INTRODUCING THE FIRST RUGER-MADE MARLIN® FIREARM
THE MARLIN® MODEL 1895 SBL

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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.

QUALITY CRAFTED INTO EVERY RIFLE

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.

NEW IMPROVEMENTS

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.
Updated Picatinny rail provides a stable mounting surface for scope rings and a variety of modern optics.
Nickel-plated bolt with spiral flutes adds a distinctive, classy look and a smoother action.
Refined stock fit and thinner forend improve aesthetics and ergonomics.
Improved finish on the stock and forend and checkered grip panels provide superior grip in all conditions.
Threaded barrel, with a match-polished, factory-installed thread protector, has a 11/16"-24 pattern to accommodate a muzzle brake or other barrel accessories.

Specifications

Model # 70478
Caliber 45-70 Govt
Capacity 6+1
Stock Gray Laminate
Material Stainless Steel
Finish Polished Stainless
Front Sight High Visibility Tritium Fiber Optic
Rear Sight Adjustable Ghost Ring
Weight 7.3 lbs.
Overall Length 37.25"
Length of Pull 13.38"
Barrel Length 19.1"
Thread Pattern 11/16"-24
Thread Cap Match-Polished
Barrel Cold Hammer-Forged Stainless Steel
Twist 1:20" RH
Grooves 6
UPC 7-36676-70478-1
Suggested Retail $1,399.00
Instruction Manual Model 1895 Manual

NEW DETAILS

You may notice some changes to the details on this rifle. Here is how to identify a Ruger-made, Marlin® Model 1895 SBL:

Location of manufacture on the barrel reads "Mayodan, NC."
New "RP" proof mark located on the left side of the firearm.
Ruger-made Marlin® rifles begin with the serial prefix of "RM."
Marlin Horse and Rider logo laser engraved on the grip.
The traditional black and white Marlin bullseye located on the rifle stock is now red and white.

Features

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"-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.

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About Us

Marlin Firearms are manufactured by Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc.

Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc. is one of the nation's leading manufacturers of rugged, reliable firearms for the commercial sporting market. With products made in America, Ruger offers consumers almost 800 variations of more than 40 product lines, across both the Ruger and Marlin brands.

For almost 75 years, Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc. has been a model of corporate and community responsibility. Our motto, "Arms Makers for Responsible Citizens®," echoes our commitment to these principles as we work hard to deliver quality and innovative firearms.

About Us

Marlin Firearms are manufactured by Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc.

Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc. is one of the nation's leading manufacturers of rugged, reliable firearms for the commercial sporting market. With products made in America, Ruger offers consumers almost 800 variations of more than 40 product lines, across both the Ruger and Marlin brands.

For almost 75 years, Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc. has been a model of corporate and community responsibility. Our motto, "Arms Makers for Responsible Citizens®," echoes our commitment to these principles as we work hard to deliver quality and innovative firearms.