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This is the show where you get to find out all about The Hub's Gun Shop and Gun Range. Hosted by Rob "Birdman" Hephner and Bruce Owen

Another Point of The Used Gun - Don't miss out on these in-store gems.

 

The Marlin 30-30 (officially known as the Marlin 336), is perhaps the second most popular lever action rifle in history, trailing only the Winchester 1894 (which was also chambered in .30-30 Winchester).

There is a good reason why the Marlin 30-30 is so popular: it is a reasonably priced, utilitarian, powerful, accurate, and easy-to-use rifle. These qualities have helped make the Marlin 336 one of the most prolific hunting rifles in the United States. As a result, countless deer, elk, bear, and feral hogs have fallen to the Marlin 30-30 over the years.

As a deer hunter, especially one hunting in a thickly wooded area where long range shots are unlikely, you could do a whole lot worse than choosing a Marlin 30-30 as your primary hunting rifle.

 

The Marlin 30-30 was born in 1948 when Marlin introduced the Marlin 336 rifle. The lever action Marlin 336 is a direct descendant of the Marlin Model 1893 and Marlin Model 36 rifles and shares many common characteristics with them. However, one thing that sets the Marlin 336 apart from most other lever action rifles is the fact that it ejects from the side of the receiver instead of the top.

Over the years the Marlin 336 has been offered in a wide variety of calibers, including .219 Zipper, .32 Special, .44 Magnum, and .410 bore. However, the Marlin 336 is currently being produced only in .30-30 Winchester and .35 Remington. The rifle is currently produced with either a 20-inch or 24-inch barrel and has a full-length tubular magazine that can hold six cartridges.

The Marlin 336 comes standard with open sights and there are several types of peep or ghost ring sights available to use with it. However, because the Marlin 336 ejects spent cartridges from the side of the receiver and has a flat top, many hunters choose to mount a scope on the rifle.

Realizing this, Marlin builds the rifle with a reversible hammer spur to aid with the use of a scope.

Lever action rifles are often lightweight, easy to carry, and quick-pointing. Weighing in at only seven pounds, the Marlin 336 is no different. Though the .30-30 Winchester and .35 Remington are not great performers at long range, they really come into their own at short to moderate range.

These characteristics make the Marlin 336 a great “woods gun” for hunters who need to take a fast, short-range shot on a big game animal.

It’s tough to determine with certainty which particular cartridge has killed the most deer in the United States over the years. However, it’s a good bet that the .30-30 Winchester is in the top three (if it isn’t number one).

Since the Marlin 336 is one of the most popular rifles chambered in .30-30, it follows that the Marlin 30-30 is one of the most commonly used deer rifles of all time in the United States with untold numbers of deer falling to it over the years.

The great news is that a hunter armed with the Marlin 336 isn’t limited to just hunting deer. The .30-30 Winchester and .35 Remington are both great cartridges for hunting a wide variety of North American big game animals.

At reasonable ranges, there is no problem using the Marlin 336 on feral hogs, black bear, elk, or even moose (especially when using the .35 Remington).

The Marlin 336 is also a very accurate and quite durable rifle. There are plenty of old model 336s out there (like the one in the photo that was produced in 1949) that are still being used successfully by hunters each year.

As long as it is properly cared for, the Marlin 336 is certainly a rifle that will give you and your grandchildren many good years of service.

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Direct download: 122515_Hub_Final.mp3
Category:Point of the USED Gun -- posted at: 12:30pm MST

Video Overview

 

Another Point of The Used Gun - Don't miss out on these in-store gems.

 

The Marlin 30-30 (officially known as the Marlin 336), is perhaps the second most popular lever action rifle in history, trailing only the Winchester 1894 (which was also chambered in .30-30 Winchester).

There is a good reason why the Marlin 30-30 is so popular: it is a reasonably priced, utilitarian, powerful, accurate, and easy-to-use rifle. These qualities have helped make the Marlin 336 one of the most prolific hunting rifles in the United States. As a result, countless deer, elk, bear, and feral hogs have fallen to the Marlin 30-30 over the years.

As a deer hunter, especially one hunting in a thickly wooded area where long range shots are unlikely, you could do a whole lot worse than choosing a Marlin 30-30 as your primary hunting rifle.

 

The Marlin 30-30 was born in 1948 when Marlin introduced the Marlin 336 rifle. The lever action Marlin 336 is a direct descendant of the Marlin Model 1893 and Marlin Model 36 rifles and shares many common characteristics with them. However, one thing that sets the Marlin 336 apart from most other lever action rifles is the fact that it ejects from the side of the receiver instead of the top.

Over the years the Marlin 336 has been offered in a wide variety of calibers, including .219 Zipper, .32 Special, .44 Magnum, and .410 bore. However, the Marlin 336 is currently being produced only in .30-30 Winchester and .35 Remington. The rifle is currently produced with either a 20-inch or 24-inch barrel and has a full-length tubular magazine that can hold six cartridges.

The Marlin 336 comes standard with open sights and there are several types of peep or ghost ring sights available to use with it. However, because the Marlin 336 ejects spent cartridges from the side of the receiver and has a flat top, many hunters choose to mount a scope on the rifle.

Realizing this, Marlin builds the rifle with a reversible hammer spur to aid with the use of a scope.

Lever action rifles are often lightweight, easy to carry, and quick-pointing. Weighing in at only seven pounds, the Marlin 336 is no different. Though the .30-30 Winchester and .35 Remington are not great performers at long range, they really come into their own at short to moderate range.

These characteristics make the Marlin 336 a great “woods gun” for hunters who need to take a fast, short-range shot on a big game animal.

It’s tough to determine with certainty which particular cartridge has killed the most deer in the United States over the years. However, it’s a good bet that the .30-30 Winchester is in the top three (if it isn’t number one).

Since the Marlin 336 is one of the most popular rifles chambered in .30-30, it follows that the Marlin 30-30 is one of the most commonly used deer rifles of all time in the United States with untold numbers of deer falling to it over the years.

The great news is that a hunter armed with the Marlin 336 isn’t limited to just hunting deer. The .30-30 Winchester and .35 Remington are both great cartridges for hunting a wide variety of North American big game animals.

At reasonable ranges, there is no problem using the Marlin 336 on feral hogs, black bear, elk, or even moose (especially when using the .35 Remington).

The Marlin 336 is also a very accurate and quite durable rifle. There are plenty of old model 336s out there (like the one in the photo that was produced in 1949) that are still being used successfully by hunters each year.

As long as it is properly cared for, the Marlin 336 is certainly a rifle that will give you and your grandchildren many good years of service.

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Direct download: 122515_Hub_VidFinal.mp4
Category:Video Overview -- posted at: 12:30pm MST

Bruce and Birdman talk about a combo of guns (Rifle and Handgun) that use the same ammo. This can make things easier when out shooting and when shopping for ammo as well.

Several listeners have asked us to talk about these type of combos and how they can affordably get both.

We show here a couple guns from the Used area at The Hub, which has plenty to choose from. And of course you might find these guns elsewhere as well.

Direct download: 121815_Hub_Final.mp3
Category:Point of the USED Gun -- posted at: 2:30pm MST

Bruce and Birdman talk about a combo of guns (Rifle and Handgun) that use the same ammo. This can make things easier when out shooting and when shopping for ammo as well.

Several listeners have asked us to talk about these type of combos and how they can affordably get both.

We show here a couple guns from the Used area at The Hub, which has plenty to choose from. And of course you might find these guns elsewhere as well.

 

 

Direct download: 121815_Hub_VidFinal.mp4
Category:Video Overview -- posted at: 2:30pm MST

The Practical Tactical League has been going on for well over a year now and the fun just keeps happening 3 Thursdays a month on the range.

You'll never know what you might find as a shooting challenge, but you will certainly find  that it will challenge you in a way that makes learning fun .

Not only will you get to have fun yourself, but you'll meet new friends and get tips you just can't find in any other environment.

Direct download: Practical_Shooting_1.mp4
Category:Video Overview -- posted at: 4:22pm MST

Bruce and Birdman chat about The Holy Grail of Guns.

That one firearm that can for in all situations perfectly. Or does it exists?

If it doesn't, just exactly how many guns would you need to buy in order to cover all situation?

We would love to hear your thoughts as well, comment here or on the Facebook page of The Hub - Click to get to the Facebook Page

Direct download: 121115_Hub_Final.mp3
Category:General -- posted at: 12:00pm MST

Training at The Hub is approached very differently and from a one-on-one philosophy.

All people are different and have different desires and approaches. The Hub's trainings are adaptable to anyone and we invite you to stop by and find out how today.

Listen and you'll find out the logic behind the design and how to find out more.

 

Direct download: 120415_Hub_Final.mp3
Category:Training -- posted at: 8:00am MST

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