Been eyeing a lever gun for a month or so, thought I had settled on a 336 Marlin in .35 Remington but could not find one at three different gun dealers. Was told they had heard Marlin was going to stop producing the .35 and that got me thinking if that was true ammo could become hard to find. So I shifted my focus the 1895 cambered in 45-70, did some research on the ballistics and it's a sledge hammer. Went yesterday morning and picked up the gun new from sportsman's warehouse. I'm going to shoot Hornady 325 leverevolution in it, probably mount a 3x9-40 Leupold of some sort because this is going to be my brush gun <100yds.