" the wait is unbearable .........."
The drop is an optical illusion because the photo was taken at an upward angle.
Love the old Marlin !!!! It just LOOKS right.
Shameless plugs are exceptable.
I`ve come to the realization that I AM `vintage`.
I`m beginning to gracefully ( and cleverly ) play the `age card` when the need arises. Keep the old .22s comming........let`s see what ya have.