We recently scored a Marlin 336 in 35 Remington from a friend. Always on the prowl for a short, handy, woods gun; we decided this Marlin was in need of a straight stock. While it is hard to buy a trigger guard plate outright, some shooters will trade/swap them with one another. Inspired by this thread on the Marlin Owners Forums, we decided to convert our pistol grip to a straight grip.
In addition to a torch, saw rasp and mill, we used the following tools from Brownells for this project:
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