45-70 Government
Rifle Cartridge

Abbreviated Name:  45-70 Govt 

 
 

TECHNICAL INFORMATION:

WARNING: Our load data is only for use in the new breed of “Strong Action” rifles such as those listed below:

  • Newly manufactured Marlin Model 1895 rifles
  • Browning Model 1886 rifles
  • Replica (not original) Sharps Model 1874 single shots
  • Original Winchester Model 1886 lever action and Model 1885 single-shot rifles known to be in good condition that have been thoroughly checked out by a competent gunsmith.

Additionally, this data may be safely used with any rifle classified as “stronger” than those listed above, such as:

  • Ruger No. 1 and No. 3 single-shots
  • Browning model 1885 single shot
  • Mauser M98 bolt actions properly converted to fire 45-70 ammunition.

Under no circumstances should this data be used in Original Trapdoor Springfields, modern trapdoor replicas, original Sharps Model 1874 rifles, any rolling block actions, or other original (old) 45-70 rifles. If you are not SURE as to the strength of your particular rifle, contact the manufacturer or Customer Service.

 

 

NOSLER AMMUNITION

Loaded for 45-70 Government

Not offered at this time

 

 

NOSLER RIFLES

Chambered for 45-70 Government

Not offered at this time

 

 

45-70 Government
Loading & Reloading Components:

45-70 GOVT Load Data

 

 

NOSLER BULLETS 

Designed for Loading & Reloading 458 Caliber Cartridges

 
 

Ballistic Tip Hunting Bullet

  • 458 Caliber 300 Grain
 

CT Ballistic Silvertip Bullet

  • 45 Caliber 300 Grain
 

Partition Bullet

  • 458 Caliber 500 Grain
 

Solid Bullet

  • 458 Caliber 500 Grain
 

 

NOSLER BRASS

Designed for Loading & Reloading 45-70 Government

Not offered at this time

 

 

Available Cartridge Information:

 

RIFLE CARTRIDGES

 

35 Caliber / .358” Diameter

9.3mm Caliber / .366” Diameter

375 Caliber / .375” Diameter

416 Caliber / .416” Diameter

44 Caliber / .429” Diameter

45 Caliber / .458” Diameter

458 Caliber / .458” Diameter

 

 

HANDGUN CARTRIDGES

 

9mm Caliber / .355” Diameter

38 Caliber / .357” Diameter

10MM Caliber / .400” Diameter

41 Caliber / .410” Diameter

44 Caliber / .429” Diameter

45 Caliber / .451” Diameter