Shooters Forum banner

30-30

  1. 30-30 ar-15?

    Gunsmithing
    If I used exclusively Hornaday's Lever Revolution ammunition would it be possible to make a 30-30 AR-15? If so, approximately how much would that run me?
  2. Firing Pin HELP

    Gunsmithing
    Hey I'm a new user and I need some help/advice/knowledge. A few years back my father tried to restore his old model 94, 30-30, post 64 with a new stock, and let's just say he isn't mechanically inclined. It ended up not going back together correctly and in the end lost a few pins and a firing...
  3. Scoping My Marlin 30-30

    Rifle, Shotgun and Handgun Scopes
    Hi All-- This is my first post. I purchased a Marlin 30-30 from Cabela's about 5 years ago, and wondering if anyone has mounted a scope and is happy with the choice and size of the scope. I bought a Simmons but it is just too large for this gun. I like compact scope size on my guns. Please reply...
  4. WLRM primers for 30-30?

    Handloading Procedures/Practices
    Read around a bit, and seems like a good community here, so here 'goes with my first post... Reloading experience so far has been tagging along, so to speak. Got my own setup now, and first off is my 30-30 win for the Model 94. Grabbed some Hornady 150 gr RN, and was planning on starting at...
  5. Winchester 94 scope question

    Winchester 94 Lever Guns
    Hi, this is my first post on this site, I was poking around and haven't found a direct answer to my problem/question. So i'm throwing this out to see if anybody knows... Lets start with a Story... or skip to the bottom bullets (pun intended) for the short story. Okay, so i was looking to...
  6. My new Mossberg 464

    Leverguns and Their Cartridges (General)
    I just got my 464 yesterday and after years of wanting a lever action and the better part of 6 months obsessing about them I finally got to get out and put some lead to a target despite the 12+" of snow I had to trudge though every 3-5 shots while trying to get it sighted in - good thing I had...
  7. Which to buy? Newer or older?

    Winchester 94 Lever Guns
    I have a buddy whos dad owns two model 94s. One is from 1965(serial 28xxxxx) and one from (I'm assuming 1994) serial 60xxxxx. They are both in excellent condition and havent had a large amount of rounds through them. My dilemma is that one is a Model 94 Ranger 100 year version. On the right of...
  8. Breaking news about the 30-30 cartridge.....

    Rifles and Rifle Cartridges
    It still works for deer. 8 point bucks to be exact.
  9. AR-15 for Whitetail, 5.56 muzzle energy ~= 30-30

    Black Rifles
    I was reading about the 30-30 cartridge on Wikipedia and noticed that its muzzle energy is roughly equal to the 5.56 NATO at about 1,800 ft*lbs at the muzzle. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/5.56%C3%9745mm_NATO https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/.30-30_Winchester When people talk about an AR-15 for...
  10. 30-30 for Bear?

    Rifles and Rifle Cartridges
    If you was going to use a 30-30 for Blackbear which over the counter load would you use? I'm thinking 150grn softpoints? Maybe a 170 would be better?
  11. Pull 'em or fire 'em?

    Handloading Procedures/Practices
    I bought some what I thought were 170 gr. .308 lead flat nose gc bullets from a private party over the internet. The bullets look flawless and I really wanted this load for my 30-30 for some hog work. But after loading some rounds, I tried to cycle them through the action. The bullets press...
  12. Rifle ammo on sale this week October 30 - November 5

    Rifles and Rifle Cartridges
    If you have a local academy sports and outdoors or gander mountain, they have ammo on sale. Academy: Winchester power point 30-30 $14.49 30-06 $15.99 243 & 270 $15.99 Remington core-lokt 30-30 $13.49 30-06 $15.99 243 & 270 $15.99 There is also a $2 mail-in-rebate the drops the price even...
  13. old marlins

    Marlin 336 Lever Guns
    I have a couple of older marlin rifles that I need some info on. Both are 30.30 win. One is 336rc #E 39xxx.It is very good condition--I got my first buck with it. It has a rubber recoil pad that I don't think is original. I'm thinking about trading it for a carry pistol. What is the approx...
  14. Remington 30-30 ammo : 170 grain hollow tip

    Leverguns and Their Cartridges (General)
    Since the early 1970's, I've tried just about every brand and bullet weight in our 30-30 carbines. Had great luck with performance of Winchester 170 grain Power Point. But never hunted with this unique hollow tip ammo by Remington. Have you ever tried it? Impressions: accuracy, size of wound...
  15. 35 remington ammo

    Marlin 336 Lever Guns
    So I'm considering purchasing a 336 in either 30-30 or 35 Remington. I'm not an avid big game hunter or anything but I would like to have a medium power rifle for self defense purposes to go along with my Glock 23. I know 30-30 ammo is EVERYWHERE, but my question is whether or not 35 Remington...
  16. Marlin 336 30-30 trigger question

    Marlin 336 Lever Guns
    I just bought a used Marlin 336 today and am curious about it's trigger. I've been told "it's just the nature of the beast" but just want to get a little more insight, especially since this forum has a section dedicated to lever guns. The trigger has a little play in it with the action open...
  17. 308 with  30-30 bullets

    Rifles and Rifle Cartridges
    I have a Ruger International with an 181/2in bbl and a friend and neighbor with a 12 year old who wants to deer hunt this year,I want to load up some 30-30 bullets to the same velocity as a 30-30 can any one help me out with some loads for 150 and 170gr bullets so I can take this youngan hunting?
Top