Marlins Model 1895SBL 45-70 Govt load

Marlins Model 1895SBL 45-70 Govt load

Model 1895SBL
Destined to be a top choice of Northcountry guides, it delivers the massive punch of a 45-70 Govt. with unmatched speed – with the lethal assurance of a 6-round capacity thanks to a full-length magazine tube. Rapid target acquisition comes natural with its 18½” barrel and XS Ghost Ring Sights and scout scope mount. And its big loop lever adds a distinctive traditional style while promoting sure follow-up shots, even with gloves. True to the inhospitable territory it was born to thrive in, the Model 1895SBL features the weather resistance of a grey/black laminated stock and stainless steel finish on all major metal components.

Caliber 45-70 Govt. Order Online from Gallery of Guns
Capacity 6-shot, full-length tubular magazine
Action Lever action with big-loop finger lever; side ejection; stainless steel receiver, barrel, lever, trigger guard plat, magazine tube and loading gate; hammer block safety.
Stock Black/grey laminated hardwood pistol-grip stock with fluted comb, cut checkering, deluxe recoil pad; nickel-plated swivel studs
Barrel 18½” stainless steel barrel
Twist Rate 1:20" r.h.
Sights XS Ghost Ring Sight with high-vis front post. Scout Scope Mount
Overall Length 37"
Weight 7 lbs.

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4 years 35 weeks ago, 10:25 AM

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Very good write up and the specs are fascinating if you look carefully and understand what the specs are talling you about this beautiful rifle. that .45 caliber x 70mm round is a powerful and awesome round. as you know our design team has made an extensive study of large and powerful rifle rounds and we know this round well even though it was rejected in favor of a different round, which we are not supposed to mention in public posts, but if you don't recal the round we did select just ask ryo for a PM Mail and ryo will catch you up to date. Outstanding work on this one. It look in some ways like the old 1876 Winchester Repeater neh. Demo, this is a modern rifle though ka it only weigh 7 pound too! do you know if that is loaded or unloaded weight ka. and also would like to know if the rail mount on the upper receiver is compatible with Picatinny/Weaver mounted optics and electronics ka and lastly ryo would have to guess about the range of this weapon, but would expect it to be reliable to 1600 meter. would this range be in the ballpark ka and because of the rather short 18 1/2 inch barrel which is the only anomalous thing ryo find in the specs, this could shorten the range somewhat and so maybe down to only 1350 meter, and would this second guess put us in the ballpark for being close ka.
You earn an A+++++ for this one for sure!

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3 years 12 weeks ago, 4:31 PM

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The 45-70 round is not 70mm in length. The "70" is a reference to the 70 grains of black powder contained in the original round.

4 years 35 weeks ago, 10:50 AM

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i have shot

the 45-70 in the marlin guide gun and it is a powerful rifle,i was surprised by the accuracy out-of-the-box with open sights.
The only reason i didn't buy one was that i have a Marlin .44 which i am very happy with already and i wanted to keep my rifle and pistol ammo the same caliber.
Again the quality,accuracy,and customer support of the Marlins cannot be overlooked with these lever actions.

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4 years 35 weeks ago, 10:58 AM

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My first deer rifle as a teenager was a 30-30 marlin Lever action. I think it was a 336C, but not positive. It was a great rifle which I foolishly later traded away for Racing Car Parts which I got into at 18.
As they say, "A fool and his Marlin are soon parted"

4 years 35 weeks ago, 11:11 AM

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i'm gonna hang onto mine,i'm shooting it this weekend in a big shootout at a gun store/range very close to my house and i'm already excited about it.
Top prizes are guns so i'm hoping!!!I'm going to take photos so i'll post them later.

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4 years 35 weeks ago, 11:17 AM

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Please do take and post pics. We need some Obozo relief!
This guy and his brain dead followers are making me crazy.
Short trip for me, though, I am half nuts already...lol

4 years 35 weeks ago, 11:21 AM

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Nice gun samD

It looks stout and sporty. What the price on this bad boy?

4 years 35 weeks ago, 11:25 AM

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that is a very cool rifle

...check... G-AZ
4 years 35 weeks ago, 11:36 AM

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Bud's Gun Shop last sold $815 but out of stock

4 years 35 weeks ago, 11:43 AM

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Ryo have been thinking about buying a rifle for little brother because of the Mini SASS he bought for me out of his own savings. ryo have felt bad that have not yet return the favor and this is a rifle that even though it not semi automatic it is so classic that think little brother would like it very much and such a price is astoundingly reasonable. do you know how much the ammo for a rifle like this cost ka in the .45 cal x 70mm ka this would be a consideration if the ammon is too expensive. however our "uncle" who own the gun shop where we buy or order from many of the weapons we have in out three bachelor's collections. ryo honto think ryu chan would really like this rifle. have aske this question before and you did not answere and would you please do so this time ka. is the rail system on the upper receiver compatible with standard Picatinny/Weaver rail mount optics and electronics ka

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4 years 35 weeks ago, 11:52 AM

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Yes to the rail

A Picatinny Rail will fit any Weaver types. But you can not put Picatinny on a Weaver rail. I posted the drawings of the 2 rails last week. Look in my pics. Cost of Ammo. I don't really know. It is probably expensive, but what a kick to shoot.

4 years 35 weeks ago, 12:01 PM

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ryo honto think little brother would like classic rifle like this, and he have the right kind of optics to mount on it from what you say. and you are most likely right about the ammo, but we purchase a number of types of expensive ammo for some of pops more exotic rifles. surprisingly though the 9mm x 23mm parabellum ultra magnum rounds for our Bul 5 pistols are not but a couple of dollars more per box than regular 9 x 19 parabellum standards.
Demo, ryo would really like to know if you think little brother would like this rifle ka.

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4 years 35 weeks ago, 12:05 PM

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ammo looks like $33 to $72 a box of 20. 33 being remington and $72 being DPX. Only the look on Ryu's face can answer that question. This is a true classic, made better.

4 years 35 weeks ago, 12:12 PM

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ryo will discuss this with my pops to see what he think and if pops agree then think this is the right rifle for a classic, but powerful rifle for Little brother. again and so sorry to keep pestering you with questions but it nice rifle to buy for little brother who deserve something in return from self to him. after all, he went into his own savings to buy the Mini SASS for me and this rifle is just a little less expensive but the ammoo make up for that. it probably cheaper by the case too neh. so how long of a range can be expect from this rifle ka.

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4 years 35 weeks ago, 12:17 PM

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I have read that when tested it was in the 2000 yd range. But I am sure that is a longer bbl. Say 32"
here is some results of a shooter.
the 45/70 is like shooting a basketball. First off the versatility of the round opens it to many shooting types. Hunting the new Barnes 250 grainTriple X and other brands of HP 300-350 grain bullets make for a flat shooting devistating round at 200 yards or less. Those choosing to suffer the recoil of the 500 grain bullet pushed to 1500 fps can expect the
"Basketball Arc"
250 yard zero
25 Yards +4.9" 50 yards +10.3" 100 yards +17.3" 150 yards +18.6" 200 yards +13.2" 250 yards -0- 300 yards -21.9"
The down range energy stays above 1000 ftlbs out to 300 yards starting at 2259 ftlbs @ 25 yards dropping to 1008 ft lbs @ 300 remaining very effective on deer sized game.

4 years 35 weeks ago, 12:29 PM

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sugoi! simply sugoi! pops will like this idea am sure and can imagine look on ryu chan's face when he open the package. he not have .45 caliber anything and this monster .45 x 72mm rifle round is something he would really like and the classic look and action is something he can enjoy shooting and if get the long barrel then it will shoot very far. remember ryu kun and his best friend like long distance shooting and alway enter the premier events in the tournaments we have at our shooting range and gun club.

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PS shhhhh, don't want to spoil the surprise neh ;-)

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4 years 30 weeks ago, 8:53 AM

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marlin lever gun

I AM FOR SURE BUYING ME ONE...
JUST AS SOON AS THE WIFE GIVES ME MY "ALLOWANCE".

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Copper is correct it was originally a black powder load the 70 refers to grains of powder in the load dad has a Martin guide gun must say freakin cannon drops deer where they stand

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Capper and marlin. lol stupid spell check

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