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January 14, 2024 - 11:15 pm
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Does anyone shoot and reload this–May have some Brass coming–Bill

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January 14, 2024 - 11:35 pm
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  I use 28grs of 3031, corn meal filler, 210gr cast in Winchester mold, not sized. It gives me 1345fps. Brass is 45-70 cut to size, annealed, and re-sized in Winchester 1894 tool. Old school, fun to load, and they shoot straight. Used in three different guns.

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I shoot it. Loaded with black powder. Fun round to shoot.

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Bill,

I load and shoot the .40-60 WCF in an original 1876 rifle.  It’s sort of like a super .44-40.  About the same weight of bullet, more powder.  Heavy rifle but I understand it was popular with wolf hunters.  Theodore Roosevelt liked the cartridge, so that is saying something.

Here is a thread on the cartridge I started about a year ago.

https://winchestercollector.org/forum/winchester-shooting-and-hunting/reloading-the-40-60-wcf/

I call myself a collector as it sounds better than hoarder

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