Pump action 45-70

Discussion in 'The Powder Keg' started by BattleRifleG3, Apr 28, 2003.

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Pump action 45-70?

  1. Yes, it makes total sense to make a 45-70 pump with a tubular magazine and operations similar to a s

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  2. I'd rather see a 45-70 pump with a detachable mag, like the Remington 7600

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  3. I pee on your idea of a 45-70 pump. I blow my nose at you, and I fart in your general direction. Y

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  1. BattleRifleG3

    BattleRifleG3 Retired Moderator

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    In my quest for a new, more powerful rapid fire big game rifle, an idea hit me in the head. (Oh no, here he goes again.)

    What about a 45-70 pump action rifle/carbine?

    The rimmed cartridge would work extremely well in a tube magazine like a shotgun. Heck, it could be designed off of a 410 shotgun with minor modifications for the higher stresses of the rifle caliber.

    What do you guys think?
  2. BattleRifleG3

    BattleRifleG3 Retired Moderator

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    I know a guy who hunted for many years with lever action 308s. When arthritis set in, they weren't as easy to operate, to he bought a Remington 7600 in 308 and mounted his favorite old scope.

    I would think a 45-70 pump would be great for this and other reasons.
  3. PAPA G

    PAPA G G&G Enthusiast Forum Contributor

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    I THINK UBERTI ...................

    is looking into a reproduction Colt Lightning in 45/70 because of the interest in Cowboy Shooting. give'em a holler.:D
  4. practical

    practical G&G Newbie

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    i'd rather see every caliber under the sun, especially the large belted magnums, available in semiautomatic magazine fed varieties.
  5. NRAJOE

    NRAJOE YOU TALKIN' TO ME!? Forum Contributor

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    I vote pee pee! :eek: :D
  6. Pumpkinheaver

    Pumpkinheaver G&G Enthusiast

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    Sounds good to me G3.
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