Marlin XS7 (Short action XL7)

Steve Johnson
by Steve Johnson

Earlier this year Marlin introduced the value-for-money XL7 rifle cambered in 25-06, 270 and 30-06. I thought it was odd that they did not offer a short action version. John Snow reports that a short action version will be available shortly in .248, .308 and 7mm-08.


Marlin XL7 (the long action version)

John has the specs and a brief range report.

Steve Johnson
Steve Johnson

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  • Tim Tim on Oct 06, 2010

    I love my xs7 308 put a nikon buckmaster on it its just as good if not better than rifles that cost 700 or more it can shot hafe inch groups at 100yards all day with 150gr ammo

  • Micheal loman Micheal loman on Aug 08, 2011

    anyone know what load the 308 likes

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