This original location is still part of the present day Remington Plant. Both were taken off Remington 760s, with the one on the left, a 30-06 that I bought new October 10, 1954. The serial number you listed D6227819 is not the barrel date code. For over 50 years, more Model 700s have been sold than any other bolt-action rifle before or since. To find general manufacturing dates it may be best to go to the Blue Book of Gun Values, which does give manufacturing dates of most models. Cary Call Remington and give them the serial number, they will tell you when it was born, however keep in mind they due make errors. The legendary strength of its 3-rings-of-steel receiver paired with a hammer-forged barrel, combine to yield the most popular bolt-action rifle in history.
Directory showing all pages on this website. Everything I find on the web says 1921 and later and the barrel code on the left side 3 ltrs doesn't work on the sites I find. There are no publically accessible databases for Remington serial numbers. From what I can see of your rifle ,you have a model 6 improved manufactured after 1928. As of 2009, ammunition sales continued to remain high during the ongoing. I watched the YouTube take down of one but it was a stock feed tube magazine and was wondering if the disassembly is the same? The date codes on the left side of the barrel will tell you more precisely which month and year it was made.
This may explain why it has remained popular among bird hunters, Skeet shooters, and Trap Shooters since its introduction in 1963 through today. Until 2015, Remington Arms was part of the , which is owned by. Month of Manufacture Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec B L A C K P O W D E R X Year of Manufacture 1959 — F 1960 — G 1961 — H 1962 — J 1963 — K 1964 — L 1965 — M 1966 — N 1967 — P 1968 — R 1969 — S 1970 — T 1971 — U 1972 — W 1973 — X 1974 — Y 1975 — Z 1976 — I 1977 — O 1978 — Q 1979 — V 1980 — A 1981 — B 1982 — C 1983 — D 1984 — E 1985 — F 1986 — G 1987 — H 1988 — I 1989 — J Please note that many rifles, particularly. This plant also is home to Remington's Powdered Metal Products Division. The date code was marked only on the end flap of the shipping box. The fourth digit being a 3 is inconsequential being an assembly number.
The latter type proved especially popular, and a significant number of American shooters began gravitating toward these slide-action, a. Remington's dating service accuracy is far from perfect. In the early 21st century, Remington still produces U. In 1970 a matched set came out in. The date code during these years was just placed on the box.
The serial numbers were located on the bottom of the barrel, below and just back a bit from the front sight. Hello all I am new to the forums and have read through some of the psot and found some very good info. Does anyone know the real list that is floating around. These two letters can be decoded to find out the date your firearm was manufactured. Can anyone help me fund out what it originally was and when it was made? The Model 12's magazine was loaded by depressing a catch on the knurled end cap, which allowed the inner tube that contained a spring-loaded follower to be withdrawn forward and exposed an opening just in front of the forearm into which individual cartridges were inserted base-first.
Please also note that these code letters refer to all Remington rifles including all the variations of the Nylon line. Rocky Bleier wrote:I just bought a 700 bdl. Left side of barrel, bit farther down. The inner tube was then pushed back and locked in place, exerting spring pressure on the foremost cartridge in the magazine for feeding into the receiver. After a few practice shots, and making some elevation adjustments to the rear sight, I was soon firing well-centered groups. I think it was manufactured around 1967, but any expert imput would be great.
In 1968 the numbers ranged from 419012-473710. The new plant consolidates Remington's production to promote efficiency and lower production costs. Any help is greatly appreciated! Though the plants belonged to the U. The fast-shooting Model 12 proved to be a natural for small-game hunting, and a significant percentage of purchasers were hunters, who wandered the woods and fields in search of rabbits and squirrels for the pot, and farmers, who used them to dispose of pests, such as groundhogs, raccoons, and crows. Production of the Model 12 ended in 1936 with in excess of 832,000 units coming off the assembly line.
Remington began designing and building a rifle for himself. Pedersen had already designed a number of semiauto pistols and pump-action shotguns for Remington, all of which were popular with shooters. I just got a custom rem 700 made for me. There are 4 steps to this process. From what I am understanding the number on the action is the serial number and the number that would have been on the original barrel would have the date code number.
When the took power in the , they repudiated the contract entirely. Experts in the gun industry believe that Remington will eventually leave its New York roots to have its plants in states that are more gun-friendly and pro-business. A locked bolt could be released by depressing a button located inside the trigger guard. It was founded in 1816 by in , as. I know the barrel codes but never heard of Remington's serial numbers telling manufacture dates. Remington produced rifles for France, rifles for Britain, and Model 1891 rifles for Imperial Russia.