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I can't help it. I love lever action rifles. If you haven't shot a .308 marlin express or for that matter any of the leverevolution ammo through your lever guns you have to get some. the old model 94 loves it.

I went into a local shop last week to order a Saiga .308, and left the store with the Marlin .308MXLR, a 400 yard stainless/laminate lever gun. I already had 2 other .308's and still want a Saiga, but I have no regrets, I'm a sucker when it comes to both old and new lever guns.

Anyone else have this affliction?
 

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Ok, your avatar is a pic of the most "tacticool" lever gun I have ever seen...lol.


I have always been a fan of the model 94. I would like to own a nice one someday. They make for good subsistance rifles.
 

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Right now I only have a Marlin 1895 SS 45-70. I used to have an 1895 Ltd. II in 45-70 and an 1894 in .357. I miss that .357 lever a bunch. If I can find one for a decent price when I've got the cash, I'm gonna' snap it up. :D
 

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I really like the look of the grey laminate and stainless. :cool:
 

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I have a Marlin 336 and a 1894? in .44 mag, love both, plan on another as soon as possible.:)
 

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I grew up using my dad's .30-30 Winchester to hunt with. It's a rock solid rifle that carried plenty of ammo in the tube.
 

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The Model 94 30-30 Win. probably killed more whitetails than any other firearm produced, although, it is probably the most dangerous long gun made. I was happy when Marlin introduced the cross-block safeties on their firearms. This made the lever more user friendly.
 

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Unfortunately, I only have my Henry lever at the moment. I've seen a vintage Marlin a few times at various gun shows, but because it's the same one, I guess there's something wrong with it or maybe too pricey.

I'm considering a Puma in .357 as my next purchase.
 

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Lever Blasters!

Im a sucker for a lever gun had a few and traded off some
Have a Marlin 336A in 30-30

but traded off a Western Auto (marlin 30A) 30-30
56 in .22lr

Winchester model 64 in 30-30
88 in .308
250 in .22lr

Rossi Puma model 92 in .38/357

Savage 99F in .243


Ithaca model M49R in .22lr

I never had a Ruger alwase wanted to shoot one see how they measure up to a Marlin 56 or 57
 

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I like them too but I don't have one...yet.:D

My wife's uncle has a Marlin lever action in every caliber they ever made. You name it he has it.
 

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32-20 not working in win.

some of the veteran lever owners are telling me that 32-20 rounds will feed and fire in 32WCF stamped rifels. I have an 1892 model win. 32WCF in excelent cond. I'm trying to use Ultramax 115gr. they will not feed into the chamber due to lingth. I have checked with other gun smiths and they are telling me that the 32WCF messures1.223 and the 32-20 messures1.590 witch is to long. Can some one clear this up for me. These same rounds work real well in my Marlin model 92.
 

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.32 WCF is the original designation for the .32-20. Other makers did not want the Winchester name on their guns (Marlin). So they called the same cartridge by a different name.

If one is giving feeding problems, check to be sure the over all length is not exceeded. A different bullet profile may also be the cause.
 

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i would love to get one in .357, .44, 45-70 and a 30/30 or 30-06
 

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When I do get around to buying a lever action, its going to be one of these.

Thats just a beautiful rifle.
 

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When I was ten yrs old, Mattel came out with a replica Win. Mod. 1894. The "classic" cowboy rifle. I begged and whined and got one for Christmas, 1958.

Just recently purchased a Win. Mod. 1894 in 30-30 (30 WCF), just happens to be mfg'd in 1958. And a Marlin Mod. 1894 in 44 Mag. mfg'd in 1964.

The Marlin in 44 mag just does it for me. The Win. is more of a "safe queen."
 

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Marlin 1894 in .44 mag loaded with .44 sp 200 gr gold dots is my house gun. Haven't really wrung out the leverevolution stuff in the 30-30s yet. Used to have a .444, traded it off:(, it shot right where I looked with it and EVERYTHING I shot with it fell down.
 

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had a marlin guide gun in marlin 450 got ride of it. Rattled the teeth to much.
have a henery 22 lr , just got a puma lever in 454 casuall it's not to bad.
doesn't lever very clean though have to work on it.
 

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I miss my marlin 44 mag,one of my first deer rifles,bought it new at kmart for 110 dollars around 1980,dont know why I sold it now.
 

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I like levers a lot. Only have two right now. One is a Model 1873 Winchester, 1891 vintage. The other is a Marlin Golden 39A Mountie, 1967 vintage.

Used to have a Rossi Puma .357 Trapper. Unfortunately was dumb enough to trade it off.
 
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