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I have no dog in any of these fights, but there is a near bonanza of CCL 41 magnums on GB right as well as a couple of FGs thrown in the mix. I love my 41s and am just trying to increase the awareness of the availability for my fellow oddball caliber loving brother and sisters. I know the prices ain't the greatest but who knows what is going to happen with prices since the Remlin guns are likely raising the value of the North Haven guns.

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As I read through the GB ads now many sellers are indicating that "this one has the Marlin proof load on the barrel" and "this will become a collectors rifle". Oh, and the pricing is starting to reflect it! GB will quickly out price any market that I can afford to play in, I'll have to stick with pawn shops at this rate. ::)
 

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I'll admit I'm one of the lucky ones...I bought a .41 as soon as they came out in the 1990's. My Dan Wesson talked me into...something about needing company.

I've seen two of them sell now on auction sites for over $700... I was :eek: shocked. I don't care what kind of Marlin it is now, seems everybody is on the "JM proof mark" band wagon.

BTW...that .41 lays 'em in there! 8)
 

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One thing we can all count on for the moment is that any .41 Mag Marlin would be a New Haven gun.

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City Slicker said:
I'll admit I'm one of the lucky ones...I bought a .41 as soon as they came out in the 1990's. My Dan Wesson talked me into...something about needing company.

I've seen two of them sell now on auction sites for over $700... I was :eek: shocked. I don't care what kind of Marlin it is now, seems everybody is on the "JM proof mark" band wagon.

BTW...that .41 lays 'em in there! 8)
A good friend has an 1894 in .41 Magnum, and because of it, he bought a Dan Wesson .41 (741)VH-8.
His 1894 .41 Magnum is one good shooter. Incredibly accurate with 210 gr JHP and W-296.
 

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City Slicker said:
My Dan Wesson talked me into...something about needing company.
My FG says the same thing... I've been trying to find a Dan Wesson in .41 for some time now. When I actually find one that is in reasonable shape, I don't have the money. :-\ I had to settle for a Ruger Bisley in .41 until I find that DW. I've wanted a DW practically since I first got interested in firearms and saw his ad in G&A in 1978.

I got my FG when they had the last run, 2004, off GB, NIB. I think I paid $450 for it. I'm not going anywhere near those $800 rifles, even though I lust after one of those stainless 16" barreled ones.
 

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I've been trying to find a Dan Wesson in .41 for some time now.
Hang in there Charlie98...if you find one you won't be disappointed. It's been a few years, but when my eyes were younger and bowling pin matches were popular, that DW .41mag did me proud. Reduced loads with 210gr lead bullets seemed to work better for me than the guys who were shooting factory 357mag ammo.
 

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I'm sure the prices will come down out of the stratosphere...most of these guys trying to gouge people are going to end up holding onto these guns longer than they want and adjust the asking price down to somewhere between what they want and reality
 

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The ones I saw on GB looked to be customized after market. The reason being, the box in the pic of a 1894fg said checkered walnut stock but it had a smooth rose wood stock and it had a different style stock minus the flute on the comb.

There were several models from the same location 45 colts, 44 mag and 357 mag, and most all of them were different from the factory offerings. I had my reservations about them as new from factory. His price may include the after market add-on's plus the MSRP.

I would rather put my own after market stocks and add-ons so I could keep my factory parts to put back on if I wanted to resell them later. Why pay him the high price and he keeps the factory parts for resell to boot.
 

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I would get one if you can find a reasonably priced one....difficult yes...impossible no!...just make sure to hit every gun/pawn shop you see...the one you pass by may be the one that holds the treasure you seek ;) FYI...my 1894fg is the best 94 by far in my opinion...its the one that will never be sold under any circumstances
 

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You can't have mine, in my avatar with joe. Can't have joe either. ;D
 
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