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  1. Cowboy Rifles
    I am new to cowboy gun but recently became owner of this Marlin limited 1894 cb in 45 colt. The gun seems to be in great condition. From the SN I could figure out the year of production being 2008 so not too old. It also has a 20" octagon barrel which is very attractive ti me and usually has a...
  2. 32-40 38-55/375 & Other Non Standard Caliber
    38 55, love this caliber. I bought a Marlin Cowboy last Halloween and absolutely love the rifle as noted in an earlier post. Once my shooting partner and I worked up an accuracy load we get 1.5 inch 5 shot groups at 100 yards all day long. Then I went in search for a 40 65 high wall, but...
  3. ALL ITEMS SOLD
    Marlin 1895 CB JM stamped (2006) Condition is Good has one small rub mark from factory on side of receiver, planned on using it so wasn't hung up on finish. Price: $950 Shipping adds $50 shipped from dealer. The first to post "I'll take it" wins the sale.
  4. 32-40 38-55/375 & Other Non Standard Caliber
    As mentioned in my second post we finally got two accuracy loads, one with 4227 and one with blue dot. All our experimentation was done with a Vortex 3X9 power scope. Real men shoot with iron sights so the scope came off and a Williams receiver sight went on the rifle. I'm an old geezer and shot...
  5. 32-40 38-55/375 & Other Non Standard Caliber
    Bought my first Marlin in 1962, yes I am an old geezer, a model 39. Last Halloween I purchased a Marlin 336 cowboy in 38 55 off of Gunbroker. Best purchase in decades. Love this rifle. The challenge has been finding the most accurate load. Have experimented with three different powders, 3...
  6. ALL ITEMS SOLD
    This outstanding 1999 336CB example is in almost new condition with no more than 20 rounds fired through it. It is 100% factory original. Features include: Win 30-30 caliber Serial Number 010425XX ‘JM’ stamp 24 inch barrel Hexagon barrel Original sights Shooter’s manual There is a very...
  7. 1894
    Been looking for a .41 mag Marlin to go with my Blackhawk for close to 20 years. As they say good things come to those who wait. As I mentioned a few weeks ago, I found this in a LGS for well below what they are going for on the auction sites. I had always been looking for an 1894S but I think...
  8. Cowboy Rifles
    Hey all just a quick question. When did the 1895 cb rifles cease to have the "Warning read owners manual" stamp on barrel? Or did Remmington just forget to stamp it. I personally like it not being there.
  9. 1894
    Hello there, I'm new to posting on this forum but not new at all to reading it. I know, this topic has come up many times, but I'm finally fed up, and have to reach out for some advice on the leading I've been getting in my 44 mag with Plain Based wheel weight bullets. I'm not new to...
  10. The 45/70 Govt.
    My "new" Marlin 45-70 Cowboy was just crying out for a leather butt cover, so I made one last night and stained it today. My goals: 1. Raise the comb a little, to allow scope use but without compromising irons 2. Increase length of pull (the gun is a little short for me- see the slo-mo vid in...
  11. The 45/70 Govt.
    Drove from West Wales to Yorkshire (not far by USA standards!) to pick this up today: (JM) Marlin 1895 Cowboy with dodgy Malcolm repro scope: Here in the UK, these things don't grow on trees and tracking down a "JM" hasn't been easy (had one false start with what turned out to be a "REP"...
  12. Marlin Collectors
    hi, I'm new to this site and this is my first post. I have the option to buy an 1895 cowboy chambered in 45-70. it's used, in really good condition(I realize pictures would help but I don't have them). the barrel is JM stamped and the serial number is located on the left side of the receiver...
  13. Welcome New Members
    I was looking for information on how much my rifle is worth, as I want to sell or trade it. I have had it since 1999 and has never been fired as far as I can tell. NO scratches, nicks or wear of anything visible. Original sleeve, letter, locks and box. YOU NEED TO HAVE 25 OR MORE POSTS...
  14. 1894
    Why do the pistol calibers not come in a pistol grip option? All the bigger rounds have more pistol grips than straight, or "cowboy" style. The .357 and .44 mag come in one flavor, straight. Then, moving down in size, even the .22 is most often found with a pistol grip. :hmmmm: I read somewhere...
  15. 1894
    Ok in an earlier post we talked about some white box Winchester 44 mag jsp from walmart not firing ,I had 3 in 1 box so I decided to try some hornady lever ammo ,got 3 duds in the first 8 rounds.I started to think it's not the ammo. I had a cowboy action hammer spring in the gun which has been...
  16. Marlin Collectors
    I recently acquired my fathers old Marlin. He said it was his old ranch rifle when he was spending summers in Montana back in high school in the early 60's. A friend who talked to someone affiliated with Marlin said that it was manufactured sometime between 1920 to 1935. The grey is due to to...
  17. 336
    A cowboy, who just moved to Wyoming from Texas, walks into a bar and orders three mugs of Bud. He sits in the back of the room, drinking a sip out of each one in turn. When he finishes them, he comes back to the bar and orders three more. The bartender approaches and tells the cowboy, "You...
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