When did the Sako L46 Riihimaki come out?
Discussion in ‘ Sako Short Actions ‘ started by deanf, Feb 8, 2014 . I’m new to Sako rifles, and this forum. I recently bought a Sako L46 Riihimaki in .222 Remington and have been trying to determine it’s date of manufacture.
Is the L46 Riihimaki a.222 Remington?
I recently bought a Sako L46 Riihimaki in .222 Remington and have been trying to determine it’s date of manufacture. I found this information, but the SN of my rifle is 50xxx.
Where is the serial number on a Remington Riihimaki?
The top of the barrel is marked Cal .222. The action shows “Sako” and “Riihimaki” on the left side along with the serial number. The rifle does have a detachable magazine and the stock has a wide forend and sling swivels, if this helps. I hope someone can help me out with this. Thank you. The detachable magazine makes it an L46.
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How many Remington L46 Riihimaki are there?
Dean: The last of the “first run” of L46’s was numbered around 57,000. But judging the date of manufacture (of the finished rifle) from the serial number is only very approximate. Sako didn’t always use their numbered receivers in order when finishing rifles, so a lower number can belong to a rifle which came from the factory somewhat later.
When did the remington.222 Riihimaki come out?
Your rifle could be as early as 1960 or as late as 1962. The list you have is simply a list compiled from the hang tags which came with the original rifles and indicates the date on which that rifle was completed, proofed, and ready for shipment from the factory.