The .45-70 cartridge is an old favorite for a reason.
From bison to bears, this hard-hitter has been downing game since the 1800s.
Larry Potterfield of MidwayUSA salutes the great .45-70 cartridge in this educational video.
Developed for the U.S. Springfield Model 1873, the .45-70 Government Cartridge has been around a very long time.
It may just be more popular now than ever before. When it comes to knockdown power for hunting large game, the .45/70 has a proven track record. Modern loads have turned what was already a hard-hitter into a lead sledgehammer.
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