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bloodhawke83
10-13-2011, 1:06 PM
Where can I buy parts to convert Marlin Model 60 tube to mag?

Teaching others to shoot has been a pain with my tube feed. Most of the time they lunch off down the range and we have to wait to get it. Other times they drop the tube and complain.

Where can you get the parts to convert it to mag? :confused:

aermotor
10-13-2011, 1:11 PM
I think you'd be FAR better off just buying a 795 since they are dirt cheap...

bloodhawke83
10-13-2011, 1:12 PM
I think you'd be FAR better off just buying a 795 since they are dirt cheap...

I don't want to buy another gun.

Vacaville
10-13-2011, 1:13 PM
My advice would be to buy a new Model 795 and leave your Model 60 alone. Big 5 has them on sale for $139. I think of the tube-fed 60 as a step up from the 795, why mess with a good thing? Besides, it'll probably cost you more than $139 to do a conversion.

TheExpertish
10-13-2011, 1:20 PM
I think you'd be FAR better off just buying a 795 since they are dirt cheap...

+1

My advice would be to buy a new Model 795 and leave your Model 60 alone. Big 5 has them on sale for $139. I think of the tube-fed 60 as a step up from the 795, why mess with a good thing? Besides, it'll probably cost you more than $139 to do a conversion.

+2. I just purchased two 795's from Turner's. After the mail-in rebate you're talking $109 plus tax and dros. Can't beat that even with a BB gun. Plus who DOESN'T want to buy another gun? Are you insane?

Ricky-Ray
10-13-2011, 1:21 PM
My advice would be to buy a new Model 795 and leave your Model 60 alone. Big 5 has them on sale for $139. I think of the tube-fed 60 as a step up from the 795, why mess with a good thing? Besides, it'll probably cost you more than $139 to do a conversion.

I agree

bloodhawke83
10-13-2011, 1:37 PM
+1



+2. I just purchased two 795's from Turner's. After the mail-in rebate you're talking $109 plus tax and dros. Can't beat that even with a BB gun. Plus who DOESN'T want to buy another gun? Are you insane?

move soon with limited space.

Izzy43
10-13-2011, 1:55 PM
Where can I buy parts to convert Marlin Model 60 tube to mag?

Teaching others to shoot has been a pain with my tube feed. Most of the time they lunch off down the range and we have to wait to get it. Other times they drop the tube and complain.

Where can you get the parts to convert it to mag? :confused:

If you really want to do that I suggest you go to rimfirecentral.com, sign up and ask in the Marlin semi-auto sub forum. If its been done before someone over there with know how, where to get parts and mabye even help you with it. If its not possible, you'll know that right away as well.

JAGACIDA
10-13-2011, 2:17 PM
I would save my pennies and get a 795 as previously expressed by others. Additional training time with the weapon, it is a weapon would benefit too.
You'll grow to love that Model 60 down the road.
Success.

EdCo
10-13-2011, 2:19 PM
If you don't want another gun because of limited space, why not sell the 60 and buy a 795?

call-in
10-13-2011, 2:24 PM
Sell your 60 and buy a 795?

aermotor
10-13-2011, 2:29 PM
move soon with limited space.

Dude. These guns are TINY. Don't convert it. Buy another one. Or trade as mentioned.

Homebrew2
10-13-2011, 2:30 PM
Possibly a quick solution: do all the loading yourself with a Spee Dee Loader. ~$25 and is VERY fast loading tubes.

bloodhawke83
10-13-2011, 2:40 PM
Possibly a quick solution: do all the loading yourself with a Spee Dee Loader. ~$25 and is VERY fast loading tubes.

how does that work with tube?

Izzy43
10-13-2011, 3:20 PM
how does that work with tube?

Here ya go:http://www.cheaperthandirt.com/GNS120-1.html

Holds 120 rounds in 8 tubes, pull the rod out of the tube mag, insert loader and 15 rounds slide into the tube mag. Couldn't be simpler. Gotta pre-load it before you go to the range.

JSolie
10-13-2011, 5:01 PM
Midway has them as well for about .98 cents less. Either way, I'm gonna be looking into these for my rimfires. Loading those tubes is such a drag.

TheExpertish
10-13-2011, 7:09 PM
move soon with limited space.

I'll take can't be moved and won't fit. :D

bombadillo
10-24-2011, 11:50 AM
I'd say go for it and go against the grain. My model 60's outshoot my 795 all day. I have a true Model 60, a "Revelation" made by western auto from the 60's which is a 60 more or less, and a 795. Both of the Model 60's outshoot my 795 for whatever reason. Ammo, scope, and more they just don't shoot as well as the 60's do. I think it would be a fun different project that you could take on and be sure to post pics if you do it.