GUN I have a Marlin Model 60 .22........what can I do with it?

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  1. nicklk

    nicklk New Member

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    What are my options. I want a fun plinker, much like a built 10/22.

    I'm a noob, so any help would be great!
     
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    I have one too. I don't like it much except the looks.
     
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    nicklk New Member

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    Things a tank, I've shot over 20k rounds through it in over 12 years without cleaning it once :rofl: It only jams every 100 rounds or so, most likely the ammo then the rifle itself.
     
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    Honestly..... nothing.

    If you are wanting to tinker, sell it and buy a 10/22. If you are wanting a shooter, maybe look for some glass for it. Nothing at all wrong with the Marlin, but it's not where I'd be looking to build a custom from.
     
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    kill_turu_kill Turu the Terrible OT Supporter

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    Can't be beat for price and reliability, but like everyone else has said, it's probably not the platform to try and build up.

    BTW, I bought my son one for Christmas.
     
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    spankaveli OT Supporter

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    shoot it
     
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    I've shot it, I got it for my ~15th birthday, and I'm 27 now. I have shot it, and shot it, and shot it more in between that time. I wont sell it. My dad bought three of them brand new for $60/ea back in the day at WalMart lol.

    I just figured I could play with it a little, modified trigger, or new stock. Its sporting the stock sites for now, thought about getting glass for it.
     
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    If you have an inkling for tinkering, it probably wouldn't be a bad place to start honing some skills, and get an understanding for some basic gunsmithing practices. You have nothing in the gun, and replacement parts are both cheap and plentiful. That would lend itself well to a decent learning environment IMO.

    Though I don't have near the time I used to, I love to just dick around with stuff. Having something that doesn't cost a ton to un-fuckup is always a good time.
     
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    If you are are new shooter just go out and shoot. And shoot. And shoot.

    Honestly spending money tricking out a gun is worthless for a new shooter. A marlin 60 is more accurate than you are, unless it is in really bad shape.

    Then as you get better and better make notes of what you like and don't like. Use those to help you decide what gun to buy next.
     
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    I'd gay it up with a laser, maybe green, flash light, maybe a $20 red dot.


    Seriously its an accurate cheap plinker. Get to the range.
     
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    twistid Banged By Super Models Moderator

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    i have a marlin 75, and from my expirences... marlins are perfect shooters, straight out of the box... 10/22's are for those that want to tinker.
     

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