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#206995 - 06/03/20 08:17 AM Re: new toy [Re: ruger4570]
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 Originally Posted By: ruger4570
Nice big bores with nice wood. I have Ruger's 50th anniversary 45/70 No 1 and the 50th anniversary of the No 1 in 308. The 45/70 puts 3 in a single cluster at 100 yards. The 308 has been more picky, but I have found a few loads that keep it just over an inch.


Those 50th anniversary guns are nice!
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#206998 - 06/03/20 08:39 AM Re: new toy [Re: reflex264]
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Great looking rifles!

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#206999 - 06/03/20 09:49 AM Re: new toy [Re: jcp161]
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Used to have one in .223 with a bull barrel, man it was a tack driver. Always wanted one in 45-70.


Edited by longhunter (06/03/20 10:28 AM)
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#207004 - 06/03/20 11:51 AM Re: new toy [Re: longhunter]
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 Originally Posted By: longhunter
Used to have one in .223 with a bull barrel, man it was a tack driver. Always wanted one in 45-70.


that 45/70 with its pet load will shoot groups in the .2s.
It will shoot nearly anything .5" My brother in law bought one on the same day and it shoots the same way.
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#207070 - 06/07/20 11:32 PM Re: new toy [Re: reflex264]
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Here is my 50th anniversary 4570


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#207071 - 06/07/20 11:34 PM Re: new toy [Re: ruger4570]
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This is 3 shots at 100 yards with Hornady gummy bears.



Edited by ruger4570 (06/07/20 11:37 PM)

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#207072 - 06/08/20 09:15 AM Re: new toy [Re: ruger4570]
reflex264
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Gorgeous rifle! Looks like it will shoot as well.
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#207083 - 06/08/20 06:13 PM Re: new toy [Re: reflex264]
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My son-in-law has a full stock chambered in .270, been trying to get him to part with it for years.
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