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Need a load for 45-70 using Reloader 7
CS8161 Member Posts: 13,590 ✭✭✭
edited May 2010 in Perry Shooter Competition Shooting and Reloading Forum
Using a 400 grain Jacketed bullet, midrange load suitable for lever actions (not trapdoor loads), anyone have a Barnes book that shows a powder charge for the 400 grain JFP?
FOR THE RUGER #1 ONLY
Bullet: 400 gr. F.N.S.P.
Powder: RL 7
Start: 44.0 grains = 1707 fps
Max.: 48.0 grains = 1862 fps
As usual, be careful; your mileage may vary.
52.5grs RL #7 and a Win LRP primer.
This is a very warm load.
I trust loads from the books, but loads from "who knows where"
are worked up very slowly and carefully.
Just makes good sense.