Marlin 1895 Stainless Lever Action Rifle – 45-70 Government; This American-made lever-action rifle was manufactured with great pride and attention to detail. You can expect the same time-honored design as the traditional 1895, combined with Ruger’s trusted reputation for producing high-quality, reliable firearms. Improved manufacturing processes create tight tolerances, resulting in a reliable, attractive rifle. Multi-layered quality control procedures, including daily function and accuracy audits and multiple inspections, result in a high-quality product.
You may notice some changes to the details on this rifle. Here is how to identify a Ruger-made, Marlin® Model 1895 SBL:
Receiver, lever and trigger guard plate are CNC machined from 416 stainless steel forgings.
Barrel is made of 410 stainless steel and is cold hammer-forged which results in ultra-precise rifling that provides exceptional accuracy and longevity.
Threaded barrel, with factory-installed thread protector, has a 11/16″ x 24 pattern to accommodate a muzzle brake or other barrel accessories.
Updated Picatinny rail provides a stable mounting surface for scope rings and a variety of modern optics.
Ghost ring rear sight is adjustable for windage/elevation and tritium fiber optic, high visibility day/night front sight allows for quicker target acquisition in low light.
Six-round, tubular magazine with a loading gate located on the receiver.
Soft-rubber buttpad effectively absorbs recoil.
Positive, push-button, cross bolt manual safety and traditional half-cock hammer.
Reliably feeds a wide range of .45-70 Govt factory ammunition and bullet types.
Durable, laminate buttstock and forend remain dimensionally stable in varying weather conditions.
Sharp checkering provides an excellent grip in all weather conditions.
Spiral-fluted, nickel-plated bolt aids smooth cycling.
Oversized lever loop provides clearance for operation with heavy gloves.
Slimmed-down forend for an attractive look and comfortable feel.
Also includes: Sling swivel studs, offset hammer spur.