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    "Opinionated Texan" Super Moderator
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    Moving this to the MARLIN RANT FORUM...
    Here we go again.
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    I paid $39.99 for my 60. I can't remember the year but guessing mid 1980's. It still looks good and functions great. How remlin could mess this model up baffes me.
    "That wasn't shootin, that was killin" -- Rafe Covington

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    Not sure about other areas, but there are plenty of used "real" Marlin Model 60's in this area. There's usually at least a couple in most pawn shops, and at the gun shows, there is a vendor that generally has about a dozen for sale.

    From all the horror stories out there, I just don't see myself buying a new one.

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    I have been a life long shooter for 65 years and have only sent my first gun back to the manufacturer 3 years ago. I had a scout from Ruger that was only making contact on about 1/8 of the right side lug. When I was lapping the lugs I noticed a crack in the bolt. Bought a savage with a 6lb. accutrigger, never even tried to shoot it. Purchased a Smith Victory when I was cleaning it initially shards of stainless steel fell out of the bore. Bought a AR upper that blew the recoil spring and buffer out of the stock because of an undersized barrel bore. The 336 remlin I bought had a good action on it but shot patterns instead of groups so I didn't shoot it for years. Its only problems were a bent magazine tube, a bore so rough that it snagged patches and wood so far out of speck that I had to work a 1/4 inch off the forend to reassemble.

    The manufacturers I have dealt with all fixed the problem 1st try but not Remington.

    I believe I have bought my last new rifle.

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    I own one remlin, a 795 made in Kentucky barrel stamped. Put a ton of rounds through it, all types of ammo brands. Running good still. Have a 1991 .357 marlin and 1974 glenfiled/marlin squirrel stock 60. Prefer older but the 795 has run fine..

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