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  1. Fixing Trigger Creep on Glenfield/Marlin 70

    Rimfires
    Hello all, I recently purchased a Glenfield model 70 made in 1978 from a pawn shop for a decent price (about $100). I don't have any major complaints with the gun, it cycles well and hasn't jammed yet. The biggest issue that I have with it is that there is about a centimetre of trigger creep...
  2. Looking for rings for my old Marlin Model 25 .22lr

    Team Bolt Action Rimfire
    Hello everyone, First time posting here. I am in search for a set of rings that will allow me to use a 50mm scope with a 30mm tube as well as the iron sights. My rifle has the standard 3/8 inch grooved receiver. I am seeing several for 1 inch scopes but nothing of the style for 30mm. Do any...
  3. Marlin Model 80 Age and Troubleshooting

    Marlin Collectors
    Hello everyone, I am new to this forum but have found it to be a tremendous resource. I recently was given a Marlin Model 80 by my Grandfather, and he said his Father got it second hand in the 50's. It is .22 S/LR/L and has neither serial numbers or micro-grooving. I have been told microgrooving...
  4. 1997 Model 39 AWL barrel on a 1971 receiver?

    Rimfires
    Hi, I'm new to the forum and was hoping to seek out some expertise on a model 39 AWL I recently purchased. The barrel is stamped as an "AWL" model and is a half octagon, half round barrel with "Wildlife for Tomorrow" written across the one of the flats of the octagon. From what I've read...
  5. Model 100 - 1935-38 - Hollowed Stock

    Rimfires
    Hello, About 10 years ago my father passed down my grandfathers .22 Single Shot Bolt Action Model 100 rifle to me (Pic 1). It doesn't have a model or serial number on it, but with the help old posts on this forum and some other internet information I was able to identify that it is a Model 100...
  6. My New Ruger American .22 long rifle.

    Team Bolt Action Rimfire
    Just picked up this Ruger American in .22 long rifle. She wears a laminate wood stock, 10 round rotary magazine and has a heavy threaded barrel. I have a suppressor on it along with a Nikon scope. The scope is 2-7x32 and has a BDC reticle. It came with two elevation turrets, one calibrated for...
  7. Marlin Model 989 M2

    Rimfires
    I just inherited a Marlin Model 989 M2 from my great-uncle. It came with everything but a stock. When I got it I swear there was more rust than gun but I removed most of the rust, cleaned the whole thing, and applied a layer of gun oil. I'm either going to purchase a stock or part the gun off. I...
  8. XT-22R Scope Mount Question

    Rimfires
    Hey people! I am new here. You could say that I am new to firearms as well. I made my mind up on a XT-22R for my first one and I am getting a Vortex 3-9x 40mm. I just saw this video. It gave me concerns about the Scope mount. For It availability and Its size. His scope is a 40mm as well and...
  9. Marlin Model 81 DL Bolt Reassembly

    Rimfires
    Hi, I'm hoping you can help me with instructions on how to reassemble the bolt of my marlin 81DL. Long story short it is my grandfathers gun and has never been cleaned. I did a thorough cleaning on the gun and removed the bolt. Once the bolt was removed, I went on to remove the tiny screw near...
  10. Marlin model 81 DL

    Welcome New Members
    A question I have about the model 81 DL I'v'e owned since 1944. The gun was given to me by may Father as a birthday gift and begin my lifetime interest in sport shooting. This is the only model 81 I/ve every seen that came new with a "rear peep sight with both adjustable elecation and windage...
  11. New Book about vintage .22 rifles

    Rimfires
    Hi, I am new to this forum, but I have been a big fan of Marlin rifles for a very long time. I would like to take this opportunity to let everyone know that I have recently published a book about vintage .22 rifles. The title of the book is "Walnut and Steel: Vintage .22 Rifles". It was...
  12. XT-22 problems

    Rimfires
    Hi! Bought my first Marlin .22LR bolt action rifle a few weeks ago from Sportsmans. Finally took it out to the range today for the first time and immediately the range master stopped me after a few rounds. He said my rifle didn't sound like a "22" and asked to take a look at it. Upon inspection...
  13. Ideal ammo for Marlin 880SQ .22lr

    Rimfires
    Good day everyone! I recently picked up a bull barrel 880SQ however I am not a specialist and this is my first .22lr. Could anyone advice me on the best ammo to use please. I bought lots of different ammo to test the micro grove barrel but got very different results and groupings especially...
  14. Marlin 60 date code question

    Rimfires
    Hello. my name's Nate. I'm new to this forum, well, I should say a new member. I've been coming here for a while to get info, and since I now own two marlins (model 60 and 336A) I figured its about time I join. Anyway my question is regarding the date of my newly acquired used model 60. the...
  15. PLEASE HELP!!!--- Marlin 783 safety

    Rimfires
    Hello all. My father in law has a Marlin Model 783. He was wondering if he could replace the "backwards" safety with a newer forward-fire safety. I've looked online but to no avail. I appreciate all the help I can get. Thanks
  16. XT - 22 FORUM FOR XT - 22 OWNERS; Need Replies!!!

    Rimfires
    I'm new here, and am very thankful to have a place to turn to for generous,friendly advice and experience. Thank you for making my new Marlin experience such a great time. I first thought of buying a Ruger 10-22, and did alot of internet research, finding that the age and popularity of the...
  17. 39a recommendations

    Rimfires
    Im shopping for a 39a now and know the newer ones have some issues. Does anyone know what years to avoid? Of course the older ones would be great but the only old one near me is an octagon barrel for 1200 and the next one I found is a 2010 model at a lower price. I don't know if I should avoid...
  18. Marlin 1891

    Marlin Collectors
    I have an 1891 Marlin, in 22 rim fire with a round barrel and side loading gate. The entire finish is in the white, with no evidence of ever being blued. I believe this rifle has been in my family for years. I inherited it from my father, who inherited it from his uncle in North Carolina. It's...
  19. Need to find gunsmith near Los Angeles

    Rimfires
    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.
  20. Need info on model 989 semi-auto

    Rimfires
    Hi All - I have an opportunity to purchase a model 989 semiautomatic in very good condition. I've done a little research and found out there were only about 25,000 of these made in the early sixties. It is NOT the model 989M2, it's the predecessor to that model. It seems to be in great shape...
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