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Posted in thread: mini/micro 1911? on 01-10-2012 at 10:57 PM
Browning has come out with a 1911 .22 Cal 100 year anniversity edition that's 85% of the
original size. I've order one. May not be enough power for what your looking for. I looked at
the Sig version a...
Posted in thread: Is it a Marlin 81 or 881 on 12-28-2011 at 02:54 PM
The Sears Model 229 phamplet and schematic is shown in the thread under General Rifle
Discussion - Marlin 81 or 881 on page 5.
Posted in thread: Is it a Marlin 81 or 881 on 12-28-2011 at 02:46 PM
I finally got the right screw from Numrich, put it all back together and it works like new.
Here's what I learned. The barrel is maked J.C.Higgins Sears Model 103.229. I order part
#403640A Cartridge ...
Posted in thread: Is it a Marlin 81 or 881 on 12-20-2011 at 04:56 PM
My biggest problem now is ordering the cartridge carrier base screw from numrich. I ordered
part no. 403640A which is listed for the Marlin 781 and 881 but the screw is to small in dia.
The original s...
Posted in thread: Marlin Model 81 or 881 on 12-13-2011 at 02:28 PM
After more research, it appears the Marlin 781 is the same rifle.Bob
Posted in thread: Is it a Marlin 81 or 881 on 12-13-2011 at 02:26 PM
With a little more research, the schematics of a Marlin 781 match almost exactly. It was an
original gun my dad bought me for Xmas in 1959. I did find the parts at numrich and ordered.
Hope to have ba...
Posted in thread: Is it a Marlin 81 or 881 on 12-12-2011 at 02:48 PM
I have a JC Higgins Model 229 (103.229) purchased in 1959. In trying to locate parts, some
people say it's a Marlin 81. The Marlin 81 schematics show a magazine feed and mine in a slot
tube feed. I sh...
Posted in thread: Marlin Model 81 or 881 on 12-09-2011 at 05:17 PM
I'v got a JC Higgins 103.229 (Sears Model 229) .22 cal. for Xmas in 1959. Most people say it's
a Marlin 81. Took out of storage and some itlems are rusted and am replacing. Spent days
looking at diffe...