How To Upgrade Your Marlin 1895 45-70 Govt with Top Accessories

How To Upgrade Your Marlin 1895 45-70 Govt with Top Accessories

Posted by Ranger Point Team on Jan 19th 2022

Upgrading your Marlin 1895 45-70 rifle is a great way to improve the function and performance of your firearm. There are several different accessories that you can add to your rifle to enhance its capabilities, including new triggers, loading gates, scopes, and stocks. Some of the common benefits of upgrading your rifle are improved accuracy, better trigger pull, enhanced grip and handling, and an extended magazine capacity.

In this article, we will discuss some of the best upgrades that you can make to your Marlin 1895 45-70. Read Ahead.

Accessories To Upgrade Your Marlin 1895 45-70 Rifle

Trigger Upgrade

One popular upgrade in the range of Marlin 1895 accessories is a new trigger. The stock Marlin trigger can be a bit stiff, very heavy, and uncomfortable, so upgrading to a performance trigger can make shooting your rifle much more enjoyable. Performance triggers are available for Marlin 1895’s as well as most other models such as the Marlin 336 and Marlin 1894, so be sure to choose the right one for your rifle.

For your Marlin 1895, a great choice is the Ranger Point Precision “Gold Standard” family of triggers. These triggers reduce pull weight down to around 3#-3.5#, remove trigger flop; and provide a broader, flatter trigger face and angle for a more natural and comfortable trigger pull. They’re also available in four colors: gold, silver, military green, or black.

Additionally, a Marlin 336 or Marlin 1895 (45-70) large loop lever is a great choice for an upgrade. Providing more room for fingers and gloves, and an updated control blade for the smoothest, fastest lever cycling.

Scope Upgrade

Another popular upgrade is a new scope. A good quality scope can help you to better aim your shots and hit your target. Many different scopes on the market would be a great fit for the Marlin 1895, so be sure to do your research and find the right one for you. When it comes to upgrading your rifle with a scope and mount, there are several things you need to understand about the Marlin 1895. The first is that this rifle was not designed to use a Weaver-style mount. Some shooters attempt to use these mounts anyway, but the results can be less than satisfactory. Instead, you should use mil-spec picatinny rail mount and the lower the better for the best shot placement alignment.

Another popular upgrade option for Marlin 1895 accessories is t he Marlin 1895 peep sights. These sights are available in both traditional and ghost-ring styles and are perfect for shooters who want to improve their accuracy at longer ranges. The Marlin 1895 sights are also very easy to install and can be added to your rifle in just minutes.

Stock Upgrade

In the search of finding the best Marlin 1895 accessories, another great upgrade is a new forearm stock. There are many different stocks available on the market, so be sure to choose one that fits your needs and shooting style. New stock can not only improve the look of your rifle but can also make it more comfortable to shoot. New stock can greatly improve your shooting experience with the Marlin 1895 45-75.

The different types of stock available in the market for your rifle are -

- Synthetic- Wood- Laminate- Thumbhole-  Aluminum ModStocks 

All of these stocks have their own benefits, so it is important to choose the one that best suits your needs. A synthetic stock, for example, is often lighter and cheaper than a wood or laminate stock, but it may not look as nice. On the other hand, wood or laminate stock can be more expensive, but it may be more durable in the long run. It is also important to consider how you will be using your rifle when choosing a new stock. If you plan on hunting in cold weather, for example, you may want to choose a synthetic stock that will stay warm in the cold. In general, however, most Marlin 1895 shooters choose a synthetic stock.

Replacement stocks are often attached without any gunsmithing experience. Simply follow the instructions provided with your new stock, and you should be able to attach it yourself in just minutes. For most users of this rifle, adding a new stock is one of the best upgrades they can make. With all of these great options available for upgrading your Marlin 1895 45-75, you really can't go wrong!

Now that you know some of the best upgrades for your Marlin 1895, you can start planning on how to purchase them. Some retailers and manufacturers offer high-quality scopes, stocks, and triggers at competitive prices. Be sure to do your research and find the right ones for your rifle before making a purchase.

When upgrading or purchasing rifle accessories for your Marlin 1895 45-75, there are several things to keep in mind: cost-effectiveness, functionality, and safety. Don't choose an upgrade just because it looks cool; instead, pick one that fits within your budget and meets or exceeds your requirements. When choosing an upgrade consider what kind of shooting you like to do most often (gun/range practice) and get something that will help you to be a better shooter. Finally, always make sure that any accessory is compatible with your rifle before making the purchase.

When upgrading or purchasing accessories for your Marlin 1895 45-75, it is important to remember to always practice safe shooting habits. Make sure that any new accessory is compatible with your rifle and be sure to read the manufacturer's instructions carefully before use. When installing any new accessory, be sure to have a qualified gunsmith do the work for you. By following these simple safety guidelines, you can enjoy all the benefits that upgraded accessories have to offer without putting yourself or others at risk.


So, if you are looking for some ways to upgrade your Marlin 1895 45-75 accessories, be sure to consider these three options. With a new trigger, scope, and stock, you can take your rifle to the next level and enjoy shooting it even more. In conclusion, the Marlin 1895 45-75 is a great rifle platform that can be easily upgraded with several accessories. Whether you choose to upgrade your trigger, install a scope and mount, or add a new stock for more comfort and improved accuracy, make sure you do your research to know which rifle works best for you.

Thanks for reading!

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Frequently Asked Questions

How to mount a scope on a Marlin 1895?

Marlin 1895 rifles come drilled and tapped for a picatinny scope mount rail. They work with or without the rear sight barrel dovetail assembly. You can mount the scope base using the screws that are provided and some blue loctite in a matter of minutes.

What is the circle on the stock of the Marlin 1895?

The circle on the stock of the Marlin 1895 is a medallion that commemorates the victory of Theodore Roosevelt's Rough Riders at the Battle of San Juan Hill.

Who makes an after-market trigger for the new Marlin 1895 modern hunter?

There are a few different companies that make triggers for the Marlin 1895 Modern Hunter. Ranger Point Precision is one of the best options to purchase after-market triggers. Marlin 30 30 gold trigger and Rossi Flat triggers are some of our best selling products.