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Old 09-28-2020, 11:05 AM   #1
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Just read that Ruger acquired Marlin from Remington. Pretty awesome news IMO. Several other Remington assets were acquired by other companies, but I think Ruger will do Marlin right.
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Old 09-28-2020, 11:07 AM   #2
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I am with you. Great news. Maybe they will be a good product again.
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Old 09-28-2020, 11:23 AM   #3
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That is good news for sure - I hope they bring back that pre-Rem Marlin quality.
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Old 09-28-2020, 11:24 AM   #4
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That is good to hear.
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Old 09-28-2020, 11:27 AM   #5
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Yes. That is good news. Glad it went to another Gun maker rather than a corporation that makes decisions based on politics. Like Cerberus did. The quality should go up. The Remlins were sub par as what was expected in fit, finish and accuracy.
Now...Is Palmetto State Armory going to buy Remington?
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Old 09-28-2020, 11:30 AM   #6
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Yes. That is good news. Glad it went to another Gun maker rather than a corporation that makes decisions based on politics. Like Cerberus did. The quality should go up. The Remlins were sub par as what was expected in fit, finish and accuracy.
Now...Is Palmetto State Armory going to buy Remington?


No, but they bought AAC.
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Old 09-28-2020, 11:38 AM   #7
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Yes. That is good news. Glad it went to another Gun maker rather than a corporation that makes decisions based on politics. Like Cerberus did. The quality should go up. The Remlins were sub par as what was expected in fit, finish and accuracy.
Now...Is Palmetto State Armory going to buy Remington?
It appeared to me in the bids that nobody bought the Remington name. AAC, Marlin, Bushmaster, Sierra Bullets, and Remington Ammunition all were announced as companies going to winning bidders.

https://www.thetruthaboutguns.com/re...ts-bushmaster/
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Old 09-28-2020, 11:39 AM   #8
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Yes. That is good news. Glad it went to another Gun maker rather than a corporation that makes decisions based on politics. Like Cerberus did. The quality should go up. The Remlins were sub par as what was expected in fit, finish and accuracy.
Now...Is Palmetto State Armory going to buy Remington?
The problems with the Remlins seemed to have stemmed from moving to a new facility with new tooling. The recent ones seem to be fine. I'm hoping Ruger can pour some capital into Marlin so maybe they can actually produce enough of the models that people are wanting.

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Old 09-28-2020, 11:40 AM   #9
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Hopefully they can switch the Marlin model 60 to .22 mag so it doesn't compete with the 10/22.

CZ 512 is cool but we need more .22mag semi autos.
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Old 09-28-2020, 11:43 AM   #10
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I don’t know how good that news is. If you frequent the Ruger forum as I do, you are constantly reading about revolvers that are sub-par from the factory. From chambers that don’t line up properly to cosmetic blems that should never have left the factory. Good CS, but that stuff should never make it through quality control. To be fair, I don’t know about their long guns, just read about SA revolvers mostly.
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Old 09-28-2020, 12:01 PM   #11
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Hopefully they can switch the Marlin model 60 to .22 mag so it doesn't compete with the 10/22.

CZ 512 is cool but we need more .22mag semi autos.
Ruger was not successful with their own 22mag auto. Doubt they will make a Marlin model.
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Old 09-28-2020, 12:10 PM   #12
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I am hoping to see micro groove rifling on their 22’s
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Old 09-28-2020, 12:22 PM   #13
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I’m hoping their customer service will be better. Its why I do my own leverwork now.
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Old 09-28-2020, 12:34 PM   #14
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Ruger bought micro grove barrels from Marlin to make their firearms back in the day, 60's-early 70's. Put Douglas barrels on the #1's and M77's.
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Old 09-28-2020, 11:34 PM   #15
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I don’t know how good that news is. If you frequent the Ruger forum as I do, you are constantly reading about revolvers that are sub-par from the factory. From chambers that don’t line up properly to cosmetic blems that should never have left the factory. Good CS, but that stuff should never make it through quality control. To be fair, I don’t know about their long guns, just read about SA revolvers mostly.
In my experience, their long guns are incredible. I own a few and I've been blown away by their durability, accuracy and quality. I think their SA revolvers are probably such a small percentage of their market, it's probably not their main focus unfortunately

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Old 09-29-2020, 08:29 AM   #16
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In all my Years in general I had Great Luck with Ruger/Marlin/ Sierra..so i have High Hopes...wish em well
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Old 09-29-2020, 09:29 AM   #17
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Not to burst the bubble, but I thought the Judge still had to make a final determination this coming Thursday?

And each of the bid companies can withdraw if they feel they need to.

Did this get done early?
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Old 09-29-2020, 04:14 PM   #18
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Not to burst the bubble, but I thought the Judge still had to make a final determination this coming Thursday?

And each of the bid companies can withdraw if they feel they need to.

Did this get done early?
Correct, I received an email from Ruger this morning advising me that the bankruptcy court has not made final approval of the offer.
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Old 09-29-2020, 04:57 PM   #19
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Where is the “JM stamp” located, that I hear so much about? Specifically on a 444?


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Old 09-29-2020, 05:07 PM   #20
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Would like to see ruger make a good solid spin off of the 39A in 22LR and 22MAG.
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Old 09-29-2020, 05:25 PM   #21
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Based on the accuracy and overall quality of Ruger's American line up, I anticipate they will bring positive changes to Marlin. I haven't been a Remington fan in years. It will be interesting to see who buys out their name and all of the other companies. Bushmaster, DPMS, etc.
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Old 09-29-2020, 06:09 PM   #22
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Below is what I have seen in respect to the breakdown of companies. Each company won the bid however there is a back up for each.

Vista Outdoor, Inc. (already own: CCI, Federal, Speer, Aliant Powder, Blazer Independence & American Eagle) -- Remington Ammo (Sig is the back up bidder)

Roundhill Group, LLC -- The successful bidder with respect to Remington Firearms

Sierra Bullets, LLC – The successful bidder with respect to Barnes ammunitions business

Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. -- The successful bidder with respect to Marlin Firearms Business

JJE Capital Holdings, LLC AKA Palmetto State Amory-- The successful bidder with respect to DPMS, H&R, Stormlake, AAC, and Parker brands

Franklin Armory Holdings, Inc. -- The successful bidder with respect to Bushmaster brand and certain related assets

Sportsman Warehouse Inc. -- The successful bidder with respect to Tapco brand

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Old 09-29-2020, 06:37 PM   #23
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Where is the “JM stamp” located, that I hear so much about? Specifically on a 444?


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It's on the barrel usually on the left side close to the chamber
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Old 10-26-2020, 04:00 PM   #24
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I see its offical now. Ruger President has a statement on their website saying they are excited about the expansion and long live the lever gun.
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Old 10-26-2020, 05:08 PM   #25
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Was told that we will have a conference call in a few days when Ruger will announce where they will shift production of the Marlin. Doubt that it will be Newport as that facility seems to be maxed out.
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Old 10-26-2020, 09:12 PM   #26
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I see its offical now. Ruger President has a statement on their website saying they are excited about the expansion and long live the lever gun.
X2 on this good news.

Long live the lever gun for sure. I like to say “that’s as American as baseball, hot dogs, apple pie and … lever-action rifles.“
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Old 10-26-2020, 09:18 PM   #27
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If they can right the ship, i'll buy another lever gun
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