Marlin X7 rifle, smoothbore weapon

Hunting bolt rifle Marlin X7 — easier and cheaper than ever

Carbine Marlin X7 (brother Marlin XT 22) belongs to the family budget rifle. However, his shooting performance and ergonomics are quite good. It is possible to confidently hit targets at distances up to 300 meters. It is simple, reliable and unpretentious to the conditions.

Description carbine Marlin X7

Classic bolt rifle. Anything extra: cantilever barrel, bolt and box. In the American fashion in recent years she has completely no external sights, there is only a Picatinny rail for mounting optics.

Advantages and disadvantages

  • The rifle shoots, and he is doing well – the value of the MOA does not extend beyond two units. In 2009, he was worth some $ 330 – about 11 thousand rubles at the exchange rate of the Central Bank. Sorry, no longer available, the patent acquired by Remington and used for model 783.
  • The bolt with longitudinal flutes, through which contact area to the receiver is reduced. So the course of the locking device smooth and quiet. It is insensitive to any types of pollution.
  • On the trigger the lever-lock, without pressing which release the firing mechanism and shoot impossible. The fuse box has two positions, so to use it simply. However, it does not forgive negligence. To deactivate the lever it is necessary to go all the way back to the end and monitor the situation. Otherwise uncontrolled shot.
  • To adjust the force on the trigger only after removal of the receiver box.
  • The shop built, he doesn’t even have covers, so to completely discharge the weapon can only by repeated distortion of the gate. Charging the carbine exclusively from the top, the receiver is open, while hunting it can get anything.
Despite the simplicity of the design, the carabiner cannot be considered expeditionary weapons. And all because he does not have a traditional rear sight and front sight. If you do not have one diopter, there is a risk to stay with a gun that can’t aim.
  • Bed plastic, it is not so a pity to scratch, it does not swell in water and does not warp near the camping hearth. At the same time, the hollow butt successfully plays the role of the drum. Not to unmask himself on the hunt, it is advisable to fill it with something.
  • The design of the carbine budget, so to absorb impact used only a metal coupler threaded, which are screwed bolts fasteners. Solid metal tires used in more advanced models, the Marlin X7 no.

Popular carbine Marlin X7

Purpose

The carabiner is used for all types of hunting – running, driven, with high seats and saidok, as well as for target shooting.

Varieties

Produced carbine Marlin two types:

  • with a model index XS for calibers .243 and .308 Win, and 7mm-08 Rem;
  • with a model index XL – for calibers .270 Win, 25-06 Rem, 30-06 Sprg.

Bed black or camouflage colors.

Specifications

Marlin XSMarlin XL
TypeRepeating rifle with a bolt breech
Gauges.243, .308 Win, 7mm-08 Rem.270 Win, 25-06 Rem, 30-06 Sprg
TrunkConsole
Barrel length (mm)559610
The rifling6 keystone, right rotation
Step rifling1:121:10
Shop4+14+1
Total length (mm)10671078
Weight (kg)2,93,3

Design

Repeating rifle with a longitudinally sliding rotary shutter.

  • The trunk of a cantilever, constructed of steel. Six trapezoidal grooves right rotation, muzzle chamfer in the form of a shallow funnel (crown). The connection to the receiver by means of notched locking of the locknut. The axle of the damping impact with a ring through which the threaded breech.
  • Receiver is a cylindrical shape, steel, open. On the top face of the pinned split Picatinny rail for mounting optical sights. On the right side, in the center of the chamber, is made a through hole for emergency removal of powder gases at the gap sleeve.
  • Shutter with removable cylinders having the two lugs and the lip to wrap the stems of the sleeve. The reflector is mounted on the mirror, tooth extractor under one of the lugs. The bolt with longitudinal flutes. Bolt handle has the shape of a flattened ball with a small notch on the plane.
  • Trigger mechanism with double lock – fuse that holds the sear, and a lever on the trigger without pressing on which he will not budge. Box lever fuse is located on the right side of the back plate of the receiver. He had two positions: all the way forward – Fire; to stop ago – Stop.
  • During the platoon drummer to his shank is shown from the housing. For ease of reading, it is painted in red.
  • On the left side of the box, the back plate receiver is a lock lever used when removing the bolt.
  • Bed from impact-resistant plastic with a rough non-slip coating. The sidewalls of the handle applied ribbed for secure grip, and the butt end fastened a medallion with the letter M (Marlin).
  • The buttstock with a straight comb and a cushioned butt pad. On the left of the plane does the so-called Bavarian cheek – ledge that facilitates aiming when shooting offhand.
  • Handguard massive, wedge-shaped and straight bottom plane, facilitating the shooting stops and the installation of a bipod. Swivels for the sling are an integral part of the Lodge.
  • To absorb impact and vibration in the mounting areas of the Lodge feature a metal threaded sleeve, a so – called pillar bedding.

Picking and packing

Comes in a cardboard box. Shutter shot is in a separate box placed inside. Supplied with a lock to lock the shutter. Instruction manual, certificate, warranty card.

The use of the rifle Marlin X7

The principle of operation

The carabiner is charged solely from the top, through the window of the receiver. Before that, the weapon is placed on the fuse, then bolt handle is raised and the stem is moved back until it stops. Ammunition should be stacked so that the bottom of the casings later were slightly ahead of the previous flange. If there is a need to charge an additional cartridge, feed the ammunition into the chamber with your finger, and then imbedded laid earlier in the store so that the shutter cylinder passed over them.

Platoon projectile occurs when closing the handle. This is indicated by the shank of the striker, which is painted in red. He looks out of the valve body by a few millimeters. If you want to deactivate the weapon before prolonged storage or during transitions, lift the bolt handle, and then, keeping the stem back, lower it down. Removal from combat platoon automatically.

The box of the fuse when switched off, it must be clearly fixed in the rearmost position. In the interim the forearm remains mobile, so there may be a spontaneous shot.

Disassembly

  1. Discharge the weapon several times twitching shutter.
  2. Open the breech, pull the stalk back.
  3. Click on the lever located on the left, the back plate of the receiver.
  4. The output gate of the receiver.
  5. Hold the tooth of a drummer paddle in a vise and pull the stalk forward.
  6. In the risk, which seems on the shank of the firing pin, insert a flat metal object – a screwdriver or a coin.
  7. Rotate the bolt counterclockwise while holding the handle.
  8. Remove the impactor from the shell.

For force adjustment on the trigger is necessary to remove the box.

  1. Remove three screws: two on either side of the trigger guard and one on the handguard, in front of the bunker store.
  2. Separate the receiver Assembly from the trigger Assembly and barrel from the stock.
  3. The adjustment screw is located on the right side of the case release mechanism.

Tuning

The noise of the hollow stock is liquidated its gasket any synthetic material. For example, scraps of a heater of type “heat insulation material is laid”.

Price and owner reviews for Marlin X7 rifle (Marlin X7) the next.

Price

The cost occurring now on sale rifles Marlin X7 does not exceed 35 thousand rubles. By the way, the money will cost you and models such as VPO-208, boar hunter, saiga MK, Vepr 1V, boar JUICE-95, HPE 136, etc.

Marlin XS7/XL7

Reviews

  • The rifle has a good shooting qualities. The value of the MOA does not exceed 2 units.
  • Recommended mounting optics on the high brackets, otherwise the loading and extraction of cartridges can be difficult.
  • Returns the average power, it is well kompensiruet massive shock-absorbing butt plate.
  • The weapon is relatively light and compact, it is possible to spend all day on sea hunt.

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