We’ve traded in our underused Henry .22LR lever-action rifle and have now acquired a Marlin “Model 1936”, complete with Pacific Coast Militia Rangers stamps on the receiver and stock.
The rifle shows its age and is a good rookie rifle for students to try out.
We’ll be using this vintage World War II Canadian military relic to train new shooters!
For those who may not know, the PCMR were instrumental in maintaining Canadian coastal defence in WWII against the threat of an Axis invasion. As part of their rudimentary arsenal, the 15,000-strong contingent were issued roughly 3000 Winchester 94/64 rifles and 1800 Marlin 1936 rifles and were told to keep on the lookout for enemy activity (including submarines).
We couldn’t be more proud to have found this old rifle!