You won't get MOA accuracy out of every levergun, but most will come close with a least one load, and true MOA performance is not at all uncommon.
My first Marlin 336 .30-30 was built in 1967. First 3-shot, 100-yard group I shot from it was with J.C Higgins (Sears, I think loaded by Federal at that time) 170 gr loads, and went in to exactly 1/2". Shooting up the rest of that box, the biggest group was still no more than about 3/4". I burned rubber back to the store and bought all the rest of the boxes of that same lot that they had, 6 or 7 boxes, as I recall. No other load ever equalled the performance of that one, but that rifle never fired a group over 1.5 MOA with any load.
Last Sunday I checked the zero on my Marlin 336A .35 Remington made in 1950 with a Weaver K4 on top, with my hand loads, kneeling, resting off the front fender of my Jeep, I shot a fairly rapid group, it was just about an inch high and was right at 1 1/8" on the group!, I believe that from the bench I could get it into an inch.
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