|01-10-2004, 03:50 AM||#2|
Join Date: Jan 2003
Big Bore Marlin
My ex-wife's youngest (29) bought one last year and WE love it. Handloads with 405 grain cast bullets and 50 grains of IMR 4064 make
one helluva thump on a steel plate at 100 yards, and after fiddling with the
iron sights and using a bit of holdover, we were launching plastic milk
jugs into the treetops clear out at 200. What's not to like about a rifle like that?
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|01-11-2006, 04:16 AM||#4|
Join Date: Jan 2004
I have one of these but haven't loaded anything for it yet. A friend of mine says to use only cast bullets because the rifle has "cut rifling" & that jacketed bullets will eventually ruin the barrel. Is there any truth to his claims?
|01-11-2006, 07:48 AM||#5|
Join Date: May 2001
All bullets eventually ruin all barrels, So yeh there's "Some" truth. But Your sholder, your sons sholder, your grandsons sholder will be worn out long before a modern low velocity maintained rifle barrel will be from quality bullets.
|06-15-2006, 05:50 PM||#6|
Join Date: May 2006
This is the only base one of the well known custom rifle guys will use for a lever gun.
I am picking one up soon to get all set up in time for hunting season I hope.
Time to sell some other firearms in order to fun this and a custom 1911 I am getting.
Ill have to get off my butt and figure out what I want to sell and get them listed.
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