How much will drilling and tapping a receiver on a Marlin 1893 hurt the value?
You will totally destroy the rifle as a collectors item. Don't do it!! Depending on the condition of the rifle you can turn a $600-$1200 collectors rifle into a $100 junker parts gun.
It sounds like you have a Remington Model 12. Value would depend on the condition of your rifle and which type you have. The two main styles Remington made during this production period involved those with an octagon or round shaped barrel. Depending on how much of the original finish remains on the rifle, which style you have and how good a shape the bore rifling is in, value could range anywhere from $250.00 to…
What is the age and value of Marlin Model 60W 22 caliber long with a gold medalion serial number 05271001?
To mount a Williwams FP71 receiver sight on a Browning 7mm-08 BLR rifle where do you place the mounting holes?
Don't alter your BLR by drilling holes in it. Instead, find a receiver sight that utilizes the existing scope mount holes in the top of the receiver. Extra holes are unsightly and they destroy much of the rifle's resale value, especially to collectors. It is best not to make permanent alterations to a firearm such as yours. That's my answer.
What is the value range of a Marlin 22 Model 1892 Last patent date is 1892 on the receiver Serial number is 435990?
Your Marlin model 3082 was made in 1982 for Oklahoma Tire and Supply Co. (OTASCO) These versions used cheaper birch stocks, and are not valued any differently than a std. 336 Marlin, or a model 30 Marlin. They have no significant collector interest unless they are unfired, and then only minor value increases.
Yes you can if you don't mind destroying the value of this vintage rifle. Manufactured from 1932 to 1935, only 263,000 were made. Current value $75 to $600 depending on variation and condition. So if you insist, Weaver makes top and side mounts that can be installed on the rifle's receiver to accept Weaver type rings. Either option will require drilling and tapping holes to secure the mounts. The top mount requires two bases, Weaver…