Model 1888

Made for only one year, this Marlin rifle offered a short action for short, pistol-size cartridges.

Hardware on this shorty was case hardened, with receivers and barrels blued.
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Marlin Model 1888 Straight Grip/Crescent Style Buttstock

 

Steel crescent buttplate for this stock is available below.
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Marlin Model 1888 Octagon Barrel Forearm

 

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Marlin Model 1888 Blued Steel Crescent Buttplate

Polished, drilled, and blued by hand in our shop from an original PGW mold, cast exclusively for PGW.

Minor fitting is required whether for use on an original or a reproduced stock.

Requires two screws which are available elsewhere on this page.

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Cast Steel Crescent Buttplate, as-cast

For the DIY guy, these cast buttplates are in the rough and ready for your drilling, polishing, and bluing or case coloring. You will need professional grade polishing wheels and drill press for finishing.

 

Fits models 1888, 1889, 1891, 1892, 1893, 1894, 1895, and 1897, as well our our Marlin Cowboy Shooter Retrofit stocks.

Minor fitting is required whether for use on an original or a reproduced stock. Requires two screws which are available elsewhere on this page.

Marlin Buttplate Screws

A pair of blued screws of the proper size and configuration for Marlin rifle buttplates.
Deluxe Stock Finishing Kit

Stock Finishing Kits

Convenient in-a-box supplies for fitting and finishing stocks. Save money by ordering the kit!

We offer two stock finishing kits. The Standard Kit consists of inletting black, three grits of sandpaper, filler/sealer, PGW Classic Oil Finish, neutral colored gunstock wax, a green "Scotch-Brite" pad (replaces steel wool), polishing cloth, and brushes. Our Deluxe Kit adds a straight file, a half round file, and straight and curved hand gouges -- everything you need to properly fit and finish stocks at a savings over buying the products individually, in one handy box. The Standard Kit is $28.50; the Deluxe Kit is $47.50. Note: Due to Postal and Customs Regulations, we are unable to ship this item internationally.