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cayuse
01-12-2011, 7:26 PM
What is a good light load for springfieldg 1873 rifle; 405 gr pb bullet @ 1200 fps in smokless powder. Thanks for any imput.

PEZHEAD265
01-13-2011, 8:01 AM
Go to this sight THE US SPRINGFEILFD TRAPDOOR RIFLE INFORMATION CENTER and they will tell you the best load for that.

Chris M
01-13-2011, 8:12 AM
Go to this sight THE US SPRINGFEILFD TRAPDOOR RIFLE INFORMATION CENTER and they will tell you the best load for that.

I believe what PEZHEAD265 is talking about is this:

http://www.trapdoorcollector.com/shooterstext.html

Scroll about 1/2 way down the page to the "Recipes" section.

6mmintl
01-14-2011, 6:12 PM
21 grains of IMR SR4759 with 405 HB soft lead bullet light crimp