Originally Posted by Spud9
NC1760, I like the Ruger but all the extra parts would run even more money just to be as accurate as a Marlin. Sure it would look kewl but the marlin is a classic American rifle.
Honestly.. I am happy with the rifle as is, right out of the box. It took a Bushnell scope and stays zero no problem.. and the 10 rounder mags function flawlessly. The upside on both the Marlin & Ruger is they are quality AMERICAN made guns.
...In that aspect, you can't go wrong either way!