Originally Posted by Brickboy240
For what they are asking...you can get a Marlin 1895 in 45-70 and have a much better rifle. Dad has one and its fantastic.
Do you reload? If not...I hope you have deep pockets, as the 45-70 is NOT cheap to shoot! LOL
Actually, if you handload, and want to push the .45-70 to its limits...I'd take a bolt action over a lever.
I have seen these rifles at shows, btw; a few years ago, you could pick them up cheap.
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