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  1. 1894 csbl, Rounds corroded overnight

    Hi, So i acquired a new 1894 csbl in 357 mag, took it out to the range, it shot spot-on. Brought it home and did a fairly simple cleaning, lever off, bolt out, used Hoppes 9 Foam and then added some Hoppes Lube afterward. I wanted to work the loading gate a bit, so i loaded it up and left the...
  2. Well, you guys were right...

    General Gun Related Off Topic Stuff
    A week or so ago people chatted (typed??) about renaissance wax and how great it is. Well, bought some and polished the guns and gotta say you all were dead on. Great stuff! Curious what you all think is the best cleaning supplies or solvents, oils, combo's. Hickok45 shows off something on his...
  3. New member...Here's my 1894 that needs some love

    I bought an 1894 (serial 26xxx) from a pawn shop a couple of weeks ago. The pawn shop was out of state, so I called and talked to a worker there and got some pictures sent to me. It looked pretty good from what I could tell so I bought it ($450). When I got ahold of it from my local FFL, I...
  4. Brushes, Jags or Both?

    Brushes, Jags, Both or Boresnake? VOTE WITH YOUR ANSWER!!! (Solvent is a given.) 1. Brush (vote with choice of nylon, brass or steel) 2. Jag 3. Both 4. Boresnake
  5. 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...
  6. Cleaning X7VH .308

    The Marlin XL7/XS7 Boltaction Centerfire Rifles
    Hey guys, I have been trying to get the barrel clean for a while now but can't seem to get it as squeaky clean as I would like. I put a few hoppes 9 patches through and let them soak, then I put a bore brush through about 10 times. I patched that out with a .30 jag and then let Gunslick...
  7. Disassembly Tools for the 1895G?

    The 45/70 Govt.
    What tools would you recommend I purchase for full disassembly of an 1895G/GBL? I've only done the the regular disassembly for cleaning. That only requires a screwdriver. Thanks.
  8. Am I cleaning my 336 correctly?

    Okay so I got my 336 a few weeks ago and I just now decided to clean it and no, I unfortunatly havent been able to fire it yet. so Here is how I clean it: 1. take lever, bolt, and ejector out 2. run a dry patch through the barrel 3. take a bore brush and run that through the barrel a few times...