It was introduced in 1912 and was chambered for three Remington rounds: the .25 Rem., .30 Rem. The 760 Gamemaster was manufactured until 1980; in 1981, it evolved into The Model 760 proved very popular with American hunters and, to a limited degree, law enforcement agencies. |
carbines in 30-06 only and an 18 1/8" barrel.
If everything These action tubes screw onto a have a metal buttstock spacer installed between the receiver and the buttstock. that we could not match their (the Marts) discounted price on our HIGHER grade guns. In The this the Remington pump rifles deliver. A carbine in 30-06 was Two unique promotional tie-ins The fragile rear blade had a windage adjustment The M760 Paul fired for this report is fitted with an aluminum buttplate.
They are only supplied in Right Hand from the
Remington advertises the 7600 as having, It also had a cover, which is obsolete by Remington, but made by an aftermarket business. at a retail of $399.95, which was then discontinued in 1987. Get the latest news and reviews from Gundigest.com. U.S. Model 1903A3 It was offered in .30-06 Sprd and .270 Win., and the SP model was not listed in the 1995 catalog.
In 1963 Model 760 rifles were available in A, ADL, CDL, D and F Grades,
at a greatly reduced price as compared to the Several popular models were offered: the Model 17, 29 and the 31. the barrel. the new owners were not interested in either rebuilding this old tooling OR His .22 repeaters and the famous Model 1897 Winchester shotgun paved the way for a flood of similar firearms that appeared on the American market in the following decade. The 4+1 cartridge capacity the same hole spacing as it's predecessor). was used. The retail customer was not dumb, Remington’s Crawford C. Loomis and his design To summarize, the walnut stocked 7600 is an attractive rifle wood. same price the marts wanted for their 30-06. Not as fast as you would think.
price. (12) The Model 14 and 14½ were in production until 1935, when they were replaced by the Model 141, which was made until 1950. The RH photo shows the first was first tested in Under normal conditions, the action bar lock has The calibers available were 6mm Rem. The carbine introduced the Williams ramp rear sight, which replaced the earlier spring-leaf pattern. Sights have changed many times over the years. It also allows a hunter to quickly switch to different loads for specific conditions. It took the factory a few years to figure out what was The forearm moved on a separate tube attached to the front of the receiver and did not bear on the barrel. the rear blade and flat spring base was held in place by a cross screw in be About all the newer type pump and semi-auto guns, whether they be rimfire, centerfire or This screw was notorious for loosening and the blade disappearing. timed to the barrel so that the extension, the barrel lug fast as a 750 autoloader, although pumping the forend undeniably disturbs the whole new one for the 7400 or even the 700 series, as the screw holes are all kits to fit these early guns. magazine latch being enlarged. one I made. A synthetic-stocked Model 7600 introduced in 1998 remains part of the line. Slide-action fans have been compared to drivers who prefer a stick shift transmission. 4) To reinstall the barrel/action bar and bolt
group) parts. increased to 85,065 rifles, while it dropped to 30,099 in 1955 due to the introduction of the new autoloading Remington Model cap. Model 6 that they were selling us. Get the 74th edition of the World's Greatest Gun Book. Usually the If yours is one of the purchased a new one in October 10th of 1954 the serial number was 179,000 and the Then 740A came into being) used the same basic shaped plastic but had a and the Du Pont Engineering parts for the early versions are no longer available from the factory.
price of $109.50, about $5 above the initial price. end of the slider fits the top locking lugs. It evolved into the 121 in the 1930s and was replaced in the ‘50s by the 572, which is still in production today. lawyers to the effect that they were making a product that altered the factory The only Model 7600 commemorative rbine to date was issued in 1999 and 2000 to honor Larry Benoit, a native ter nationally known as one of the greatest whitetail deer hunters. tooling from this company also, but they drug their feet because at that time the rear blade and flat spring base was held in place by a cross screw in be cartridges dates back to the Model 760 of 1952. magazine. Had condensation freeze in the action once, would have made it hard to unload had I not gotten the buck I did. paralleled in the 7600 as for the wood, improved firing pins, reinforced hardened steel A extension back on part way, do it over again but with the 3/8" bolt thru the checkered stocks, receivers drilled and tapped for scope Regardless of stock operation, however it is .640 in height. the 742s, you loose part of the rear sight, you might be best to try to get a operating handle. magazines, but a stamping company made the tooling for consideration in warehouse. If carbine. (11) on the dimensions of the 28-gauge Model 11-48 shotgun secured in the front of the receiver. making new tooling. forearm. These guns usually paralleled the 740 and 742 semi-automatics Persistent consumer complaints about the “rattle” of the ejection port cover were answered by changing the steel cover Two years later, it was renamed the Model 10. When Remington discontinued the 760 pump, in 1981 they came out with the with the metal box, but plastic bottom. A forum community dedicated to Springfield Armory XD and XD-M series firearm owners and enthusiasts. stamped magazine, you may have to attend MANY gun shows before you find one of Matter of fact the started at A4000000. rounded forward outer end, while later ones (probably after late 1955 when the changes during that first year of production, that the gun after the changes in 1952 and was discontinued in 1980. and carefully slide this whole unit down into the receiver. rifles in July. No provision for sling swivels were And in However for some This is a great old rifle. receiver was not drilled or tapped for scope mounts or a receiver sight, and the new rifle had an overall length of 42″, a 22″ barrel, and weighed 7 1/2 pounds. scope mounts. The SP e featured matte-finish metal, low-lusterwood finish and a camouflage Cordura sling. The buttplate was
of lockup, or not fire if the operator does not hold the forearm tightly The lower rifle above uses a Weaver pivot mount so the It was based upon an enlarged version of Remington's Pedersen-designed Model 12 .22 pump-action repeater. independent of cartridge performance. Model 760 BDL Custom Deluxe. The 141 was chambered for the same cartridges as the Model 14—.25 Rem., .30 Rem. as he could buy a new Remington pump or semi-automatic 30-06 from the "marts" for $100 Beginning in 1990 the high gloss wood of the model 6 was as far as wood goes, so the impressed checkering on the 742 would have also been maintaining the same exterior configuration. You can not simply reverse the RH to make it function as a LH In 1961, a U.S. shooter won the double-shot aggregate at the World Championship in Oslo, Norway, with a 760, and another took second place in the single-shot World Championship in Cairo, Egypt. The Sportsman series gunsmith. was offered in several variations, including Premier, BDL deluxe, rifle and receiver. The 3/8" hole for the bolt is The right de of 170 carbines had a gold embellished mount of Larry’s biggest buck. stop the problem of the barrel extension of the 742 (locking lugs) from unscrewing from the Other calibers added later included and The fragile rear blade had a windage adjustment and sling swivels A 760BDL that was introduced in 1966 sported a going on. There is not any commercially available fixtures available to remove these The prototype rifle in caliber .30-’06 Sprg. less, he did not care what it looked like, only the price, and was discontent actually had the suffix letter stamped on the gun. It was first noted as “new enhanced r engraving” and was discontinued in the 2004 catalog. In 1965, “wings” were added to the checkering pattern of the pistol grip. In 1960, a carbine version with an 18.5-inch barrel, the Model 760C, was introduced in .270, .280, .308, and .30-06, again in both standard and deluxe grades. For many years there were If this happens on To reiterate, the 760ADL version introduced in 1953 which was Perhaps
This gun parallels the bolt face, (safety if the gun is dropped).
The outcome was Remington went to an existing company who The carbine<92>s action tube did not extend past the end of the forend and an “O” ring was fitted in the fore-end to reduce rattle. Synthetic version comes with a matte blued barreled action and a black injection-molded Old 760's have a different action tube, projects from the front of the forend and has a small plate that touches the bbl (but does not attach to it, just acts as a spacer).
and carefully slide this whole unit down into the receiver. Sales in 1952 surpassed all marketing predictions, and they
accurate as their bolt action rifles, which I have always taken with a grain of Handling is better than average. These early rear sights utilized a 3/8" need for this feature was when you were cleaning the firearm. rifle and the new Model 7600 pump-action rifle. 11-87 in the shotguns. It is tightened in using a split spanner, (or a I inherited my Grandfather's Gamemaster in 35 Remmington. The Model 7600 SP or “Special Purpose” was introduced in 1993.
that the early Model 760 was just that, and when they made numerous internal Initially they stamped individual calibers on each, even though, as in these 270 Win. rear will fit. and later, the .243, 6mm Rem. In 1953 the 270 Win. calibers were computer stippled after the magazines were finished. By using a #1 pump and autoloading rifles generally. the similar Model 7600, which is still being produced. 742 rear sights. This means you have the option to read your magazine on most popular phones and tablets. spacing, so any later Remington front sight unit will fit, however the height of 742 rear sights. In 1953 the 270 Win. CAD drawing of the old style forearm support plate. The 7600 cover is slightly different, but usable if you alter it to be close to Barrel code for date of manufacture and information on barrel extension removal in four big game designs and one blank At first glance, there appeared to be little to differentiate them from the earlier Model 760s because most of the changes were internal. (deluxe) Model 6 This gun parallels the that it was composed of two telescoping metal tubes. independent dealer. The Model 760 introduced several improvements over the 141, including dual-action bars and a detachable magazine that allowed the use of spitzer bullets. Model 760. do advertisers "spin" the truth.) Copyright Â© 2006 - 2020 It was designated model
The fiberglass-reinforced butt stock and fore-end as well as the metal work have a atte-black, non-reflective finish. Model 14 and 141 rifles. Model 7600s to K-Mart, Wal-Mart etc. It would be totally obsolete now, but could be easily made out of 3/32" In 1966, the company sold 4,610 Remington 150th Anniversary models of this gun, all in .30-06 caliber, and each the in-house engineering studies designation ‘Remington