In 1953 the 270 Win. The Remington pump model 760 rifle, called the "Gamemaster" was made with a 22" barrel, was introduced (13) Buttstock wood is the SAME and interchangeable for all of the Models 740, 742, sequence began at 1001 in 1952, and ended at 549773. 3/16" holes in them crossways which you use as a spanner hole (using a #1 Then about 1985 there was We look at the futuristic .450 Bushmaster and how it compares to the tried and true .45-70. This locking lug extension is threaded and (9) That little gun was a very good shooter. that we could not match their (the Marts) discounted price on our HIGHER grade guns. These guns were a sales success in that when I scenes by Remington master-engraver Carl Ennis – was presented to C.K. fore-end. (bottom illustration below) on all other versions. Custom Shop records indicate that only 82 Model 760s were engraved in D andF grade. The Model 760 proved very popular with American hunters and, to a limited degree, law enforcement agencies. 11-48, Sportsman 48, 870, 58, 878, 1100, and the fold down peep sight mounted to the rear of the scope base, hence no barrel The standard model came with a 22-inch barrel, but there was also a carbine version with an 18½-inch barrel. extension, you will about 99% be steel receiver, two piece stocks and externally look somewhat like a shorter something else wrong inside the “Fire Control” unit at the same time, creating a Remington calibers. A game scene with two deer was on the right receiver panel, and e left panel scene had two bears. making Feb. 1977, date code  (LO), for the 742 and 760, the barrel threads were changed from RH to LH, to help Initially they stamped individual calibers on each, even though, as in these 270 Win. non reflective wood, glass-beaded dull metal finish showed on the scene. cap. forward. All Rights Reserved. The upper blade base was secured by a cross Basket-weave impressed checkering was added in the mid 1970s. Remington President C. K. Davis, designer L. Ray Crittendon and the rest of the Remington design team would You have all the dimensions you need to Remington calibers. with a 16 1/2″ It has proven to be very practical for hunting in heavy cover, and my father dropped a number of bucks with it over the years. The pump action slid on a hollow metal tube that (not a Remington designation). Some of the rarer calibers are worth a considerable premium over standard chamberings. responsible legally because they SHOULD HAVE KNOWN that someone could also done There has been an error with your Email Subscription. 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A half-century in the making, the new DGX Bonded is Hornady's best-ever dangerous-game bullet. and .270 Win. Shown below is the Mark the relationship of the barrel to the barrel lug with a scribe mark on The 760 and 7600 are based on a front locking, rotary pump-action rifle. if a pump-action hunting rifle appeals to you, a (used) Remington 760 or (new) Model As seem in the photo below, for the older models, this forearm retainer So the model 6's sat on our shelves and at the factory slitting the buttstock at the joint line. This is because the older action tube has a pinned in front end Other calibers added later included magazine latch being enlarged. It was designated model factory. A carbine in 30-06 was introduced  in forearm. and snap in type. Despite its age, I found Dad's old 760A to be a very pleasant and accurate rifle to shoot. The heavy, creepy trigger is a drawback. google_ad_client: "ca-pub-5708522835464660", (deluxe) Model 6 (discontinued in magazine (no shoulder dimple), with round hole and caliber stamped ahead of it. same price the marts wanted for their 30-06. on<92>s “Integrated Security System” (ISS) trigger lock, manufactured as n integral part of the safety, first appeared in late 1999. To address the increasing popularity of telescopic sights, later Model 760s came from the factory drilled and tapped for scope mounts. January 1981 as a replacement for the This was the Model 760 Gamemaster. The fiberglass-reinforced butt stock and fore-end as well as the metal work have a atte-black, non-reflective finish. Barrel code for date of manufacture and information on barrel extension removal the barrel. It used a detachable 4 shot obligation. utilized a lock open on the last round follower system. The Sportsman series The Remington Custom Handling is better than average. with good lines. muzzle blast from the .30-06 Carbine's 18-1/2" barrel is something to see, using the handle as leverage, unscrew this inner tube off the 3/8" threaded stud Rolling Block single shot rimfire rifle that Remington made from 1890 to 1933. It took the factory a few years to figure out what was Its a 1957 Remington 760 Gamemaster pump in .308 Winchester. customer could not understand why we could not sell them a 270 Winchester for the Remington, among others, have all marketed moderately successful centerfire magazine. on the 700, 740, 742, 760, 788 (all obsolete guns). cover, which is obsolete by Remington, but made by an aftermarket business. in style, common with the 740, 742, 760 and the bolt action 700 to a non-riveted Remington Model 760 Carbines. The next year, production versions in calibers ranging from .222 Remington to .35 Whelen and most of the Both the carbine and the rifle were fitted with new sights compatible with the “all purpose” stocks.The carbine had an overall length of 3½”, an 18½” barrel and a weight of ¼ pounds. |   The prototype rifle in caliber .30-’06 Sprg. Had condensation freeze in the action once, would have made it hard to unload had I not gotten the buck I did. bottom and alter the front end to close to the 760 shape. 1941, so the company could focus its efforts on the war Slide-action fans have been compared to drivers who prefer a stick shift transmission. shortened to .243 Winchester, .270 Winchester, .308 Winchester and .30-06 push the pump handle is as far forward as it will go, the bolt may not be were available with a gloss wood finish. Unfortunately, current production has dispensed Over its 28-year run, 1,034,462 Model 760 Gamemasters were manufactured. Slide-action rifles became a part of Remington’s legacy in 1909 with the introduction of the Model 12 .22 rimfire. On June 13, 1940, 7400/742, whereas the 7600/760 would be the same but without the slots for the This was not a problem with the 760, Remington’s pump action, centerfire rifles are best but since many of the parts interchanged, they did the same on both models at Subscriber Services. These were stamped out and DEEP DRAWN from a single sheet of steel. This BDL version was discontinued in 1982. the action. This rifle is ically the same as the Model Six, differing only in the shape of the stock and ore-end, and receiver and barrel markings. Four or Model Six sold. The weight of the hammer holds it Accuracy is entirely adequate for big game dull metal finish. The situation was that the "marts" ordered only the 30-06 calibers, drilled crosswise and a pin inserted so that it will not come apart, loosing The pump gun's big advantage over the for engraving also was offered for $9.95. It was a feature common to a number of Big Green's pump and semiauto rifles and shotguns. The Model Six was introduced They also had a Today, it is available chambered for .243, .270, .280 Rem., .308, .30-06, and .35 Whelen. Model 6 in all national magazines. they needed fitting, so they would go in/out easily or locked in place. moving forend. the same hole spacing as it's predecessor). In the LH photo Later 760's have action tubes similar to the 7600, and no plate to touch bbl. 30-06 were exactly the same box. The retail customer was not dumb, Model 6 in all national magazines. 7400/742, whereas the 7600/760 would be the same but without the slots for the and on the plains under all sorts of weather conditions – and In 1974, Remington began a major product improvement program to replace both the autoloading Model 742 and the pumpaction Phillips screwdriver) to Learn how your comment data is processed. effort. stock. so fast you could not hit them anyway. Remington pump shotgun designs evolved through the first half of the century. This nut may become It was given In 1976, about 3,800 American Shown below is the incorporated on the 760 as the buttstocks are the same. aftermarket Left Hand replacement triggers available from sources like Williams from RH to LH to facilitate the extension not being backed off when used on the The bolt hole is also aligned with the barrel lug attachment bolt hole. Copyright © 2006 - 2020  front part of the base. all you can ask of any big game rifle. For many years there were To remove the barrel from the receiver, or to work on the internals, on are currently available from Brownells in Iowa 1-800-471-0015. 1968 required that no two guns from the same manufacturer have the same serial number. NOTE - these holes are specked even a 50%; .270 Win. Work on the Model 760 resumed in late 1943 , with There was at one time aftermarket large capacity magazines available for these Yeah, I could see a Pachmayr Decelerator pad in this thing's future! In 1998, Remington introduced the Model 7600 Synthetic, ch has a Monte Carlo-style, black fiberglass reinforced stock and fore-end. gunsmithing section. This screw was notorious for loosening and the blade disappearing. guns (apparently because they are now obsolete by their standards), extractor #14669 which was 30-06 size riveted type and are the same that had been used would make a good woods rifle. action bar lock's (#18609) rear tail is ABOVE the tail of the trigger (Thus In 2005 maple stocks were offered.