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  1. The 45/70 Govt.
    .461"-405gr, w/27gr-37gr IMR4198, Federal Lrg Magnum primers, for evaluation loads; i.e. best accuracy/grouping w/no leading. Mon-Tues start chasing paper plates @ 100yd. Yup, I'm using glass; a Vortex Crossfire, CF2-31031, 6-18 x 44 AO, V-Plex scope to keep this shooter out of the equation as...
  2. The 45/70 Govt.
    When it arrived at my FFL, I went in and they placed sealed unopened marlin box in front of me, now at this point i was sweating a little, hoping it was not horrendous like you hear about. Opened the box slowly and guess what? It was flawless!!:congrats: Fit and finish was spot on, sights were...
  3. The 45/70 Govt.
    Took my newer 1895 GS out for a spin on Sunday. Gun is completely stock except for a new Burris 2.5x scout scope, Warne QD rings, and XS backup sights. I shot a very impressive 1", 5-shot group at 150 yds with hand loads off a bean bag rest. This gun is fantastic!
  4. 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...
  5. The 45/70 Govt.
    Hello All I am new to the forum and new to lever action rifles. I purchased this stainless steel guide gun, an 1895GS at a gun show. I am getting feed failures all the time. The ammo is Hornady 250g. The round comes up OK but then as the bolt comes forward, The rear of the cartragde slides down...
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