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#1428974 - 12/02/18 10:24 AM 1951 Marlin 39A restoration...
hino895 Offline
Marksman

Registered: 04/27/09
Posts: 375
Loc: Spotsylvania, Virginia
City or County: Downtown Thornburg
I bought this 1951 Marlin 39A from a fellow VAGTer a few months ago.
The metal had almost no finish and the wood wasnt much better.
I replaced the mag tube and a few internal parts and got it shooting again.
I had thought about having TTI in Ashland blue it but there was some pitting that wasnt going to polish out.
So I blasted it to bare metal and shot it with Cerakote Elite Midnight and the metal turned out well.
I stripped the stock and forend and did a light sand followed by a little walnut stain and finished it with high gloss Cerakote clear.
I think it turned out great and now it's ready for the squirrel woods again,maybe for another 70 years.
BTW; I'm still around and doing Cerakote so if you have a project send me a pm and we can talk about it...Clinton


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#1434291 - 12/16/18 03:31 PM Re: 1951 Marlin 39A restoration... [Re: hino895]
Colonfree Offline
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Registered: 10/02/11
Posts: 1478
Loc: Tidewater
City or County: Hampton
Another fantastic job!

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