Nikon ProStaff 2-7 x 32 Black Matte Riflescope (Nikoplex)
Bushnell Banner Dusk & Dawn Multi-X Reticle Riflescope.
Above, can a 45 70 kill an elephant?
45-70 isn't even legal in most places for thick-skinned dangerous game, lacking sufficient muzzle energy. It's a great cartridge but it's no more uniquely suited to shooting elephants than the 7x57, . 303 Brit., or 6.5 Mannlicher, and unlike those three, it doesn't have a century of heritage in African Dangerous game.
Therefore, how accurate is a Marlin 45 70? Marlin's . 45-70 rifles have a slow 1:20" rifling twist intended to stabilize the lighter, shorter bullets most commonly used today. As I said, my 1895 Marlin with 26" barrel is shockingly accurate: At 50 yds. it cuts one ragged hole with every load I've tried.
Furthermore there, what is the bullet drop on a 45 70?
How far can a 45 70 kill a deer?
The rifle was generally considered as being effective out to about 300 yards, but was also used in volley fire out to 600 yards. Some expert marksmen could extend the range significantly farther. In 1879, a more efficient load was adopted and designated the . 45-70-500 (500-grain bullet).
Picatinny-style base and compatible with Picatinny or Weaver scope rings.
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XS Sights Marlin Lever Rail Ghost Ring WS (Marlin 1895 .45-70.450.444, Rail Only)
XS Rail and Ghost Ring upgrades push your Marlin Rifle to greater distances with increased accuracy.
Machined from 6061-T6 Aluminum, with Mil-Spec Picatinny specs to maintain durability and form after drops occur.
Hard coat anodized finish, the protective coating provides extreme durability from the elements on long hunts or in inclement weather.
Available with Rail Only or Rail and Ghost Ring packages.
Ships with two Ghost ring apertures. The smaller, 0.191” is for hunting in brighter light and the larger 0.230” is for hunting in dusk or dawn settings to allow more visible light around the front sight.
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NcStar Marlin Lever Action Weaver Scope Mount (MMLIN)
Marlin lever action weaver style rail- bolts directly to pre-drilled & tapped receiver
Constructed of Hard anodized Aluminum
Weaver rail allows mounting of scopes and reflex sights
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XS Sight Systems ML-6000R-N Lever Scout Mount, Marlin 1895 .45-70.450.444
45-70 Government. While big bore lever-actions have long been a favorite of deep woods whitetail hunters, 21st Century reloading components and ammunition have made the . 45-70 much more versatile and easily capable of taking moose and elk out to 250 yards.