NRA Gun of the Week: Marlin 1895 GSBL Lever-Action Rifle

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posted on March 12, 2016

Built on the popular Model 336 action, the Marlin 1895 GSBL (Guide series, Stainless steel, Big-loop, Laminate stock) is chambered in .45-70 Govt. and features a full-length tubular magazine. The beefy rifle—a modified version of its predecessor, the SBL—also comes equipped with a set of fully adjustable Williams Fire Sights. And yes, that's a green laminate stock with black spiderweb texturing. To learn more about this unique-looking lever-action, watch our latest "NRA Gun of the Week" video above hosted by American Rifleman's Kelly Young. 

For more on Marlin, please visit marlinfirearms.com.

Manufacturer: Marlin Firearms Company
Action Type: lever-action rifle
Caliber: .45-70 Govt.
Finish: nitride-treated stainless steel
Stock: wood laminate; painted with textured webbing
Sights: fixed front, fully-adjustable rear; drilled-and-tapped receiver
Trigger: 7-lb., 5-oz. pull
Barrel: stainless; 18.5"
Overall Length: 37"
Weight: 8 lbs.
Magazine: tubular, six-round-capacity
Rifling: 1:20" RH twist
Accessories: owner’s manual
MSRP: $1150

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