New to the 1885 rifles

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 19, 2020 10:09 am
I just purchased a Winchester 1885 in 45-70 caliber. Looking forward to learning this round and rifle. Anything I need to know going in? It already has the tang sight. I am coming from the bolt action world.
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 19, 2020 6:20 pm
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 20, 2020 10:04 pm
Welcome! Is this a new rifle or replica? Do you hand load?
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