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Forum: Marlin - H&R - NEF 01-04-2021, 07:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,776
Posted By oldcrotchety
Nice restoration. Really like the light stock. ...

Nice restoration. Really like the light stock. Awesome kids:bthumb:
Forum: Winchester 01-03-2021, 10:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,641
Posted By oldcrotchety
Beautiful job cleaning up the Win 74. Sounds...

Beautiful job cleaning up the Win 74. Sounds like it is a great shooter as well:bthumb:
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 01-03-2021, 10:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 392
Posted By oldcrotchety
Based on the model 60 and model 60 variants that...

Based on the model 60 and model 60 variants that I have seen:

1964 to 1969 - New Haven Conn. Not sure about 1970.

1971 to 2003 - North Haven Conn. Not sure about 2004 to 2009.

2010 with MM...
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 12-23-2020, 05:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 387
Posted By oldcrotchety
Disconnector Spring Attachment

Close up photo of disconnector spring attachment point.

https://images.app.goo.gl/zTyUmeG7kP1JMPKG9
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 12-16-2020, 04:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 501
Posted By oldcrotchety
Nice find. I like the oak leaf embossed stock....

Nice find. I like the oak leaf embossed stock. That will clean up very nice:bthumb:
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 03-23-2020, 10:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 878
Posted By oldcrotchety
I have drilled a cleaning rod hole in the back of...

I have drilled a cleaning rod hole in the back of a Ruger 1022 receiver and it works quite well. I though about trying this on a Marlin 60 but decided it wouldn’t work. Inserting a cleaning rod...
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 03-14-2020, 02:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 746
Posted By oldcrotchety
You indicate that you replaced the feed tube. I...

You indicate that you replaced the feed tube. I would start with making sure you have the correct feed tube. Are you talking about the inner brass tube, the outer blued tube or both? The correct...
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 03-10-2020, 01:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,094
Posted By oldcrotchety
Wow! I wouldn't have believed that leaving the...

Wow! I wouldn't have believed that leaving the birch natural would look that good. That turned out super nice:bthumb:
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 03-09-2020, 09:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,359
Posted By oldcrotchety
How nice of you! I have a marlin 60 with a...

How nice of you!
I have a marlin 60 with a broken rear sight and missing elevator. Thanks.
Forum: Stocks: Making, Repairing, Refinishing, Modifying, and Bedding 03-01-2020, 10:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,774
Posted By oldcrotchety
That maple looks incredible. Very nice work!

That maple looks incredible. Very nice work!
Forum: Ruger 77/22 02-23-2020, 08:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,541
Posted By oldcrotchety
I found the issue with scoping a 77/22 is lack of...

I found the issue with scoping a 77/22 is lack of clearance for the bolt handle. I recently purchased a stainless model that came with a Nikon 4x32 that barely rubbed the bolt handle but it was just...
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 02-23-2020, 05:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 872
Posted By oldcrotchety
The newer black buffers are available at Numerich...

The newer black buffers are available at Numerich (gun parts Corp). I believe it is good practice to replace the recoil spring, however, it is probably not necessary to replace the hammer spring. ...
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 02-22-2020, 04:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 677
Posted By oldcrotchety
Most used 22 rifles I have purchased are...

Most used 22 rifles I have purchased are extremely gunked up. Make sure everything is clean. Next make sure wire ejector is properly positioned. Lots of good information on this site how to do this....
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 02-16-2020, 06:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,394
Posted By oldcrotchety
doubleduece, I had a older Marlin 60 break in...

doubleduece, I had a older Marlin 60 break in half during shipping. The attached thread shows the before and after photos of the repair. Basically used wood glue and rubber band clamps which gave...
Forum: Stocks: Making, Repairing, Refinishing, Modifying, and Bedding 02-14-2020, 06:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,257
Posted By oldcrotchety
Very nice job. I really like the looks of using...

Very nice job. I really like the looks of using the different types of wood. That takes some serious skill. Is that Purple Heart on the front end tip?
Forum: Remington 02-11-2020, 12:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 597
Posted By oldcrotchety
Mechanically, does everything function properly. ...

Mechanically, does everything function properly. Load, feed, fire, extract, eject. I like to get of those issues worked out first.
Forum: Remington 02-11-2020, 10:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 597
Posted By oldcrotchety
That should be a fun project for you. The bolt...

That should be a fun project for you. The bolt and bolt handle were in good shape and shiny. I believe the finish is chrome on these parts. The bluing had quite a bit of rust. I wasn't sure if it...
Forum: Remington 02-10-2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 597
Posted By oldcrotchety
Hi miptrooper. I restored a rough shape model 34...

Hi miptrooper. I restored a rough shape model 34 not to long ago. See link below.

The post shows some before and after pictures that may be of use to you. The model 34 is one of my favorite...
Forum: Ruger 77/22 02-10-2020, 12:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,031
Posted By oldcrotchety
Thanks All. I got the Weaver scope mounted on...

Thanks All. I got the Weaver scope mounted on the 77 and put the Nikon that came with the rifle on an old 1022. Need to get out soon and get the new scope dialed in and see what it will do at 50...
Forum: Marlin Bolt Actions 02-07-2020, 04:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,611
Posted By oldcrotchety
Nicely done! Love working with walnut:bthumb:

Nicely done! Love working with walnut:bthumb:
Forum: Ruger 77/22 02-02-2020, 03:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,031
Posted By oldcrotchety
All Weather Find

Recently found this all weather rifle from 1996. Rifle had a Nikon 4x32 that slightly interfered with the bolt handle. I have a Weaver to put on it that should have good clearance. Took it to the...
Forum: Buck Mark / Buck Mark Rifle / Challenger I, II & III / Medalist / International Medalist and No 01-28-2020, 10:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 524
Posted By oldcrotchety
Thanks. We did the deal and I now own my first...

Thanks. We did the deal and I now own my first Buckmark. :bthumb:
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 01-25-2020, 09:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 699
Posted By oldcrotchety
Double check your serial number. The R in the...

Double check your serial number. The R in the serial number makes no sense. Perhaps it’s a number that appears to be an R.
Forum: Marlin Bolt Actions 01-25-2020, 05:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 644
Posted By oldcrotchety
I found an 81 about a year ago in a local pawn...

I found an 81 about a year ago in a local pawn shop for $120. Got it home and it had a broken firing pin. The shop reimbursed me for the new pin. I liked the 81 because of the nice full size...
Forum: Buck Mark / Buck Mark Rifle / Challenger I, II & III / Medalist / International Medalist and No 01-25-2020, 09:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 524
Posted By oldcrotchety
Possible Purchase

I have an opportunity to buy this Buckmark from a friend. Can you tell me what model this is and what a fair price range would be. Thanks

https://i.imgur.com/H24sxr5.jpg
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