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Re: I NEED another lever action [Re: pacecars] #13521986 02/02/19
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Just won a Gunbroker auction for a Model 53 so the decision is made!


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Re: I NEED another lever action [Re: pacecars] #13522212 02/02/19
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Re: I NEED another lever action [Re: pacecars] #13524413 02/03/19
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Just forget them bigazz kickin’ .405’s. Get you a .30 US Army and be done with it. 220 RN’s all day. Big medicine on anything from elk critters to Moro tribesman!

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Re: I NEED another lever action [Re: pacecars] #13524496 02/03/19
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That must be a canvas belt??

Re: I NEED another lever action [Re: Jim_Conrad] #13524612 02/03/19
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Originally Posted by Jim_Conrad
That must be a canvas belt??


Yup. Ol’ Wolfears made it for me! Dang top quality!


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Re: I NEED another lever action [Re: pacecars] #13524670 02/03/19
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Fine looking rig.


I want to make stuff like that once I get my sewing machine.

Re: I NEED another lever action [Re: pacecars] #13534313 02/06/19
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Re: I NEED another lever action [Re: pacecars] #13563203 02/14/19
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Picked up the .32-20 set
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Now you're talkin!


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Re: I NEED another lever action [Re: pacecars] #13639566 03/09/19
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32-20 all the way

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Re: I NEED another lever action [Re: pacecars] #13712534 04/03/19
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I'm a bolt guy... accuracy, light weight... but I love my 1886 and these beautiful lever guns you guys are posting are pure gun porn! I'd love to have several more lever guns and time to shoot 'em all.

Re: I NEED another lever action [Re: desertoakie] #13757742 04/20/19
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Originally Posted by desertoakie
I have all those you list, and by far the one I shoot much more is the 53 in .32-20. Just how many .405s or .348s can one shoot pleasurably in a range session? wink


Even with mild / reduced cast bullet light loads ....

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So which would be the most fun, a 32-20 or a25-20?

Re: I NEED another lever action [Re: pacecars] #13765765 04/23/19
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1895 in .405 would be my choice of the 3.

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Re: I NEED another lever action [Re: kaywoodie] #13834772 05/20/19
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Originally Posted by kaywoodie
Just forget them bigazz kickin’ .405’s. Get you a .30 US Army and be done with it. 220 RN’s all day. Big medicine on anything from elk critters to Moro tribesman!

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WoW!!!!!! Very nice!!!! Really like that carbine!

I have a 1895 in .30US circa 1900. Shoots great with full buckhorn rear sight.
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Re: I NEED another lever action [Re: WasTexasShooter] #13834917 05/20/19
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Originally Posted by WasTexasShooter
Originally Posted by kaywoodie
Just forget them bigazz kickin’ .405’s. Get you a .30 US Army and be done with it. 220 RN’s all day. Big medicine on anything from elk critters to Moro tribesman!

WoW!!!!!! Very nice!!!! Really like that carbine!

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I concur. Nice setup kaywoodie. Digging that cartridge belt accommodating both rifle and pistol cartridges. Whose 220's you loading? Hornady, Sierra ...?

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