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Ok....im impressed.

#1 Post by wvfarrier » Tue Sep 03, 2019 12:00 pm

I broke down and picked up a new Marlin (Remlin) GBL. I was a bit concerned for the reasons we are all aware of. I was surprised, this gun is great. The action is slick enough i can work it woth my pinky finger. Wood to frame fit is near perfect, actually better than one of mt JM guns. The finish is flawless, not a single discoloration in the black. The real test is to come when i sight it in tomorrow but so far it looks grear.
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#2 Post by Old No7 » Tue Sep 03, 2019 12:30 pm

Wow, is it April 1st already?!

Sorry about that -- seriously, thanks for the honest opinion and update.

Let's see some pictures too!

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#3 Post by claybob86 » Tue Sep 03, 2019 2:03 pm

The Remlins I've seen on the racks over the last couple of years have looked pretty darn good. Wouldn't hesitate to buy one. Some of the early ones I saw should not have left the factory.
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#4 Post by AJMD429 » Tue Sep 03, 2019 2:08 pm

I'm picking up a Marlin 1894 CST (357 Mag threaded) tomorrow, so I guess I'll see how they are...

Then I have to decide which of my existing firearms to sell off to fund the purchase.
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#5 Post by ethang » Tue Sep 03, 2019 3:24 pm

AJMD429 wrote:
Tue Sep 03, 2019 2:08 pm
I'm picking up a Marlin 1894 CST (357 Mag threaded) tomorrow, so I guess I'll see how they are...

Then I have to decide which of my existing firearms to sell off to fund the purchase.
I am resisting one of these. I really like my Rossi but a CST might replace her.

Good to see the quality is improving. I still have not fired the 45/70 I picked up a few years ago, though it seems pretty well put together.

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#6 Post by Grizz » Tue Sep 03, 2019 7:42 pm

Doc, I thought it was illegal to sell off guns like that...

What would you take for your Beo upper?

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#7 Post by piller » Tue Sep 03, 2019 10:12 pm

My stainless guide gun has chatter marks in that raceway on the bolt where the ejector goes. I polished it up and it works better than it did. My old JM Marlin in .35 Remington is much smoother.
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#8 Post by Bill in Oregon » Wed Sep 04, 2019 8:10 am

The Remlins used to be hit and a lot of miss when Remington first absorbed Marlin, but I, too, have heard they are getting much better. Look forward to the range report!

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#9 Post by wvfarrier » Fri Sep 06, 2019 6:27 pm

Whoo doggy doesthis sucker shoot!!! Now i did mount a lvpo optic on (1-4×24) as my eyes aint what they used to be. It took 7 rounds to zero at 100 yards and 1 to ensure the zero ;-)

Recoil was a firm push and not a smack. Very happy.
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#10 Post by HillbillyGadget » Sun Sep 08, 2019 9:03 pm

I really pleased with my 336Y I picked up last winter, it's also a tack driver! I mounted a Leupould 2.5x scout on it and Skinner irons. I really like this little rifle.
I did have to change out the loading gate spring for a Rangerpoint, it was very stiff and even working the gate 1000 times(100 times a day for 10 days and many bloody pinches later) I broke down and got a new one, money well spent.
The wood fit to metal is tight and the matte blue is even.

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#11 Post by claybob86 » Sun Sep 08, 2019 11:01 pm

wvfarrier wrote:
Fri Sep 06, 2019 6:27 pm
Whoo doggy doesthis sucker shoot!!! Now i did mount a lvpo optic on (1-4×24) as my eyes aint what they used to be. It took 7 rounds to zero at 100 yards and 1 to ensure the zero ;-)

Recoil was a firm push and not a smack. Very happy.
:) :D :mrgreen:
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#12 Post by 2ndovc » Mon Sep 09, 2019 4:34 am

AJMD429 wrote:
Tue Sep 03, 2019 2:08 pm
I'm picking up a Marlin 1894 CST (357 Mag threaded) tomorrow, so I guess I'll see how they are...

Then I have to decide which of my existing firearms to sell off to fund the purchase.
Doc,
I bought one last winter and have been really impressed with the workmanship. This thing will feed everything I've tried, right down to .38 Spl SWCs.

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