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39a #14193167 10/10/19
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So I ran across a marlin 39a for sale today. SN indicates it was made in 1974, condition is good for its age. What are these things going for these days? Asking price is $460, sound fair? I'm not a big 22 guy but I am into nice firearms with wood on them.
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You should of picked it up as that was more than fair.

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Go back and buy it. Trust us on this.


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Re: 39a [Re: D_Dial] #14193212 10/10/19
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Yeah I looked them up on gunbroker and prices are all over the place. This one is at a little local shop, he was saying he could possible do a little better then asking price "like lower the price a bit". I just didn't wanna impulse buy myself into a mistake. I always go into transactions thinking can I get my money back if I need to sell it. Lol

Re: 39a [Re: D_Dial] #14193907 10/11/19
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$460 for a good condition 39a is a fair deal, and you will get your money back if you ever need to sell it.

I doubt you'll want to though.


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I haven't seen one in my AO for the last few years for less than $600.


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Re: 39a [Re: D_Dial] #14194169 10/11/19
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hope ya bought it.........very good price..........

Fine 22 lever guns ! I like 20" Mounties

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Re: 39a [Re: D_Dial] #14202421 10/14/19
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Update....I ended up buying the rifle and sure enough it's a sweet little 22. The action is so smooth and flawless
Thanks for all the advice guys, it's appreciated.

Re: 39a [Re: D_Dial] #14206501 10/16/19
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D Dial: Good for you!
I hope you stay happy with it.
I am looking for a "shooter grade" Marlin Model 39 for just that - shooting!
The several Marlin Model 39's I currently own are (in my opinion!) just to valuable to take out plinking or Varmint Hunting.
Marlin Model 39's are a bit difficult to come by these days.
Again, enjoy to the max.
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22 ammo is cheap...........

get a 39 & take it out shootin'

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That's awesome. They'd ask 650 for that here.

A great find!


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Re: 39a [Re: D_Dial] #14293419 11/19/19
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That's a great find. I'm looking for one of those myself, although I'd prefer the Mountie. I'd have jumped all over than one as well. I have a '74 mountie now it's a superb .22 and I want another of similar vintage so I can give one to both of my sons. But wait, I have two grandsons now, so I guess I need 3 more! laugh

I'd like to see a picture if you get a chance.


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Re: 39a [Re: D_Dial] #14294740 11/19/19
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Like Tikkanut, I'm a fan of the 39. This is my most recent acquisition...though it was a bit more than $460.

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Re: 39a [Re: D_Dial] #14295334 11/20/19
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The 39 CL is a great little rifle.............mfg date of 1970......approx 35K units built

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Re: 39a [Re: D_Dial] #14295462 11/20/19
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Yes sir, took mine out last weekend for some live-action pop-can shooting. My oldest daughter really likes this one.


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