Marlin model 60 question

Discussion in 'Technical Questions & Information' started by rwilson71, Jul 28, 2012.

  1. rwilson71

    rwilson71 New Member

    Jul 28, 2012
    I recently purchased a Marlin model 60 from a pawnshop for my daughter and it has been at least 25 years since ive shot one. It shoots and cycles fine but after a few shots ive notices smoke coming from where the barrel meets the reciever as well as from in between the reciever and stock. it isnt alot of smoke but was wondering if i should be concerned. should i return the weapon?
  2. woolleyworm

    woolleyworm Well-Known Member

    Feb 23, 2009
    SW Fort Worth
    I would first break it down and give it a very detailed cleaning. Its probably just residue that is coming off when its getting hot.

    Welcome to TFF also, just realized it was your first post. You well find many model 60 fans around here. they are great guns, mine is the stainless version.
    Last edited: Jul 28, 2012

  3. Hawg

    Hawg Well-Known Member

    Mar 23, 2011
    Could be too much oil from the last cleaning.
  4. Rocketman1

    Rocketman1 Well-Known Member

    Jan 1, 2010
    Columbus, Ohio
    I would agree, they don't like much oil. Mine will smoke a little as well.
  5. pickenup

    pickenup Active Member

    Probably what they ^^^ said.

    How many is "a few"?
    Is the barrel/receiver getting hot, if so, how hot?

    Welcome to The Firearms Forum.
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