Went to the range yesterday to try out the 795 after the upgrade and check the zero on the new scope. I decided to take the Marlin Papoose with me to check on its zero as well. I’ll write about the 795 in a different post.
I’ve noticed I’ve gotten a lot of questions about the Papoose since it magically transformed from a Browning Buckmark to its current state. Probably the biggest question?
“Is that one of those new Ruger 10/22 take downs?”
most of these folks had no idea that Marlin started making a take down back in the 80’s, but by god, they’d seen the Ruger 10/22 take down ads plastered everywhere.
Gee… I guess advertising really does work… who knew?
Of course… folks these days seem to assume that all .22 rifles are 10/22s, but…