Rarest? Marlin 1894pg or 1894fg

Discussion in 'Lever Action' started by Bobshouse, Oct 22, 2012.

  1. Bobshouse

    Bobshouse Member

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    As the title mentions, which is the rarest?

    The 1894pg was produced in 44mag, the 1894fg in .41 mag.
     
  2. Hyphenated

    Hyphenated Well-Known Member

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    That's a good question. I don't have any hard data, but just because the 44mag is more popular I'd say they made more rifles in that caliber.
     

  3. SHOOTER13

    SHOOTER13 RETIRED MODERATOR Lifetime Supporting

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    I would say the .41 Magnum is the rarest...as the .44 Magnum is very popular.

    Notice I didn't say better...the .41 Remington Magnum is an excellent cartridge for

    hunting and law enforcement. Conceived in 1963-64 by Elmer Keith and Bill Jordan,

    the .41 Magnum never enjoyed the popularity and success of either the more "popular"

    Magnum cartridges, but is still prized by handgun hunters as it generates somewhat lighter

    recoil and slightly flatter bullet trajectory at longer ranges than the .44 Magnum.
     
  4. Hyphenated

    Hyphenated Well-Known Member

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    Amen Brother! I like my .41mags.