Bullet selections are specific, and loads are not valid with substitutions of
different bullets of the same weight. Variations in bullet length will alter net case capacity,
pressure and velocity. Primer selection is specific and primer types are not interchangeable.
These are maximum loads in my firearms and may easily be excessive in others.
All loads should be reduced by 10%, and developed following safe
handloading practices as represented in established reloading manuals produced
by component manufacturers. Presentation of these loads does not constitute a solicitation for their use,
nor a recommendation.
.45-70 Marlin 1895 & Ruger No. 1 Only
Rifle: Ruger No. 1 & Marlin 1895
Max COL: 2.550"
Reloading Dies: RCBS
Max case length: 2.105"
Group distance: 100 yards
Note: Hawk bullet used on this
page have .025" thick jackets. Maximum
pressure loads. All loads crimped with a Lee Factory Crimp