The old .50-70 cartridge paved the path for modern ammunition.
This now-obsolete cartridge is certainly one of the greats that have disappeared throughout the years.
Watch as Larry Potterfield of Midway USA adds the .50-70 cartridge to his Hall of Fame.
The .50-70 cartridge may now be obsolete, but it certainly isn't dead. A handful of handloaders keep their old .50-70-caliber rifles fed with carefully crafted ammunition and continue to give this old cartridge a workout.
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