My most accurate Cast bullet loads
405 gr Oregon Trail Laser-cast (.459")
28 gr SR 4759 (Lyman Manual)
Starline Brass Trimmed 2.095"
Roll Crimp =5/16 turn after contact
Chronographs 1489 Avg in 1895 GS
Very Clean burning load too.
430 gr TRUESHOT GC bullet (.459")
36 gr IMR 4198 (Oregon Trail Data supplied with bullets, lower end of the range)
Starline Brass 2.095"
Roll Crimp 5/16 turn after contact
Chronographs 1492 avg in my 1895 GS
1" c-c groups at 100 yards
405gr Laser Cast Bullet
11 gr Hercules Red Dot (GMDR.com)
Chronographs 1030 (SD of 9)
Very accurate in my 22" Marlin 1895, no so good in my GG
Same Load with a 300 gr cast bullet is pretty good too but I haven't chronographed it.
Hornady 350 gr JFP
IMR 4198 36 gr (Speer Manual)
Chronographs in the 1575 range (only shot one through)
VERY Accurate in my 1895 (22") and nearly so in my 1895GS
This bullet also shot well over AA5744 but left a lot a powder Zombies in the bore, case and chamber.
Other Stuff tried:
VARGET: Shows promise
2400: Poor so far, dirty
Aardvark Bullets. Excellent accuracy, didn't feed well
LEVEREVOLUTION Factory Ammo
1816 fps out of my 1895 GS
Brass is much shorter than NON LE 45-70 brass.