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Old 11-09-2011, 11:37 PM   #1
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Are leverguns good for target practice? And any recommendations for a first time buyer looking to purchase one?
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Old 11-09-2011, 11:41 PM   #2
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Lever action rifles can be for mostly anything hunting, plinking, and so on. Do you have a particular caliber in mind?
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Lever action rifles can be for mostly anything hunting, plinking, and so on. Do you have a particular caliber in mind?
Probably a 30-30.
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In that case I recommend the Winchester model 1894 or the Marlin 336.
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Yes try the winchester model 94 or the marlin 336 the marlin comes in several calibers from a 22 to a 45/70
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I have lever guns in .22 (Henry), .30-30, 35 Rem, & 444 Marlin (Marlins) and they are all great fun to shoot/hunt with. I own only lever guns now although I've had a number of bolt actions in the past. Marlins are much less complicated to work on than the Winchesters. My first lever gun was a Winchester and will undoubtedly own another.
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The Browning 22LR lever action is a sweet gun, both looks and shooting.
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If you are looking for a 30-30 you won't find a better weapon than a Marlin 336.
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If you are looking for a 30-30 you won't find a better weapon than a Marlin 336.
Fully agree the 336 is the killer of the 94
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If you do not want a .22 I would recommend one in the pistol calibers. The ammo is less expensive both new and to reload. The .357 mag and .44 mag can match most 30-30 loads if you reload. A plus is if you own a pistol in the same caliber one size fits all.
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