Originally Posted by galapogos
So those boxes of Federal 550 rounds Value boxes of ammo won't work in a Marlin Model 60 ?
A couple months ago, I cleaned about a pound of dirt out of my
Marlin 60. It's a great shooting gun, if you don't allow it to get
You have to clean more than the barrel. You need to
drop the stock off, and pull the rear receiver mounting pin.
Then the trigger assembly comes off, and you can easily pull the
bolt and the rest of the internals.
As long as it's not allowed to get extremely dirty, my 60
eats any brick of bulk ammo you feed it, Federal included.
Many .22 shooters don't realize that built up dirt causes
sticky, jam-prone firearms.
Fortunately, you can google field-strip techniques and
blown-up-disassembly diagrams for most modern guns.
Strip it, clean it with mineral spirits or brush solvent, and
re-assemble it with some powdered graphite.
It'll work wonders...