What year is my Colt Detective Special?

What year is my Colt Detective Special?

The Colt Detective Special was first produced in 1927 and last produced in 1995….Dating Your Colt Detective Special.

If your gun has a letter… Go to
A (prefix) 1969-1970
B (prefix) 1970-1972
C (prefix) 1972-1973
D (prefix)* 1966-1969*

Where is the serial number on a Colt Python?

The serial number is stamped in three places on modern Colt’s, including the Python: On the frame just below the barrel. You have to swing out the cylinder to see it.

What are the best years for Colt Python?

The Pythons built before the mid to late 1960’s are considered to be the best, but I’ve seen some late 1990’s guns that were as good. Probably the ultimate Pythons were those built about the first two years. Those early guns were hand built by TWO men at Colt.

What is the model of a gun?

The “Model” of a pistol distinguishes different guns within the same “Make”. For example, Glock produces various numbered Models, with the “17” and “19” among the most popular. Model numbers or names are often stamped or engraved on the barrel or slide, often along with the Make.

How can you tell the difference between a Remington 700 ADL and BDL?

The main difference between Remington 700 ADL and BDL is the magazine type. The blind magazine type of 700 ADL makes it a bit rigid while BDL has a hinged magazine that makes it flexible to load. The Remington 700 ADL does not have a base plate whereas BDL comes with a base plate and that makes it more versatile.

How old is my Remington 1100?

Remington stamps a 2-letter code on their barrels (left side, just forward of the receiver) that indicates the month and year of manufacture of the barrel. Caveats: – If the barrel on your 1100 is not the original one that came with the gun, then all you’ll find out is when the barrel was made.

What year did they stop making Remington 1100?

Remington Model 1100

Remington 1100
Produced 1963–present
Mass 8 lb (3.6 kg) (28″ barrel)
Length Varies with model

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Is the Remington 1100 a good shotgun?

The 1100 is well known to be reliable and massively tough shotgun. The Remington 1100 is a descendent of the Model 58 and 878 shotguns. In fact, the 1100 set a record in 1978 for the most shells shot out of a semi-auto shotgun, without any cleaning whatsoever and without any failures of any kind.

What’s better Remington 1100 or 1187?

The main difference is that the 1187 has a gas compensation system that allows everything from light 2-3/4″ shells to heavy 3″ loads like buckshot and slugs to be fired from the same barrel. For the 1100 you’d need two different barrels.

Can Remington 1100 shoot 3 inch shells?

Only the 2-3/4 inch chambered version of the 1100 will have two. The magnum 1100 barrel has only one. The 1100 can shoot only 2 3/4″ or 3″ shells depending on the barrel installed, and with the 1187 models with magnum barrels can shoot both 2 3/4″ and 3″ shells.

Can I shoot steel shot in my Remington 1100?

Your 1100 Full Choke Barrel is perfectly safe for STEEL SHOT. Up to #2 steel.

Why can’t some shotguns shoot steel?

Steel is so much less dense than lead that larger shot sizes and higher velocities are the only way to get it to perform acceptably. Steel is not a huge safety issue, but there are some concerns. Steel rusts and attempting to shoot a welded together mass of pellets through your gun could mean a ringed barrel.

Can I use steel shot in my shotgun?

A: It depends on the shotgun. A gun of modern manufacture with 70mm chambers and preferably no more than half choke should be perfectly safe to use with standard steel cartridges, provided that it is in proof and in sound order.

Does Remington 1100 have a choke?

Remington began offering the Model 1100 Field in . 410 with Full choke and in 28 gauge with Modified choke in late 1969.

What is a Remington 1100 3 inch magnum worth?

A REMINGTON 1100 shotgun is currently worth an average price of $1,428.64 new and $974.33 used .

What is a Remington 1100 410 shotgun worth?


What does LT stand for on Remington 1100 shotgun?

This is an 20 gauge 1100 built on a 12 gauge size receiver. These were the first 20 gauge 1100’s. We don’t know what the LT means. LT is the second version of 20 gauge 1100 built on a smaller, lighter, receiver.

How much does a Remington 1100 LT 20 weight?

6.75 to 7 lbs.

What is a Remington 11 48 worth?

A REMINGTON 11 48 shotgun is currently worth an average price of $438.73 used . The 12 month average price is $567.75 used.


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