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  1. 450 Marlin not on a Big Bore Frame

    Winchester 94 Lever Guns
    I am considering purchase of a model 94 in 450 Marlin but have a question regarding frame strength. I own two 94 Big Bores in 375 Winchester. I know that cartridge operated at a factory spec of 52,000 psi and Winchester significantly strengthened the area near the locking. The case has an...
  2. 45-70 Powder Capacity

    Handloading Procedures/Practices
    We can all pretty much agree that the 45-70 and 450 Marlin are basically the same cartridge out of a marlin rifle. Now for the question: The Hornady Handbook 8th edition lists the 45-70 with a 300gr bullet at 2000 fps with 52.3gr of RL-7 from a 22 inch barrel (Max load). However the 450 Marlin...