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11-24-2012, 6:42 PM
I have a Marlin 795 and am about to put it in another stock. It's going to be a DIY project. I was wondering, if I place the receiver and barrel in the stock, is the barrel length going to be based on the Marlin 795 receiver and barrel or the barrel as it comes out of the new stock?

For example, the Marlin barrel is 18". Lets say 4 inches stay inside the new stock. Is it now 14" or is it still 18"?

11-24-2012, 6:44 PM
The barrel is measured from the inside with the bolt closed. You stick a rod inside with the bolt closed & mark the end of the muzzle on the rod. Pull the rod out & measure the length. The stock has nothing to do with barrel length, but does with over all length.