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  1. Marlin 336 Lever Guns
    Bought a new 336 about a month ago, didn't have dies, etc yet so bought some factory Win ammo. Hun shot and cycled fine. Full length sized and trimmed the fired brass. Seated two bullets in empty brass, no primers or powder. The first chambered fine, the second didn't slide back...
  2. Marlin 336 Lever Guns
    I bought a brand new Marlin 336W last night and about two out of every ten cycles it locks up about 3/4 of an inch from closed and won't move either way until it is hit hard with the heel of a palm. It works beautifully the other eight times, but it seems like once this starts, it contines to...
  3. Marlin 336 Lever Guns
    Hi, I have just bought a second hand .35 rem 336 which jams with the lever full open. I have pulled it to bits and studied it. It looks like the carrier is too long so when a round is on the carrier the next one sticks out of the mag by about 0.070" and locks the carrier down. I wonder if...
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