Marlin Slide Action Model 38

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Peleth
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Marlin Slide Action Model 38

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Where would i find how to break down and clean this rifle. Been stored for a very long time. It has the octagon barrel and has 4 digit serial number. I want to shoot ground hogs with it. So i wanted to clean it.
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Re: Marlin Slide Action Model 38

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Peleth;

To takedown the Model 38, pull back on the takedown latch ( at top, rear of receiver ) and tip the barrel forward. The action will come apart and then you can reach in and grab the breech bolt to be removed out the back of the receiver. From there, you can clean all of the parts of the Model 38 and clean the barrel from the breech end as is the proper way.
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