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Old 08-17-2013, 04:57 PM   #11
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The first Ruger No.1 that I ever shot was a friend's 416Rigby
I fired it from a standing position I would not shoot that rifle from a bench.
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i agree! that rifle in 45-70 gave me a healthy thump on the shoulder.
For sure! I love the recoil on a rifle but hand thumpers are another story
And its gotta be LOUD
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Would be fun to shoot. Once, maybe twice. I bet the recoil is a beast, in a rifle it kicks pretty good. I have shot a .454 Casull, that was interesting.
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I can confirm the recoil is a BEAST!! I was only brave/stupid enough for two shots. After that, I stuck to shooting my friends other arsenal (Wilson Combat 1911-45, HK-9mm, Sig 226 - 40, and my trusty 226-9mm).

I never got around to asking my friend why, but I guess the reason for having that 45-70 is just to shoot it as a fun-gun. Just so you can say, "yep check that box." I will ask him to see if he has other purposes for it.
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I will almost try anything,when it comes to shootin, .454 casull in a handgun is about all I want, but 45-70? I dunno.

This is my 45-70, and it will shake your teeth loose.

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I will almost try anything,when it comes to shootin, .454 casull in a handgun is about all I want, but 45-70? I dunno.

This is my 45-70, and it will shake your teeth loose.

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I will almost try anything,when it comes to shootin, .454 casull in a handgun is about all I want, but 45-70? I dunno.

This is my 45-70, and it will shake your teeth loose.

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Man some of you boys need to man up a little. 45-70 in a pistol that is not too bad. I let you shoot my 500 with some of my special HOT loads.
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VERY nice Marlin
Thanks Guys,
Yep, Marlin 1895 GBL, pre Remlin, it will thump ya,
Fun to shoot tho.

Sorry , hope I didnt hijack the OP.

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I would be ascairt to shoot a 45-70 Remlin. I got one of the Marlin ones myself. Did not really know what I was buying. There was a one day delay with my FFL due to high volume, when I bought some bullets for it, I was like, WTF? I was thinking just a little bigger than 30-06...

But, if large carnivores come to Louisiana, I am set.
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