Now you can do this automatically using Rem Remington serial numbers located on receiver of your shotgun or rifle. But you need to use two letter code which is located on barrel of your firearm. These two letters can be decoded to find out the date your firearm was manufactured. Remington , , are very popular firearms and it is very easy to find them for sale in shops, on forums and online boards. But when buying used shotgun or rifle, it is better to check when it was manufactured, that is why Remington serial number check was developed. Remington or serial numbers can be decoded the same way as Remington serial numbers. This decoder works for all Remington firearms which have two-letter code on their barrel. Recorded a small video to show difference between barrel code and serial number on the receiver:. You can always use Remington Serial Number Lookup to find out manufacture date of your Remington firearm.
Remington model 740 Woodsmaster.
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Wrapping was opened at the front sight to allow access to maker and date Remington , , , Front Sight Assembly w/Screws Complete Set 4.
Remington Model A Autoloading Rifle. Introduced in , over 2. The original Model and the current Model are favorites of deer hunters and carry on a proud tradition of fine autoloading, centerfire rifles from Remington that began in Its reliability is legendary and many early models are still in use today. Over 69, Model 8s, in calibers. He realized that the venerable Model 8 autoloading rifle was outdated and expensive to manufacture.
To submit your vote please sign in or sign up , it is free and takes a few seconds. Example of an actual barrel date code – EJ – stamped on a Remington model variant made in October Example of an actual barrel date code – CH – stamped on a Remington model variant made in April Example of an actual barrel date code – RJ – stamped on a Remington model Express shotgun barrel made in November
Just recently acquired a Remington Model semi automatic in I wanted to get more information on the date of manufacture.
I found a real nice barrel that came off a I was going to use it on an older I was playing with it on my bench and I tried threading my breech bolt into the new barrel’s extension. It won’t go into battery. Is there a difference in the barrel extension between my old and the model ‘s extension? Yes the is an improved breach locking lugs over the older Can I swap out the barrel extensions to get it to work?
Yes, the extension and the bolt have to be the same though.
Remington Model 740
If a gun is returned to the factory as a fire damaged, or blown up firearm, the factory will stamp it as a prefix to their date code with a 4 on the barrel and return it un-repaired. Then if the gun is ever subsequently returned to a warranty center or the factory by ANYONE, they will refuse to work on it as an unsafe firearm. The factory says all barrels are date code stamped, well I have found some that are not, or if they are, are so erratic stamping that trying to decipher them is impossible.
The photos below may help a bit.
() REMINGTON ARMS COMPANY, INC Loto City Army M unition Plant INSPECTION NO D. REV DATE 8 / 30 / 71 NAIVER O ANG (CAS) RIFLE CASUALTIES OK * * 4 Small Primer Leakers.
Your remington model was made in with the letter C prefix to the serial number. Your Remington model of rifle was made in November of ,with the serial number that you have provided. I have a Remington model also that I bought new in about and I can’t find the serial number ether. With the serial number that you have provided,your Remington Rand model was made in the year Your remington model which has a letter A prefix to the serial number,indicates that it was made in With the serial number that you have provided,your Remington model of wa made in December of Your rifle was made at the end of production of these rifles for World War I.
The last Remington serial number was , I also have a model 11 with serial number 17xxx. Remington told me it was produced in the first year they were made. The serial number that you have supplied,indicates that your Remington model shotgun was made in the year
Remington Model 740 Woodmaster .280
We have no data for Remingtons made at other times. I have a Remington Woodsmaster. Ihave seen the dating codes listed in this and other forums, but mine absolutely has no letter in it.
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Dating remington guns
See related links for details. See information in related links on the Remington Society of America, date code table information. Check the date code on the barrel, see related links for the information on the Remington Society of America. See related links for information on the Remington Society of America for understanding the date code stamps on the barrel.
Remington never (*) used serial numbers to identify the date of to the factory and rebarreled with a original barrel instead of a which.
My father gave me this gun when I was a child. I’ve hunted with it my entire life – Present Such a true shooting gun. The stories I could tell of our travels! Serial is which fits in the range of manufacturing dates of – By looking at the barrel, and trying to come up with a manufacturing date, it did not correspond to MBD for “date and month” on Remington chart.
I was told by my father, but this does not fit. Any help in coming up with age is so much appreciated so I can date by tried and true old friend. Doug Tennessee. While I mostly focus on the pump version of this rifle, from a previous conversation on this sight I believe you have to remove the forestock to see the date code. The rifle model was changed to in If the Remington barrel date codes do not match up with what is believed or known of the rifle’s history.
I think the only option would be to contact Remington Customer Service.