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Old July 5, 2014, 08:15 AM   #3426
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Gearing up for our annual Levergun fest. Good food, good eating, good fun and lots of long range levergun shooting. The Marlin 336 Cowboy is well represented there as is it's predecessor, the Marlin 1893.



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=leE2R6Bhnv8
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Old July 5, 2014, 02:44 PM   #3427
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well I have 3 30/30 rifles 2 Winchesters 94's and one marlin 336w and I would like to join the club about the marlin 336w as I love mine its sweet to shoot and take hunting I really like it very well!
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Old July 6, 2014, 08:03 PM   #3428
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Cleat looks ready to eat.
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Old July 7, 2014, 03:13 AM   #3429
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@ Mo:
great shooting spot,
this kind of shooting is very IMPOSSIBLE in our part of Europe.

Where can I book? Hope there is some possibility of horse-back-riding to

Have fun,

Peter
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Old July 7, 2014, 08:05 AM   #3430
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Vaupet: Anytime you're ever in the area (Washington, Idaho, British Columbia), let me know.

We have an informal get together every year (mid-July) with levergun enthusiasts from all over. The accommodations are spartan - I bring my tent, some hotel in town. The grub is basically a four day pot-luck and always good. We shoot out to 1200 yards with leverguns and single shots (Sharps).

GREAT group of guys, most very experienced. We get a few newbies every year and most come back with more guns the next.

The rancher is a great guy. His horses are working horses and working his cattle is about the only way I know to get to ride one. They are a friendly bunch of critters though.

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Old July 9, 2014, 10:20 AM   #3431
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Can I use cast bullets with my model 375, in 375win
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Old July 9, 2014, 10:49 AM   #3432
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Can I use cast bullets with my model 375, in 375win
The short answer is yes.

You will get the best results if the bullet is sized to your bore. Microgroove barrels tend to like fatter (for caliber) bullets. The same is true of Ballard style rifling though they tend to shoot undersized better than MG barrels.

Based on friends that have 375 Marlins I would suspect you'll need a .376" or 377" diameter cast bullets. If you can slug your bore it will save you some time in load development.

Good luck and let us know how it goes.
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Old July 9, 2014, 11:24 AM   #3433
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Old July 21, 2014, 04:08 PM   #3434
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I picked up a .35 Remington this morning
It's the pistol grip, next to my .30-30 Texan.
The .35 has a cracked stock, so if I can find all the parts cheap enough, I might change it to straight.
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Old Yesterday, 10:27 PM   #3435
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I recently received a new in the box early 1980's 336 in .35 Remington that was my father's. The box still had the original price on it, something like "On Sale - $116"

I fit it with a Leupold 3-9, and its a tack driver. What a sweet rifle. It'll be my deer gun this fall, no doubt.

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I'd go 190 tops for .30-30.

Save the 250's for big bore.
Hey Nem, when was the last time you got to shoot your 336? I hope you're finding some good range time on the east side. Are you doing any hunting out there?
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