The first batch of Rarlins ship today!

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What a shame
I was truly hoping they'd continue the
tradition Marlin started many years ago of
building working rifles for the working man,
instead of building and marketing collector
I don't know about other people, but I can't
afford to sling a grand and a half around
for a tool to wag around in the mud and the
rain and briars and bounce it around in a
truck or a buggy
What a true shame.
We'll miss you Marlin. . . . .
Well said
That just isn't true. A taper crimp has no business in a tubular magazine. I got into this argument elsewhere and took a factory 225gr .450 cartridge and just gave a couple light taps with a lightweight two face gunsmithing hammer and easily pushed the bullet down into the case. You'll never see a factory .450BM levergun with a tubular magazine.

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If you handload, this is a total non-issue and you get to keep your rim and roll crimp. Not to mention FAR more options for loading data.

Yes, unfortunately true with straight walled cartridges, hence the .450BM issue, but of course rimless bottlenecks would not have the same issue since they are head-spaced off of the shoulder which is why we see the .308Win levers since they both are bottle necked and have a wide variety of projectiles that have more blunt noses or ballistic tips that prevent tubular magazine detonation. A belted rimless with similar projectile options would be another option.
38-55 would be nice, but 32-40 would be even better!
Microgroove was OK with jacketed bullets, but as a strictly boolit reloader, I’m glad to hear the new Ruger/Marlins are now again pre 1954 Ballard rifling. Shooting boolits in microgroove barrels is a long time consuming ordeal to finally get the recipe just right, but it can be done!
I began collecting a few Marlins back from 1960 to 2000. Personally I always leaned toward straight stock levers- just me. Don’t think I even own a pistol grip model.
My oldest is a 1889 38-40, biggest 1893 38-55, most liked1893 32-40. Not counting the 22s!
Sorry Marlin had to fold. Last of a bygone era.

Before the Remlin boat sank, they cranked out a few 1894s in the SBL theme... I have one. It's a .44 Magnum through a 16.5" barrel.

My 1895 is a 2007-made stainless GS and it is a peach! 18.5" barrel, straight walnut stock. Love this thing.

THAT SAID, I'd love a new Rarlin 19" 1895 SBL!
Not sure if I'll buy another Marlin. I have a Remlin 336 Stainless and overall I'm happy with it. Yeah it needs some finishing, lighter loading gate, and get rid of the sharp edges on the level, but overall it hasn't been a bad rifle.
I am really trying pretty hard to get one (to go with my other one). And I am going to call it a Marlin. I keep being late to the party. But that is okay. And after that I am going to grab the .444. First things first, SBO number 2 and then a .444. Should be Hog Heaven then.

Well, scale it down a bit, chamber it in 45 colt and 25-20, with an 18 inch barrel, and give it a street price of about $900 and I'd be in.
If they are going to do 25-20 they are going to need a commitment from ammo companies to make it. Not everyone is going to reload only for a new model firearm. I had to pay $120 for probably a 50 year old box of Winchester brand. The newest production I've seen on Gunbroker is probably from a decade ago and it was $150 a box plus shipping
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