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.45-70 Government

Listing a full line of 45-70 Government from all the major brands. 45-70 Govt or Cowboy Action Ammo is perfect for any shooter, and affordable as well. The .45-70 rifle cartridge, also known as .45-70 Government

  • Type Rifle
  • Place of origin United States
  • Service history
  • Used by United States
  • Wars Indian Wars, Spanish–American War, Philippine–American War
  • Production history
  • Designer US Government
  • Designed 1873


  • Case type Rimmed, straight[1]
  • Bullet diameter .458 in (11.6 mm)
  • Neck diameter .480 in (12.2 mm)
  • Base diameter .505 in (12.8 mm)
  • Rim diameter .608 in (15.4 mm)
  • im thickness .070 in (1.8 mm)
  • Case length 2.105 in (53.5 mm)
  • Overall length 2.550 in (64.8 mm)
  • Rifling twist 1-20"
  • Primer type Large rifle
  • Maximum pressure (SAAMI) 28,000 psi (190 MPa)

Ballistic performance

Bullet mass/type Velocity Energy
300 (Trapdoor) lead PB 1,597 ft/s (487 m/s) 1,699 ft⋅lbf (2,304 J)
405 (Trapdoor) lead FN 1,394 ft/s (425 m/s) 1,748 ft⋅lbf (2,370 J)
300 (standard) JHP 2,069 ft/s (631 m/s) 2,852 ft⋅lbf (3,867 J)
300 (strong) JHP 2,275 ft/s (693 m/s) 3,449 ft⋅lbf (4,676 J)

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The .45-70 rifle cartridge, also known as .45-70 Government, was developed at the U.S. Army's Springfield Armory for use in the Springfield Model 1873, which is known to collectors as the "Trapdoor Springfield."

The .45-70 was the .50-70-450 cartridge, adopted in 1866 and used until 1873 in a variety of rifles, many of them percussion rifled muskets converted to trapdoor action breechloaders.

The .45/70 is a long-range caliber, and proper use requires knowledge of windage and elevation by the minute of angle and a sense for estimating distance in these calculations. The .45-70 retains excellent popularity among American hunters and still offered by several commercial ammunition manufacturers.

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