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  1. My New Stainless JM 1895GS - Checkering Removal, Refinishing, Sight Remodel

    The 45/70 Govt.
    Hello all, I purchased a beautiful 2009 JM-marked stainless 1895GS 45-70 last Saturday and decided immediately that I wanted to remove the checkering and refinish the furniture. At the same time, I slimmed down the forestock as it seemed unnecessarily bulky or "fat". Kind of reminded me of a...
  2. 1895 GBL checkering on stock horrible

    The 45/70 Govt.
    Ive recently purchased an 1895 GBL and the checkering on the stock is almost non existant. So I called marlin and they sent me a replacement. The one I received came and when I inspected it I found the checkering on this one to look like complete crap. It almost looked like it was just scratched...
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