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Here is my 336 .35SS -- it's a purdy little thing but there are a few minor glitches that Marlin said they would make right...



The focus is bad but you can see the very imperfect wood to metal fit around the upper tang. The lower is much better.



Again the focus is bad but this is the descriptive mod number and nomenclature on the barrel





Here are the sisters. Besides the finish there are other subtle differences...




I hate to send it off after the wait but I will be glad to get these aesthetics worked out. Just for good measure I placed a box of my favorite ammo above the rifle. These are Federal Premium 200 gr slugs. Quite accurate.

I know some more of you gents have one of these little numbers, post a pic!

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Man that would make the perfect truck gun and it would go so well with my 336c in .35 rem.

If I only had some money. :(
 

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I bought rifle #17 and mine has good wood to metal fit, better then my new guide rifle. I have not shot mine yet ( rain all week), I hope it shoots as good as I expect as I really like this rifle. I have heard of pretty fast turnaround times from marlin so hopefully you don't have to wait long. Good luck
 

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That is a sweet .35 Rem!....Thanks for sharing a picture with the rest of us. :D
 

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Dang it, Sidespin, here I was all convinced I didn't really want one of those, then you posted that pic. Now I'm looking around to see what I have to sell off to afford one. On the positive side, I stole your pic and put it in my "Gun Porn" file! :wink:

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Well papajohn, like mulegunner said, I just wanted to share with my friends, besides you need one of these little rascals.

Marlin shooter, I appreciate the feedback on the wood to metal fit. I will send it off this week and post another pic when it returns, should be interesting as to how much attention they pay to detail the second time around.

jbadams66, I do plan to shoot it but I don't plan to carry it in my truck. I have an old "RC" for that. Ironically it (the RC) is one of the smoothest levers I have ever worked.

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I know a lot of people really like the straght grip and stainless steel.

But I sure wish Marlin would make a less costly blue version with pistol grip. I'd just have to buy one! :twisted:
 

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I'd be happy with (Yes, I'm gonna say it yet AGAIN!) a regular production stainless 357. Nothing fancy, just a normal version only in shiny silver. I've decided all my gund from here on out are going to be stainless. I tried to be a traditionalist, but finally realized I LOVE the look of the stainless, and that's where my money's gonna go from now on. If I have to buy a Rossi to get it, so be it. You'd think a company as savvy as Marlin would realize the potential sales, and make it, but I've been begging for one (or three) for years, and the closest I got was a Limited-Edition, gone-before-you-heard-about-it run. Marketing folks can do some weird things!

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Got Mine Today!

Picked up my new 336-LTD this evening. Beautiful fit & finish. Looking forward to killing a deer with it this season. I have the dies.Now to gather brass, molds, data, bullets etc.......Kid with a new toy!

I REALLY wish Marlin would make this style rifle(guide gun) in 30/30. I bet they could sell a gazillion of them. I know I'd buy a couple.[/list]
 

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Picked up mine yesterday. Everything was OK till I levered the action for the first time. It hangs up when it reaches the bottom of the stoke and doesn't want to go back. It's gotton some better after lubing it up a bit and repeatedly working the action to break it in. It still hangs up maybe 2 out of 10 times that I work the action. I'll continue to work w/ it but fully expect it'll have to go back to Marlin for a fix. Bummer.
 

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I had a brand new 1895 that did the exact same thing. I just continued to work the lever many times, and it finally smoothed out, that might not be the best thing to do, but it worked for me, and it continues to work good for a friend of mine I sold it to later.
 

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bigalmbass, I haven't even thought of a letter of authenticity. Is one usully issued with any limited ed. firearm? I have never bought a new limited anything.

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S/N's

Are all the 336-LTD's serial numbered 336ssxxx? I really like that s/n on mine, real easy to remember. Mine's really tight. However with an application of lube and working the action it seems to be loosening up.
 

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My 1894 limited SS/laminate came w/ a factory 1 of 251 letter, so I simply assumed that Marlin did this for all of their special run, limited guns.
 

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I bought and 1895 LTD one time that didn't come with the limited edition letter. Called Marlin and they sent a duplicate out right away corresponding to my serial number. Give it a try.
 
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