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Postby oneoff » 13 Jul 2019 19

Hello All,
I've owned several more modern Winchesters and Marlins, now have one of each. A 94 Bicentennial special, and a JM 1895C with the 24" Octagon barrel. I really enjoy them both!
Having always wanted a handy lever-gun in a pistol cartridge, just for fun mostly, I recently purchased a stainless 20" 92 in .45 Colt. I'm finding it to be quite a shooter! I've replaced the safety with a peep sight, and have just begun to work up loads for it. Its already proven its capable of 30 yard 1-hole groups with some Underwood wadcutters I had laying around. Really looking forward to what kind of performance I can get from it. Sure is handy!
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Re: Here to learn!

Postby Ohio3Wheels » 14 Jul 2019 08

Welcome to the party. You just gotta' love the 45 Colt. My Colt is a '92 with a 20" octagonal barrel. It hardly cares what I feed it anything from 200 grain SWCs to 300+ grain hunting loads it has always shot better than I can. I put a Marbles tang sight on it and it gets the job done for me.

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Postby HarryAlonzo » 14 Jul 2019 20

Welcome! The stainless option is a good one, and not offered by many.
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Re: Here to learn!

Postby Ranch Dog » 15 Jul 2019 05

Welcome to the forum. In the 92, the 45 Colt can do about anything that needs to be done.
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Re: Here to learn!

Postby Daryll » 15 Jul 2019 17

In our club we have a saying.. "whatever the question, 45-70 is the answer..!!"

But I'm too much of a wimp for that, but 45 Colt suits me fine..:D
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Re: Here to learn!

Postby akuser47 » 17 Jul 2019 18

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Re: Here to learn!

Postby TinMan » 19 Jul 2019 13

You have come to the correct place, welcome. :D
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