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Hello from Virginia

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Hi all,
I love reading this forum! So much knowledge in one spot.
Currently, there are only 4 historics in my safes. An SKS with all the attachments, a Lowe Argentine 1891 Carbine in better than average condition, and a Russian Mosin with 1939 date and a 95 on the receiver. All are matching numbers.
Some might have noticed than I can’t seem to count. Where is the fourth one? Well it is not military. My Grandfathers’ Western Auto branded Marlin 60 , which has seen more shooting by me than the others. I have my Uncles two parts guns for that.
At any rate, it looks like more historic and antiques in my future. Don’t tell my wife.
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Welcome to SRF. I too own a WA Marlin 60 that I bought in 1964. A great fun rifle.
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Welcome to SRF from AZ. We might encourage you, but we'll never tell. 8-)
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Welcpme. I was born and raised in Northern Virginia. I enjoyed it
That said i too have a marlin model 60, but labeled Glenfield.
It was a rescie. And in rough shape when i got it. It did clean up decent. N but i have ruined 3 recoil spring trying to get the bolt back in.
I even read two instruction manuals after the first time. The second time i managed to bend the guide rod.
I bought parts for another project and decided on one more try.
What am i doing wrong?

I am not an idiot. I can strip and assemble most any molitary weapon out tgere. But this little 22 mocks me.
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Charles,
I did it once in about 10 try’s. I seem to remember using a brake spoon, after 9 rounds of bad words and one bout of asking forgiveness. Not sure how I did it, but reminds me of a Ruger Mark 3. Fireman Bob on the Appleseed Forum is very good at 22 rifles. He wrote a manual on 10-22’s. He might have an idea or 2. J
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Thanks one too many. This one just seems to dislike me. :)
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