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Model 1886 chambered for .38-70
October 9, 2019
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Hello all,

A friend of mine in New Zealand is looking at a Model 1886 sporting rifle which is chambered for the relatively rare 38-70 cartridge.  According to Madl there were only 1167 out of the total production of 156,599 rifles.  Can somebody tell me please when this cartridge was introduced?

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October 9, 2019
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Date of intro, 1894.

October 9, 2019
3:41 pm
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If your friend would like a matching 38-70 hand loader to go with it, shoot me a pm.  

October 9, 2019
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Manuel said
If your friend would like a matching 38-70 hand loader to go with it, shoot me a pm.    

Thanks for the offer.  I will ask him and let you know.

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October 10, 2019
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Make sure it's the real deal.  A .38-70 handloading tool was offered on eBay awhile ago and when enlarged, one could see .38-70 was stamped over the original markings on the vintage tool.

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He missed out on the gun as a result of not being aggressive enough.  His words.  Thanks for your help.

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