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This ammo was designed to replace the 50-70 loads, and it was officially adopted in 1873 to be used in the 1873 Springfield trapdoor action rifle. The round has several names such as 45-70-405, U.S. government, .45 government, or again the 45-70 Govt and was first designed as a black powder round but has since been upgraded as a smokeless cartridge which can cover a trajectory range of up to 600 yards.

The American army kept this cartridge for military use only until after the American-Spanish war, and it was only after this period that the 45-70 ammo was introduced for use by civilians. After its introduction to public service, this load gained massive popularity amongst competitive shooters, big-game hunters, and civilians for its precision target shooting and deep penetration power on target.

This cartridge is known for its excellent performance in taking down big games like the North American beast, which is hard to get prey to. The originally designed .45-70 ammo fired a 405 bullet grain with a muzzle velocity of 1,330 ft/s with an energy of almost 1600 ft-lbf, taking down big games like moose and bears at a range of about 200 yards.

Though there are more powerful cartridges than this round, like the .444 Marlin, the.458 Winn Mag and the .450 Marlin. Despite the old nature of this bullet, several ammo companies like the Hornady manufacture this bullet still date. We have quality .45-70 ammo in stock from top manufacturers at competitive prices. Get in touch with us today and place your order.


  1. Case type; Rimmed, straight
  2. Case length; 53.5 mm
  3. Overall length; 64.8 mm
  4. Bullet diameter; 11.6 mm
  5. Base diameter; 12.8 mm
  6. Neck diameter; 12.2 mm
  7. Rim thickness; 1.8 mm
  8. Rim diameter; 12.8 mm
  9. Primer type; Large rifle
  10. Rifling twist; 1- 20
  11. Max pressure (SAAMI); 28,000 psi


Recent day.45-70 round typically has ballistics of a 300gr bullet traveling at 3,678 ft-lbs, a 325 gr load traveling at 3,032 ft-lbs, and a 405gr load at 1,591 ft-lbs. The .45-70 government is very effective out to about 150 yards with minimal bullet drop, but it is also capable of great accuracy and long-range shooting.


  1. Competitive shooting
  2. Hunting big games
  3. Long-range shooting
  4. Hunting


  1. Deep Penetration power. The bone-crushing and deep penetration properties of this round make it excellent for hunting and taking down with ease animals like moose.
  2. Versatile. This round is adaptable to several hunting scenarios as it accepts heavy-weight bullets able to kill big games.
  3. Portability. This load is easy to carry because it was designed to seat in short-barreled lever action rifles like the Henry 45-70 or the 1895 Marlin Model.
  4. Less waste. This round’s low muzzle velocity reduces the ruined impact on big games and bloodshot meat on thin-skinned animals.
  5. Accurate. You can take down targets at designed yards with ease and precision.


Despite decades of existence, the .45-70 ammo remains an excellent round for hunting any dangerous game worldwide though we will not recommend it for elephant and Buffalo hunting. With a great firearm, quality bullet, and the right targeting, this round is your must-have for your next hunting game or competition, plus it’s easy to carry.

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