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snake284 wrote: »
Not me, I hand load them. The flex tip really aren't anymore expensive than any other quality bullet.
BigDanS wrote: »
I have been hanging out at the Marlin Owners Board over the past few months and it is a great group and really well informed.
Since I am wading into the Marlin collecting waters, and recently purchased a Rem-lin 45-70 in stainless vs a JM marked gun built in 2008, I see substantial differences. I took the lever out of the Rem-lin and one side is only partially finished that is inside the gun. I assume this is a "doesn't matter" area. The wood is not nearly as nice, and the metal finished edges are not as eased as the other guns. It shoots well, the Rem-Lin has a 6.5 lb trigger, the Marlin a 5 lb trigger.
I would prefer a JM marked gun based on this experience.
Jeeper wrote: »
Agreed. Price dependent of course.
Diver43 wrote: »
Nice work Tennmike
Farm Boy Deuce wrote: »
Very nice work Mike.
Teach wrote: »
OOPS! Isn't that why they make a B F H ?
Gene L wrote: »
Good looking rifle! You got a bargain on that one.
Wambli Ska wrote: »
Cool! When you use CLR, do you have to republish the metal? In other words, if you are just removing the old blue from polished steel, does it dull the finish?
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