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Old 08-11-2012, 11:26 PM
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Talking Marlin 795 MEGATHREAD Part Deuce

Feel free to ask all of your Marlin 795 questions in this thread!

Triggers / Guards / Handles
Boyds Stocks
Other Stocks

This thread is Part 2 of the orignal epic Marlin 795 thread by Capt Jack

About Marlin:
Marlin was founded at North Haven, Connecticut in 1870 by John Mahlon Marlin.
Marlin has a long and illustrious history, a few notable points: The Marlin 39A was the rifle of choice of Annie Oakley. Marlin supplied arms in WWI.

Marlin is now located in Mayfield, Kentucky and owned by Remington Arm as part of the Freedom Group which in turn is owned by Cerberus Capital Management.

About the 795:
The Marlin 795 is the current magazine fed version of the Famous Marlin 60 tube fed rifle.
The Marlin 60 was invented in 1960 and alone has sold over 11 millions copies.
It should be noted that this is 4 years before the Ruger 10/22 and millions more rifles produced.

Past Models of Marlin Magazine Fed Semi Autos:
Marlin 70 - Predecessor to the 795
70HC - High Capacity Variation
700 - Big 5 Special Variation of the 70 - Blued with Gold Trigger featuring a Wood Stock
989 M2 - Blued with M1 Carbine style Wood Stock including a top hand guard and barrel band. It had a rear sight that was attached to the dovetail rail
995 - Blued featuring a Wood Stock
995SS - Stainless Steel Variation featuring a Black Synthetic Stock
795TB - Threaded Barrel Variation (Not available in the USA. Possibly only sold in the United Kingdom?)
7000 - Heavy Barrel Variation featuring a Black Synthetic Stock
7000T - Heavy Barrel Variation featuring a Red, White and Blue Laminate Adjustable Stock

Current Models:
795 - Blued featuring a Black Synthetic Stock
795SS - Stainless Steel Variation
70PPS (Papoose) - Take-down Variation
795 LTR - Liberty Training Rifle - Appleseed Edition (Comes with Tech-Sights, Sling, Extra Magazine and a Gift Certificate to attend Appleseed)

Caliber: 22 Long Rifle
Capacity: 10-shot nickel-plated clip magazine
Action: Autoloading; side ejection; automatic "last-shot" bolt hold-open; manual bolt hold-open; cross-bolt safety.
Stock: Monte Carlo black fiberglass-filled synthetic with swivel studs and molded-in checkering.
Barrel: 18" with Micro-Groove® rifling (16 Grooves).
Twist Rate: 1:16" R.H.
Sights: Adjustable open rear, ramp front sight. Receiver grooved for scope mount.
Overall Length: 37"
Weight: 4.5 lbs.

Note: The included lock is on the DOJ approved list

Features the 795 has that the 10/22 does not:
Last Shot Bolt Hold Open
Metal Sling Studs Marlin has apparently changed their stocks to now have plastic molded on Sling Studs. Let's hope they see the light about this mistake.
Integral Dovetail Rail
The Famous Marlin Micro-Grooved Barrel

Customer Support:
Remington: 1-800-243-9700 - Open 9-5 EST - Confirmed by me to take emails about Marlin issues

Marlin: 1-800-544-8892 - Open 8-4:30 EST

New Rebate for Fall 2016! $25 off the 795 and/or the Model 60. Valid on purchases made from 8/1/16 through 9/30/16.

There was a $25 Rebate offered by Marlin in 2011 which is currently over.

Disassembly by ArrowDodger (pdf):
Note: Take special care when removing and reinstalling the bolt to not bend the recoil spring!

Manual (pdf):

Marlin has a list of recomened ammo on page 2 in the manual.
It is common advice from 22LR shooters to find what ammo your rifle likes.
This means getting a bunch of small boxes of ammo and testing them out for function and grouping.
Then finding which one has the best mix of function and accuracy at a price your wallet can live with.

Commonly Advocated Ammo:
CCI Mini Mags
CCI Blazer Bulk
Federal Bulk

Hyper Velocity Ammo:
Marlin advises against the use of it in the manual.
I am not advocating the use of it but if you do check the condition of your buffer after you shoot it.
Note: I have never used HV ammo in my 795 but others report that it does work

Clean your rifle before shooting it:
When you receive your rifle it will be oiled with heavy packing oil. While this oil is great for preserving your rifle it is very "gummy". It is best to strip down your rifle and clean out all of this oil. Also some owners report when taking down their rifle for the first time they find a loose metal shaving or two inside their action, which is another reason to clean your rifle before you shoot it.

Note: From my experience the 795 likes to be run almost "dry".
I clean mine with CLP with a toothbrush and then wipe it down till it looks shiny but dry. If I feel crazy I spread one drop over the rails and one on the sides of the bolt.
If there is excess oil you are giving unburnt powder a place to stick

Calguns Marlin 795 Gallery Post your Rifle!

My 795:
Boyds Tacticool Stock (First Run Edition)
DIP Target Trigger (Not Photographed)
DIP Guard (Not Photographed)
DIP Straight Groove Charging Handle (Not Photographed)
UTG Integral Ring Mount
UTG 3-9x 50mm R/G Illuminated A/O Scope
UTG TL-BP69S Rubber Foot Bipod
Knock off Stock Pad / Pack
1 1/4" Sling Swivels (Not Photographed)
GI Sling (Not Photographed)

Last edited by Chaos47; 08-02-2016 at 12:39 AM..
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