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Marlin 336SS Lever Action Rifle Stainless Steel 30

SundownSundown Posts: 2,961
edited 12:47PM in Off Topic
any one got any experience with this rifle?

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  • I have used the blued model 336C in 30-30 for over 30 years, but do not have a SS model. Can I answer anything specific for ya?
  • Cpt'n CookCpt'n Cook Posts: 1,917
    I have used a Marlin Lever action 22 since I was a kid. Loved it and it is still wikkid accurate.
  • FidelFidel Posts: 10,172
    As far as lever action .30 caliber rifles go, Marlin is pretty much the gold standard.

    What is the intended purpose? Assuming you are looking at a .30-30 and not a .35, with the short barrel you won't have much stopping power outside of maybe 100-125 yards. You'll lose a lot of muzzle velocity and accuracy.
  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 28,508
    Rod,

    My business partner just bought one in 50 cal. He says it has lots of stopping power. Last deer he shot they found a bit of an antler and a hoof.

    Steve

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

  • FidelFidel Posts: 10,172
    A .50 cal round is a completely different animal than the .30-30. I use a little overkill when I deer hunt too -- big holes mean I don't have to chase them far. The last two I shot only traveled about 2 feet.....straight down.
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    Hey Cpt'n

    I have several Marlin .22's, mostly lever actions. My oldest is a 1904 Model 1897, next is 1933 Model 39, then a 1953 Model 39A w/Ballard rifling. I have a Model 39D that was made to look like the 336, a 39M Mountie, about 3 commemoratives and a 2008 Model 39AS still unfired. I also have a 1963 Model 99 that was not sold by Marlin till a couple years ago. It predates serial numbers on their guns and they had to make one up for it. A couple have period Marlin scopes and they are all wonderful rifles.
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    The longest gun in production in the world. My 1904 is mechanically almost identical to the 2008. Still American made and a great shooter.

    Gator

     
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