I have a Marlin Guide gun. It is a great gun made in 2009. I love the 45-70 round. I saw a guy post a picture of a suppressed 45-70 on this forum a while back. That would be a sweet hog killing gun!
The JM stamped marlins as a whole are sweet guns. The (REP) stamped marlins are hit and miss.
"I ask, Sir, What is the militia?" "Its the whole of the people. To disarm the people is the best and most effectual way to enslave them" -George Mason Co-Author of the second amendment.