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Are Remlins worth it now?

Discussion in 'Rifles' started by Bambulance Man, Feb 28, 2019.

  1. TxStetson

    TxStetson Usually Here TGT Supporter Lifetime Member

    I have bought 3 Remlins in the last few years. The secret is to check each one out prior to purchase. Inspect it, make sure the sights aren’t canted, the wood furniture mates up nicely, and there are no blemishes on the metal. Work the action and trigger. If they aren’t fairly smooth in the store, put it down and ask to see another one. Most LGS’s know what you’re doing, because they did the same thing when they came in.

    Bottom Line, I’d never buy a Remlin online. Always lay your hands on it first.
     


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  2. topduarte

    topduarte Well-Known

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    Get the real thing. They are not that pricey
     
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  3. bigwheel

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    That sorta surprised me. Who woulda guessed a person could buy an old Marlin for about the same price as a new one? Society ain’t evolving its devolving. Go grab a new Winnie Cowboy gun and see what kinda dent that puts in the Onyx Visor Card. Apparently they know what’s up over there. lol
     
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  4. Bambulance Man

    Bambulance Man Member TGT Supporter

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    Thabks for the input guys. I think I'm going to get a JM 336 for now and possible get a remlin 45/70

    Medic, Coffee nerd, Otaku, Fisherman.
     
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  5. TxStetson

    TxStetson Usually Here TGT Supporter Lifetime Member

    That’s what I did, but there was a Remlin 44 mag in between also.
     
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  6. gemihur

    gemihur chillin' like a villain

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    I'd have no problem buying a used Marlin 30-30 as long as I can inspect and pay a fair price.
    Price is established by the current market and that is below what a new one goes for.
     
  7. bigwheel

    bigwheel Active Member

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    How come new Winnie cowboy guns are several hundred bucks more than a new Marlin do you reckon?
     
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  8. gemihur

    gemihur chillin' like a villain

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    maybe because of the growth of CAS and the market increase that it brings to the line?
    Remington is always $100 more than same in Winchester
    Winchester is always $100 more than same in Marlin
    It's a matter of perceived value
    Efficient marketing... I dunno? CAS.JPG
     
  9. robertc1024

    robertc1024 Test Test Test TGT Supporter

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    I've had a blistering hangnail for a pistol caliber lever action carbine for a bit. Rossi 92? Remlin? Jap Winchester?
     
  10. gemihur

    gemihur chillin' like a villain

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    I'm a fan of old Marlins but Henry has really stepped up it's game.
    My opinion old is generally better than new
    and cheaper (unless it's gained collector's status)
     


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