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What year was my 45-70 made?

What year was my 45-70 made?

. 45-70

.45-70 Government
Designed 1873
Case type Rimmed, straight
Bullet diameter .458 in (11.6 mm)

How accurate is a 45-70 rifle?

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. At ranges past about 200 yards, precise range estimation and applying the proper hold over become extremely important.

What is a 45 70 caliber rifle used for?

This rifle is manufactured to withstand modern 45-70 loads like those offered by the major manufacturers today. This rifle is suggested by the manufacture for hunting very large game as in moose, elk within 100 yards, and also deer, bear, and hogs at longer ranges.

What kind of rifle is the Wind River 45 70?

The Rifle that was made famous in the film Wind River as used by the government hunter taking out bad guys at long range is featured as the next 45-70 offer. This rifle is patterned after the old school 1895 rifles and a black steel walnut dressed package that is an American classic design.

When was the 45 70 Gatling gun used?

The .45-70 round was also used in several Gatling gun models from 1873 until it was superseded by the .30 Army round beginning with the M1893 Gatling gun. Some .45-70 Gatling guns were used on U.S. Navy warships launched in the 1880s and 1890s.

When did the US Army stop using the 45 70?

Realizing that single-shot black-powder rifles were rapidly becoming obsolete, the U.S. Army adopted the Norwegian-designed .30 Army caliber as the Springfield Model 1892 in 1893. However, the .45-70 continued in service with the National Guard, Navy, and Marine Corps until 1897.

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