Originally Posted by Biebs
The 450 Marlin was offered before hot-rodding the 45-70 by Buffalo Bore, Garrett, Double-Tap, Grizzly and others became popular. Now, considering ammo availability, a 45-70 makes more sense, loading from trap-door strength loads up to near 458 Win Mag.

You don't remember the Marlin Talk Board.
The .450 Marlin was not well recieved.

Tim Sundles (sp) small primers, vented magazine tubes and detonations were hot topics.

Marlin had the lever action internet by the short hairs and threw it away through lack of moderation.
It was a lively discussion while it lasted.