45-70

  1. Sold: Ruger No.1 in 45-70Govt.

    Sold pending funds: Ruger No.1 in 45-70Govt. Sold pending funds: Ruger No.1 in 45-70Govt. This iconic rifle is in excellent condition. It has unusually well-figured wood and has been looked after. The Ruger No.1 is a short, strong action; I found this ideal as a nimble woods rifle. The...
  2. 45-70 Gvt. Reloading for Henry rifle

    Hi All, I have ordered a nice new Henry Colour Case Hardened rifle in 45-70gvt, it should arrive in the next few weeks and I'm doing my homework on the best route for reloading. The purpose of the gun is for Lever gun comps, general paper punching, historic/cowboy themed shoots etc. (I'm not...
  3. For Sale: JM Marlin 1895 Cowboy 45-70Govt

    I'm selling my Marlin 1895 Cowboy in 45-70Govt. The 26" octagonal barrel is stamped "JM". The action has been slicked and cycles flawlessly. The gun is set-up for use with a scope: it comes with a shimmed picatinny rail for mounting. There is a quality foresight in situ: rear-sight options are...
  4. 1895 Marlin 45-70Govt Boomstick

    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: The...
  5. Made a leather stick cover for my Marlin 45-70

    Made a leather stock cover for my Marlin 45-70 My "new" Marlin 45-70 Cowboy was just crying out for a leather butt cover, so I made one last night and stained it today. My goals: 1. Raise the comb a little, to allow scope use but without compromising irons 2. Increase length of pull (the...

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