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NEW BUFFALO BORE APPAREL
45-70 Magnum - Lever Gun Ammo
405 gr. J.F.N. @ 2,000 fps/M.E. 3,597 ft lbs
20 Round Box
PRESS RELEASE FOR BUFFALO BORE 45-70 MAGNUM-LEVER GUN (ITEMS 8A, 8B, 8C, 8D, and 8E)
Our 45-70 ammunition is externally identical to SAAMI spec 45-70 ammo, but internally it generates FAR more power and pressure. So, our 45-70 ammo will fit into ANY 45-70 firearm but is not safe in every 45-70 firearm.
Its use should be limited to the following firearms:
Never use this ammo in ANY original or reproduced "Trap Door" action as the design is far too weak.
We use only factory stock firearms in recording published velocities, so you get true, actual field velocities with our ammo -- not exaggerated long laboratory test barrel velocities.
Item 8A (430gr. Hard Cast penetrator)
➤ 1920 fps -- Marlin 1895, 22-inch barrel
➤ 1879 fps -- Marlin 1895 Guide Gun, 18.5-inch barrel
Item 8B (405gr. JFN expander)
➤ 2002 fps -- Marlin 1895, 22-inch barrel
➤ 1955 fps -- Marlin 1895 Guide Gun, 18.5-inch barrel
Item 8C (350gr. JFN penetrator)
➤ 2145 fps -- Marlin 1895, 22-inch barrel
➤ 2060 fps -- Marlin 1895 Guide Gun, 18.5-inch barrel
Item 8D (500gr. Barnes Buster FMJ-FN penetrator)
➤ 1628 fps -- Marlin 1895, 22-inch barrel
➤ 1590 fps -- Marlin 1895 Guide Gun, 18.5-inch barrel
Item 8E (300gr JHP expander)
➤ 2355 fps -- Marlin 1895, 22-inch barrel
➤ 2263 fps -- Marlin 1895 Guide Gun, 18.5-inch barrel
Many a Grizzly Bear, Cape Buffalo, Bison and other dangerous game have fallen to our 45-70 loads since we began 45-70 production 1999. Below is an idea of what type of game these loads were designed for.
Item 8A -- for
Item 8B -- the bullet utilized expands to an inch or more in diameter at our velocities, and hence penetration is limited to about two feet in flesh and bone. This is the single most effective hog and black bear load ever devised in 45-70. I don't use it on animals weighing more than 800 lbs as it won't give adequate penetration at bad angles for animals larger than 800 lbs. If you'll limit yourself to broadside (double lung) and CNS hits, this load will work on 2,000 lb animals.
Item 8C -- The bullet we utilize in this load is very tough and gives only a small to moderately sized mushroom (about .60 cal) and because of the smallish mushroom, it penetrates very deep -- about 4 feet in muscles and bone and as such is a great bullet for use on dangerous game and smaller game too as it does expand some. This load is the most versatile of our 45-70 loads.
Item 8D -- This bullet is a solid and won't mushroom and thus will penetrate 5 to 6 feet in muscle and bone.
Item 8E -- the bullet utilized in this load will expand radically and will penetrate only about 18 to 24 inches in muscle and bone and was designed for use on animals weighing no more than 400 lbs. At 2350 fps it is very fast and flat shooting. (For a 45-70)
Item 8B - Exterior Ballistics Charts for several Muzzle Velocities
Muzzle Velocity @ 2300 fps for Item 8B
Muzzle Velocity @ 2200 fps for Item 8B
Muzzle Velocity @ 2100 fps for Item 8B
Muzzle Velocity @ 2000 fps for Item 8B
Muzzle Velocity @ 1900 fps for Item 8B
Muzzle Velocity @ 1800 fps for Item 8B
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You must be 18 or older to order ammunition. Ammunition must ship UPS ground. Due to Department of Transportation regulations, we cannot accept returns on Ammunition. Make sure to use the correct ammunition in your gun. Check local laws before ordering.
Tim & Buffalo Bore Team,
I just wanted to email you guys about the great hunting season I had this year. With your 45-70 8B ammo I took a nice whitetail buck at 190 yards thru both lungs. The entry wound was impressive as was the damage to both lungs. Two days later I shot a cow elk at 348 yards thru the upper neck/spine. Your advice on peep sights & ammo was spot on & gave me the confidence to take those shots. Having practiced at 200 yards extensively with some 300-yard shots mixed in also at the range was important, but knowing that heavy bullet would do its job was the kicker. Thanks again & I now have a stockpile of 8B & 8A for future use. Using them 1886 certainly added to this year's hunt.
Here are the 2 pix that I put together to show the expansion of the 405 gr. JFN.
It did its job and was very impressed the way it performed on the Buffalo that I took a couple of weeks ago. It was a Cow and was in the 8 to 900-pound range. It was just the size I was looking for. It lodged on the exit side in the skin after going threw bout 30 " of flesh and bone.
I have some 500, and 540 grs. but this 405 served the purpose.
Thanks for a great bullet,
500 Lbs Bore was taken October 2, 2009 near Minong, Wisconsin with 405 gr, jfn Buffalo Bore ammunition shot out of a Marlin guide gun. One shot through both shoulders. Bullet exited in one piece.
Barton L. Riberich, P.E.
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|Hello Buffalo Bore-
I wanted to know if I could have a tracking number for this order.....
Also, I wanted to thank you for the great ammo. My friend and I just came back from a hog hunt were I bagged a 300 lb sow with the 180 gr. Heavy 357 Magnum Buffalo Bore round. My friend Ralph, bagged a 425 lb boar using the Buffalo Bore 405 gr. 45/70 Magnum ammo. In both cases, the ammo worked perfectly. I only wish that you had the heavy 30-30 round ready.
Again, thank you and keep up the good work
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Catching up from my Russian boar hunt in Iowa a couple weeks back. All I can say is, as promised, Buffalo Bore truly delivered outstanding terminal performance!
One shot at a running boar from about 20 yds. with my Marlin .45-70 and he piled up in a grunting heap. You were right on with your call on the 405 gr. JFN bullets ... devastating!
Heading for black bear next year, and Buffalo Bore will be in the magazine.
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Friends and Customers, 08-18-20
IF YOU DO NOT READ THIS, IT IS ON YOU!
All shooters are being inconvenienced with what is happening to our society and the rush it is causing on ammo supplies. We have LOTS of ammo in stock and are making more at a huge volume on a daily basis. If our web site allows you to order any item, that means it is in stock—WE DO NOT TAKE ORDERS FOR ITEMS WE DO NOT HAVE! So, please do not email and ask if items are in stock. If they aren’t, the shopping cart will not take your order.
We have hundreds of customers to get orders to on a daily basis. In order for us to accomplish this for our customers, we ask the following.
Be sure of what you are ordering. You are going to get what you ordered.
Do not contact us and ask to change an order you’ve already placed. When we manually change orders it requires a lot of time that we do not have during this rush and it keeps us from serving all of our customers. If you’d like to change an order, we can no longer do that till things slow down, so simply place another order for more product, but PLEASE, NO MORE CHANGES after the fact!
We NEVER have and never will take ammo exchanges or returns and then turn around and re-sale that ammo to unsuspecting customers as factory new ammo—this is not safe nor is it fair to customers who are buying what they think is new and safe ammo. No ammo is tamper proof! So please stop asking to exchange or get a refund for ammo you ordered, but have changed your mind about.
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These measures are hopefully temporary and will not be needed for long as we enjoy the interaction with our customers, so please, for the time being, be mindful of all those others who are also trying to get ammo during what I think is a societal meltdown/emergency. Hopefully, we can serve you all. We want you and your families to be armed and safe and we wish you the best during these trying times. My biggest concern is that things will worsen yet more, for a while. Until things straighten out in our government and society, we will have to streamline our customer service in order to serve all customers. Thank you for your understanding.
Good shooting and God bless,