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Hello 45-70 Owners…
I’m the proud owner of a 1895 SBL…Thanks for all the Great 45-70 info!!!

I went to pick up my Hunting License and the Sales Guy talked me into buying a box…
Has anyone used this Ammo? Should I?

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Thanks for Reading

K.C.
 

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Prvi Partizan Ammunition

Multiply the velocity shown by 3.28084. Their ballistics are in meters per second.

At 1,329fps it is pretty close to the factory Rem 405SJFP load. Looks like a pretty decent round and will certainly suffice for all game that won't eat you back.
 
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I used the PPU in 30-30, 45-70 and 30-06. I find it is not really accurate in my 30-30 and kinda mediocre in my 45-70 and in my 30-06 I once had but it could be good in yours.
 
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Thanks for the Quick response ..Everyone.

I wish I had a better shot of the casing , but, the sales guy said that they anneal the cartridge??
Why would they do that?
I’m glad to hear they won’t hurt my new Rifle. (30 bucks a box)
Thanks again …

K.C.

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PPU is good brass. I weight sorted some a while back for a 308 and was able to get some pretty tight groups out of it. This was annealed also maybe they do it to all their brass?
 

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If your gonna use good money to buy cheap ammo, PPU is the way to go.
I bought 500 rounds form my Nagant PU, and they reloaded better than they shot new.

Everyone that has a 45/70 should get a Lee Classic Loader, and make your own, just like the troopers did 150 years ago.
 
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Any factory ammo is good for acquiring brass to be reloaded. I still have a bunch of Hornady 350 JFP in 450 Marlin, other than that all of my ammo is reloaded. The investment for a single caliber is not always worth it if you don't shoot much. Once you starting multiple calibers, it makes more sense to reload. A bit tough to get certain bullets right now, but that will improve.
 
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i just bought a old savage 340 22 hornet. i am a life long handloader, i needed brass but could not find any so i bought 2 boxes of ppu factory for the brass. i zeroed in with ppu and then shot some groups. they will cut the same hole every time! i tried my handloads, a dime can cover 3 shots but i have not loaded anything yet that will out shoot the ppu. the first time i can ever remember factory loads doing better than my handloads. yes i would say the ppu ammo is good!
 
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Yes you can use the ammo. I ordered 500 rounds of exact that ammo for my SBL today. As mentioned above, you get good brass from that ammo too.
 

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Tried it multiple times in my Remlin 30-30.....compared against Rem, Win....case swells after firing and difficult for me to extract.....happens only with PPU in my gun.....wish it didn't.....
 
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I bought a 9.3x62 a few weeks back. PPU was the only brass I could find in stock at a reasonable price. Guys on another forum advised to go for it as the brass and ammo were fine. We will see.
 
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the reason for them annealing the cases is to soften them thereby aiding in the sealing of the chamber upon firing. I've used PPU for a 6.5 carcano, a 7.65 mauser, and of all things a 32-20. all were annealed.
 
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KC

Welcome to the forum.
Heck I'd shoot that ammo & see how it does.
Whatever you do save the brass for future reloading.
I'd like to hear how it does at the range for you.
Enjoy.
 
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