Wednesday, January 28, 2009

A Night At The Range

Just got back from my first range trip with my Marlin 1894CB in 357......
Sweet little gun! Hardly any kick, and probably more accurate than I am. I kept reading about "The Marlin Jam", and ways to alleviate it, so last night I took it apart to check the cam on the lever. Seems some of them came out of Marlin with a sharp edge that will (after thousands of rounds) cut a groove into the carrier/lifter. Mine had a nicely radiused edge, so maybe they're being a little more careful at the factory.

2 comments:

  1. The newer ones are nice. You are going to enjoy it.

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  2. Yeah, I'm surprised how nice it is to shoot. First shoot, "cold bore", with the target out to the max 25 yards the range is...BLAMMO...dead-center in the orange.
    I just about fell over......

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