Who was the inventor of the Remington Model 51?
by Ed Buffaloe The Remington Model 51 was designed by John D. Pedersen prior to the First World War. The first patent application on the gun was filed in 1915. In 1920, seven patents were issued for the weapon. Six went to John Pedersen, and one went to Crawford C. Loomis, both employees of the Remington Arms Company.
When did the.32 Remington cartridge come out?
The.32 Remington cartridge dates to 1906 and its introduction by Remington in the Remington Model 8 rifle. Other rifles chambered for the.32 Remington include the Remington Model 81, Remington Model 14 slide-action, Remington Model 30 bolt action, Stevens Model 425 lever-action, and Standard Arms Company rifles.
Where can I find the Remington serial number?
There are no publically accessible databases for Remington serial numbers. With the hundreds of different Remington models produced over the past 200 years, it can sometimes be difficult to determine the age of your firearm.
What’s the date of manufacture on a Remington rifle?
In any case, an “RS-” serial number points to a manufacture date of 2009/2010 (not sure exactly which) or later. Last edited by Synchronizor on Sun Feb 07, 2016 12:37 am, edited 1 time in total.
What kind of recoil does a Remington 51 have?
The unique locking mechanism of the Remington 51 is rather difficult to describe in words. It has been labeled as a “momentum block” system and as a “blowback/recoil” system, in an effort to differentiate it from a simple blowback action, a delayed blowback action, or a standard locked recoil action.
Where do you find the serial number on a Remington rifle?
Remington’s manufactured after 1921 have a code located on the left side of the barrel near the frame that identifies the year and month of manufacture. The following letters correspond to the months of the year
What does the Remington Model 51 Unblinking Eye do?
R.K. Wilson considered it a type of delayed blowback mechanism, and that seems reasonable to me, though others may certainly disagree. The Remington U.M.C. company, in one of its advertising brochures, stated: “Breech remains positively locked until bullet has left the muzzle–not a blow-back action.”