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took my marlin model 25mn out today for a serious zeroing session and man it was amazing! i shot three groups of three and made adjustments then the rest of the day i put almost 150 rounds into silver dollar sized groups!!! my largest group at 100 yards was 1 1/2" and that was towards the end when i was getting worn out. this is one heck of a gun! going to take my mosin m-91 tomorrow!
 

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Marlins are nice guns...don't know why I don't have one anymore....???
 

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ya need to go buy one! they have heavy barrel models for the 22mag and the 17 hornady
 

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Was this the tube fed or box mag fed version? I was thinking of getting a tube fed before the ban died, now I'm hoping to see hi-caps for guns other than Ruger. For now, my 10-22 is it. Might still get a tube fed though. Do they have a bull barrel version of the tube fed rifle?
 

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Yep, great value for the money. Both my 25MN (.22WMR) and 17V (.17HMR) will shoot under an inch at 100 yards, with their favorite ammo.
Each rifle has it's particular favorite - my 25MN likes CCI Maximags. It hates the TNT-tipped CCI's though! Weird. It doesn't care for the Winchesters either.
My two Marlins are setup identically - only the 17V's heavy barrel separates it from the 25MN (sporter barrel). I really like being able to use the same magazines for both too. :)
Now, I need to get the .17HM2 version!

My only mods have been to polish the trigger and sear surfaces (lightly) and put in the lighter pen springs. Results in a lighter and smoother trigger, for mere pennies. I can't really justify the RifleBasix triggers yet. $65-$80 a pop!
 

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yeah it has a box mag. i dont know for sure if they make a bull barrel with a tube mag,but i doubt it. may be a good winter project gun for ya to build though!! :cool:
 
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