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Old 08-13-2010, 02:04 AM   #1
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I am going to Alaska and I want a big bore lever action, I will be exposed to the elements they have, what rifle do I need ?

Marlin Model 1895M in 450 Marlin

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Old 08-13-2010, 02:26 AM   #2
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Here ya go!

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Browning BLR Lightweight `81 would be my choice.

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Or, BLR Lightweight ‘81 Stainless Takedown





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I would deffinately go with a Marlin, can't go wrong with it, caliber would depend on what you're hunting

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Buy a Marlin 1895 45-70. Stainless is the best option if you can afford it.

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Buy a Marlin 1895 45-70. Stainless is the best option if you can afford it. I used to have a BLR in .358 Win, it was a delight to carry, but occasionally it would fail to extract. Bad juju.

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Buy a Marlin 1895 45-70. Stainless is the best option if you can afford it. I used to have a BLR in .358 Win, it was a delight to carry, but occasionally it would fail to extract. Bad juju.
I want a defense weapon, I want the option to stand my ground if needed-
So why the 45-70, why not the 308 or 338 ?
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A bigger hole = more things coming out of that hole.

Think about it dose more water come out of a garden hose or a firehose?

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A bigger hole = more things coming out of that hole.

Think about it dose more water come out of a garden hose or a firehose?
big hole = slower bullet----- ????
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.45-70 would probably be the best defensive lever gun you can find. Big bullet will take anything down or---along with it.

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