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Old 09-17-2011, 06:06 PM   #1
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Default Value of a Marlin 336

I'm looking at a used Marlin 336 in .30-.30 that has a plastic (imitation wood) stock and forearm. It looks good. The pawn shop wants $250 for it while it is valuing other lever actions at $400 that have wood furniture. I'm just wondering if the value is that much less. Thanks.

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Old 09-17-2011, 07:01 PM   #2
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Not familier with the model, but a quick google look-up reveals that certain configurations of this gun goes can be found brand new for sub $400. Some used listings show $300-350 in good condition. If it's in good condition $250 would be a steal, and I would have to assume a fair price if it needs some minor attention. I've really liked my dad's lever .30-30. I just wish he'd take the scope off. Ours is a long barrel, and it's pretty hefty, I wouldn't want to shoot it off hand.

I'm just curious; what do you want this rifle for?

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Think the pawn shop is a bit proud of their 336. Check of completed sales past 90 days on gunbroker and auctionarms- $300 is closer to the mark. Which, if you walked in with CASH in hand, and offered $300, plus tax and background check fees, they might take.

PS- the 336 is the second most popular deer rifle in the US. The 30-30 has modest recoil, good deer cartridge.
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Thanks for the info. I killed a deer years ago with my father-in-law's Winchester 30-30. It was a great gun. He had bought it new in the 40s and wouldn't sell it to me. He did let me borrow it that one time and it brought home the venison.. He gave it to his worthless son how pawned it. I like the 30-30 round. I've got an SKS and a Mosin-Nagant, for distance, but like the lever action. I will see if I can talk them down. Thanks again.

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talk em down, take it home, and slap some real wood on it.
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talk em down, take it home, and slap some real wood on it.
Amen...Boyd's carries inexpensive Walnut for the 336...rear stock only $54
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Amen...Boyd's carries inexpensive Walnut for the 336...rear stock only $54
MARLIN 336 PISTOL GRIP STOCK
I had wondered about available wood for a rifle, but that was another question. Thanks!! This will make a beautiful gun! Thanks again!!

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Anytime

The tricky part is finding the Forearm...they tend to come out about once a year/twice a year from Boyd's...
bear in mind, Marlin didn't always make a great effort to match the wood, so if they match, you lucked out.

But if you are semi-talented, its pretty easy to strip & refinish your current forearm to match, or vise versa, match the butt to it.

If there is a Wood You Unfinished Furniture store near you, they'll teach you EVERYTHING you ever needed to know about Staining wood!!
They've also got a nifty website with helpful Vids
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Thanks again. I do quite a lot of woodwork, so no problems there. I went back and looked at it again and it's not bad, but he won't dicker on the price right now, so I'll wait. I'll do another thread if I finally get it reasonably.

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