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About two weeks ago I posted for help with a 1970 vintage 336 in 35 Rem.
Well I finally got my dies scope mounts etc and got to the range.
My sight in was at 60 yards behind my house. I was trying to get some time between snow storms and high winds. Two shots touching and one about a half inch from the other shots.
Today I got to the range and shot 100 yds. Fairly gusty wind. 1 1/2 inch group! I am using speer 180 and win 748.
I love my 39 but was put off by comments about double feeding and the 35 Rem headspacing on the small shoulder.
Well I believe they are few and far between. The rifle functons perfectly.
By the way I almost lost it. I called to see if they still had the rifle and the person at the shop pulled it for me because there was someone looking at it.
Which Marlin next.....38 55?
Thanks for all the help!
Frank
 

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Now that you have one, betcha' don't make the same mistake again. ;)
 

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Cograts on a fine rifle. Sounds like you are infected with Marlinitis!! Don't worry, it's a good thing to come down with.
 

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Starting off with a 35 Remington gets you started down the road in fine fashion. And as you have just discovered, you shoot it, it performs great, you love it, it is all the rifle you need, but.....you start looking around for your next Marlin purchase. 38-55 oh yeah!!
 

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Time to git your tickets for the 444!
 

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Anyone from Massachusetts, I saw today, a like new 336 Marlin in 35 Rem at Sparky's Gun Shop in Webster MA for $350. This gun was out of the box perfect!
E. Main Plaza Webster, MA 01570. Tel: (508) 943-4211
 

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A 336 SC in .35 Remington triggered my Marlinitis, a pretty nice disease to have. Now I have several .35's, but as for your next Marlin to get, just about any one of them would be great. The one I got next is a .30-30. Everyone should have a couple of those and then maybe a .32 Special. If you've developed a case of Marlinitis like mine, you won't stop there.
 

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I got a 1982, 35rem a few weeks ago & havn't found any shells for it local (30 miles or so). :(For that reason I'm thinking about getting rid of it.
But maybe next time I'm near any where to get shells I'll change my mind. Thought if I like it I may get dies for it & reload my own. Didn't want to get dies until I have shot it.
 

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Brian in FL said:
A 336 SC in .35 Remington triggered my Marlinitis, a pretty nice disease to have. Now I have several .35's, but as for your next Marlin to get, just about any one of them would be great. The one I got next is a .30-30. Everyone should have a couple of those and then maybe a .32 Special. If you've developed a case of Marlinitis like mine, you won't stop there.
+1 - you and I think almost exactly alike, and the disease affected us both the same! Now for that 32 Spc!
 

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I looked locally at pawn shops and gun shows but couldn't find a single .32 Special. After quite a while trying, I finally looked at Gun Broker and found a nice SC. I bid on it and won. WOOHOO!!!! 8) 8)
 

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Brian in FL said:
I looked locally at pawn shops and gun shows but couldn't find a single .32 Special. After quite a while trying, I finally looked at Gun Broker and found a nice SC. I bid on it and won. WOOHOO!!!! 8) 8)
I think a 32 SPC is one of those guns you only THINK exists! I found a Win 94 few yrs back in a pawn shop. Knew I should have picked it up, and price was right, but I hesitated... And of course, when I went back to get it, it was gone. That was what started me looking for a lever, and I found the 35 Rem, then picked up the 30-30. Hopefully I will run into a 32... Time will tell.
 

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A .35 Remington chambered 336A triggered my "Marlinitis" too!, it to this day is my favorite! then came the 1895 .45-70, then the 39A, then a 336RC .32 SPECIAL, then a 1894 .44 Magnum and then i finally found a deal on a 336 .30-30! ;D

If a 336ER .356 Win crossed my path I hope that it would fallow me home!?? 8)
 

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If a Marlin in .356 crossed my path, it most likely would follow me home, although I did pass on one offered to me by a member here. The trouble was that he wanted to trade it for my Harrington & Richardson Officer Model Trapdoor Springfield replica, and that is one rifle that I'm never going to let go of. There are a few rifles that I have that are in that category. There are a number of rifles that I have sold or traded away that I wish I could have back. And, I'm never going to make that mistake again.
 

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bama20a said:
I got a 1982, 35rem a few weeks ago & havn't found any shells for it local (30 miles or so). :(For that reason I'm thinking about getting rid of it.
But maybe next time I'm near any where to get shells I'll change my mind. Thought if I like it I may get dies for it & reload my own. Didn't want to get dies until I have shot it.
Man O man you just dont know what a gem you have and what you're missing!!!...You are on a computer right now and within a dozen keystrokes you can order more ammo from at least a dozen great places in enough different flavors to keep you on the range til the cows come home!!!! Don't make the mistake of selling that absolutely will haunt you as one of the worst you've ever made ???..FYI Graf&Sons even has free shipping ..it would be on your doorstep before next weekend!..As an old TV commercial once harped "Try It!! You'll Like it!!!
 

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+ 1= Ammo, Need ya out shooting in the postal match. Gunrunner,Team 35 member#37.
 

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yea,Guess you fellows are right. I've sold A lot of guns & then wished I had them back ;D
I'll get some shells for it. Ol' gun sure does fell right. :D
 
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