2023 Rifle Of The Year: Marlin 1895 SBL

2023 Rifle Of The Year: Marlin 1895 SBL

The Marlin brand is still beloved by many lever-gun connoisseurs, but its reputation had taken a beating in recent years, and Ruger was betting on the belief that it could right the ship and return the Marlin name to a place of standing within the industry.

Marlin Reborn: Ruger Resurrects A Legend

Two industry heavyweights are now under the same management, in fact, under the same roof. If the track records of both hold true, the collaboration will be a success. But those responsible for the new Marlins are taking nothing for granted.

Review: Ruger's Marlin Model 1895 SBL

Ruger is inaugurating its stewardship of the storied Marlin brand with the re-launch of the flashy but functional Model 1895 SBL. What’s changed, what’s stayed the same and how do they shoot?

Ruger Hard at Work Building Guns in North Carolina

After visiting Ruger's new Mayodan, N.C. factory, John Zent says he sees a home run for Ruger and for the local economy.


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