New Marlin 45-70 Is Back To NORMAL!
New Marlin 45-70 Is Back To NORMAL!
Just in time for the New Year, the finger lever on this guide gun shrunk! JK, but it is now appropriately sized for my liking.
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What’s the difference between the 1895 and 336?
I just took delivery of a brand new 1895 SBL a couple weeks ago. Found some 45-70 rounds I want to try hunting wild boars with and got them delivered. Now I’m dying to take this rifle out and shoot it. In the meantime I’ll settle for watching you kill pins and blow up pumpkins. I can’t wait!
Cool video. Onto the gun… I can’t stand those larger levers and I hunt in freezing cold weather. They just add too much “slop” for the hand while cranking that action.
The Ruger/Marlin is a myth. No one I know has ever seen one for real!
Marlin pulled the 45-70 from the brink of being obsolete, with the guide gun concept!
The 45-70 is a Grand Ol Gal, with lots of character!
Thank you Ruger for saving a almost perfect Rifle from obscurity!
Still waiting on the original RM Trapper offering … Let’s hope they can meet demand and quality and aren’t getting (Ruger) "too far over their skis" again those Trappers cannot be found in stores
What is the barrel length and how many rounds are in the tube? (I have an old original from the 80s "Guide Gun" that I added a full-length mag tube and want to see how my old rifle compares to the new beautiful Ruger version)
Made this old man smile. 45-70 is one of my favorites.
Great guns, only thing is, good luck finding one.
I have hunted with and reloaded the 47-70 for 54 years. It is just effective on ALL North American game as it was in 1873.
I consider the Ranger Point Precision lever to be medium not small.
If you haven’t already, check out the Chisel Machining butt stock, a superior much more solid and reliable design in my opinion. The adjustable cheek piece and butt pad adjustability is really handy, and they are independently adjustable.
THANK YOU FOR GREAT VID! I carried an old beat up 4570 marlin when I was a meat packer working for a master guide in Alaska. It carried well, not digging in your back like a bolt gun and was a real thumper with hand loads! Hope ruger brings back the 35 rem, and the gold trigger 22 rim fire. Happy new year
Adjustable AR butt stock?????? Blasphemy
Back to normal with non authentic fluted bolts????
Nice rifle, too bad the average joe can’t get one without paying double msr.
I appreciate your Christian message of Gratitude.
I also appreciate what Ruger/ Marlin is doing these days.
Best Wishes from Montana M.H
I’m having to send a trapper back round isn’t cycling at all no clue why but just is unfortunately
Thanks for your content, I know it takes much time and effort and I appreciate your laid back style. Blessings Brother!
its nice that ruger is making the marlins nice again but i still don’t like the stocks. looks like cheap plywood with minwax stain on it. my JM’s have nice real walnut. laminate doesn’t cut it for me.
Really nice video, so thanks for taking the time and effort to make it. Love the Marlin lever guns. I bought one back in the mid-1980s that was in
.444 Marlin caliber. Great shooting gun for sure. It’s 265 gr bullet really hit with authority. I used to think of the .444 as the .44 super mag due
to its .44 caliber and extra inch of case capacity. It had hefty recoil but anyone who’s shot a .45-70 or a 12 ga magnum load knows all about that.
I would LOVE to see a new Marlin lever gun as a companion for my Ruger Blackhawk in .41 mag. Love the .41 mag round in my Ruger pistol. It’s
the most powerful handgun I can shoot well, so it’s definitely the gun / round for me. I also handload my own ammo and have since 1981. One
can work up some pretty stout loads in the .41 mag and there are commercial loads that exceed 1,000 ft-lbs of energy, which is plenty for hunting
medium sized game out to 150 yards. Here in the Pacific NW there are plenty of hunting places available that are heavily treed and that have a lot
of brush as well. Not that any bullet plows through brush but because of the brush, shots tend to be close in a lot of places. 75-80 yards is a typical
shot in a lot of places and that’s well within the stopping power range of the .41 mag, especially from a 16-18" rifle barrel.
Better off buying a Henry Side Gate ya I said it.
Yeah target is gun suits usa😊
45 70 is not overkill for deer
You may never have had the opportunity to shoot a 2016 or newer Remington made 1895 Marlin 45-70. If you have, you would not be saying that Ruger has brought Marlin back to normal. No clearance between bolt and hammer when racking the lever forward and backward? Sharp edges on many of the metal parts? Fluted bolts on a supposedly authentic Marlin SBL? Remington after using up all the J.M. made parts, re- engineered all the Marlin lever gun parts and produced them on brand new CNC machines! Get your hands on a 2016 or newer Remington made Marlin lever gun and you will see first hand how they are better than what Ruger is making! Ruger with their enlarged semi buckhorn sights, and front sights. Just as they do with their 5.56 AR’s. Also Ruger has enlarged the hammers on their SBL’s that look kind of strange but Rugered out! I am not saying that Ruger made Marlin’s are not excellent firearms, but what I am saying is that to say Ruger has brought Marlin back to normal is going a little over board.
Waiting patiently for the 336 30-30!!
Happy New Year George! Thanks for the 45-70 and RPP goodness.
The rifle I am waiting for is hopefully a Marlin 39.. In stainless would be awesome especially if they make it a take down.
I have a older Marlin 39 but it is blue and not a take down.
And so people are pretty clear. The Remlin version of the 1895 SBL I have is actually perfectly executed. I have not met anyone who has had an issue with Remingtons 1895 SBL. I am sure someone has with either fit or finish. But I have had really super good luck with mine and it spends 8 months of every year in Alaska and has never ever let me down.
Besides it has the Jurrasic park and Wind River background.
The Rugers I am sure will be exceptional rifles and Ruger themselves are very customer friendly.
I love my Rugers. A lot.
The people that talk negative about the Remington made Marlins never purchased or shot one at the range!! It s all J.M. Marlin fans talking baloney!!
Great way to end the video, sitting by the fire 🔥 relaxing and being grateful for our Blessings.
Really good review of what Ruger has accomplished with the Marlin lever guns. Just wish we could get them up here in Communist Canada 🇨🇦.
Great editing George of the bowling 🎳 pins and Pumpkin taking some beautiful .45-70 smack down.
Thanks for sharing your videos.
Be safe and God Bless.
I wishing that Ruger would chamber.350 legend in the 336! Would be awesome for deer in the straight wall states.
I would like to see Remington make a 1895 in 460 S&W mag . what a gun it would be!
You sound a man who’s been washed in the blood of Jesus I pray that you are
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Ranger Point Precision and Mad Pig are doing some fabulous stuff with the Marlins and Henrys!!
This would be a very nice tool/lever gun for the elk near my place on the costal range/woods where I live!
Great. Happy new year.
Sure would like to see the 444 make a return
I hope they make a trapper 336 soon.
I’m glad I stuck around to the end. I really do enjoy your videos, especially the gun repair and smithing. Thank you, you’ve taught me a lot!
Did ruger fix the bolt issue? Looking at getting one of these and didn’t know if it was a common issue or just that gun. Thanks.
Hickok just posted a lever gun video and it has several views of how he pulls the lever down from the bottom. I suspect it is because he has larger hands than most so it is easy to wrap his hand around the lever versus inside the lever. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MrudltcsXSY
I want to see another Marlin XT or Model 60. Unfortunately since they are direct competitors to the American Rimfire and the 10/22 I doubt we will ever see them again.
I really enjoyed that!!! -Gunny T sends
I only hunt gophers these days. Not enough room in the safe for a lever .45-70 🙂 But killing a gopher with a .45-70..could happen. Gopher-bits—the neighbor’s owls love gopher-bits.
It makes me giggle a little, when my 45-70 Rio grande fires. Nothing is like a big bore lever action. It is just so much fun.
Thanks George… So I had to finally breakdown and buy one of the Guide Guns. I’m going to try the big lever that was on it for a while, but may end up going the same way you did.
Nice rifle sir, congratulations. 👍👍