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Old 01-14-2012, 08:48 PM   #71
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With cast lead it is a great Whitetail caliber. I know where an original trap door is. I want it bad!
So do I, but $2500 is a bit out of my range.
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Well,with a standard load I don't think .45-70 will do that much damage to a deer,it's actually a good deer round,now if you mean a .45-70 loaded to max pressure to match the .450 Marlin ballistics than yes,the .45-70 might be a little bit much.
Yah, just pray you don't hit too much bone.
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So do I, but $2500 is a bit out of my range.

$800.00. My old FFL's wife has it now. She told me she would do $500.00 for me. Earl past away about a year ago.
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I live in Ohio. So for Deer its bow and Muzzle Loader. But I hunt in WY as well. I choose .270 and I am going to lhndload 110gr VMAX for Varmit ant 150gr for Hogs her and any large game out west. That covers me home and away.
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