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Postby SomethingViolent » Thu Dec 02, 2010 4:46 pm

Would like to own a repeater rifle. Does anyone know where to find one. 3030 or something similar.
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Postby Will_Carry » Fri Dec 03, 2010 9:04 pm

Marlin makes a nice 30-30. The 30-30 delivers around 2000ft/lbs of energy at the muzzle. I hunted with one as a kid.
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Postby ulgydog56 » Fri Dec 10, 2010 9:35 pm

with the new hornady ammo over 2300 fps and 2100#s of energy...flatter shooting...nice..
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Postby pcnightmare » Tue Dec 28, 2010 10:50 am

If you're set on a lever-action, the Winchester 94, Marlin 336 and the Henry line are good options. I usually find a good supply of these at my local gun shows, and I would assume you could as well.
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Postby BrianB » Thu Dec 30, 2010 9:14 pm

I like my Marlin 336. (30-30)

I chose that one over any other because it ejects from the side so placing a scope is easy, plus, its just a good rifle.
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Postby ulgydog56 » Thu Dec 30, 2010 9:30 pm

side eject is much nicer than top eject any day,old school is cool, but function always overcomes..............
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Postby agonist » Mon Jan 03, 2011 8:43 am

The Winchester '94 and the Henry give you the classic look associated with the 30-30 round and the old west but the Marlin 336 offers a stronger action and more solid construction and is in my opinion a better rifle.
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