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post #4 of (permalink) Old 03-24-2014, 03:14 PM
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Location: Minnesota
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Marlin makes a shorter stock compact version of the xs7

At 5`2" you would want the shorter butt stock to better fit your arm length. I would recommend either the 7mm-08 or 308win in the XS7 over the choices in the XL7 270, 30-06 etc. This rifle only weight 6.5 lbs and that makes it easy to carry even with one weak arm. It will have more felt recoil in the long action cartridges. I have only seen one of the rifles in the camo stock finish and I liked it. It may show scratches more with the camo finish.

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