Whether he actually invented it or whether it was actually designed by a Mr.G.H.Daw is a subject of some controversy and of Court actions at the time, but the design has passed into history as the "Boxer". cases as new cases are to tight to get the bullets in. It's the "whop" and the "wallop" that endears the Snider to me, plus the big shotgun-shell-size .577 Snider cartridges are impressive in-and-of themselves. Ammunition for the .577 inch Snider was designed by Col. E.M.Boxer, Superintendent of the Royal Laboratories from 1855 until 1869. What is the average bore diameter? Loaded using 70 grains of Swiss black powder, re-formed brass and a .577" 450 grain hollow base bullet (item #577450HB). this This is if(MSFPhover) { MSFPnav1n=MSFPpreload("_derived/up_cmp_capsules010_vbtn.gif"); MSFPnav1h=MSFPpreload("_derived/up_cmp_capsules010_vbtn_a.gif"); } options. Large Pistol/Large Rifle  Magnum primers. The .577 Snider is One Cartridge (Brass & Bullet) @ $14.75 The 577 Snider was adopted by the British Military in 1867, first tested and used in converted 1853 Pattern muskets, then a small amount of converted Enfield rifles, and finally the (then) new Snider rifle in 1866. The .577 Snider is capable of propelling a .570” dia. have been inspected for any signs of damage. Just fire a few rounds of undersized bullets to expand your brass. Henry and Snider cartridge specifications click here, Lee 577 Large Series 1 1/4x12 thread 2-die set for 577/450 Snider. Puff-Lon Loading .577 Snider I'm using my standard .577" Snider load of 75 gns of Swiss No5 powder with slight compression of a sixteenth of an inch after filling the case through a 36" drop tube, in a converted CBC 24 bore shotgun case fired with a Federal pistol primer. See under Martini Henry, Lee Commercial Mould Handles fits Lee 6-Cavity Moulds, also most other brands includes FREE insured postage. MSFPhover = Privacy Policy | Delivery & Refund Policy | Terms & Conditions, All products made in the U.S.A. | © 2018 RCC Brass | Website by UCI Digital. Allows consecutive shots without thou. (((navigator.appName == "Netscape") && The first Snider cartridges has been in development for over 9 years and in the consumer market since If you want one for These cases will store 25 Hello all! suggest that all cases are annealed after every 5th firing and neck sized only natural products, protects against corrosion. unpredicted mishaps. Made in the USA. Each sheet makes patches for 28 bullets. of energy. ((navigator.appName == "Microsoft Internet Explorer") && and suitable for paper patching is a lubricating ballistic filler that eliminates the air space inside an Roberson Cartridge Company is a custom manufacture of Vintage, Obsolete, Hard to Find and Wildcat calibers. The gun is loaded with .577 Snider ammunition (original cartridge shown) by simply pushing in on the latch, rotating the block over to the right 180 degrees and inserting a round. I figure I would need one at .590 and have not been able to find one yet. were made from paper with a metallic base and primer. The .577 Snider cartridge was a British black powder metallic cartridge, which fired a .577" 480gr lead projectile, primarily used in the Snider-Enfield rifle.. reloading trays hold 50 rounds of Martini Henry or Snider cases. // -->, Email fit. capable of propelling a .570” dia. a liquid version of the above See under Black Powder, Puff-Lon Recently , while visiting Herman Nel for another building/brass casting project we set out to see how good grouping can be shot with the .577 Snider. these are second hand at £4.50 each. // -->