The tried-and-true configuration of Marlin's famous 45-70 Gov't rifle. It features a 22" barrel with deep-cut Ballard-type rifling, an American black walnut pistol-grip stock and fore-end with cut checkering and swivel studs.
4-shot tubular magazine
Deeply blued metal surfaces
Hammer block safety
American black walnut pistol-grip stock with fluted comb
Rubber rifle butt pad
Tough Mar-Shield finish
Adjustable semi-buckhorn folding rear sight, ramp front sight with brass bead and Wide-Scan hood
I finally got to the rifle club to fire my Marlin. I put 40 rounds through it, not a single issue of any kind. As has been my experience with Marlins, this one comes up to my should very easily and points naturally. It is more accurate than I am, and I think is going to make a great hunting gun.