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Marlin Model 336W Rifle, .30-30 Win

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Marlin Model 336W Rifle, .30-30 Win

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Questions & Answers for Marlin Marlin Model 336W Rifle, .30-30 Win

Question

Does it come with a hammer extension?

asked 2 years ago
By
XYZABCXYZ
on Marlin Model 336W Rifle, .30-30 Win
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
mine did, depends where you buy it and what special is being run
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
woodsman1
answer 2
Does not come with, but you can purchase it separately as I did.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
shotmaster
 - Windy Wyoming
answer 3
no
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
jameas
answer 4
Yes it does.
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
PopGTW
 - Topeka, Kansas
answer 5
The one I bought did.
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
RETIREDATLAST2010
 - Faison,NC
answer 6
Yes, It comes with the extension and a sling
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
JRF01
Question

rim fire or center?

does the lin strike the center or rim?
asked 2 years, 7 months ago
By
vestel
on Marlin Model 336W Rifle, .30-30 Win
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
30-30 is a center fire load
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
rick1a
answer 2
This is a centerfire rifle. Most rimfires tend to be very low caliber (usually .17 or .22).
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
shotmaster
 - Windy Wyoming
answer 3
This is a medium caliber center fire rifle.
All Marlin's Mod 336's are center fire.
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
RETIREDATLAST2010
 - Faison,NC
answer 4
30-30 is a center fire meaning the primer is in the center of the case.
answered 2 years, 3 months ago
By
StehlArmory
 - Puyallup WA
answer 5
Center fire. You can look at images of the shell online.
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
By
awesomesauce270
answer 6
Center.
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
By
heavyD34
 - Virginia
Question

Scope mount

Is a scope mount available for theis riffle?
asked 2 years, 9 months ago
By
PostFallsID
 - Post Falls ID
on Marlin Model 336W Rifle, .30-30 Win
5 answers
Answers
answer 1
Yes; I've got a Burris scope mounted on mine, and the rings were easy to find and install
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
shotmaster
 - Windy Wyoming
answer 2
Yes Weaver makes a good mount and so do many more manufactures...
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
RETIREDATLAST2010
 - Faison,NC
answer 3
yes
answered 2 years, 3 months ago
By
Dmad13
answer 4
The Marlin is especially suited for scope mounting. Check out MidwayUSA for a selection if you can't find one locally.
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
By
BulletCaster
 - Oregon
answer 5
Scope mounting on the 30/30 Marlin is simple and there are many mounts available.
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
By
m35bob
 - edneyville NC
Question

Is this 336W the youth model?

asked 2 years, 8 months ago
By
xcobra6
on Marlin Model 336W Rifle, .30-30 Win
5 answers
Answers
answer 1
No, but you can purchase a synthetic and forearm stock
and add it to the 336w that comes in the shorter youth
model. Purchased mine new from amazon.
answered 1 year, 7 months ago
By
customer04103
answer 2
No it is a full size rifle..............
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
RETIREDATLAST2010
 - Faison,NC
answer 3
No the 336W is a full 20" barrel. It's the standard size lever action. The youth model should be listed as the 336Y.
answered 2 years, 3 months ago
By
StehlArmory
 - Puyallup WA
answer 4
Nope, it is short enough for youth to shoot. Very good "first rifle" as it uses similar sights as most pellet rifles and .22
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
By
awesomesauce270
answer 5
No, that would be the 336Y. I want to see one though, it might be a real handy little pack rifle like the Winchester 94 Trapper.
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
By
BulletCaster
 - Oregon
Question

Does anyone know the maximum killing range for deer hunting this rifle has?

Does anyone know the maximum killing range for deer hunting this rifle has? Also How do I know what grain Ammunition to pick? Is it lower grain for more distance of the opposite?
asked 1 year, 10 months ago
By
Amber
 - Heber Springs AR.
on Marlin Model 336W Rifle, .30-30 Win
5 answers
Answers
answer 1
Maximum range for "me" is about 150-200 yards with 170 grain
ammo.
answered 1 year, 7 months ago
By
customer04103
answer 2
If you want the most accurate at distance for deer, pick up Leverevalution by Hornady (or Zombie).
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
rick1a
answer 3
There isn't necessarily a "maximum killing range" for any animal. I've put deer down at 400 yards with one shot, and I've had deer get up and run after being hit at 150. It all comes down to shot placement, but it'll do the job. I've found that you're more limited by terrain and vegetation than distance. As for grain, the higher the grain count the more power the round has, so the further it will go. I shoot 165gr because they have more stopping power and still travel far enough.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
shotmaster
 - Windy Wyoming
answer 4
I dropped a deer in it's tracks at nearly 200 yards with 170 grain soft tip round nose. The grain you use will depend on what you intend to shoot with it. For smaller game you will want 150gr, for bigger game 170gr.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
Nicestphil
 - Irondale, Mo
answer 5
If you use standard 30-30 ammo the limit would be 150 yards due to the trajectory of standard ammo. If you use Hornady Leverevolution ammo then you can extend the range to almost 300 yards because of the spitzer type shape of the bullet. Hope this answers your question.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
fls66
Question

Is the trigger supposed to be loose?

I recieved the 336w from my kids for Christmas and I have two questions, what does the w in the model number stand for and is the trigger supposed to be loose?
asked 2 years, 8 months ago
By
thejohn316
on Marlin Model 336W Rifle, .30-30 Win
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
You need to find a gunsmith.
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
rick1a
answer 2
The W refers to the walnut finish stock, which is just Marlin's way of differentiating between the four models of 336 they have (the others are cut-comb, blued steel, and nickel-plated#. As to the trigger, the factory preset is a bit loose for some, but you can tighten the trigger spring #or get a gunsmith to do it) to your preference.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
shotmaster
 - Windy Wyoming
answer 3
Marlin 336w has a straight stock rather than a pistol grip stock, and yes the trigger is supposed to be loose when not in the firing position.
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
RETIREDATLAST2010
 - Faison,NC
answer 4
336 is the model number, and the W stands for walnut. So, model number and finish. And the trigger isn't supposed to be loose, and there should be very little "slack" in the trigger- because it uses a hammer to strike the firing pin. Hope this helps!
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
By
awesomesauce270
Question

I have already purchased at walmart

I need to know what is necessary to mount scope.I do not see anywhere to mount it on.
asked 1 year, 8 months ago
By
greg
on Marlin Model 336W Rifle, .30-30 Win
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
look at the back site it should be around there
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
shadow1864
answer 2
You will need rings to fit scope to rifle. The rifle is already drilled and tapped. Remove (4) screws on top and mount rings/scope. Walmart
associates in gun department will help you with what you need. Easy to do once you decide on a scope.
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
rick1a
answer 3
you will need the hammer extender kit. your best bet is to bring it to a local gun shop, or dicks. theyll mount it and bore sight it for you
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
woodsman1
answer 4
The description says drilled and tapped, so there should be either 2 or 4 little holes on top of the receiver they may have set screws in them, you will need to purchase scope ring adapters if your scope rings dont include them. also being a 30-30 i would buy see thur scope rings so you can still use your iron sites for those quick close shots. good hunting
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
Murphius
Question

Can I use this rifle for hunting deers?

asked 2 years, 8 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
on Marlin Model 336W Rifle, .30-30 Win
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
Yes probably more deer killed with the 30/30 than any other center fire cartridge most like the 150 gr, but a 170 gr is also very good.....
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
RETIREDATLAST2010
 - Faison,NC
answer 2
YES
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
JRF01
answer 3
Yes. It is a very good deer rifle.
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
By
heavyD34
 - Virginia
answer 4
In short the answer is yes. I have used a30/30 for years in Michigan deer. Depending on your location 30/30 is a fine choice. I also use mine in NC to hunt deer. If your after larger game or hunting out west you might want to consider a higher caliber rifle
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
By
m35bob
 - edneyville NC
Question

how much is the 30-30

will kill a bear an how far will it shoot
asked 1 year, 10 months ago
By
mike
on Marlin Model 336W Rifle, .30-30 Win
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
it'll drop pretty much anything with the right shot. it'll go a long way. further then any shot you'll take in the woods. If your looking for open field long distance move to the 30-06
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
woodsman1
answer 2
It will kill a bear 100yds. or less for sure with 150gr., been there done that 3 times.
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
By
MRMIKEP
answer 3
It depends on your ability to shoot well, and the size of the bear. I would not recommend it for a Kodiak. charging you, with a 3/4 ton mass.

The trajectory of a .30-30 depends on many factors, including the bullet weight (170 gr or 150 gr).

Remember that the 30 WCF (modern .30-30) has been around for well over one-hundred years, and has harvested more deer than any other cartridge in existence.
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
By
ShoppingWallieWorld
answer 4
a bear? ... no, not unless you're fairly close (maybe a little too close for comfort?) and place your shot exceptionally well. As far as distance, I've done 400+ yards with mine, no problem, but it does tend to drop your shot a little after about 250-300. Depending on where you live and where you're shooting, though, you're mostly going to be limited by terrain and vegetation over distance. It's a great brush gun. As far as cost, it varies from state to state but in WY it's running $350
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
shotmaster
 - Windy Wyoming
Question

Does anyone make a light load for target shooting in either 30-30 or 35 Remington? Thanks.

asked 2 years, 8 months ago
By
Bmoney7000
on Marlin Model 336W Rifle, .30-30 Win
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
Remington makes the expediter round it is a 55 gr 223 sabot round.
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
RETIREDATLAST2010
 - Faison,NC
answer 2
Ummm in rifles, there isnt really a light load, just a smaller grain shell. Usually the smaller grain ammo uses less powder, but a 30-30 does not really have enough recoil to worry about light load rounds.
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
By
awesomesauce270
answer 3
Sierra #2020, Speer #2007, Barnes 130 TSX BT are bullets than can be loaded in the 30-30. Don't know that any are commercially loaded in the 30-30. Will be giving the Sierra a try soon as I have shoulder problems and they are reported to be very effective on whitetail and blacktail deer. Estimated recoil is less than 10FPE.
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
By
BulletCaster
 - Oregon
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