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Old 01-09-2010, 09:30 PM
CHEROKEE COWBOY CHEROKEE COWBOY is offline
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Your favorite Lever Action and Caliber

Who's the maker of your favorite lever action and caliber?
I love the Puma/Rossi 92s and my favorite calibers are
44-40 and 45 Colt runs a close second. I also have
a .357 and a 38.40 in the Puma/Rossi. Love all of them.

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Old 01-11-2010, 08:50 AM
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Older (read no safety) Rossi's in 357/45lc. Marlin's in 357/45lc, and pretty much any model 92, or marlin 30-30 ever made, maybe even the new mossberg I haven't handled on of them yet.

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Old 01-11-2010, 11:12 AM
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Ruger 96/44. A joy to carrry and shoot. Then there is the older Marlin 336 in thurty thurty.
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Old 01-11-2010, 01:11 PM
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My current favorite levergun is a Winchester 94 Big Bore in 375 Winchester caliber. Wouldn't do for Cowboy Action shooting, but it works on deer.
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Old 02-14-2010, 07:14 AM
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I don't really know that I have a favorite. I only have one lever-action centerfire which is a post-'64 Winchester m-94 in .30-30 that I inherited from my dad. It's a good shooter and we've shot several deer with it. If I was buying one, however, it would probably the Marlin in .45 Colt. I'm not into Cowboy Action shooting yet though I may have to give it a try as it seems to popular at my shooting club.
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Old 02-14-2010, 02:58 PM
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Favorite Lever gun??

At this time I only have 2.. My favorite is the Marlin 39 in 22. It shoots better than I can.
The other is a pre war(WWI) 94 Win in 30-30...26 in octagon full length mag. Bore isn't perfect but it do shoot pretty good. Friend killed a deer here at home with it last year. And at the auction the other day I got about 120 30 cal gas checked cast boolits. Loaded a few with 8 gr of Unique and they shoot really good out of the ol 94. Wish I had bought the mould the guy used. Gonna try a few out of the 340 Savage..before I sell the ol girl..just for funsies
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Old 02-14-2010, 04:58 PM
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Only levers I own are a couple pre64 Winnies....94's in 30-30....don't cowboy shoot
so they are brush guns for mulies.
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Old 02-14-2010, 05:45 PM
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Marlin 336CS

.35 Rem

6-7 deer and all of them have dropped in their tracks.
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...My favorite is the Marlin 39 in 22. It shoots better than I can...
IMHO still the best .22 lever-action ever made!
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Old 02-16-2010, 08:26 AM
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I have a Ted Williams (sears) 30-30 that was given to me. Handles like a dream. Haven't shot it yet because the original owner put so few rounds through it that the inspection proofs (in permanent marker) on two of the internal pieces (that you can see when levering open the gun) are not rubbed off yet. Kinda makes me wanna keep it thataway.

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