It will show the rim differences. With that said, my bone stock 1895 XLR 24″ Marlin can shoot 1.5″ 3 – shot groups at 100 yards (I usually shoot 5-10 round groups but with a .45-70 I figure 3 is decent) with Hornady 325 grain LeverEvolution.
Marlin 1895 problem with Hornady Leverevolution Ammo? Discussion in 'Gunsmithing and Repairs' started by Fred_G, Dec 21, 2012. Marlin 1895 Lever Feed Failure. Joined: Dec 25, 2010 Messages: 497 Location: Louisiana. When he had 4 in the mag tube he went to cycle the lever to chamber a round and I thought I heard a different sound when he worked the lever. YNMV, but if you really want to explore the 500 gr.
... enough to allow the first incoming shell into the carrier and to block the next incoming round from jamming up the works.
The quality on the 45/70 was awesome. Then you handle it, and you are further convinced that this might just be the best stock tracking rifle ever made.
Just my two cents, ive had two pre buy out guide guns one in 45/70 and one in 450 marlin.
I believe anyone trying the same modification will ultimately cure the Marlin jamming. Mines reliable with Buffalo Bore 300-405 grain and the bone crushing Underwood .45-70 +P 305 grain Extreme Penetrators. Post by vancelw » Wed Feb 02, 2011 10:36 pm Co-worker told me he has a new-to-him Marlin 1895 .45-70 rifle. The mighty .45-70 government cartridge lever-action with side ejection and tough Mar-Shield® finish has proven its worth on every species of large North American game. I'm really crossing my fingers that this that was a typo, but if it wasn't I can tell him his problem.
The 450 was ok. Just went in last week to get one, wow what a pile of junk!!! world in a .45/70 you probably would be much better served by a Ruger #1, IMO. I did finally find a cure for the jamming, after different loads and bullets...I bought a Browning Montana Centennial in 45-70 and haven't had a problem since. Or should I say was GOING to let him shoot it. The .45-70 rifle cartridge, also known as .45-70 Government, was developed at the U.S. Army's Springfield Armory for use in the Springfield Model 1873, which is known to collectors as the "Trapdoor Springfield. Fred_G Member. Check out this great review of … Look at your owners manual. Our first season bear tags take eight years to get. The "Marlin Jam" as it is affectionately known is caused by an inherent design/manufacturing flaw of the Marlin lever. Isaac22410 New Member. 30-30 marlin jam, fixing the marlin jam, marlin 336 jam fix, marlin 336 jams, marlin 44 lever action jam, marlin 45/70 jam youtube, marlin jam, marlin jam fix, marlin lever action jam, marlin lever jam, the marlin jam, the marlin rifle jam Marlin 1895 45-70, anybody ever jam a cartridge on the carrier? The hunter who’s looking for plenty of power in a compact, stow-anywhere firearm will find the ideal solution in the Marlin Model 1895.
Long story short traded 45/70, bought a 450 a year or two later still a pre rem. "The new cartridge was a replacement for the stop-gap .50-70 Government cartridge which had been adopted in 1866, one year after the end of the American Civil War 4 1. I've never had any feeding problems with my Marlin '95G, but I haven't done much shooting with bullets over 405 grs. JHPs and their cast solid equivalents do it all. !
For all of my practical needs, the 300-to-350 gr.