45 70 4 Life Lead

.45-70 4-Life

While it may lack the speed and shapely beauty of modern contenders, this nearly 150-year-old cartridge continues to prove itself in the field. Whoever said nothing lasts forever obviously never met the .45-70 Gov’t.

Hardware: Marlin Model 1895 SBL

A large part of what makes the new Ruger-made 1895 SBL an ideal calling card is that it appeals to both hunters and personal protectors. Chambered in .45-70 Gov't, regardless of the game, or the threat, this slick-handling powerhouse is a closer.

Hunting Rifle Cartridge Renaissance

These five cartridges are seeing renewed interest from deer hunters thanks to new hunting laws and improved ballistic performance. 

New for 2022: Ruger-Made Marlin 1895 SBL

The first Marlin to be produced at Ruger’s factory, the new 1895 SBL, with its classic style and rugged reliability, lives up to the hype.

#SundayGunday: Uberti 1885 Courteney Stalking Rifle

Get a closer look at the Uberti 1885 Courteney Stalking Rifle, the latest addition to our #SundayGunday video series.

Taylor's & Company Introduces TC86 Takedown Rifle

Taylor’s & Company, has announced the addition of the TC86 Takedown rifle to their Lifestyle Series for 2021.

First Look: Uberti USA 1885 Courteney Stalking Rifle in .45-70 Government

Introduced in 2020, as a tribute to the golden age of big-game hunting, the Uberti USA 1885 Courteney Stalking Rifle is now being manufactured in the ever-popular .45-70 Government chambering.

Head to Head: .444 Marlin vs. .45-70 Government

Both are cartridges are suitable for nearly any big-game animal, save the African dangerous heavyweights, and both have fervent, passionate followers. Contributor Philip Massaro takes a closer look at the similarities, differences and applications of each.

Range Tested: Federal Premium HammerDown Ammunition

With the introduction of Federal Premium's HammerDown ammo, lever-action hunters have a cartridge designed specifically to maximize their effectiveness in the field.

Hardware: Henry Lever Action X Model .45-70

The Henry Lever Action X Model .45-70 is a smooth operator, with useful features that aren’t overdone.

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