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  1. Lever Action Talk
    I've recently become interested in the 45-70 caliber. While shopping around I noticed that marlin offers the model 1895 in 45-70 in a few different barrell lengths. The rate of twist for all is 1:20. I am wondering what if any difference in accuracy I should expect say between a 18.5'' barrell...
  2. Lever Action Talk
    Hey fellow memebers, I am considering starting to shop for a marlin 1895 in .45/70 with the 18.5" barrel. Do any of you have experience with this rifle? It will be my first lever gun, since I have always been a bolt and semi-auto man. I'm kind of just looking for a rifle that will be small and...
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