So, if the barrel is not original to the specific firearm in question the date code may be meaningless.
Also if there is a custom or aftermarket barrel installed it will not have these factory codes.
You will notice the year code repeats itself, but over 20 years difference, so even if it was used on the same model, in all likelihood sights or stocks would be different which would indicate the different date.
You will also notice the month code spelling out BLACKPOWDERX, this is a common code in the firearms industry.
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The Remington Model 700 bolt action rifles were introduced to the market in 1962 by Remington Arms Company.
So there was a 2 year gap in rifle date coded barrels and the normal consumer, or gunsmith would have to contact the factory for this information.
An issue that people need to be aware of, is that many Remington firearms such as the 870 series of shotguns can have their barrels easily changed or replaced.Tune into Bone Collector, Sunday night at Eastern on Outdoor Channel, as Nick and Boo take their Model 700s to the Navajo Nation in search of giant mule deer.#Remington #Model700 #Mule Deer #Deer Hunting Michael Waddell's Bone Collector One less strutter in Florida thanks to the Model 11-87.Related Post: Best Remington 700 Triggers Best Remington 700 Chassis 10 Steps to Upgrade Your Remington 870 Express to Police Version 10 Must Have Upgrades for Your Remington 870 Shotgun Remington 870 Followers Overview (Vang Comp Systems, CDM Gear, SBE Precision, GG&G, S&J Hardware, Scattergun Technologies, Choate, Nordic) Magazine Extensions for Remington 870 Shotgun (Nordic Components, Choate, Tac Star, Remington, ATI) 7 Remington 870 Upgrade Ideas for Less Than *Please note that Remington repeats the alphabet approximately every 26 years, therefore you may see several possible manufacturing dates.**The first letter on your barrel is the month your firearm was manufactured; the second letter is the year it was manufactured.