First Roe doe of the season:
Took the Cyber-punk 45-70 Marlin GSBL and grassed a tasty deer (and a fox for good measure.)
First sight of the Roe (in the triangle of green, across the small valley.):
Need to get closer:
Stalked in to 75m:
Watched this male while I waited for a chance...
Traditionalists, have a bucket handy...
As much as I love my Marlin GSBL 1895 lever-action in 45-70Govt, I had an itch to scratch and EVERYTHING has to be tactical, right?!
Old forearm tenon:
New forearm tenon (needed lapping to fit):
Today I finally got to shoot my "new" 45-70 1895 Cowboy at more than 20yds!
Still only 110yds but useful for setting a woodland hunting zero. I've fitted a 1-4 Vortex PST scope on a Williams Ace-in-the-hole combo-rail.
I was pleasantly surprised by the accuracy with 405gr SP loads: