DID MARLIN MAKE A PLATED OR STAINLESS GLENFIELD 30A

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DID MARLIN MAKE A PLATED OR STAINLESS GLENFIELD 30A

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I just picked up a 1974 Glenfield 30A. The rifle appears to look like stainless steel. A member of another forum says it is plated.

Can anyone confirm if Marlin made a plated or SS Genfield in the 1970s?

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Re: DID MARLIN MAKE A PLATED OR STAINLESS GLENFIELD 30A

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Havasumitch;

First off, the Glenfield line was Marlin's less expensive line of products. Therefore, they did not use anything of an extra production line item that would have added to the cost of the final product. So, your gun was not a Stainless Steel product, and was not factory plated either.
The first Stainless Steel products came out in either 1993 or 1994. Marlin did nickel plate a few models in 1992, but that was the only year nickel plated models were listed in the factory catalogs.
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Re: DID MARLIN MAKE A PLATED OR STAINLESS GLENFIELD 30A

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