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Old January 18, 2013, 05:29 PM   #12
BoogieMan
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I gave my 70's marlin 30/30 to my 15 y/o son. Sorry I did. It groups sub 1" at 100yds with winchester white box 150gr soft points and a 4x bushnell. It also has the sweetest trigger of any gun I have ever owned including a target worked 1911. My boy had 2, 1 shot kills on whitetail this year and as someone else mentioned 30/30 has probably killed more deer over the years than any other caliber. I love the Marlin microgroove 30/30. In winchesters defense I have never shot one. I would stay away from Marlins around the transition period. I thin early 2000's. I have heard of very poor quality during that time frame.
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