Consider upgrading your membership for less than a box of bullets! Ya never know till ya get it apart. They are rare now and seldom seen in gun shops. They did change a bit over the years to a small degree. But, if it has rust, damaged wood, missing parts, or a bore that does not clean up, you can expect the value to fall fast. They do have a long sight radius with a 24 inch barrel. But I have read Marlin would use what ever parts possible during production like if they ran out of pistol grip stocks they would use straight stocks to finish a production run so there are some rare oddballs out there from Marlin, but with your serial numbers being different it's probably not one of those guns.Next
Please enter a serial number and click the submit button. Loading was accomplished by turning a small knob in the feed tube under the barrel towards the front that freed the brass tube allowing you to move it to the front until the bullet shaped hole was clear. This folks answers the question of why they made this rifle with the large takedown screw on the side. For those who would like to know how to tell a difference between a Remlin and a real Marlin besides the crappy quality here are some ways to do that: -Subtract the first couple numbers in the serial number from 100. We work hard to make the best Mississippi Gun Owners Forum! It has maybe 1000 rounds through it. The first 50 rounds have had feeding probs and action lock ups and dud rounds on Remington ammo. Originally evolved from Model 1891, invented by L.Next
Late model Golden 39A In 1922 it was again renamed to the model 39 then finally the last change in 1939 to the model 39A, which finally stuck to this day. Makes me feel even better about finding an older Microgroove 1894 in. My son got a new 39A for his first firearm and I have a boxed rifle in the armsroom waiting for a grandson. My first question would be, can you guys tell me the date of manufacture and the approximate value? All those fancy machines and high grade steels mean doodly-squat without experienced and conscientious craftsmen putting things together. Model 1891 became Model 1892 and eventually developed into take-down Model 1897. Pre 1983 or so depending on model.
I believe his was a 2006 model. Even bumping up to the Sporter still doesn't get you a blued barrel. Type Place of origin United States Service history In service 1891—present Production history Designer John Marlin Designed 1891 No. I'm trying to determine when it was manufactured. I would certainly not take less, because this gun survived a house fire, mechanically perfect, losing only the forearm and stock. This is a 39A from 1944 and thus does not have the cross-hammer safety or golden trigger seen on the current 39A.Next
My first levergun was a 1972 vintage 39A that my dad gave me brand new and it has been an excellent rifle and provided me with over 34 years of excellent service. Case in point: Hamilton Bowen. Push the hollow brass rod back in the tube and turn to lock and start shooting! But only snag is marlin owners manual has parts but looks like a newer model,also they indicate that the parts i need will have to be shipped to gunsmith. That'll take some real looking for most folks. But only snag is marlin owners manual has parts but looks like a newer model,also they indicate that the parts i need will have to be shipped to gunsmith.Next
I broke it down and cleaned really clean though. Another thing I remember was that the slide handle you used to open the slide was bright colored … like chrome, and was likely pressed, rather than forged. In 1922, when the company was sold to John Moran and became Marlin Firearms Corp. Friend Garufa also just acquired same model, and his barrel, made in North Haven, has no identifying stamp at all. Where did they say they were made? I'm an avid hunter and outdoorsman and one of my passions is predator hunting, especially coyotes. But you'll have to sell a kidney and take a second mortgage to pay for it. Here are a couple of options for you to work with.
Ramp front sight, brass bead, Wide-Scan brand hood Boys back in my youth would pickup Coke bottles and sell them back to the grocery store for a nickel a piece. Over at Marlin owners forum there are so many horror stories of guns that will not cycle, bad wood to metal fit, canted sights. There was a time when a man getting paid for his work was only half of it. Later It was borrowed by family and left out in a horse barn and got mild rusting. Dollar value of the rifle is not important, my Grandfather taught my father to shoot with it who then taught me and I now want to teach my daughter to shoot with it! Most of the folks on here that have the Rossi have nothing but good things to say about it so I think I'll just buy one! The sights are worth mentioning.Next
I do not go to them for my long guns whatsoever. Retired police officer with 30 years of service. When I put it in layaway I knew that if I didn't act then it would be gone and I'd be kicking myself later. . They have this rifle for sale right now. I don't know what fool decided a lever rifle with a hammer needed a safety, or why, but seeing one tells me all I need to know.Next
Again, thanks for all the information available here. Even simpler: If it has a safety; put it back! I like the older ones without the crossbolt safety and the rebounding hammer. I have become an accomplished caller and really enjoy getting out every opportunity I can to do so. This just appeals to me a great deal and always will. With these funds we would buy our. It's not like Marlin is unique in this.