Info on Marlin .22 Mag rifle

Discussion in '.22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion' started by dragunovsks, Aug 24, 2008.

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  1. dragunovsks

    dragunovsks New Member

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    My wife and I are looking to buy a .22 MAG rifle for her dad for christmas. He said he'd like to have one again, since he had one about 15 years ago. We want a bolt action, I saw a Marlin bolt-action at Wal-Mart today that was within our price range. It was $197.00, does anyone have any info on this rifle or another similar .22 Mag rifle.

    I'd like to get him the Marlin cause he has a Marlin in .22 LR that's a semi-auto and he loves it.
     
  2. c3shooter

    c3shooter Administrator Staff Member

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    I am partial to Marlins. Do not know which model you are looking at. There are few 22 Mag autos, since higher energy cartridge requires different things to make cycle. The Marlin bolt rifles are good, reasonably accurate, and reasonably priced. You CAN shop around on auctionarms.com. and gunbroker.com, but you will need to factor in shipping costs, and cost of having a local FFL receive the rifle, and transfer it to you. Pick out a nice scope if it does not come with one.
     

  3. bainey

    bainey New Member

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    Do you know what model it was?? I own a marlin .22lr but not a mag but ive heard nothing but great things from marlins
     
  4. Oldguy

    Oldguy New Member

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    Hi, I've got a Marlin .22 mag. It shoots well, but the trigger is a dog. Heavy to pull and an awful lot of travel. Anyone know if there's an aftermarket trigger can be installed?
     
  5. junho806

    junho806 New Member

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    i have a marlin 925M 22mag
    IMO i think its a great 22mag
    with a good scope you can't go wrong
    i picked it up new at a gun show for $215
    the only draw back is that the ammo is a bit more expensive then the 22lr
     
  6. BillM

    BillM Active Member Supporter

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    You might want to at least take a look at the Savage 93 series. No personal experience
    with the magnum, but my 22 LR is a sweet gun, and the accu-trigger has to be tried to be believed.
     
  7. hoythunter94

    hoythunter94 New Member

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    i have a 22. mag Marlin 883SS bolt action and i have a 3-9x40mm bushnell scope when i was 14 and sense then ive been able to shoot a 3'' spread up to 150 yards. ive shot almost all small game in Iowa and i love it. i dont know all the scientific facts of how much it dops or the fps and stuff but i having shot hundreds of round and i belive that it can be accurate at 200 yards and still have enough power to take down small game.[​IMG] ( same rifle but not mine)
     
  8. big shrek

    big shrek Well-Known Member

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    The new Marlin XT-22's have Marlin's Adjustable Pro-Fire trigger from their X-7 series centerfire on 'em ;)
    Its Niiiiiiice :D

    Or if you are a cheapskate like me, find a good used Marlin .22 WMR (25M/25MN/880/980), & order in an XT22MVSR trigger from Marlin...
    then have yer favorite gunsmith install it ;)
     
  9. Marlinman

    Marlinman New Member

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    I can tell you how to fix it or i can fix it for you if you pay the shippin and $30. If you want me to tell you how pm me. Swing by the intro section and tell us about yourself

    God didnt make all men equal colonel Sam Colt did
     
  10. c3shooter

    c3shooter Administrator Staff Member

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    Zombie thread folks- from 2008. Please check dates before responding.
     
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