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FC 45-70 Govt Cartridge

FC 45-70 Govt Cartridge

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The FC 45-70 Govt Cartridge is a type of ammunition specifically designed for firearms chambered in .45-70 Government caliber. Here's an overview of its features:

  1. Manufacturer: Manufactured by Federal Cartridge Company (FC), a reputable American ammunition manufacturer known for producing high-quality cartridges.

  2. Caliber: The "45-70 Govt" designation refers to the cartridge's caliber, which is .45 inches in diameter and uses the 70 grains black powder charge. This caliber is commonly used for hunting medium to large game.

  3. Purpose: The FC 45-70 Govt Cartridge is primarily designed for hunting, particularly for big-game hunting in North America. It offers sufficient power and penetration to effectively take down medium to large-sized game such as deer, elk, and bear.

  4. Performance: The .45-70 Government cartridge is known for its versatility and effectiveness at moderate ranges. It delivers a significant amount of energy upon impact, making it suitable for hunting a wide range of game species.

  5. Versatility: In addition to hunting, the FC 45-70 Govt Cartridge can also be used for target shooting and recreational shooting. Its moderate recoil and proven performance make it a popular choice among shooters of all skill levels.

Overall, the FC 45-70 Govt Cartridge offers hunters and shooters a reliable and versatile option for a variety of applications, from hunting to target shooting. Its proven performance and wide availability make it a staple cartridge for firearms chambered in .45-70 Government caliber