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. Both were taken off Remington s, with the one on the left, a that I bought new October 10, This has been rebored to a 35 Whelen Improved.
Dec 02, But, there are also apparently a lot of guns without the barrel codes. Made right in the middle of when Remington was doing the barrel code thingy. I know; I have a Model LT20 Magnum ( vintage) with the original barrel and no barrel code, and an 12 gauge Magnum (circa ) with the original barrel, also with no code, and finally an 28 gauge (Probably or ) with . Remington , or serial/barrel number lookup will work with Remington , or any other Remington shotgun or rifle. It will show you date of manufacture of your firearm. It is very easy to use, it uses information from the Remington company. Remington As the most aesthetically refined representative of our prestigious pump-action family, the Model Wingmaster is a true American icon. Available in 12 gauge 2 3/4" and 3", 20 and 28 gauge, and bore, it has a custom-quality satin finish on both stock & .
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An issue that people need to be aware of, is that many Remington firearms such as the series of shotguns can have their barrels easily changed or replaced. So, if the barrel is not original to the specific firearm in question the date code may be meaningless. REMINGTON DATES OF MANUFACTURE. Remington made use of a two or three letter Firearms Identification Code that can be located on the left side of the barrel, just ahead of the frame. The first letter of the code identifes the month, the other letter(s) identify the year. The Firearms Identification Code information is reliable when used to.
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Feb 03, Remington's dating service accuracy is far from perfect. They told me two of mine did not exist. The last straw for me was when a Model Ducks Unlimited gun was listed on GunBroker with a factory letter stating it was a "dinner gun". It absolutely was not. That could cost someone a fair chunk of change. No excuse. Feb 08, I have a model wingmaster pump Shot Gun - the barrel codes are as such: on the left the word mod. then: AA K. on the left 3 symbols then H. on the left side of the gun itself is: serial # V Anyone who knows the age of this gun and its possible value I would apreciate it. If you've enjoyed the features on this web site, you will enjoy a membership in the Remington collectors club: The Remington Society of America. Your annual membership will bring you in contact with those who share your Remington interests. Every three months you'll receive a colorful, page all-Remington magazine.
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The following serial number information is for Remingtion firearms manufactured after Remingtons manufactured after have a code located on the left side of the barrel near the frame that identifies the year and month of manufacture.