Sun Nov 18, Remington's Manufacturing Date Codes. Fri Dec 10, 4: Remington Year of Manufacture Codes maybe found on the barrel of your Remington rifle [or shotgun] on the left side, just forward of the receiver; the first letter of the Code is the month of manufacture, followed by one or two letters which are the year of manufacture. For shotguns with removeable barrels, the code will be valid for the manufacture of the barrel; maybe for the receiver, as barrels do get switched around.
The date code was marked only on the end flap of the shipping box.
Only Remington can give an owner a DOM for a gun from this era, that carries no date code - via the gun's serial number. Sat Dec 11, All of the above is true,and as noted with shotguns the serial number is a real key in determining if the barrel even could be original.
A lot of people don't realize just how prevalent barrel swapping is, but just as an example I have 5 Remington shotguns and 10 "Dating remington shotguns by serial number," and I only have the one choke tubed barrel for the I know which barrel was original with what, but depending on how they are assembled when I die, I wouldn't place a lot of bets on how some of them get sold And, Remington's friendly "call them and they will tell you when it was made" service is highly unreliable in my opinion.
I know of three flat out wrong answers they have given out, and they say one of my guns doesn't even exist - a 5 digit Model They wanted me to send it to them. I offered a picture, but they wanted to see the gun.
I didn't have the heart to tell them I once owned a 4 digit one. Thu Dec 23, 7: Tue Apr 12, 2: Here is a more up to date list. Thu Apr 14, 4: Wed Jul 20, 5: Mon May 21, 9: Sun Jul 01, BTT, since there's "When was my Remington made?
Mon Jul 02, Thanks for bringing this back up.
I stuck this in my favorites a while back. It gets used alot looking for barrels on the auction sites. I agree that a sticky on this page and the Gun ID Archive would save many having to post the question.
A few here don't mind helping out, everyone has been patient and helpful. Sun Aug 12, 5: Tue Sep 04, 5: Thu Sep 06, 1: Wed Sep 26, 1: Fri Mar 01, 8: Does anyone know the real list that is floating around Sun Mar 10, 7: Wed Mar 13, I'm in for keeping this at the top.
Sun Jun 09, 6: Sun Jul 28, Mon Jul 29, Mods please make this a sticky.
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