Gun Report

Marlin 917M2 .17 Mach 2

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Grade: A-. The 917M2 offers big-gun feel and operation far beyond its small price tag.

Marlin 917M2 .17 Mach 2

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Home Defense
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Inletting to accommodate the safety and the bolt contributed to the big-gun feel of the 917M2. The two-piece scope mount reminded us of the Remington 700.
The release for the 7-round magazine was smooth to the touch. We thought care was taken throughout in construction of this rifle.
It was only a plastic buttplate, but we had to appreciate its precise application to the walnut stock.

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