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.22 Mag

Discussion in 'Rifle Country' started by boilerman86, Jul 8, 2007.

  1. boilerman86

    boilerman86 Member

    Anyone know anything about the Marlin 25M .22 mag? I'm thinking about getting one and want to know what y'all think.
  2. TCB in TN

    TCB in TN Well-Known Member

    I have had a couple and they are decent rifles. Trigger is a little heavy, and the bolt is not the smoothest out there, but they shoot quite accurately and are a lot of fun to shoot.
  3. single action

    single action Well-Known Member

    Have had one for about 15 years or so. It has been a excellent "truck gun" and has never failed when I needed it. So far, its taken Rabbit, squirrell, coyote, coon, cat and turkey. I have no complaints.
  4. aaronrkelly

    aaronrkelly Well-Known Member

    I dont have a 25M but I have an 883 with I think is the same rifle except tube-fed.

    Plenty accurate.....it has a micro-groove barrel which I think is an improvement over regular rifling. I dont have any trouble with the trigger, far nicer then the trigger on my Marlin 60, that trigger is plain nasty.

    I have a Bushnell .22 rimfire scope on mine and I can usually fire 3 rounds and get 3 holes touching at 50 yards with ease. Where I shoot I cant go much past 50 yards but Im sure the capability is there.

  5. 1911 guy

    1911 guy Well-Known Member

    Good rifles, but they can be picky about ammo. My wife and I each have one. Mine eats up Winchester Super X, hers likes CCI Maxi-Mags. Swap ammo and groups become patterns.
  6. boilerman86

    boilerman86 Member

    Hey thanks a bunch. Thats about what I expected out of it. My other Marlin is just like that, but I wanted to be sure.

    What do you know about the Weaver V9 Scope? This rifle has that scope on it but i've never seen one before. It's a 3x9x50, so i figure its good, but is it better than good?

    FMJMIKE Well-Known Member

    Its a Marlin 925M now. I paid $179 for mine from Walmart. Probably the best bang for the buck for .22 Magnum.

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