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Finally acquired a 35 Remington. It is a 336SC, made in 1957. It's in like new condition, has been used very little if at all, and just what I was looking for. The screws are untouched. It still had the front sight hood. This tends to make me pretty happy. Now I get to decide how I want to scope it, and that is part of the fun.

One thing I have noticed about it is that the barrel markings are very light, and I wonder if any members have a 336 from this time period with rather shallow barrel stampings.

I am going to have to make very sure I don't try taking a picture of my next deer with this 35 propped in the antlers, for fear that it might jump up and run off with my gun. This 336SC is way too nice for a Bigfoot to get his hands on.
 

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Finally acquired a 35 Remington.
And I guess we're gonna have to take your word for it? Do you have any visual proof of this newly acquired 336 that you could share with your buddies here on Marlin Owners?
 

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Bedrock said:
Finally acquired a 35 Remington. It is a 336SC, made in 1957. It's in like new condition, has been used very little if at all, and just what I was looking for. The screws are untouched. It still had the front sight hood. This tends to make me pretty happy. Now I get to decide how I want to scope it, and that is part of the fun.

One thing I have noticed about it is that the barrel markings are very light, and I wonder if any members have a 336 from this time period with rather shallow barrel stampings.

I am going to have to make very sure I don't try taking a picture of my next deer with this 35 propped in the antlers, for fear that it might jump up and run off with my gun. This 336SC is way too nice for a Bigfoot to get his hands on.
I have a 1957 336 SC in 35 Remington. The barrel stampings are lighter than my other Marlins and they are in the older font, as well. Mine was never reblued, so I figured I just got one that wasn't stamped very deep.

Please POST A PIC!
 

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As per your requests, I will endeavor to post a pic. I think I need to have some bacon and eggs first.
 

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Here is a pic of the 336SC, 35 Remington. I admit that this not what you would call a high quality photograph, but hopefully it will show how clean this Marlin is. Not too bad for a gun that is 54 years old.
 

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Wow ! We were both made in '57, but your Marlin looks better. ;D
 

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Very nice rifle you have there. I've got one in .35 Remington and one in .32 Special. Now, I just need a .30-30 to make the trifecta. I wish they would bring back the SC models, with more emphasis on quality control. They still haven't got it quite right, and the word of mouth among Marlin lovers is to be very careful when buying one of the new ones to be sure it's built right from the git go, instead of having to send it back to be fixed.

Sorry, I didn't mean to hijack the thread.
 

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I just found a '52 SC in .35 recently, very proud of it!

Loaded my first handloads with it today thanks to a member here (thanks RIF)

Yours looks to be in a little better condition than mine, it was carried alot, the blueing on the bottom of the receiver is thin. The stories it could tell!

Shoots well, last weekend factory loads were in about an inch at 50 yards with the irons...

Congrats, I know EXCACTLY how you feel!
 

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Yeah! I've got the same deal also.... one in 30-30......... a SC in 35, and a second in 35.... 1947, 52, and 57! Anyone wanna part with a pristine 32 to round out mine??????????????
 

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Bedrock, ya did good, very good. Take very good care of that new to you Marlin, thanks for the picture. Seems the previous owner took very good care of your .35 until yu could get it. Range report in the future? Take care, John.
 

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someone loved that gun....I think I just said wow outloud. very nice rifle.
 

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Congrats.Personally if it was my gun I wouldn,t scope it.It would take away from the classic lines.Plus if it is not drilled and tapped for a scope then I would definatley not scope it cause that would hurt the value to a purist.But enjoy it to the fullest which ever way you see fit. ;)
 

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It is D&Ted for a scope. I agree with you that a scope does not improve the classic lines of the 336. I will think about this for a while. Not much to do here for a while anyway, except watch it rain or snow, or watch it thinking about raining or snowing.
 

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If you want a scope, then it's your gun; do what pleases you so that you can enjoy the piece and let those who can only wish they had this gun eat cake. So ask yourself, do you want a gun to look at; or a gun to shoot? If it's for lookin', then leave it as is; if it's for shootin', then mount a scope. Heck fire Friend, Marlin Firearms Company figured most folks buying Marlins wanted to scope their 336's anyway; which is exactly why it was shipped from the gun works drilled and tapped! One thing's for sure; there's a lot more good reasons to mount a scope on a Marlin rifle you actually plan to hunt with that there are reasons not to.
Best!
 

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You know, that is just about the same advice I recently gave to another member on here. This gun will be used. That is why I wanted a 35. I don't have any guns I can't or won't use. There is no reason to think about whether or not this gun will be scoped. My WesternField 740A 30-30 is scoped. I have a Weaver 4X Widefield that should be just about right for the kind of hunting I do here. Now the search is on for a hammer extension for the old style hammer. I can't wait to get the 35 out to the range. I have a couple of boxes of Winchester 200 gr Power-Points to try. Thank you all for your very kind comments. MO is a pretty nice place to hang out.
 
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