is a .45 caliber rifle cartridge backed by 70 grains of powder. The bullet it shoots varies in size, but the originals were over 400 grains. Today’s bullet weights range from 250-460 grains, with the original size still widely available. Ammo is a bit on the expensive side.

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  • .45-70 Gov't vs .444 Marlin - RifleShooter

    The 265-grain .444 Marlin load has a muzzle velocity that is almost 300 fps faster than the 325-grain .45-70 load, it generates more energy out to 300 yards and, when sighted in three inches high at 100 yards, drops three inches less at 200 yards than the .45-70. It’s not exactly a sheep rifle, but a flatter trajectory curve does make longer ...

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  • Best .45-70 Ammo For Hunting Deer, Bear, Moose, & Other Big …

    Just like you’d expect with such a popular cartridge, Barnes produces .45-70 ammo featuring their legendary copper X-Bullet. Optimized for rapid expansion, high weight retention, and deep penetration, this is an outstanding choice of .45-70 ammo for hunting black bear, moose, whitetail deer, feral hogs, and elk.It’s also copper, which makes the VOR-TX an ideal brand of lead free .45 ...

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  • 45-70 Gov. VS .338 MAG VS .300 Mag. | Long Range Hunting Forum

    Hands down would be the 338. With the 300 mag your just pushing the 30/06 bullet a little faster. With the 338, you push heavier bullets a little faster than the '06 giving you more energy and "knockdown" power. I own a marlin 1895 45/70, it's a good brush gun period. I …

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  • 45 ACP Ballistics - Velocity, Energy, Drop & More

    The 45 ACP’s slow muzzle velocity does convey its chief shortcoming, however: Its trajectory is far from flat, with an average of 15 to 20” bullet drop at 100 yards. Comparisons to 9mm Ammo. The 45 ACP has become less popular than the 9mm for a number of other reasons. It is larger, and thus reduces magazine capacity and complicates mass ...

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  • What Does A .308 Ballistics Chart To 1000 Yards Look Like ...

    At 200 yards there is perhaps 4 to 5 inches of bullet drop. At 300 yards though, it’s perhaps looking more like 12 to 14 inches of bullet drop. A typical question might be how much does a .308 bullet drop at the 500 yard distance. Weill, it’s about 5 feet or 60 inches. So at 500 yards, a .308 Winchester is still pretty accurate for most ...

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  • .45-70 Government Ballistics GunData

    Typical 45-70 ballistics with modern factory ammo are a 300gr bullet at 2,350fps (3,678 ft-lbs), a 325gr bullet at 2,050fps (3,032 ft-lbs), and a 405gr bullet at 1,330fps (1,591 ft-lbs). The .45-70 Govt is very effective out to around 150 yards with minimal bullet drop, but it’s capable of great accuracy and longer range shooting as well.

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  • .45-70 vs .450 Bushmaster — Cartridge Clash - RifleShooter

    The .45-70 offers more bullet weight options, from 225 to 500 grains, while the Bushmaster ranges from 158 to 300 grains. There are roughly five times as many .45-70 loads available, but .45-70 factory ammo costs about 40 cents more per shot on average.

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  • MODERN .45-70 PERFORMANCE - Garrett Cartridges Inc.

    The only significant limitation of the 45-70 is the 200-yard trajectory. However, within that range, the 45-70 can anchor the heaviest game on the planet with brutal authority. It can shoot lengthwise through the heaviest game animal including buffalo with large caliber blunt bullets, giving the shooter the advantage of not having to pass on ...

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  • The .45-70: Still Going Strong | Sports Afield

    Designed for use in the Model 1873 “Trapdoor” Springfield, the .45-70 was originally called the .45-70-405, which stood for the cartridge being .45-caliber, using 70 grains of black powder behind a 405-grain cast lead bullet. This load produced a velocity of about 1,300 fps in the long-barrel version of the Springfield that was carried by ...

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  • Best zero for 45/70 - Gunloads

    Most 45-70 loads will be ok to 125 without too much holdover if sighted on at 100. Past 125 you need to know the range and your bullet drop to make a clean shot. And lots of practice. To me the 45-70 is a 125 yard gun. If I need to shoot farther I go to a different cartridge. Since most of my hunting is closed ranges than that the Marlin is my ...

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  • ShootersCalculator | Ballistic Trajectory Calculator

    This calculator will produce a ballistic trajectory chart that shows the bullet drop, bullet energy, windage, and velocity. It will a produce a line graph showing the bullet drop and flight path of the bullet. By adding trajectories to the panel on the right you may produce charts and graphs that show the different trajectories side by side.

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  • .45 Auto (.45 ACP) Ballistics GunData

    Ballistics and Drop for the .45 Auto (.45 ACP) Cartridge Type: Handgun Height: 0.898" Width: 0.48" Average FPS: 937 Average Energy: 403 Average Gr: 207 Recoil: 0.93 Power Rank: 3.88 of 7 .45 Auto / ACP is the top end pistol cartridge that packs more energy than the 9mm, the 40 S & W, and of course the dinky 380 ACP.

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  • Ballistics - Hornady Manufacturing, Inc.

    B 5.45 x 39mm 60 gr. V-MAX ® (Steel Case) (16” Bbl) 81246 2810 2495 2202 1929 1679 1457 1052 830 646 496 376 283 -1 8 19 0 -9 -277 -586 V 22 WMR 25 gr. NTX ® 83201 2200 1383 974 —269 106 53 -1 50 -17 V 22 WMR 30 gr. V-MAX ® 83202 2200 1454 1026 —322 141 70 -1 5 0 -157

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  • MultiBrief: The advantages of using a .45-70 cartridge

    While the .45-70 is a very accurate round, it is difficult to shoot at longer ranges because the slow velocity and low ballistic coefficient of the bullet combine to produce a pretty steep trajectory.

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  • 45-70 VS 450 Bushmaster - Side by Side Comparison

    Federal’s Fusion hunting loads illustrate the arching trajectory. Its .45-70 Gov’t 300-grain load, zeroed at 100 yards, drops 41.8 inches at 300. Move the gun’s zero out the 200 yards and at 500 the holdover is a whopping 148.5 inches.

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  • help!! bought a .45-70 | GON Forum

    The weaker off-the-shelf .45/70 loads have a trajectory like a golf ball shot out of a slingshot. I researched several ballistics charts on the Internet and came up with different results from every one of them, but the gist of the matter is that a .45/70 sighted in to shoot about three inches high at 50 yards will be close to dead on around ...

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  • {TOP 5} Best Scope for .45-70 Guides and Reviews [2021]

    That is mostly thanks to the 45-70’s combination of stopping power and relatively low velocity. Combined with one of the best scopes for 45-70 rifles, a firearm chambered in 45-70 is still an extremely useful weapon. The 45-70 cartridge is acceptable for hunting any big …

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  • Best zero for 45/70 [Archive] - Cast Boolits

    After that energy and bullet drop become very pronounced. So the 2 inches high at 50 yards is the best zero for the 45-70 with its effective range and power. For Humane harvesting of big game consider the range at which your load delivers 1000 ft. pounds as your maximum range.

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  • 45-70: Intro to Reloading and Shooting (Marlin 1895 Lever ...

    The biggest drawback to using the 45-70 for hunting is a very arched trajectory, making quick shots on game beyond 150 or 200 yards difficult. At modest ranges however, that’s simply not a problem. Marlin’s 1895 lever action rifle is a fine hunting rifle. Reliable, accurate, easy to carry and it can be used with rather powerful 45-70 ...

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  • .45-70 U.S Government - BallisticStudies

    In the .45-70 the 350 grain bullet weight provides a great balance of high velocity for fast killing, optimum trajectory plus adequate weight and sectional density for use on medium weight game. Hornady offer the 350 grain round nose Interlock and flat point Interlock Bullets.

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  • .300 Winchester Magnum vs .45-70 Government Ammo ...

    The following ammunition cartridge ballistics information and chart can be used to approximately compare .300 Winchester Magnum vs .45-70 Government ammo rounds. Please note, the following information reflects the estimated average ballistics for each caliber and does not pertain to a particular manufacturer, bullet we

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  • Deer Bullets for the .45-70 | Handloader Magazine

    The .45-70’s recoil had been mild enough that I watched through the scope as the buck fell. The bullet’s trajectory was a rainbow when compared to bullets shot from modern cartridges, and the shot required the close approach that keeps me enthusiastic about deer hunting.

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  • The Ballistics Of A .44-40 Round - How Far Does It Shoot ...

    .44-40 Bullet Drop At 200 Yards. As everyone has different needs for a rifle and caliber combination most shooters might be interested in finding out what sort of drop we are talking about at distance. I went into some ballistics calculators for a typical low power round chambered in the .44-40 and came up with the following data.

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  • 45-70 Magnum - Lever Gun Rifle & Gun Ammunition

    45-70 Magnum - Lever Gun Ammo500 gr. FMJ-FN @ 1,625 fps/M.E.2,931 ft lbs20 Round Box. Our 45-70 ammunition is externally identical to SAAMI spec 45-70 ammo, but internally it generates FAR more power and pressure. So, our 45-70 ammo will fit into ANY …

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  • 458 SOCOM GUIDE

    in larger 45 caliber hunting rifles such as 45/70 and 458 Winchester™ Magnum. This bullet features a wide meplat and a flat point which help drive through bone and tissue, while greatly minimizing bullet deflection. Steinel also offers a 250 grain solid copper hollow point for hunters look-ing for industry-leading terminal ballistics and ...

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  • 45-70 Bullets - Natchez

    Lehigh Defense Controlled Fracturing Lead-Free Bullets 45-70 Govt .450 Marlin .458 Win Mag .458" 300gr 1200-2800 fps 50/Box …radiate outward from the primary path of the bullet. The bullet shank, now back to bore diameter, continues penetrating straight and deep along the initial impact path. Unlike traditional expanding bullets which mushroom and dramatically limit the bullet's penetration ...

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