The rifle has been hunted and has a few very minor scratches, but has been well cared for it is a hunting rifle! If you don't mind, could you give us the serial number of your rifle, exactly as it appears, so that we can verify our notions about these prefixes? The pig was down in less than 40 yds. So why should we be thankful that Stephen Feinberg… Cerberus… Freedom Group… Remington bought Marlin? All Marlins except lever action manufactured from 1962-1968 A two letter code was used to designate month and year of manufacture. The barrel is factory ported as you can see in the pix and has shot everything really well. But the average for all five groups was 1. There is a learning curve involved.Next
This date code was usually stamped on the left side of the barrel just in front of the receiver. Shooting drills using paper plates as targets may suggest that a tubular-magazine lever-action is not capable of fine accuracy, but the author found otherwise when he slowed down between shots as shown on both plates 4. One in about the middle, which is for the cartridge guide on the inside of the receiver. If you have any questions about the forum please visit the or email. I think his brother used to own a gun store many years ago and recently died leaving him these guns. Is there any way to determine exactly what store based on the serial number? I don't think they used Ballard rifling, either.
Beings the Marlin weighs considerably less than an express rifle. If my grandfather had owned a Model 1895 in. However, while magnification has nothing to do with raw accuracy, it sure does make it easier to shoot groups. I have the ported 444P Outfitter and would like to know just for me how close this is to my other gun. Consider upgrading your membership for less than a box of bullets! I have a friend that has a golden 39 A in the box never fired. Sorry, but your Marlin 1895 was not manufactured in the 1960s. I glad the micogroove barrel worked out for you.
. I too have seen some of those marked on the receiver earlier than what I posted. Someone could outbid you in the final seconds of the auction if your Max Bid isn't high enough. The basic Marlin rifle is completely disassembled and the internal parts are polished and smoothed. All kidding aside these stout loads are probably closer to the range of a 338 Winchester magnum in the kick department. During firing the barrel heats and expands , but the tubular magazine does not. Regards, Griz, As I sold the micro-groove Marlin, this is a moot point for me now.Next
This is a great rifle, but I have aquired a Ruger 1 in 45-70 and have been shooting it alot! So, with the increase of different models, and no increase in production facilities, John Marlin was not interested in going for military contracts as he would have to increase both facilities and personnel, and he did not want to do either some production of the lever action line would have decreased at some point to allow the company to produce the added lines of product. Walker,do you have any info on the later years? Short, handy and powerful, the guide gun really is excellent for close-range defense and for digging a wounded bear out of a thick alder patch. From the factory they come in several stock options: straight or pistol grip; wood, laminate or synthetic. You just have to know how to do it. This rifle clearly wanted to shoot, so to give it the best chance to strut its stuff from the bench I mounted a much larger scope than I would normally put on a. I know they were really courteous and helpful when I contacted them about a warranty issue. Overall Condition: This rifle retains about 97% of its metal finish.Next
Be advised not to shoot modern high speed ammo in your gun. G Wi; You apparently have a new Marlin Model 1895 that was manufactured in 1973. This date code is different than the one already listed, as Marlin rimfire rifles other than the model 39 series did not have a serial numbers until required to by Law after 1968. It was produced before such ammo was available. The Model 1895 Big Bore Collection. I also did one of the first stories on the awesome.Next
All parts will be individually wrapped. The initial year of production also is distinguished by a ballard-type rifling not microgroove. It traces its roots to 1948 when the Model 36 was updated with a round bolt and became the Model 336. The performance of the soft 400 grain 45 slugs at about 1700fps is just spectacular on deer, with expansion and penetration, so I was unwilling to cast them harder. First few digits of serial number? There is a massive amount of literature about shooting them in microgroove barrels without leading and with extreme accuracy. In time I would take the rifle hog hunting, and I intended to use the Aimpoint.Next
With a long octagonal barrel and shockingly good wood, my is a lever-action from another era. Considering the range limitations of the. It goes up to 1990 for all models of Marlins but I don't know of any other handy source that might help. Exceptions only arise when the items are going to different locations different licenses , or when they are exceptionally large, heavy or valuable and cannot be combined. Type of Finish: Blue Finish Originality: Factory Original Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. The first year of manufacture of the New Model 1895 Marlin rifle was 1972 and early production of that year included rifles with a B0 bee zero for the first two places of the serial number.Next