So there was a 2 year gap in rifle date coded barrels and the normal consumer, or gunsmith would have to contact the factory for this information.They then saw the error of their ways apparently because of being inundated by phone calls and resumed stamping the date code on the barrel on 10/1/01.Remington 1911 Pistol Remington's version of the 1911. Sitewide Site Map Directory showing all pages on this website.223 Rem (5.56x45 NATO) The .223 is a very popular round. If you are looking for more information about your particular Remington firearms, then the serial number can give you some useful insight into the date of manufacture of your specific gun.
17 Remington Fireball Ultra high velocity 4,000 fps bullet.They however continued to mark the date code on the end flap of the shipping box for shotgun barrels however.They planned on using just the serial numbers to tell when the gun was manufactured.There two ways that someone can determine the “Made On” date of their Remington firearm.That is by either contacting the good folks at Remington’s Customer Service section (link at bottom) with the serial number.REMINGTON MANUFACTURING DATE CODE stamped on LH top rear of barrel, 2 or 3 digit, (month first, year after) these will normally only be the last letters as seen below, 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. Both were taken off Remington 760s, with the one on the left, a 30-06 that I bought new October 10, 1954. The one on the right again a 30-06, but with a shorter barrel that I made into a knock around quad rifle with pivot mounts.(*) On 8/9/99, they stopped stamping the barrels with the date code.Or by using the factory date codes on the barrel of the firearm.These codes are fairly simple and straightforward to read.I have contacted Remington and they confirmed that information above is correct.Your annual membership will bring you in contact with those who share your Remington interests.