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Remington Serial/Barrel Number Lookup enables you to check when your Remington firearm was manufactured. Now you can do this automatically using Rem870.com Remington Serial/Barrel Number Lookup. Remington serial numbers located on receiver of your shotgun or rifle. But you need to use two letter code which is located on barrel of your firearm. These two letters can be decoded to find out the date your firearm was manufactured.
Remington 870, 700, 1100 are very popular firearms and it is very easy to find them for sale in shops, on forums and online boards. But when buying used shotgun or rifle, it is better to check when it was manufactured, that is why Remington serial number check was developed.
Remington 700 or 1100 serial numbers can be decoded the same way as Remington 870 serial numbers. This decoder works for all Remington firearms which have two-letter code on their barrel.