45/70 Government 300gr. Hornady JHP (Goldilocks Load) 500 Rds

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The 45/70 Government 300gr. Hornady JHP, also known as the .45-70 Government, was one of the first cartridges designed for the newly developed lever-action rifles.

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45/70 Government 300gr. Hornady JHP  

The 45/70 Government 300gr. Hornady JHP, also known as the .45-70 Government, was one of the first cartridges designed for the newly developed lever-action rifles. It was introduced in 1873 by the Winchester Repeating Arms Company. But the .45/70 was an instant success and was adopted by the U.S. military as the standard rifle cartridge for the next 25 years. The cartridge remained in service until the early 1900s, when the .30-06 Springfield replaced it.  

The .45/70 is still popular, thanks to its versatility and heavy bullet. It is often used for tracking big game, such as deer, bears, and moose. But the cartridge is also popular with target shooters and long-range shooters.

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The .45-70 Government cartridge, also known as the .45-70 Gov’t, .45 Gov’t, or simply .45-70, was formed at the U.S. Army’s Springfield Armory for use in the Springfield Model 1873, which is understood to collectors as the “Trapdoor Springfield”. It was also used in the Martini-Henry rifles used by the British Army. The .45-70 offered the military a round that could be fired in both rifle and carbine versions of their weapons. The game was also adopted by the National Rifle Association for use in long-range match rifle competitions in 1885.  

The .45-70 Gov’t is popular among cowboy action shooters and has experienced a resurgence in popularity in recent years. It is also a popular hunting cartridge, particularly for large and dangerous games. Buy Hornady H83177 17 Mach 2 HM2 for sale.

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The .45-70 Government is a cartridge with a long, rich history dating back to the late 1800s. It was first developed for the Springfield Model 1873 rifle, the first rifle to be chambered in .45-70. The cartridge quickly gained popularity and was used in several other rifles, including the Winchester Model 1886 and the Marlin Model 1895. The .45-70 remained a popular hunting cartridge for many years and is still used today by several hunters.  

So, the .45-70 is a versatile cartridge that can be loaded with various bullet types. The most popular bullet weights for the .45-70 range from 300 to 400 grains. The heavier bullets are typically used for hunting large game, such as elk and moose, while the lighter bullets are more suitable for deer and black bear.  

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