I was at my local walmart today and noticed they have a heavy barrel marlin bolt action 17 hmr for like $237.00. I have never owned a marlin bolt action gun do they build good ones? This seems like a very cheap price when compared to the ruger sitting beside it in 17hmr for $545.00 non heavy barrel. Is it too cheap ? do you think this would be a waste?has anyone got one of these marlins ? Are they good accurate rifles?