Author Topic: Marlin 1894 25-20 varmint rifle 102 years old and still putting them down.  (Read 2880 times)

Offline Bibbyman

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I've had this old 1894 25-20 made in 1902 for over 40 years.  It's a tac driver and sights right on.  Since our dowg died, we've been invaded by groundhowgs.  This old Marlin kept the population down last summer  - accounting for a half a dozen.   This spring brought in new invaders. 

« Last Edit: April 12, 2019, 06:35:56 pm by Bibbyman »

Offline RRio

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Great rifle. I'd be proud.  ;)
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Score one more for the old Marlin 25-20!


« Last Edit: June 26, 2019, 07:04:59 pm by Bibbyman »

Offline Earl Brasse

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Nice looking rifle.

What load are you using?

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Nice looking rifle.

What load are you using?

I'm sure the box of reloads are 30 years old and I didn't record the load.  Jacketed soft point. Likely 60 gr Hornady.

Offline Bibbyman

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Good howg evening.  Two up. Two down.


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I have upgraded the game.  I bought a Marlin 17 VS in 17HMR and mounted  a Simmons 22Mag scope on it..  First shot took out a big one.


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 ;D A fine pair of rifles! I almost picked up a set of .25-20 dies the other day at a LGS that were on sale. No rifle, just to have em "just in case..."
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