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Old 12-14-2010, 01:23 PM
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Marlin 336RC Straight Stock 1956 model


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I have this marlin 336rc straight stock (texan) with the round lever.. serial leter P.. made in 1956. A beautiful old gun with the black trigger. Barrel is the New Haven marked 30 -30. Can find no info in any of my books on this model. Any help would be appriciated. Thanks Big guy 2
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Old 12-14-2010, 02:51 PM
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FWIW, you do not have a 1956 Marlin 336-RC (pistol grip) , you have a 1957 Marlin 336-T.

The Model 336-T was made from 1954 through 1983, in .30-30 Win & .35 Rem; or .44 Mag ( 1965-67 only) iwith 18-1/2" bbl (1983 only) or 20" bbl & saddle ring ( 1965-1971).

There was also a Model 336-DT (Deluxe Texan 1962-63) with the stock carved with a longhorn & the state of Texas in it.

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Old 12-23-2010, 02:46 PM
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Some 30/30 "RC"s were made through 1981 with straight stocks. Check Brophy's book. I own one.
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Old 01-01-2011, 07:02 PM
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Take a look at this link.

http://www.marlinowners.com/forums/i...c,59739.0.html

It's a long read but worth it.

FYI, I've seen guns marked 336rc that were Texan style. No T designation and a rounded grip. Front sight is different too. Looks like it's just dovetailed into the barrel and no hood. You can see the sight I'm talking about in the link I posted.

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Old 01-02-2011, 11:50 AM
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FWIW, in 1957 - the DOM of the gun in the OP by serial number - the only straight-grip/round lever CF made by Marlin was the M336T (Texan).

The other, similar, models all were not made in 1957..................................

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Old 01-02-2011, 07:05 PM
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The straight stocked 336s were marketed and cataloged as Texans, but stamped "RC". They are "Regular Carbine" models, 2 barrel bands, 20 inch barrel. My 1964 Texan is identical to a pistol gripped 336, except for the stock and lever; sights, etc are no different.

I really like the older Marlin 336s, pre-safety and uncheckered slim stocks!

Here are my 1971 336 C and 1964 336 RC.




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Old 01-14-2011, 05:22 PM
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Got to get me one of those straight stocked marlins in 35 rem. Very nice.
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