80G and 60 refurbish

Discussion in 'Marlin Rimfires' started by MattNH, Jan 24, 2015.

  1. MattNH

    MattNH Well-Known Member

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    I picked up a Marlin 80G from either 1960 or 1961 for $90 and then Model 60 from 1987, so long barrel, long may tube and last shot hold open for $75. Stripped both stocks and started cleaning....

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  2. MattNH

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  4. jstanfield103

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    Can't wait to see the finished product
     
  5. greyhawk50

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    Yuck. Looks like it was never cleaned. Looking forward to the finished product and then the range report.
     
  6. Gumpy

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    My goodness! Would it even fire! Some beautiful grain in those stocks.
     
  7. MattNH

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    A few more coats of stain and painted the receiver.

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  8. SWO1

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    Great job on the stocks. Am sure the metal will come out fine also. I'll give ya your money back on the 80 ...... :D
     
  9. MattNH

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    I'm hoping the 80G is as accurate as my 25s, I want it to be my main bolt gun, plus the boys have claimed the 25s.
     
  10. nelson55

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    Great looking stocks for sure. The 60 sure shows you how dirty 22's can get. It look just like the one my Grandson and I have been working on, we just received the new hammer for it. We are putting it back together next weekend.
     
  11. SHOOTER13

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    Good job on the refinishing so far Matt...

    I own a Model 80C from 1960 and a Glenfield Model 60 from 1980.
     
  12. Mauserhooked

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    MattNH, really like the way the stocks are turning out! Nice job! What did you use to strip the old finish off?
     
  13. MattNH

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    Citris strip and a plastic scrapper.
     
  14. MattNH

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    Snow day today, another coat of stain on the stocks, no new pics though.

    Cleaned up the trigger guard and smoothed out the shoe of the Model 60 trigger with a dremel and re-blued.

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  15. Nogoat

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    Nic


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  16. MattNH

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    More coats of Tung Oil on the stocks. Final paint on the receiver. Reassembled the cleaned action and trigger.

    I need to order the Williams fiber optic dovetail barrel mount set for the 60. I'm waiting on a Model 100 style trigger guard for the 80G. I'm happy with the 60 stock, I think a few more coats on the 80G.

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  17. FOUR4D4

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    That's Awesome
     
  18. Nogoat

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    What are you using for paint?


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  19. MattNH

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    aluminum

    Purchased at Home Depot. Specifically mentions working on aluminium on the label.

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  20. Nogoat

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    Thanks


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