TOP 10 REASONS THE .45/70 IS STILL KING

TOP 10 REASONS THE .45/70 IS STILL KING

The mighty .45/70 cartridge is even more popular than ever. What sets this cartridge, born in 1873, apart from the rest? 10. Choose your powder. The .45/70 was originally a black powder cartridge, but the invention of smokeless powder brought it new life. Many traditional shooters still use black powder it, though, so the cartridge gets points right […]

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RELOADING .45/70 CARTRIDGES OUT IN THE WILDS

RELOADING .45/70 CARTRIDGES OUT IN THE WILDS

When your .45/70 is out of ammo in the wilds now what? Well you reload them that’s what. Check out what reloading .45/70 cartridges in the woods is all about. There comes a time when we run out of ammo. All we are left with is a pile of casings out in the woods. Never […]

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600 GRAIN BULLETS FROM A .45-70 RIFLE? YOU BET

600 GRAIN BULLETS FROM A .45-70 RIFLE? YOU BET

Do you love the iconic .45-70 Government caliber? Ever launch a 600 grain projectile through one? Check out what a 600 grain .45-70 load is all about. Sometimes you just need to launch the heaviest bullet possible. It might be to shoot through barriers, a herd of bison or an attacking garbage truck. A handloaded […]

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.45-70 CARTRIDGE VS. STUFF: EPIC FUN (VIDEO)

.45-70 CARTRIDGE VS. STUFF: EPIC FUN (VIDEO)

Who here also loves the grand ole .45-70 Government cartridge? This powerhouse makes quite a mess out on the gun range. Witness YouTuber 22Plinkster and a Henry Arms .45-70 Rifle have quite some fun tearing stuff up. While shooting paper targets and hunting game is fun sometimes finding something new to shoot at is the […]

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THIS SINGLE-SHOT .45-70 IS AN INSTANT CLASSIC

THIS SINGLE-SHOT .45-70 IS AN INSTANT CLASSIC

Are you a fan of single shot rifles? Single-shot rifles have many benefits you don’t get from other rifles. Ease of maintenance is certainly a plus after a long day of hunting in rain or sleet. Additionally, a longer barrel can be housed in a shorter package. I got a chance to review Henry Arms […]

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PUTTING BUFFALO CARTRIDGE COMPANY’S .45-70 ‘DEER DROPPER’ CARTRIDGES TO THE TEST

PUTTING BUFFALO CARTRIDGE COMPANY’S .45-70 ‘DEER DROPPER’ CARTRIDGES TO THE TEST

Deer season is right around the corner, so it’s time to stock up! If you want to fill the freezer, you better hit that big buck with a round that’ll drop him in his tracks. I tested the American-made Buffalo Cartridge Company’s .45-70 “Deer Dropper” cartridges out to see how they perform. First off, let’s […]

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SKINNER SIGHTS EXPRESS PEEP SIGHT TESTED

SKINNER SIGHTS EXPRESS PEEP SIGHT TESTED

Skinner Sights are well known for American made quality. Andy at Skinner Sights sent out a set for my thorough testing. I tested out the Skinner Sights “Express Sight” on a Henry Arms Lever Action .45/70 Rifle. I received in an small padded envelope a Skinner “Express” M95EX/336 Peep Style Sight with two hex wrenches […]

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TOUR OF THE HENRY REPEATING ARMS FACTORY WITH 22PLINKSTER

TOUR OF THE HENRY REPEATING ARMS FACTORY WITH 22PLINKSTER

Ever wish you could see how your favorite guns are made? Well Henry Repeating Arms opened up their doors for this incredible video. YouTuber 22plinkster tours the Henry Repeating Arms factory and shows us how they are made. Own a Henry rifle, shotgun or mares leg handgun yet? Well after this video you might want […]

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EVERYTHING YOU WANT TO KNOW ABOUT THE CLASSIC .45/70 CARTRIDGE

EVERYTHING YOU WANT TO KNOW ABOUT THE CLASSIC .45/70 CARTRIDGE

The .45/70 Government cartridge started its life as a military and buffalo hunting round nearly 150 years ago. In 2018, this hard hitting round is the go to close range deer, moose and bear stopping cartridge. The .45/70 Government cartridge began life as the cartridge selected for the”Trapdoor” Springfield Rifle Model 1873. The originally black […]

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.45/70 CARTRIDGE REVIEW: BUFFALO CARTRIDGE COMPANY; OHIO-MADE BIG GAME CARTRIDGES

.45/70 CARTRIDGE REVIEW: BUFFALO CARTRIDGE COMPANY; OHIO-MADE BIG GAME CARTRIDGES

Do you need to feed your .45/70 for deer or other big game this season? Well, Buffalo Cartridge Company in Ohio has four great choices to bag your game. I got a chance to review the whole Buffalo Cartridge Company .45/70 ammunition line. Just released from Buffalo Cartridge Company, this press release describes the whole .45/70 […]

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