MARLIN 1894SBL 44MAG 16.5" LAM/STS, Marlin, 1894SBL. Marlin 1894SBL, Lever Action, 44 Mag, 16.5" Stainless Steel Barrel, Gray/Black Laminate Stock, Scout Mount, Big Loop Lever, XS Ghost Ring Sights, 6 Round Tublar Magazine 70432
As we've both chronicled for TTAG, our starting platform was the Marlin 1894C with an 18 inch barrel, chambered in .357 Magnum. It is, after all, a short-barreled carbine with a slow-twist barrel (1 turn in 16 inches) firing pistol rounds that sometimes mosey along at a pretty pedestrian pace.