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post #1 of 25 Old 03-24-2010, 04:00 PM Thread Starter
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What are yalls thoughts on the Uberti remake of the Winchester 1873 lever action rifle? Is Uberti a good brand? It comes chambered in either .357 mag, .45, or .44/40. Which round would be cheaper to shoot? Which round would be better to hunt with?

This will be my first rifle (firearm for that matter). I plan to use it mostly for gun range shooting and some hunting for when my bud invites me on his leases.

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I have heard some good things about them. They are very nice repeaters. I would look on GB though and see if you can find a better deal though unless you want new.

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It's a good rifle. I have it in .45 what kind of hunting will you be doing?

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what kind of game will you be hunting i personally like marlin levers

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Do you have your mind set on a lever action?

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Uberti makes good reproduction firearm's.

They are used a lot in Cowboy Action Shooting competition.

By far .357 will be the least expensive to shoot. .357 is a very popular cal. in SASS as well.

You could hunt medium and smaller game up to about 75 yds. depending on circumstances with all three rounds listed.

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My bud invites me on his leases every year and i never go 'cause i've never had a rifle, which is why i feel it's time to finally get one. And i'd be hunting deer/boar with it. Altough to be honest i probably won't hit anything for a while lol.

Anyways my heart isn't set on the Uberti remake or it having to be new....all i really want is a nice lever action rifle. The Rossi lever actions are nice too. I'm open to any suggestions on brands.

I guess since this is my first firearm what i really need is one chambered for a cheap round i can practice with a heck of a lot. Suggestions?

Question: Are lever actions reliable? Do the internals break alot?

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Lever actions are extremely reliable

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I just bought a winchester 94 30.30 a box of shells is only 15 bucks and I just read somewhere that if you took all the deer ever shot the majority was brought done with a 30.30

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lever is really reliable if i where you a marlin 336 in 30/30 is good for deer and boar i have killed many a deer with the 30/30 and it is a fairly inexpensive round compared to alot of other rifle rounds

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