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  1. Hello from the Finger Lakes!

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    I own a Marlin 1893 in need of a full cleaning. I am also looking at a new Model 336W. Any advise on either is always welcomed. Thanks in advance!
  2. Please someone help me out with the value? MARLIN 1893

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    Marlin 1893 30-30 Saddle Ring - Serial #192059 Would like someone to help with with an approximate value of this rifle. Thanks guys.
  3. Seeking advice on '93 restoration

    32-40 38-55/375 & Other Non Standard Caliber
    I tried this before last winter, but didn't get too far. Everybody wanted pics and we were rained out of the Piutes where my shop and the rifle are. So here we go again. I bought an early '93, SN 117598 a few years back in pretty rough shape. It had a bad headspace issue plus the stock had...
  4. 1893 32-20 Factory Engraved

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    Hello to all--I am new to the site looking for a little guidance I have a few rifles that I bought before I retired when I had money, now I have time to work on them. One is '93 with an engraved receiver (no case color left), full octagon barrel, and much better wood than the general issue...
  5. Hi from Canada, and help with my 1893

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    Hi from Ontario, Canada I have been on the site before, doing my own bit of research on an 1893 that I purchased, but this will be my first post. The original stock was not present, and the one that was made for it was done VERY poorly. Now I am looking for an original straight stock(not...
  6. My new model 1893, 30-30 with deluxe wood anyone seen one like this ?

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    Thanks for adding me to group. My sweet shooting 39A led me to get another Marlin. This one caught my eye so I won it off a auction this one was done less than one month before John Marlin died in 1901, it's all blued the action feels brand new. The guys at the local gun shop said if it has...
  7. Need help identifying proper buttplate for Marlin 93

    Model 36 & Other Square Bolt Levers
    I bought this beautiful Marlin 93 a few weeks ago, and I'd like to restore it with an original buttplate. Any advice on what would be the proper buttplate for this rifle? It's a 30-30, and the serial number is below 300. The rifle had an ugly aftermarket rubber recoil pad when I bought it. I...
  8. Model 1893 info help

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    I'm hoping that someone will be able to help with some questions I have. I was given a model 1893 in 38-55 and am trying to determine its age. The serial number starts with an A followed by four digits and i can't seem to find any records of serial #s starting with an A. The barrel is marked...
  9. Found a 1893 32 Spl

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    I just bought an 1893 marlin chambered for 32 special. It has a round 20 inch barrel and may not have an original buttstock since it has the "Marlin bullseye" inset in the heel. The buttstock also has a black plastic butt plate rather than a curved metal one. I picked it up after the gunshop...
  10. Marlin Model 1893 Lever Action Rifle .25-36 caliber SN 131232 manufactured in 1898

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    I have an early Marlin Model 1893 Lever Action Rifle – .25-36 caliber – 25 1/2" Octagon Barrel - SN 131232 manufactured in 1898. Great bore and action. Metal is very good overall with sharp lettering and markings - barrel retains most blue - magazine tube has most blue with slight thinning...
  11. I have two 1893-style rifles with 1974 serial numbers on receiver, and thoughts?

    32-40 38-55/375 & Other Non Standard Caliber
    I have two guns that belonged to the widow of a late friend, both look to be 1893 style rifles. Both have octagonal barrels around 26-inches in length. Both have all the marks of older barrels, according to what I've read in LCol. Brophy's book Marlin Firearms: A History of the Guns and the...
  12. New Member and question

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    Hello all my name is Roxanne I live in North Florida in the pines. I like to shoot and do wood working. I have a Marlin model 1893 30 30 that was my great grandfathers. It has a 26" barrel and full length magazine tube. I am trying to find out what date it was made. The only number that looks...
  13. Bought it, now what??

    32-40 38-55/375 & Other Non Standard Caliber
    Hello Gents, Thanks to all who assisted in my first Marlin purchase! Picked up my 1893 on Monday, tested it at range and everything is excellent. Now I am wondering about disassembly, cleaning the wood and re-blueing, etc. Basically, should I try to fix something that isn't broken? Should I...
  14. Purchase Advice Model 1893

    32-40 38-55/375 & Other Non Standard Caliber
    Hello All; I am looking at a Model 1893, .38-55 to purchase. The serial number is 437,534. The rifle shoots straight and appears in good working order. Can anyone offer any thoughts on production date and more importantly, a reasonable valuation? Many many thanks, Michael
  15. Need to find gunsmith near Los Angeles

    I'm looking for a recommended gunsmith to service my 1970 model 39 and to look at my old model 1893/1892 rifles. Somewhere between Orange County, San Bernardino, and Pasadena would be easiest for me to get to.
  16. Returning to Marlin

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    Just a friendly shout out. Started deer hunting 38 years ago and my first deer rifle was a 336. Went through all bigger, better, fancier stage and finally came back to a Marlin. Picked up a refinished 1893 30-30 (1906) a few weeks ago and took a nice doe with it yesterday. Nothing like doing...