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    New Marlin 1894's at Shot Show!

    In a nutshell:
    45 Colt
    "regular" - regular 1894
    "cowboy" - octagonal barrel
    "LTD cowboy" - octagonal barrel, engraving and gold inlay - including the Marlin horse and rider, and Marbles sights.

    That LTD should be spiffy indeed. MSRP starts at a thou up to 1300 for teh LTD

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    I saw the 45 Colt LTD Cowboy version at the LGS for $1300. The fit and function was good but the rounded off edges of the octagon barrel turned me off. Somebody bought it but it wasn't me. I held onto my money and lucked into a 1983 1894C 357 Mag that cost half what the LTD did a couple weeks later.
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    I watched a few Shot show Marlin videos on YouTube last night.
    The one about the custom shop is interesting.
    In addition to smoothing up the action, they install a third party trigger.
    lol
    I'm guessing a Happy Trigger.

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    It would be nice if they smoothed up the action on every Marlin they sent out. That would go a long way to improve their image.
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    I saw the custom Marlins at the SHOT Show. Very impressive. Looks like Dakota Arms is doing the custom work. Not too interested, but mucho nice, nonetheless.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Marlinjunkie View Post
    It would be nice if they smoothed up the action on every Marlin they sent out. That would go a long way to improve their image.
    Yeah, I was thinking that while watching the video.
    The custom shop engineers and gunsmiths probably get their ideas by reading the MO forum.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Blaine View Post
    Yeah, I was thinking that while watching the video.
    The custom shop engineers and gunsmiths probably get their ideas by reading the MO forum.
    They probably get step by step instructions on how to fix their Remlins by reading our Gunsmithing forum.
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    Too many Marlins to list--especially the ones in 35 Rem.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Blaine View Post
    Yeah, I was thinking that while watching the video.
    The custom shop engineers and gunsmiths probably get their ideas by reading the MO forum.
    That might not be far from the truth, Blaine. I was thinking they're getting a lot of their ideas from Adam of RPP. I must admit, pretty cool levers but I'd be much more inclined to buy a JM and send it to Adam for custom work which second to none.

    Quote Originally Posted by Ret_Eng View Post
    They probably get step by step instructions on how to fix their Remlins by reading our Gunsmithing forum.
    I know for a fact they visit MO and pay particular attention to the RANT FORUM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JACKTW View Post
    That might not be far from the truth, Blaine. I was thinking they're getting a lot of their ideas from Adam of RPP. I must admit, pretty cool levers but I'd be much more inclined to buy a JM and send it to Adam for custom work which second to none.

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    Oh heck yes. I would do exactly the same.
    Adam would get my money long before Remington.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Blaine View Post
    Oh heck yes. I would do exactly the same.
    Adam would get my money long before Remington.
    Given the price of Marlins these days I doubt you could get that work for same money.
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