Mentioned having had good results from some hard-cast 300-grain bullets over Green Dot in the .45-70, so some more of those put together. Also have some new bullets to try: these are X-Treme 300-grain plated, with a mod: Dad has a canneluring tool, and used it on some, and gave me a few. Need to load some over Unique, and over Green Dot and see how they do.
I also need to find someplace in town that carries Goex black. The first black-powder .45-70 loads I put together were with it; the Graf & Sons powder seems to work well, but produces a bit lower velocity, and I'd like to find out if that was just an oddity between two brands, or maybe just something about that one pound of old powder and a newer one.
For that matter, I really need to get to the range for some handgun time. The part-time job has turned into damn-near full-time due to circumstances, and has left no time for any range therapy. It should(hopefully) slow back to the expected times in the near future, but until then I'll have to do more dry-fire practice.