Marlin New Model 1895 actions are frequently used to build this type of firearm. If in your mind it's in good shape, I'd snap it up in a heartbeat. It really is a great looking gun. The Marlin 336 may well be the most accurate centerfire lever action gun ever made. These custom rifles are increasingly popular in the western United States, Canada, and Alaska where encounters with grizzly bears and other potentially dangerous animals can be expected.
In 1971, Model 444's barrel length was reduced to 22 inches, and the rifle's buttstock was changed to a full pistol-grip design. Marlin factory rear sling swivel placement is demonstrated here on the 39, both Model 62's, and the Guide Gun. Sling stud or not Smitty got a good deal on the gun. Serial numbers located on the lower tang under the lever. From 1969-72 the first two digits were the year of mfg.
The next series is no letter and subtract the first 2 digits from 100, i. Is there any way to determine exactly what store based on the serial number? If I ever decide to repair it I prefer this over having to replace the bullseye. Model 336: June 1948 to present. In 1948, the Model 36 was replaced by the Model 336, which incorporated the patents of Thomas R. Usually custom-made by a skilled gunsmith, these guns are usually fitted with either such as ghost rings or express sights , a , or a long eye-relief scope mounted on a. Regardless of where the stud was installed.
Can't find the link right now. That will give you a good indication how much it's been shot, and how well it's been taken care of mechanical wise. I think his brother used to own a gun store many years ago and recently died leaving him these guns. These are squarebolts and are not to be confused with later roundbolt Glenfield 36 336 roundbolt action. Medium Action: Model 1893: 1893 to 1921 or 22. Better get 'em now if you want one.
It can be moved and there are replacements. She coauthored a statistics textbook published by Houghton-Mifflin. According Wikipedia and my serial number first two 21 the Marlin I have was made in 1979. The Model 336Y also featured a short buttstock to enable use by younger shooters. The Model 1894 is particularly popular with enthusiasts, as well as shooters who desire to carry a shoulder arm and a revolver in the same caliber.
As all Marlins made after 1973, you subtract the first two digits from 100 to determine the year of manufacture. Unlike many lever action designs, the Model 336 can be cleaned from the breech, much like a bolt-action rifle. I would greatly appreciate any info you know about this rifle. G Wi; You apparently have a new Marlin Model 1895 that was manufactured in 1973. This and also check the action to see if it's sloppy. Must go to ffl unless your in southern Mo and can ftf. It wasn't until I started doing some reading on the Marlin forum that I changed my mind.
Come for the info, stay and make some friends. Ffl must accept from individual. 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. Thanks Regnier, I am fairly new to this lever action thing but I am surely enjoying this 1895. However Model 336 production began in June 1948. I am assuming the 71 is 1971 but I thought the 135158 might also indicate a production year of 1987. I traded for this for a farm gun, and its just to pretty to beat up on the farm.
Contouring it to the stock is not beyond anyone with a modicum of patience, and preparation to protect the surrounding wood. Any subversion of these rules will result in action taken against your account. There are plenty of owners of the newer guns who are really happy with them. It is one of the few used guns that I own but must say that if you have a chance to pick one up, do not let it pass you by. Mechanically identical to the Model 336, these mass market rifles were typically fitted with lower-cost hardwood birch stocks and forearms, and some metal finishing operations were eliminated in the interest of lowering unit cost. This results in the sling swivel or stud not having the purchase it might otherwise have if attached to the buttstock wood itself.
Hope I'm not scaring you with all this but just trying to give you a heads on possible concerns. Other Model 336 production rifles were stamped with names chosen by the retailer, such as the J. Stamped on the Rifle: The Marlin Firearms Co. In keeping with its predecessor, the New Model 1894 was given a straight grip buttstock instead of the pistol-grip style version fitted to the Model 336. Use of such loadings in older.