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Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 01-10-2021, 06:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 571
Posted By peteyboy
Nice pick-up. Personally I would rather have a...

Nice pick-up. Personally I would rather have a 99 over a 60, just for the walnut stock. Great Micro-view scope too as they work quite well.
Forum: Marlin Lever Actions 11-17-2020, 02:53 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By peteyboy
I completely agree. Legit sellers with sterling...

I completely agree. Legit sellers with sterling feedback, plenty of pictures with phone numbers from gunbroker, gunsamerica, etc and respected and long term forum members have helped me purchase my...
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 11-01-2020, 07:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,146
Posted By peteyboy
My first one, a 1970 Centennial Model 99C that I...

My first one, a 1970 Centennial Model 99C that I bought new and still have it over 50 years. All the others are my favorites too but sentimentally its the Centennial.
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 08-11-2020, 03:29 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 11,623
Posted By peteyboy
Congratulation!!! Well worth the drive! I don't...

Congratulation!!! Well worth the drive! I don't see many, if any, for sale anymore.
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 07-12-2020, 09:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,795
Posted By peteyboy
No problems either, however the new format is...

No problems either, however the new format is very difficult to navigate in. Because of that, my screen time there is almost nil any more. The old format worked great and easy to get around. Don't...
Forum: Marlin Lever Actions 06-26-2020, 11:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,523
Posted By peteyboy
[QUOTE=M2HB;11935961]Yes, it has some pitting,...

[QUOTE=M2HB;11935961]Yes, it has some pitting, but it can be cleaned up. With the right technique it can be made to look like new again.

I would make it look like new again, but that's just me.
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 06-25-2020, 03:49 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 11,623
Posted By peteyboy
BEAUTIFUL WOOD! Congratulations on the fine...

BEAUTIFUL WOOD! Congratulations on the fine purchase.
Forum: Marlin Lever Actions 03-16-2020, 10:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,203
Posted By peteyboy
YUP, that's a peach hon.......

YUP, that's a peach hon.......
Forum: Marlin Lever Actions 02-11-2020, 02:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,862
Posted By peteyboy
Congratulations on your new Mountie. They are...

Congratulations on your new Mountie. They are very desirable to the Marlin crowd. Don't worry about the $700.00, it is a fair price and all you did was change a few numbers in your check book for a...
Forum: Marlin Lever Actions 02-11-2020, 02:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 454
Posted By peteyboy
Advice: Leave Dad's rifle as it is if the optics...

Advice: Leave Dad's rifle as it is if the optics are good. Beautiful setup you have their. Dad had great taste!
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 12-14-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,293
Posted By peteyboy
[QUOTE=917M2Sfan;11702221]I bought a 99M1 that I...

[QUOTE=917M2Sfan;11702221]I bought a 99M1 that I didn't need today. NSN, so I guess that there isn't any way to determine when it was made.

Yes you can determine month and year of manufacture. ...
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 12-08-2019, 09:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 825
Posted By peteyboy
Arrowdodger has some fantastic youtube videos on...

Arrowdodger has some fantastic youtube videos on the 60, especially the nickel (5cents) trick for the ejector wire.
Forum: Colt 12-05-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 684
Posted By peteyboy
UPDATE on Colt Official Police 22lr. with upgrades.

Originally opened Mid-November. Here is the update about this lovely Colt:

Colt Official Police 22lr, S/N 261XX dating it to approximately 1940. It has upgraded highly desirable 1st generation...
Forum: Colt 11-17-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,147
Posted By peteyboy
Thank you one and all.:bthumb: Now I know...

Thank you one and all.:bthumb: Now I know pretty much what this revolver is. I will determine what to do about the stocks , whether to leave them or replace them and sell separately. After that,...
Forum: Colt 11-16-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,147
Posted By peteyboy
Forum: Colt 11-16-2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,147
Posted By peteyboy
Need help identifying and valuing an old Colt

Any help is appreciated. I have an old Colt rimfire. On the barrel is says "Colt Official Police 22 Long Rifle". S/N is 261XX. My research tells my it is from 1940. I would say it is in 97%...
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 10-22-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,013
Posted By peteyboy
If they both have the rear sights and are in the...

If they both have the rear sights and are in the condition described I would sprain my wrist pulling my wallet out so fast to buy both.

The Mint one could go for $350(I've seen beautiful wooded...
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 10-21-2019, 01:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 857
Posted By peteyboy
Yup, swab down the outer tube, anything could be...

Yup, swab down the outer tube, anything could be in there, including powder residue and rust.

Clean the brass inner tube with a 0000 wool pad, make that brass shine. Then put on with your...
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 10-19-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,493
Posted By peteyboy
I'd scoop it up so fast for a buck fifty it would...

I'd scoop it up so fast for a buck fifty it would be a blur pulling out my wallet!
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 10-19-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,013
Posted By peteyboy
The wood is VERY nice. I agree that a blued/black...

The wood is VERY nice. I agree that a blued/black receiver would look better with this walnut. I prefer keeping the factory original look. Remember this rifle was made to look like the WWII combat...
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 10-19-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,493
Posted By peteyboy
I don't believe that carving is "factory", don't...

I don't believe that carving is "factory", don't think Marlins carved any rifles. The Glenfield squirrel stocks were pressed and not carved. An complete, un-altered 99M1 normally goes for $250 to...
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 10-13-2019, 11:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,277
Posted By peteyboy
Yes the action is the same. The bolt hold open...

Yes the action is the same. The bolt hold open feature was introduced I believe in 1969 or so. Several of my 99M1's and 989M2 produced in the mid 60's do not have the bolt hold open feature. You...
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 09-26-2019, 11:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,280
Posted By peteyboy
December 1967 found on the internet: rom...

December 1967

found on the internet:
rom 1962 thru 1968 Marlins rimfire rifles (other than the 39 series lever actions) used a two letter date code that was stamped on the barrel. This date code...
Forum: Marlin Lever Actions 08-06-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,089
Posted By peteyboy
I fixed it earlier by bending the spring back to...

I fixed it earlier by bending the spring back to its original shape. I had another 39 to see exactly the shape and bending it back slowly to match the working spring did the trick. I wanted an...
Forum: Marlin Lever Actions 08-05-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,089
Posted By peteyboy
Well that link was for the screw. However, :eek:...

Well that link was for the screw. However, :eek: farther down the page showed the finger lever spring for sale on ebay. I bought one:D and there is one left. It is item
233302347700 if...
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