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Re: For Jim from Ken

Posted by Jim Stewart on Thursday, 1 July 2010, at 9:41 p.m., in response to Re: For Jim from Ken, posted by Ken on Thursday, 1 July 2010, at 12:08 p.m.

Ken - You have sparked my interest in reproducing the original Arsenal loadings for th .45-70 cartridge. I have been looking at .45-70 Springfield Book II by Mr. Frasca and Hill. There is a section there that describes the rifle and carbine cartridges of 1898. " The lubricant consists of Bayberry Tallow and Japan wax". No ratios given. Do you have plans to try Bayberry Tallow? Regards, Jim


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