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109756 No. 109756 ID: 4a9ef7
Anyone have experience with early metallic cartridge rifles like the .577 Snider or Martini-Henry .577-450?
The ammo, made by specialty loaders, is obscenely expensive. Such as...
577 Snider 450 Grain, Black Powder Ammunition Box of 20 for $87.69
577/450 Martini Henry .460" 480 Grn. Bullet, Black Powder Ammo (Loaded with Bertram Brass) Box of 20 for $189.99

UK Snider .577 (14.7x51mmR), Swedish rolling block 12.7x44mm, 1876 Alex Henry 577-450.
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>> No. 109757 ID: 4a9ef7
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>> No. 109758 ID: 4a9ef7
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>> No. 109759 ID: 4a9ef7
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Be more economical to just shoot slugs with a $250 shotgun.
>> No. 109762 ID: b09df8
I hesitate to drive people to YouTube shillery but I believe the IraqVeteran8888 channel there has done a number of videos on reloading and shooting obsolete cartridges.
>> No. 109763 ID: 4a9ef7
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Britishmuzzleloaders has lots of videos for these early metallic cartridge rifles.
Snider-Enfield videos:

The Snider is really interesting because it is a modification to an earlier Enfield musket. They cut the back off the Enfield's barrel and screwed on a steel shoe converting it to a breach-loader.

The British Army adopted it in 1866 as a conversion system for its ubiquitous Pattern 1853 Enfield muzzle-loading rifles, and used it until 1874 when the Martini–Henry rifle began to supersede it. The British Indian Army used the Snider–Enfield until the end of the nineteenth century. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Snider%E2%80%93Enfield

Problem is the ammo being so damn expensive.
Although it would be an interesting project to make a single-shot shotgun with a rifled barrel using a Snider action. But I don't know if the locking action of the Snider is strong enough for modern slug loads.
But here's a Braendlin Armory Snider action 10-Bore sporting rifle.
>> No. 109764 ID: 4a9ef7
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I have read about reloaders using modern 24 or paper-wrapped 28 gauge cartridges loaded with black powder and .577 to .60 bullets for use in old Sniders.
The .577 Snider-Enfield is a rifled 24 gage shotgun ... It was a very popular shot gun bore size for small game, and such, a century ago. The Magtech Co. of Brazil (affiliated with Remington Arms, by the way), still makes 24 gage brass shot shells that make great 577/450 M-H and .577 Snider cases...With the proper tools. https://www.tapatalk.com/groups/britishmilitariaforums/24-gauge-t4508.html
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In the same way I have read about 24 gauge brass shotshells have been cut down for massive .577 or .60 British ammo because the original Eley ammo is almost impossible to find.

- Antique 1870/1880/ .577 original factory loaded Revolver ammo, Webley, Tranter, type huge revolver ammo. Very rare rounds to see for sale. All original very old collectable .577 man-stopper cartridges. 5 are the same (Fiocchi 24 gauge), one Eley. Total of 6 rounds. https://www.gunsinternational.com/guns-for-sale-online/gun-parts---accessories/ammo---english-collectible/-577-revolver--eley-fiocchi-pistol-ammo.cfm?gun_id=100739609
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Eley .577
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.577 revolvers:
>> No. 109807 ID: 12bc72
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Anyone have experience with that big-bore AR round, the .450 Bushmaster?
>> No. 109808 ID: 12bc72
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Ruger-Gunsite Scout Rifle in .450 Bushmaster
>> No. 109809 ID: 12bc72
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450 Bushmaster: Extraordinary Large Bore Cartridge
Because this cartridge was specifically designed with the AR-15 platform in mind, it easily fits single stacked in a standard AR-15 magazine with a single shot follower. Therefore, a 10-round AR-15 magazine body will contain 5 rounds and a 20-round AR-15 magazine body will contain 9-rounds whereas, a 30-round magazine body will contain 13 rounds.
>> No. 109810 ID: 12bc72
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So, with a muzzle velocity of 2,100 fps to 2,200 fps, the .450 Bushmaster is certainly not a slow cartridge and, with a 250 grain or 260 grain bullet delivering 2,800 ft/lbs of kinetic energy at the muzzle, it is absolutely devastating on impact! Therefore, it is no wonder that this cartridge has become so popular among military Special Forces personnel as well as medium and large game hunters who prefer the AR-15 platform since it has the power needed to instantly stop enemy soldiers wearing standard body armor as well as both large and dangerous game species at relatively long ranges. https://ammosquared.com/450-bushmaster-extraordinary-large-bore-cartridge/

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