This is exactly like mine minus the scope and sling. Mine has no scope or sling.
BTW does anyone know how I can find out the date it was built? Please let me know.
do you have a serial number on the rifle?If you do try Marlins web site.Some manufacturers have a "date my gun"link.
Marlin's website does not have a "Date my gun" link.
date my gun and now he has a little pistol LOL