Hornady Lever revolution 30-30

NChunt1

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I bought 4 boxes and can't get my marlin to shoot under a 6 inch group with them. Then shot some old win 170gr and it shot about a 2.5 inch group. Do you think I just had a bad batch of Hornady or my gun just doesn't like them ?
 

NChunt1

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Yes I just mounted a brand new scope. If anyone wants them I will trade them for some fed or core like 170gr
 

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Had the same problem. Bought 3 boxes. Shot a whole box before I decided they were junk and gave up on em and went back to core locks. I have also shot them out of a sharps 45/70 with no problem but I was shooting a bucket with open sights like Quigley down under.
 

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Nothing wrong with the ammo it’s your gun/ammo combination. If you reloaded you could change the amount of powder or seating depth of the bullet and find a sweet spot. There is no guarantee a box of factory ammo will group well in your rifle.
 

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I'm located in the Chattanooga area and most definitely would trade or even sell them at this point I might even ship them
 

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I had a marlin (Remlin) 336y in 30-30. I couldn’t get better than about a 12” group at 100 yards with the leverevolutions. The gun just didn’t like them. In fact the only thing that the gun liked was Remington 150 grain corelokts. Even then the best I could do was about a 3” group. Wound up trading the gun and a crossbow even for a JM stamped 1981 version of an 1894 in .44 mag. That gun would cloverleaf at 75 yards with Winchester 240 grains. Beat trade I ever made!!
 

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They’ve always shot well for me and performed well. But something about shooting a round nose or cast out of the levers just does it for me. Guess I’m getting old and rebel against modern tech. Same thing my grandfather and dad do that use to annoy me. Ha go figure
 

NChunt1

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Just found these bad boys at a family members house and did some trading so I will definitely be selling the lever revolution if anyone wants to buy them
 

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Mack's PW has them in stock right now.
Evidently I have been buying a new box of ammo every year since I got that 30/30 for kids. I did a big locker and storage box merge and found 4 partial boxes of 3030. I also have been worried about 20 gauge slug supply and I now have 12 boxes of hornady 20 gauge. That’s a lot!
 

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Evidently I have been buying a new box of ammo every year since I got that 30/30 for kids. I did a big locker and storage box merge and found 4 partial boxes of 3030. I also have been worried about 20 gauge slug supply and I now have 12 boxes of hornady 20 gauge. That’s a lot!
haha... that's the way to do it. stock up every year a little bit, then your not worried when it dries up. I found 10 boxes of Hornady 20 gauge SST last week in my stash.
 

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