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by MasterAtArms
Thu Dec 03, 2009 11:29 am
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: Serial numbers and production dates
Replies: 14
Views: 8024

Re: Serial numbers and production dates

If it can be assumed that the serialization of these rifles began with #0001 (and that is a huge assumption), then mine is probably from sometime late in the 19-teens. I have serial #23XX. It could, however, be even earlier, if the production serialization started higher. I have learned now that my ...
by MasterAtArms
Wed Dec 02, 2009 3:19 pm
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: Serial numbers and production dates
Replies: 14
Views: 8024

Serial numbers and production dates

Has anyone found any information on the serial numbers of the FN rifles, and their production dates? I would very much like to ascertain the year the one i have was produced. I have already been in touch with FN, and although they did try to find some answers, they were not even able to confirm that...
by MasterAtArms
Tue Dec 01, 2009 9:38 pm
Forum: Other Remingtons'
Topic: What other Remingtons do you have?
Replies: 7
Views: 3780

Re: What other Remingtons do you have?

Well, my wife and I both have 870's, mine in 12 ga., hers in 20 ga..

More interesting, though, is a Targetmaster single-shot .22 I inherited from my grandfather. It is equipped with an old (early to mid 50's era?) Weaver 6X scope. That thing is a tack-driver to this day!
by MasterAtArms
Tue Dec 01, 2009 9:15 pm
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: FN 1900 shootout
Replies: 3
Views: 4675

Re: FN 1900 shootout

5 is plenty... if you can put 'em all on target! I found that my 1900, equipped with the tang-mounted peep sight, makes that pretty easy to do.
by MasterAtArms
Tue Dec 01, 2009 9:03 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Another newbie...
Replies: 2
Views: 1532

Another newbie...

Hello, all. My name is Dale, and I live in Ontario, Canada. I recently inherited an FN 1900 (the european brother of the Model 8) in .35 Remington that belonged to my uncle, and apparently my grandfather before him. I'm hoping I'll be able to find more information on this rifle through the discussio...