Today I finally got to shoot my "new" 45-70 1895 Cowboy at more than 20yds! Still only 110yds but useful for setting a woodland hunting zero. I've fitted a 1-4 Vortex PST scope on a Williams Ace-in-the-hole combo-rail. I was pleasantly surprised by the accuracy with factory Remington 405gr SP...
My "new" Marlin 45-70 Cowboy was just crying out for a leather butt cover, so I made one last night and stained it today.
1. Raise the comb a little, to allow scope use but without compromising irons
2. Increase length of pull (the gun is a little short for me- see the slo-mo vid in...
I need a vertical scabbard to strap to my saddle that will allow a quick clean draw when elk hunting with my 1895. Do you guys have any favorite brands or makers of such saddle leather?