Hello from South Western Pennsylvania

Discussion in 'Introductions' started by melsdad, May 18, 2012.

  1. melsdad

    melsdad Member

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    I found this site a few days ago and thought I would join up. Looks like things are only a few months old around here?

    I am a big fan of Marlin lever guns. My latest purchase was an un-fired 1895G in 45-70 made in the year 2000. I am a supervisor in a tool & die shop so I like to tinker with a little gunsmithing tasks now and then. So far I have smoothed up the action on my guide gun and done a trigger job on it. I also made a saddle ring safety delete which makes the gun look much better now. In the near future I plan to thin the forearm, and remove all the checkering to give it a more vintage look. I also plan to add a limbsaver buttpad, and refinish the wood with tru oil. I just bought an XS scout scope mount and am going to mount a Leupold 2.5x scout scope with quick detach rings.

    I look forward to seeing this site grow.
     
  2. greyhawk50

    greyhawk50 Well-Known Member

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    Welcome aboard melsdad. Glad to have you join us.
    South Western Pa. is pretty country.
    When you get the 1895G done, maybe you can share a couple pictures.
    We like pictures. :))
     

  3. axxe55

    axxe55 Well-Known Member

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    welcome to the forum Melsdad! glad you joined and glad to have you aboard! jump right in, we're a friendly bunch here.
     
  4. Hyphenated

    Hyphenated Well-Known Member

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    Nice to have you on board. Now that we know you are a tool and die man you might get some questions. It's good to have folks on here with experience like yours.
     
  5. SHOOTER13

    SHOOTER13 RETIRED MODERATOR Lifetime Supporting

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    Welcome to the Marlin Firearms Forum melsdad !!

    Post a pic of the Marlin when you find the time...