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Something “New” from Marl...

Something “New” from Marlin

I have to admit – I like the looks.  But there are two things that disappoint.  1.  They are adding some really cheap sights and acting like it’s an upgrade.  That’s just sad right there.   This is really no biggie though, as I’d replace it the same day I got the rifle.  With this. […]

Armchair Quarterbacking: MARLIN

Armchair Quarterbacking:  MARLIN

Before I go on – let me but this out there.  Marlin lever action rifles are my favorite Lever Action Rifles.  More over, they are my favorite rifles that are not auto-loading.  Of all the Manual Loading Rifles, Marlins are my first choice.  I can’t help but to love the Marlins.  But Marlin has some […]

Remington Down

Remington Down

Remington was once known as Big Green.  They were huge and they were moving.  Winchester had dropped the Model 70 and Savage wasn’t even an option…  Brownings and Sakos were for the rich and famous.   The Model 700 was dominant as the bolt action for the Every Day Man.   The only shotgun worth […]

Marlin 336W Harsh Conditions

Marlin 336W Harsh Conditions

We got in a brand new 336W from Marlin. The barrel is stamped Illion, NY, so there is no question this isn’t an older gun. I was very impressed with the fit and finish of the gun.  Its using a nicer laminated stock instead of birch, or whatever wood they used before.  It looks nice.  […]

Heaven Help Me.

Heaven Help Me.

I just put a Mini Red Dot on a Lever Action.  In the Scout Position.  My Marlin 1895GBL.  I feel so dirty. Yet… it feels good… Heaven help me.

Unpossible!

Unpossible!

There is a certain outdoors oriented magazine that recently did a test on cheap rifles.  They took the most popular rifles that retail for less than 500 bucks, and did a quick and dirty accuracy test. Weatherby Vanguard TC Venture Marlington X7 Savage Axis Ruger All American The results were than the Marlin X7 rifle […]

Marlin. Credit where credit is due.

Marlin. Credit where credit is due.

Marlin rifles have always been a favorite of mine.  It was depressing when their quality took such a drastic nose dive. I’m happy to say that the quality is back.  Not only that, but their service department seems to going the extra mile. We had a customer who’s rifle was damaged in an auto accident.  […]

Dear Hornady & Marlin

Dear Hornady & Marlin

Please make a 7-30 Waters LEVERevolution, and a 336 Big Loop rifle to go with it.  I’d buy it instantly.

Marlin Update

Marlin Update

Just a quick update on my Marlin 1895GBL, .45-70.  To recap, I bought one, and it was faulty.  The stock was loose and the action was locking up.  I only got a half a box of rounds through it before I had to send it in to Marlin for repair. It came back from Marlin […]

Remington: Pulling a Boner.

Remington: Pulling a Boner.

Remington has cancelled production on dang near everything with a Marlin name tag. Specifically the lever action rifles. The Savage knock-off X7 rifles, I believe are still rolling out the door. We’ve had no problem getting those. Just Lever Actions, and the Rep told us that most of the orders we had were cancelled because […]