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  1. The 45/70 Govt.
    I have been looking into the Marlin 1895G for a couple weeks now. This will be my first Marlin and I'm a little hesitant because of the things I have heard since they got bought out by Remington. Has the quality gotten better since? I put a Marlin 1895G on layaway this weekend. Has the 18.5"...
  2. The 45/70 Govt.
    Hi guys! So working on sighting in my 1895G (Remlin - manufactured Dec, 2015), and while I'm dead nutz right/left, I'm having issues setting the elevation. Out of the box, I was hitting about 14-16 inches low at 50 yards using Winchester factory 300g ammo. It looks like to be zeroed in for 100...
  3. Welcome New Members
    Hello All, Two weeks ago I purchased my first Marlin, the 1895G (Guide Gun). It's a new-to-me rifle. My first used firearm that I ever purchased. Got it at a local gun store. It's in pretty good shape, one small scratch on the receiver and couple dings in the front hand guard, which is...
  4. The 45/70 Govt.
    Hi all. I recently came into a box of Sierra 300 GR .45-70 HP (#8900) that I'd like to load for my 1895G. I only have (and can find) AA 1680 powder at the moment and I can't find any load data beyond the Barnes specs. I spoke to a Sierra tech and he was stumped. He was surprised they had no data...
  5. The 45/70 Govt.
    Spent the morning at the range today taking out clay pigeons and chunks of wood. I just grabbed the .458 dia. plinkers off the rack to take along, even left the 444P at the ranch; she was whining when I got home. I ignored her cause I wanted nothing but the best with me today.:flute: You just...
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