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Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 09-24-2017, 03:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,087
Posted By Shoes
Are they quieter (without suppression)? I've...

Are they quieter (without suppression)? I've never used them.
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 07-19-2017, 06:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,585
Posted By Shoes
I'd rather try clamber a horseshoe nail than use...

I'd rather try clamber a horseshoe nail than use Golden Bullets. Unless, I'm in the mood to clean a weapon for the next few hours.
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 07-15-2017, 08:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 795
Posted By Shoes
+1 for the KAT.

+1 for the KAT.
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 06-07-2017, 05:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 594
Posted By Shoes
Gun fossil In 1975, I had a chance to shoot a...

Gun fossil
In 1975, I had a chance to shoot a .50cal in Germany. I suffered with a grandmall chubby for an entire week. I can't imagine how much fun you had shooting such an aww inspiring weapon...
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 06-05-2017, 03:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 594
Posted By Shoes
I always wondered if getting a super mag would...

I always wondered if getting a super mag would make somebody go out and fry their barrel. I certainly shoot mine, but a hundred rounds??? Can a barrel even "be fried"?
What say you, my trusted...
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 04-15-2017, 07:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 401
Posted By Shoes
Like golf, that's what keeps us coming back. ...

Like golf, that's what keeps us coming back. Nice shooting.
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 03-26-2017, 06:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 614
Posted By Shoes
I once heard someone say, "Marlins don't have...

I once heard someone say, "Marlins don't have many aftermarket parts, because they don't need them." I have two 795's and an XT22. I did a "trigger job" on my 795 squirrel gun, and am waiting on...
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 03-25-2017, 04:24 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,436
Posted By Shoes
I typically dont load an autoloader that way,...

I typically dont load an autoloader that way, however, I'm darn sure going to test it. Suprises when handling firearms can be deadly. Knowing EVERYTHING about how your weapon functions or...
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 03-16-2017, 03:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 616
Posted By Shoes
Does anyone have a 795 with the synthetic stock...

Does anyone have a 795 with the synthetic stock with a suppressor mounted that could post a picture? I'm curious about how it lengthens the barrel.
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 03-13-2017, 07:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 616
Posted By Shoes
Suppesor question

Does a suppersor cause a point of impact change of due to suppress velocity? Does it actually suppress velocity? I was thinking about a 795 "tree rat" shooter.

My 795 is my favorite and I don't...
Forum: Marlin Bolt Actions 03-11-2017, 05:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,180
Posted By Shoes
I was fortunate enough to win an XT in a raffle...

I was fortunate enough to win an XT in a raffle at Bass Pro Shop. Since I spent nothing in the weapon, I spent it on a Sweet 22 scope (even considering the mixed reviews). The scope has been...
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 12-25-2016, 11:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,680
Posted By Shoes
Hillbilly Grandpa Store bought sealers do...

Hillbilly Grandpa
Store bought sealers do exactly the same thing. Wood glue and water is cheaper. I always have glue and water around the shop so I never run out. Just thin the glue to almost...
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 12-24-2016, 01:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,680
Posted By Shoes
I'm impressed with your work. Just a thought...

I'm impressed with your work.
Just a thought about the "blotchy stock. As a woodworker, years ago I noticed that stains and top coats never stick to yellow carpenters wood glue. When dealing...
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 11-12-2016, 06:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,702
Posted By Shoes
"Is the juice worth the squeeze". I have two...

"Is the juice worth the squeeze".
I have two identical 795's bought about 8yrs ago.
#1, my squirrel gun, I did a trigger job and polished the entire bolt to a mirror finish. It shoots pretty...
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 11-06-2016, 04:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,188
Posted By Shoes
+1 for Hobbiest!!! When hunting squirrel, I'm...

+1 for Hobbiest!!! When hunting squirrel, I'm about 70% sitting and 30% walk-n-stalk. When in walk-n-stalk mode I'm ALWAYS walking to my next shooting position that includes a rested position. I...
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 11-06-2016, 04:13 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,188
Posted By Shoes
There are too many variable scenario in...

There are too many variable scenario in unsupported shooting. Drink too much coffee, nerves, shooting mechanics, etc. are going greatly impact your consistency. In short, the more you shoot the...
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 11-05-2016, 06:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,188
Posted By Shoes
Tom_in_MO is right in the money for iron sights. ...

Tom_in_MO is right in the money for iron sights. However, if your using a scope, you might try a blaze orange bulls eye. The exact center of your crosshairs will be difficult to see if the...
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 11-04-2016, 08:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,188
Posted By Shoes
You got some great advise to shoot from a bench...

You got some great advise to shoot from a bench first. Prefect your "shooting mechanics" (breathing, trigger pull, sight picture, etc.) before moving to unsupported shooting. Shooting mechanics =...
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 11-03-2016, 06:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,312
Posted By Shoes
As a woodworker, I've use "gel stains" to get...

As a woodworker, I've use "gel stains" to get "the look" on different woods. Gel stains have the consistency of pudding. You simply wipe it on, let it set a bit, and wipe it off. How much you wipe...
Forum: Marlin Bolt Actions 10-11-2016, 06:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,997
Posted By Shoes
You can't help but appreciate the depth of the...

You can't help but appreciate the depth of the knowledge here at RFC.

Thank you guys for the responses, very informative.
Forum: Marlin Bolt Actions 10-11-2016, 05:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,997
Posted By Shoes
Heat shrinking the barrel

I read, somewhere, that a fella has taken a piece of shrink tubing and put it on the barrel of a rifle to improve the harmonics of the barrel, thus improving the accuracy of the rifle. I can not...
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 10-05-2016, 10:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,818
Posted By Shoes
In the words of Forest Gump; "I'm not a smart...

In the words of Forest Gump; "I'm not a smart man." However, about 6 years ago, BPS had the 795's in sale w/rebate, for $99. I bought two of them. Best thing I've ever done. A couple years later,...
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 09-29-2016, 10:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,460
Posted By Shoes
#1 for CCI and Federal. Gold Bullets are...

#1 for CCI and Federal.

Gold Bullets are the kiss of death in my guns. Won't use them, ever. What is sad is, this has been a problem for years as it comes up all the time in this forum. ...
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 09-23-2016, 08:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,141
Posted By Shoes
Ive never been fond of putting my hands near the...

Ive never been fond of putting my hands near the muzzle of a gun with a loaded magazine. Unloading a box magazine is arguably easier and safer. I don't own a tube fed rifle for that reason.
I...
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 09-08-2016, 07:01 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,380
Posted By Shoes
I oil sparingly with Mobil 1 5W-30 synthetic...

I oil sparingly with Mobil 1 5W-30 synthetic motor oil. That stuff is made to avoid breaking down in the engine block, and surely will survive the "heat" of any firearm application.
It is made to...
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