The Model 336 is currently produced by Remington Arms.
Removal of the lever pivot screw with a flathead screwdriver, allows field stripping of the lever arm, bolt, and ejector for maintenance.
This in turn avoids damage to the muzzle caused by cleaning rods and tools.
The Glenfield For many years, Marlin produced a less-expensive Glenfield line of Model 336 rifles for retail at mass merchandise and department stores including: J. Penney, Sears Roebuck & Company, Western Auto, K-Mart and Wal-Mart.
Marlin sold these rifles as the Glenfield Models 30, 30A, 30AS or 30AW.
Fitted with a hardwood stock and lower-cost sights, these rifles were frequently offered as part of a special package with an inexpensive rifle scope, sling, or other options.
The Marlin Model 30AW package included a 3-9x32 factory-mounted scope and padded sling, but was otherwise identical to the Marlin Model 336W.
Usually featuring a short 16- or 18-inch barrel, these carbines are considerably shorter and lighter than the standard 20" carbine.
The Model 336Y also featured a short buttstock to enable use by younger shooters.
Since its introduction in 1948, it has been offered in a number of different calibers and barrel lengths, but is commonly chambered in .30-30 Winchester or .35 Remington, using a 20- or 24-inch barrel.
Currently, the model with a 24-inch barrel is only available in .30-30 Winchester.
In 1948, the Model 36 was replaced by the Model 336, which incorporated the patents of Thomas R. Sold under both the Marlin and Glenfield brands, the Model 336 has been in continuous production from 1948 to the present day, and is currently produced by Remington Firearms under the Marlin brand.