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Picked up a new 795 at Dick's, brought it home and put it in the corner for a couple of days. When I got it out of the box I noticed the rear sight looked a bit crooked. I picked it up and looked down the sights and thought "what the...". The sights line up fine they are just at 11:00 on the barrel. (the barrel is overtightened) I planned on building this into an Appleseed gun and now my brand new rifle is going back to Marlin. Who knows when I will see it again.
I bought the Marlin because my others have been great guns and because of Marlin's reputation for quality and accuracy. I'm really disapointed and considering giving the 795 to my son (when I get it back) and buying a Savage 64FSS instead. It's $100 more but my faith in Marlin has been shaken. :(
 

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One of my students recently bought a 795. An e-clip fell off the trigger assembly. They replaced it and haven't had any issues for a couple of thousand rounds.

The one we just bought for ourselves is running like a clock, everything straight.

Hope you are able to work out this issue.

Jon
 

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I picked one up this weekend. I was underwhelmed at the quality. Mine looks like the top of the receiver is tilted to the right. Not sure if that is the barrel or receiver. From what I read on rimfire central, others have noticed the same thing. If it is just the barrel, at least you could just mount a scope on it. A crooked receiver makes mounting a Tech Sight or scope a bit more of a challenge.
 

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I'm kinda disappointed, too. I have a slightly canted scope rail and a bunch of black gunk that looks like paint overspray on the inside of my 795ss. I had to shim my tech-sights slightly to get them fairly level on the scope rail. Also having misfire problems:
Here's my situation: New 795ss. First time out, I swabbed the bore, shot 100 cci mini mags copper jacket hollow point. 1 misfire, cleared the dud, next cartridge in line, misfire... pulled the mag, cleared the dud, re-insert mag...fired fine. Got home, stripped the gun, light cleaning, put away.
Yesterday fired 200 of the same round, got about 6 misfires, same problem. misfire cartridge has light strike print, compared to casings that fired. Next cartridge in line had the 2 heavy lonfitudinal scratches and also didn't fire. Seemed like after I pull the mag, then clear the dud, the gun resumes normal operation. Happend on first round in mag and also in the middle of mag. Not sure what to do, I need this gun for appleseed this weekend.
I think I'm going to strip it again and give it heavy cleaning, then back to range and shoot 100 rounds through each mag (I have 4 mags) to see if it's a particular mag...

I love the rifle, though. REALLY accurate and FUN to shoot, just needs to go bang EVERY TIME. :D

I posted this on another thread, but reposted here hoping to get more suggestions quickly as I need this rifle for Appleseed on Saturday.
Any thoughts/advice greatly appreciated.
 

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I bought mine around Feb 1st. I hate being the "odd man out", but "mine is fine". No problems at all, nothing bent, tweeked, twisted, or as far as I can tell, out of spec. Looks good, and lives up to the Marlin name as far as shooting.

You guys may have had problems with yours, I'm just talking about mine. ;)

 

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Glad yours is fine. Like I said, I really like mine a lot, just don't want to blow AQTs over misfires. Also, the scopte rail is a real bummer. The left side of the rail doesn't have deep enough dovetail for my rear sight to grab onto. Used loctite and everything when I put it on. Darn rear sight fell off while I was cleaning it today.
Going to see how it goes this weekend and then maybe talk to someone at Marlin about it.
Also, for a stainless rifle, the reciever sure looks like aluminum to me also real soft, tech sight grip is really gouging it up... and the barrel attracts a magnet. I thought stainless steel was non-magnetic. Although, maybe there are different grades, types... Head scratcher for me ???
 

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Stainless really just means that 'it stains less'.

And yes, there's probably at least a dozen types of it out there. If not more......
 

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Lots of QC problems with a Model 60DLX I bought from them as well. It never should have left the factory. What will Marlin do for me...nothing. I don't think I'll ever buy a new gun from them again....used is still an option if the price is right.
 

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Any gun of stain less steel is magnetic to some extent. There are many grades of stainless, just as there is carbon steel (rebar to armor plate).

My recent 795 is out of the box good, gooder than any stock 10/22 I've seen.

Jon
 
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