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Marlin 1894C .357/.38 custom

Discussion in 'Rifle Classifieds' started by snew, Oct 8, 2012.

  1. snew

    snew Hillsboro, OR Active Member

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    Koonce Custom Guns did the work on this. I think this is the Marlin they should have made back when they were making guns worth buying. It's not for everyone though. This one was made in 2008. I run this with an SWR Trident 9 and it is comically quiet with off the shelf .38 specials. It's quieter than any other gun I have and that includes several .22s. That big, .358 bullet hitting the target makes a louder noise. This gun makes giggles and smiles like no other gun I've ever shot or been around.

    According to the ballisticsbytheinch website, 16" is optimum for the .357 ammo out there on the shelf too so it's still one of the coolest deer rifles you'll ever carry.


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    I had the barrel cut down to 16" and threaded 1/2-28

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    The barrel bands removed by trimming the forearm and cutting 2 dovetails and adding the saddles, screws and forearm cap, trimming the mag tube...

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    There is a Skinner sights 1895 peep sight with inserts and taller front sight blade to clear the suppressor

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    Also an XS sights scout rail. For some reason XS made these as as a Weaver rail so my LaRue Aimpoint mount wouldn't fit. I had one spot clearanced to fit the Larue or other Picatinny accessory.

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    $900.00 Sold
     
  2. skud_dusty

    skud_dusty Salem, OR Active Member

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    Interested in a Walther G22 + cash?

    Thanks!
     
  3. MarkAd

    MarkAd Port Orchard Well-Known Member

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    :paranoid:
     
  4. MarkAd

    MarkAd Port Orchard Well-Known Member

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    tt
     
  5. cclfn

    cclfn Oregon 97401 Member

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    So what is included for $950
     
  6. aflineman

    aflineman Both South of Eugene and East of Portland. Active Member

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    With a suppressor, this is one of the coolest rifles that I have ever shot. Especially with .38 cat sneeze loads.
     
  7. snew

    snew Hillsboro, OR Active Member

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    I rewrote the ad so it's more clear.
     
  8. aquariumjunky

    aquariumjunky Albany, Oregon Active Member

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    That is exactly what I want to try with my new Liberty Mystic yet no cash! Really sorry your selling it but good luck in the sale!
     
  9. snew

    snew Hillsboro, OR Active Member

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    I wasn't using my Primary Arms red dot so I put it on this. It doesn't co-witness, if you're wondering. I'm going to be at TCGC tomorrow, 11/6 sighting in the red dot so if you see me there stop in and say hi. I'll have the suppressor on it so you can see why I did what I did.:thumbup:

    *edit* you guys missed it. :cool:

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  10. snew

    snew Hillsboro, OR Active Member

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    You deserve a nice Christmas present. I have heaps of .357 and some .38 brass available too.
     
  11. PDXWolf

    PDXWolf Oregon Active Member

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    If I had $900 this would already be in my safe. Nice firearms.
     
  12. snew

    snew Hillsboro, OR Active Member

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    While I'm kind of glad this is still in my safe I'm really close to having enough money for a machine gun and this would put me over the top.

    Don't get me wrong though. I will build another just like this one. It is that cool/perfect/awesome....
     
  13. FourTeeFive

    FourTeeFive PNW Washington State Active Member

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    Any trades or partial trades?
     
  14. snew

    snew Hillsboro, OR Active Member

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    Sure. Let me know what you've got. I'm really trying to raise funds for a machine gun though so make it something easy to flip... unless it's something so cool I can't live without. :bluelaugh:
     
  15. FourTeeFive

    FourTeeFive PNW Washington State Active Member

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    If it was local I'd go for it. Very nice gun. Unfortunately with WA transfer comes state sales tax, etc., so it would be about $1000 for me.
     
  16. snew

    snew Hillsboro, OR Active Member

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    Transfer it on this side of the river and you'll save sales tax. :thumbup:
     
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