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  1. Rimfires
    Hello everyone. I recently inherited my grandfathers Model DL with a tube feed and peep sites. The rifle cycles very well when you do not fire (keep cycling the bolt and I can empty the tube) but as soon as I fire a shell it will not extract. It stays in the chamber. I ordered and replaced the...
  2. Marlin Collectors
    I have a Marlin 81 given to me by my grandfather when I was 12 (1953) and I shot it for 3-4 years. It hasn't been fired since as I put it away. Just took it out and cleaned it up, oiled, etc. It was amazingly good shape.! Started to wonder when it was manufactured and offer this information...
  3. Team Bolt Action Rimfire
    There is no serial number, no micro groove stamping, plastic trigger guard. There is a P stamped on the left side of the ejection port. Here are some photos, any help would be much appreciated. Regards!
  4. Team Bolt Action Rimfire
    Just started rebuilding my Model 81 and while inspecting the bolt end I see one of the "clips" bends outward, while the other inward. Is this normal, or did one of them get bent? Thanks
  5. Rimfires
    First time noob to the site and of course tried the search engine, but without luck. I inherited a Marlin Model 81 from my father. It has sentimental value as many on here it was the first gun they shot. He had taken poor care of it and now I want to bring it back to life. Unfortunately, I...
  6. Marlin Collectors
    Based on these pictures, can anyone tell me about what year this Model 81 is, and if it will shoot all 22 sizes or just LR?
  7. Rimfires
    Hello everyone, I'm pretty sure what I have below is a Marlin Model 81, at least judging by what I've seen of photos on the web. My new Ruger GP100 .357 is just photo-bombing the post. :biggrin: I can remember shooting this rifle 45 years ago when I was 14 and haven't touched it since. I know...
  8. Repairing Your Guns
    I have an old model 81 , .22 cal bolt action with a tubular magazine. Anyone know where I can find a replacement complete bolt? The underside of the front part of the bolt is worn just enough were it will not push the plate down low enough to allow the next shell to come in. Its a family air...
  9. Rimfires
    I am trying to track down a used or replacement stock for a marlin 81. I've checked most online sites with very little luck. Does anyone have one for sale or know where I can get one? Thanks!
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