Originally Posted by stratrider
Are you saying that it would not be safe for me to shoot the 405grn rounds in my new 45-70? I did a little looking around online and found this on Midway's site:
New production marlin 1895 are typically considered safe for any book load marlins made before the mid seventies are considered suitable for low powered loads only. That's where the confusion comes in.
A 405 out of a gbl is NOT pleaseant and I like shooting 458winmag. The torque on a lightweight gbl almosts twists it out of your hands even with a white knuckle death grip.
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Last edited by JonM; 12-14-2013 at 05:06 AM.