New Pistol-Caliber Carbine

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Welcome to 2012!

In 2011, the subject of pistol-caliber carbines came up here at YGN, as well as on other gunblogs.

While people have different preferences, most seem to agree that the selection of factory-new offerings in this category of gun is pretty sparse.

A prospective buyer has few options to choose from if they want a new gun:


Marlin Camp 9 Carbine – A Transformation – Part 2

In my previous post, I described the difficulties and motivations surrounding my wish to change the appearance of my Marlin Camp 9 Carbine.  While the wood stock is very nice, I wasn’t happy with the ergonomics, and I wanted to add one with a pistol grip.

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Marlin Camp 9 Carbine – A Transformation – Part 1

Way back in the mists of time (around 2005), I found a very good deal on a pistol caliber carbine – a Marlin Camp 9. It’s not as desirable amongst collectors as it’s sibling chambered in .45 ACP, but it filled a niche in my collection, and as the saying goes, “the price was right.”

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