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    Lever Action Fever.

    I have falling head over in love with the Lever Action Rifles, I am about to buy the new Marlin 1895 .444 in a few weeks.Anybody here have one and can share some info about the rifle? Thanks.

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    I've heard rumors that that cartridge has a little recoil. Like I said it is just a rumor however I still would like to shoot one of those rifles someday.
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    I'd opt for .45/70, but I guess that's just me. Its the bullet selection and molds that would sway me.
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    What is your intended use for the .444? And, is your question aimed more at the caliber or the lever action?

    I caught “Lever Fever” as a kid and have always kept at least 2 levers around the house. I’ve still got an old (late ‘60s) Savage Lever single shot .22 but I had a Marlin 1894c in 44 MAG for over 40 years until I gave it to my oldest son a couple years back. I replaced it with a Henry but only because couldn’t find a Marlin anywhere around at the time.

    Don’t think you can go wrong with a Marlin.
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    Quote Originally Posted by NativeTexan View Post
    I'd opt for .45/70, but I guess that's just me. Its the bullet selection and molds that would sway me.
    I have a Marlin 1895 CB 45-70 26" Octagon barrel.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ifithitu View Post
    I have falling head over in love with the Lever Action Rifles, I am about to buy the new Marlin 1895 .444 in a few weeks.Anybody here have one and can share some info about the rifle? Thanks.
    I don't hunt,I only shoot at the range,but I started me a collection of Lever Action Rifles about seven months ago.Here is my collection as of now.

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    I have a Rossi 92 .357 magnum.

    I don't really flip over lever guns. They're very complicated and a pain to take apart. I'd rather either shoot an auto or a bolt gun. But, I'm a hunter. I've only shot one deer with the Rossi. It came in REAL handy during the .22 drought to keep me shooting with light .38 loads. I cast a 105 grain SWC and load it over 2.3 grains of Bullseye. It's 1.5" at 25 yards accurate, not a tack driver, but good enough for plinking.
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    Quote Originally Posted by NativeTexan View Post
    I have a Rossi 92 .357 magnum.

    I don't really flip over lever guns. They're very complicated and a pain to take apart. I'd rather either shoot an auto or a bolt gun. But, I'm a hunter. I've only shot one deer with the Rossi. It came in REAL handy during the .22 drought to keep me shooting with light .38 loads. I cast a 105 grain SWC and load it over 2.3 grains of Bullseye. It's 1.5" at 25 yards accurate, not a tack driver, but good enough for plinking.
    In the picture above this tread at the very top is a Rossi 92 .357 Mag. Stainless.

 

 
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