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#12051905 - 05/24/17 The dreaded "Marlin jam"  
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Has anyone here had the Marlin jam?

I've read about it but haven't had it and I just wondered how common it really is.


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#12051914 - 05/24/17 Re: The dreaded "Marlin jam" [Re: g5m]  
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Pretty common with the 1894. Happens usually when a groove is worn in the lifter. Easily fixed. Go to Marlinowners and search.

#12051917 - 05/24/17 Re: The dreaded "Marlin jam" [Re: g5m]  
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I have. I was just wondering if it's very common since when it happens it hits the forums and gets a lot of attention.


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#12052191 - 05/24/17 Re: The dreaded "Marlin jam" [Re: g5m]  
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#12052192 - 05/24/17 Re: The dreaded "Marlin jam" [Re: tikkanut]  
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#12052489 - 05/24/17 Re: The dreaded "Marlin jam" [Re: g5m]  
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Thank you, All.


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#12054027 - 05/25/17 Re: The dreaded "Marlin jam" [Re: g5m]  
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I've read about it but the dozen or so Marlins I've had haven't exhibited it.

#12054112 - 05/25/17 Re: The dreaded "Marlin jam" [Re: g5m]  
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Same here.


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#12054128 - 05/25/17 Re: The dreaded "Marlin jam" [Re: g5m]  
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I play alot with Marlin '94s.......sooner or later you'll get one that has a hiccup.........

workin' on one now...a '79 357...all original......I've polished her innards all up....twice....

when I close the lever with a live rd....kinda hangs up....I'll keep tweakin' her....

great ole rifles.......hard not to like 'em.......

#12055055 - 05/26/17 Re: The dreaded "Marlin jam" [Re: tikkanut]  
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#12093880 - 06/16/17 Re: The dreaded "Marlin jam" [Re: g5m]  
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Its an easy fix up


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