Originally Posted by iftown
See an the 45 70 at my buds shop is the new marlin sbl its like a greyish color stock its really pretty gun but jus want some feedback on it ive only owned one lever action it was a 30 30 so jus was curious on what u guys thought
Marlin is an old and respected name and they are famous for their lever actions. The problem is since being bought out a few years ago the have had serious QC problems with their products. I would give any "new" Marlin a very careful inspection for fit, finish and function before buying it.