I'd go with one of the .44 Magnum Marlins...one produced before that wonderful company was taken over by Remington...they're available on one of the gun auction sites...I've had good luck with gunbroker...Rod
Our Flag does not fly because the wind blows against it,
It proudly waves because a soldier's dying breath blows upon it.
USAF Forward Air Controller, 5th Spl Forces,
An Loc, lll Corps, RVN, 69-70, Vietnam Vet '69-'73