Marlin Rifle Tips

How to improve the performance and enjoyment of the Marlin 2000 Biathlon rifles...
This page was last updated 27 Jan 01

Marlin is one of the sponsors of US biathlon, and the Marlin 2000 is in common use as a club Biathlon rifle, when equipped with the Summer Biathlon kit (see the exploded diagram at the bottom of this page for part numbers). Though not as nice as an Anshutz, they are substantially cheaper, and will certainly hit the target if you have good technique, and take take good care of them.

Over the years, I have found that there are a few problems that keep cropping up, and a couple of things that you can do to enhance the performance of this rifle:
Figure 1 - Magazine Guide

If you need to order parts, this is an exploded diagram of the Marlin. Click on the image to expand the view.

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