Anyone know this gun?

Discussion in '.22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion' started by Daragnous, Apr 25, 2009.

  1. Daragnous

    Daragnous New Member

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    My father bought a .22 single shot bolt action rifle today and we were interesting to learn more about it. After a few hour looking around on the internet I could find nothing that matches it. So in hopes of learning what exactly it is I am posting it here.

    Remington single shot .22 rifle
    Bolt action
    Octagon barrel
    Rear adjustable sight
    Safety on back of bolt

    On the barrel:
    top just in front of bolt, Remington trade mark
    left just in front of bolt, .22 SHORT or LONG
    top just in front of rear sight, REMINGTON ARMS - UNION METALLIC CARTRIDGE CO.
    REMINGTON WORKS, ILION, NEW YORK, U.S.A.
    Under barrel just in front of stock, J 284060

    What is throwing me off is the octagon barrel, at first I thought it was a 510 or a 44 but I cannot find one with a octagon barrel.

    I have some pictures but cannot upload them to my image shack account right now as I forgot my password and am having it retrieved for me. I will try and post some images later.

    Any help would be much appreciated. Thank you.
     
  2. romie31cc

    romie31cc New Member

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    I have one just like this i believe!

    mine has

    22 short or long
    remington arms- union metalic cartrage co

    on the gun
    and has octigon barrel

    59 years ago..
    my dad cleaned out and took down an old shed
    in trade he got all items inside
    when cleaning he found this gun took apart
    in pieces and all over floor of shed he got
    it home and put it back into working order.


    if you find out any thing keep me informed....