No I don't sleep with them

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  1. Idontplaynice

    Idontplaynice

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    I just took them out for display and cleaning

    The blued one is the Marlin 1894C in .38/.357

    The stainless one is the Marlin 1894 SS in .44 Mag

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  2. hogship

    hogship A republic, if you can keep it! Silver Member

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    No.....but, in cold weather, I'd put either one of those right inside the sleeping bag with me!

    :supergrin:

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    Idontplaynice, I've been thinking extremely hard about adding a Marlin 1894 to my collection in either .44 or .357. How do you like them? Would you recommend them? Good shooters?
     
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    Idontplaynice

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    The blued one in the pictures is a lot of fun to shoot. .38 Spl have practically no recoil. I used it to shoot rocks and bottles out in the desert, not paper targets. As far as accuracy, it's good enough for that.

    I would highly recommend either one of them, especially if you have a revolver in the same caliber.
     
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    hogship A republic, if you can keep it! Silver Member

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    When I was much younger, Winchester was thought to be the top choice in lever rifles. Now, it looks like that's changed......Marlin is now at the top of the heap......and, deservedly so! :wavey:

    I have, and have had both......IDPN has a couple of the best options for pistol cartridges available today.

    hog

    Mine:

    The Winchester Trapper is chambered for the 357mag. I like it, but feel the Marlin is the more stout and dependable overall........I once broke the carrier arm in mine. It's nothing but a 30/30 action that's been adapted to the 357mag. It works, but would have been better if it was designed around a pistol cartridge from the gitgo.......

    The other three are Marlins......39A 22LR, 336CB 30/30, and 1895GS 45/70

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  7. gjk5

    gjk5 Pinche Gringo

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    I have a Marlin 94 in .357 and a Win Trapper in .44. I like them both but I'd get rid of the Trapper in favor of a Marlin in .44. The Marlin action is smoother and the trigger is better by far.
     
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    I want a SS marlin in .41mag,then a SS in 45-70.'08. :drool:
     
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    I plan on buying a Marlin in .357. Shooting .38 special with a suppressor on the end is so damn quiet!