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Marlin Loop

#1 Post by Bronco » Tue Apr 24, 2018 5:13 am

Howdy,
With my large mitts, three finger fit snug in the stock loop! No chance with thin gloves. Been looking around for a solution, but didn't like the looks of some large loops. I put this large loop on my Marling 1895. Stock loop was nice and tight and this replacement fit the same. The look was the most satisfactory, of course function was paramount. Anyone else have any dealing with Ranger Point Precision. I am very please with their product.

http://www.rangerpointstore.com/marlin- ... 1894-1895/

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Re: Marlin Loop

#2 Post by AJMD429 » Tue Apr 24, 2018 6:29 am

No, but THAT is the contour I like.....none of the huge 'hoop' stuff - I just want functionality without finger-mashing.

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Re: Marlin Loop

#3 Post by 1894c » Tue Apr 24, 2018 4:06 pm

I have a Henry Big Boy Steel Carbine in .357-mag that has a big loop and I really like it, I thought I wouldn't but it is very functional. Big loops on a levergun have their place... :)
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Re: Marlin Loop

#4 Post by lever1886 » Wed Jan 09, 2019 11:26 pm

Going to give one a try for the 1894. The factory loop is quite small for large hands

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Re: Marlin Loop

#5 Post by jkbrea » Thu Jan 10, 2019 1:21 am

Wild West Levers makes a nice one. It comes stock on the Marlin SBL. I've used it for years hunting and love it.

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Re: Marlin Loop

#6 Post by fordwannabe » Thu Jan 10, 2019 12:18 pm

I also used the Marlin factory one on a project.
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Re: Marlin Loop

#7 Post by J Miller » Sat Jan 12, 2019 10:49 am

If I remember right, Pitchy modified the lever loop on his Marlin several years ago. It looked more or less normal, but was larger for bigger hands and gloves. I liked his much better than the rounded designs.
A pic of his extended loop is in this thread: viewtopic.php?f=1&t=40904&p=508852&hili ... op#p508852

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