#SundayGunday: Marlin 1895 GSBL Lever-Action Rifle

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posted on March 5, 2017

Introduced in 2015 as a variant of the popular Marlin 1895 Guide Gun, the GSBL is, like the name implies, simply the Guide Gun model of the newer SBL line, which stands for stainless steel, big-loop and laminate stock. It sports some great features that have made it an instant favorite in the lever-action community. You can learn more about it with the video embedded above, hosted by Associate Editor Jon Draper.

Technical Specifications:

Manufacturer: Marlin Firearms Company
Action Type: lever-action rifle
Caliber: .45-70 Govt.
Finish: nitride-treated stainless steel
Stock: wood laminate; painted with textured webbing
Sights: fixed front, fully-adjustable rear; drilled-and-tapped receiver
Trigger: 7-lb., 5-oz. pull
Barrel: stainless; 18.5"
Overall Length: 37"
Weight: 8 lbs.
Magazine: tubular, six-round-capacity
Rifling: 1:20" RH twist
Accessories: owner’s manual
MSRP: $1150

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