The gun also feels balanced, which is largely due to the carbine-length 20-inch barrel. Unlike many lever action designs, the Model 336 can be cleaned from the breech, much like a bolt-action rifle. Sold under both the Marlin and Glenfield brands, the Model 336 has been in continuous production from 1948 to the present day, and is currently produced by Remington Firearms under the Marlin brand. With increasing numbers of modern. The name most probably originates from the types of longarms favored by hunting and wilderness guides as a defense against attacks by. In one hour, a manufacturer can rifle between 1 and 4 barrels. All Auctions are conducted in Pacific Time.
Otherwise, five to seven pounds is reasonable and maybe even desirable. Not sure it doesn't have a serial on the action. Marlin did make several versions for K-Mart and others that were less expensive and had a walnut stained hardwood stock instead of the American black walnut stoclks as found on the first line rifles like the Model's 336 and 39-A. The 30-30 caliber is responsible for taking more deer in this country than all others combined. I received a Marlin Glenfield Model 60 with serial 70178817.
The Glenfield For many years, Marlin produced a less-expensive Glenfield line of Model 336 rifles for retail at mass merchandise and department stores including: J. The guy I bought it off of said only numbers he saw was on the bolt when he dissassembled it. I would like to see a test comparison between them and regular rifled barrels. Recently, I had the good fortune to come across an older, very nice chambered in 30-30 at a gun show. It was fairly accurate, a great mechanism, and still a beautiful gun. Less expensive to manufacture: Without a doubt. Is there any way to determine exactly what store based on the serial number? In 1936, with only minor changes to the stock, forearm, and sights, the Model 1893 was redesignated the Model 1936 soon renamed the Model 36.
Marlin Manufacture Dates Antique and Collectable Firearms and Militaria Headquarters OldGuns. Solid-top receivers are tapped for scope mounts. Store Brand Models: By 1983, most of Marlin's mass merchandise retailers were in a position to insist on name-brand firearms, and the Glenfield line was dropped. Ellen holds a Bachelor of Science in health science from State University New York, a master's degree in math education from Jacksonville University and a Master of Arts in creative writing from National University. Some of these wildcat cartridge conversions include the , , , and the. No other identification can be found other than the Marlin insignia Doesn't seem to fit into the date codes above.
This rifling system, which used an increased number of relatively shallow rifling grooves, cut down production time and significantly extended the service life of machine tooling. To this point I have heard all good things about marlins and this gun is allegedly good between 100-150 yards open sight or 200 yards with a scope. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. The Seller is required to give the Buyer a minimum of three days to inspect any firearm sold through GunAuction. The Marlin weighs in at seven pounds, making it a great choice for a gun you can carry around all day without getting a sore back and arms. I loved it, and I took my my first Az deer with it. Wood rates very good plus with only minor marks or imperfections.
Marlin claims that they are more accurate and easier to clean. The Model 444 holds 4 cartridges in the magazine and one in the chamber, and was originally fitted with a 24-inch barrel and a straight grip buttstock. I chose the Marlin over the Henry mainly because of the location of where the two rifles are loaded. With the micro-groove process, a hardened mandrel is pulled once through the barrel. Brownells has a good video series on breaking it down.
A new 265-grain bullet greatly improved the utility of the Model 444 as a hunting rifle, and other bullet weights have since been introduced. The Model 336Y also featured a short buttstock to enable use by younger shooters. Hepburn, the Model 1893 incorporated a new locking bolt system and a two-piece firing pin. At its introduction, the Model 444 was the most powerful lever action rifle on the market. The first letter of the date code represented the month of manufacture while the second letter indicated the year.
In my opinion, it is really only a concern if you plan on entering matches with the gun. All Marlins except lever action manufactured from 1962-1968 A two letter code was used to designate month and year of manufacture. What I have seen tends to confirm what he said. Of the conversions mentioned both the. I bought mine in 1965, used it a few years for Ground Hog hunting, and stored it away.
The magazine tube, springs, and loading gate are also fabricated from stainless, while other metal parts are nickel-plated steel. Most decent shooters can get sub three-inch groups at 100 yards using the factory sights can we say accurate! Any info on this gun would be greatly appreciated. You are correct in that it is a 1993 manufacture date by the serial number. I have a rifle like dds that does not have the markings that it should have, it's a marlin glenfield mod. In addition, nearly all existing bullets for the. I have been thinking about buying from him but not sure what they're worth. The Model 336 is currently produced by.