"I am now the proud owner of one of two known Marlin rifles chambered in .36 RPP (Ranger Point Precision)...Mine is pretty plain Jane compared to the one on RPP's site - No painted furniture, medallion, gold colored loading gate and cap......... But mine does have a 24" Douglas Match barrel and a RPP low profile scope base. I mounted a Weaver 30mm 1-5 scope with European reticle and illuminated dot.
I plan to shoot sdeer and hogs for sure. The 36 RPP is certainly capable of taking
anything in North America. I think I'll play with 180 grain bullets and
see how far I can accurately shoot with them. This should be a long
I have plenty of heavy hitting bolts in the safes. I just think it would be cool to have a 300 yd.+ capable Marlin lever for long shots. We have some big fields where I hunt that stretch well beyond a thousand yards."
Some of the initial load testing data:
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Frequently Asked Questions
What is the best grain bullet for a 36 RPP?
180-grain bullet is the best for a 36 RPP.
What scope mount for 36 RPP?
You can have a Weaver 30mm 1-5 scope for 36 RPP, along with a European reticle and illuminated dot.