image.jpgimage.jpgimage.jpgWow! It was on the rack -fit and finish looks great. Missing the front sight hood but I would have removed it anyway. I took it to the counter and asked if this one had the box. Yep. Showed me another one out of the box. I immediately looked for the JM stamp. Nope. Told him I would take the display model. :biggrin:
Cleaned it tonight and will run some rounds thru it tomorrow when I take my 45/70 handloads to the range.
Good find, hope she shoots well. Front sight hoods are easy to find and easy to lose.
Wow R J,
That's a great lookin 39a you found! It's good to hear of, and see people finding some "JM" marked barrels out there still nib! Just goes to show...it pays to look! Happy shootin to ya!
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Great find! Let us know how it shoots! Thanks for the pics. John
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Thanks guys. My wife doesn't yet understand Marlinitis. But I could not walk away from a "JM" stamped rifle. The serial number is 91xxxxxx What year was it manufactured?
sounds like a 2009
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