Let me know. I am considering biding on it and want a second opinion before I do.
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August 15, 2007, 03:49 PM
$200 /$225 For Me
August 15, 2007, 04:00 PM
Looks like an old SC (Sport Carbine with shorter magazine), but it's a Glenfield. Didn't know they made Glenfield SC's.
I'd be tempted, especially if I wanted a scoped one. The shorter magazine lightens up the gun so it's still handy with a scope. Marlin's quality hasn't gone down like some others (i.e. an old one isn't a lot better made than a new one), but the old guns don't have the crossbolt safety that many find distasteful. I don't know if that scope is any good.
On the other hand, between shipping and transfer fees (I don't know what FFL's charge in your area), it could get to be too expensive.
August 15, 2007, 04:10 PM
Looks like a good deal. Thanks for bring it to my attention! ;)
The Deer Hunter
August 15, 2007, 04:14 PM
I don't even bother looking at auctions that are all in CAPS LOCK LIKE THIS.
August 15, 2007, 04:17 PM
Looks like a nice rifle. The Glenfields have birch stocks, not walnut. And probably have pressed checkering if they have checkering.
A current Sportview scope is $39.95 from SWFA.
August 15, 2007, 04:22 PM
Good deal you could have a $150 in the scope
August 15, 2007, 04:24 PM
Looks like no checkering.
In my area, FFL's want about $40 for transfers (some more, a few slightly less) plus state fees, plus state/local sales tax if it comes from a dealer. This guy wants $25 for shipping.
So, if I were to, say, win the bidding at $275, the gun would cost me $340 plus tax and fees. So check on those details FIRST!
For $400, I can go get a brand-new 336C with nice cut-checkered walnut and a much nicer rubber buttpad. For $360 I can get a brand-new budget-model 336W with cut-checkered birch and a sling. They both have the full-length magazines, and the newer safety, so it depends on what really matters to you.
August 15, 2007, 04:24 PM
My guess is that by the time the bidding is over and you pay shipping and FFL, you could get an equal or better deal locally.
August 15, 2007, 04:30 PM
has Marlin 336 for as low as 380.00 NIB at this point the bid is fair but I would not go much higher for a used gun if you plan on using it a lot in particular.
August 15, 2007, 04:33 PM
336W here is $20 less than that, but note that the link above has a SCOPED 336W (birch, but cut-checkered with sling) for $417. I'm guessing the scope is at least as good as what's on that Glenfield.