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3 years 31 weeks ago, 9:46 PM

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I've been wanting a new lever action for a while my dad has a winchester model 94 I was looking for a similar one but with a lower price tag than that preferably in 44 or 45 maybe even a 45-70

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3 years 31 weeks ago, 10:31 PM

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a Marlin 1894 in .44 magnum,hell of a shooter right out of the box,one of my favorite rifles.

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3 years 31 weeks ago, 10:36 PM

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The only lever action I've had any experience with is my Henry .22. I think a Winchester 1892 in .45 Colt would probably retail around $1,100 and a Henry Big Boy in .45 Colt would be around $900. So you would probably only save $200-300 in a similar rifle with Henry.

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3 years 31 weeks ago, 10:39 PM

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Henry or Marlin

Henry and Marlin both make a great lever action rifle. You can find them in various calibers from 22lr to 45 colt. Id be happy with either one, but would prefer the Henry.

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3 years 31 weeks ago, 10:45 PM

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Thanks, those were all the brands I heard good things about hopefully I can find one for under 700

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3 years 31 weeks ago, 2:29 AM

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lever guns

look into the Rossi lever guns.well made for a reasonable price.you can get them in most calibers.

3 years 31 weeks ago, 5:12 AM

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Marlin

A great lever gun.......you should have no problem finding one for less than $700!

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3 years 31 weeks ago, 8:43 AM

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I did a little looking on Gunbroker and you can pick a Marlin up from any where from 550 on up.It all depends if you want stainless or blued finish.

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3 years 31 weeks ago, 10:08 PM

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3 years 31 weeks ago, 10:14 PM

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rossi

that is a good idea on the rossi's. they don't have the high price tag and they work. i have a .44 mag and have not had any trouble with it. when it was brand new it was a little hard to feed and work the lever but the more i shot it , it got a lot better. it just needed to be broke in . shoots as well as my marlin ( which i love also )

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3 years 31 weeks ago, 10:18 PM

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Very nice cw and thanks button I'll take a look

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3 years 31 weeks ago, 10:48 PM

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Is it cold out there ?

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3 years 31 weeks ago, 10:52 PM

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You look like a natural at it

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3 years 31 weeks ago, 6:03 PM

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For about 2 yrs. Went to the range, shot my boyfriends Ruger P345 and was hooked. I prefer shooting .40 and .45s but anything's fun. As long as I get to shoot I'm happy.

3 years 31 weeks ago, 3:41 PM

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cheaper ammo

You might want to consider 44mag over 45, if only for the cost and availability of ammo..

3 years 31 weeks ago, 12:09 AM

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I had a Winchester model 94 in .44 but due to economic factors had to part with her. Was a great rifle but was very short and kicked way worse than I would have expected. Wish I had her back though. Need to start looking again. Good Luck!

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