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New guy here. Live in Texas (north Dallas area) and joined because I learned today that Marlin made a .41 Mag rifle. I figure this is the place to learn more, hopefully get pointed in the direction of one for sale, and well . . .

I really would appreciate any guidance, information on things to look for, where to shop, etc. for a 1984FG. If anyone has posted a thread on the differences in the models, years, upgrades, etc, please send me a link to the post, no need to repost everything, just tell me where to look. Otherwise, tell me where one is for sale. Found one today on one of the sale sites, seems the only ones out there are "collectors" and I don't collect, I shoot. If I buy it, I will shoot it. I am sure there are some rifles that are long term investments, but I shoot first, worry about resale value later. That is not to say I won't keep a gun because I think it has potential (I own Ranger Arms SN 1094 - a left handed Governor edition 7MM Rem Mag) that I shoot, and I would part with it, but not for any price near current book value. If you are not familiar with the brand, this is NOT the "Ranger" sold by Sears and Montgomery Ward. This is the Ranger Arms built in Gainesville, TX by Joe DuBiel and Homer Koons.

Anyway, love the 41 mag. I think it is the most under appreciated round ever made. So I bought my first .41 (a Ruger Redhawk) and now would like to add an 1894 to the safe. Two guns, one ammo to load, seems like a good deal to me.

If I can't find the .41, I may just sell the Ruger or trade it for a .44 version of the same gun then buy the 1894PG (.44 Mag). My first preference is to find the .41.
 

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Welcome from Goldthwaite, TX! Glad you've joined us! The 41s are hard to find, but they are out there! Model number I believe is 1894FG but I may be wrong on that. I have an 1894C (357) that I bought to pair up with a S&W 586 so I understand your logic! Wish I could help more! John
 

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Hey there PA, welcome to MarlinOwners from California.

The 1894FG, one of the hardest Marlins to find, and one of the best.

These days, if you find one for $1200 - even $1500 - go for it. Could be a while before one comes back around.

A year ago, I would have said $1000 was too much to even consider, but now...

The secret's out. Everybody knows about the .41, so good luck in yer hunt.

And post pics when you find one. We like them pics!

Brocky
 

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Hello and welcome to Marlinowners from Louisiana!!!
 

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Welcome to the Marlin Owners Forum from the Texas Hill Country.
A great place for friends to gather around the campfire and visit
 

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​Welcome from a fellow Texan in H-town...
 

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Welcome from SW Arkansas. I too love the .41 and have three revolvers in that caliber. I would love to have the 1894 but will not pay the amount required to own one.
well I fixed the misspelled word and changed the title in the process.
 

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Hello and welcome from the high plains of Colorado. Best of luck on your search.
 

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Hello and Welcome to Marlinowners from Pennsylvania!!
 

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Welcome from South Florida!
 

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Welcome from the Ozarks of Arkansas
 

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Welcome aboard! Those .41's show up occasionally, so hopefully with some patience and searching you'll find what you want. Just be ready to jump when you do see one though, ha!
Good luck to you...
 

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WELCOME FROM OLYMPIA, WA; IN THE GREAT PACIFIC NORTHWEST - THE "ORIGINAL MARLIN®" (North Haven, CT Rifles) COUNTRY!
 

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Enjoy the forum.........................
 

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Welcome from Long Island farm country, happy shootin'. Cheers:beerglass:
 

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Welcome and good lick
 

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Welcome to Marlin Owners! Yeah a .41 is also on my list. Good luck in the search!
 
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