Lever hard to close? Check the screws-Another JM Marlin with a loose screw.

Lever hard to close? Check the screws-Another JM Marlin with a loose screw.

If your Marlin lever gun has a hard time chambering a round from the tubular magazine, check to see if the screws are tight, you’ll find a lot of the these Marlin lever guns have loose screws. The one in particular that is troublesome is the one under the receiver, if the last bit of motion on your lever is hard, I bet this one is loose.