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45-70 Magnum - Lever Gun Ammo - 405 gr. J.F.N.(2,000fps/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 game where 5 to 6 feet of straight line non-expanded penetration is needed.
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 moderate 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 on 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
When using Marlin Guide Guns with 18.5" barrels deduct an average of 50 fps from the charts below:
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
Field Proven rifle and gun ammo. Maximum firepower ammo. Best ammunition for rifles and guns for sale. Buffalo Bore. Strictly big bore. Strictly Business.
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.
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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