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An old 550 Remington 22 semi. I have one I received many years ago when my dad passed away. He bought it new in the mid 50's and I have shot a gazillion shells through it and it still shoots great and is very accurate. They don't make them like that gun anymore.
 

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Looks like the same one my Dad had, not sure of model#, it's in my brother's safe. Round piece on rear of receiver, and shoot S/L/LR?
 

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Hell yeah I got one, handed down from my dad. Popped many a tree rat, rats in the barn and snake with it. We'd go squirrel hunting and I fetched 'em while he shot 'em when I was to young to shoot. Shorts, Longs and Long Rifles, eats anything. Broke apart easy to clean and lube.
That's a nice specimen SJ. You want to part with it, put shorty at the front of the line. That long barrel and I could outshoot many a Browning or Ruger. Holds 15 rounds of LR if I remember, been a long time since I shot it. Putting it up for #1 grandson.
Remington 572 if I remember right, not a 550 but if you seen the model #, I'll have to agree but would have put money on it being a 572. Too late to dig in the back of the safe. Brings back a lot of memories.
 

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Yep. My folks' 550 is what I shot back in the 1960s.

Nice rifle.

I think Dad traded it for a Nylon 66---which was a POS. It never failed to fire but was not accurate.
 
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I have a 552 very simialr but I think a later model. Not sure how old mine is as it has no serial number and was bought used.
 

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I have one also. Well kinda. My brother picked one up at a yard sale and sold it to me for what he paid for it, $100. I then sold it to my nephew for the same price, only thing is, he never paid me for it.
Also have the 572 Field Master. It was my fathers rifle and when he passed away I got it. Love that rifle.
 
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I have one also. Well kinda. My brother picked one up at a yard sale and sold it to me for what he paid for it, $100. I then sold it to my nephew for the same price, only thing is, he never paid me for it.
Also have the 572 Field Master. It was my fathers rifle and when he passed away I got it. Love that rifle.
Got anything else you want to sell like that. The folks I buy from always seem to want their money first.
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Hell yeah I got one, handed down from my dad. Popped many a tree rat, rats in the barn and snake with it. We'd go squirrel hunting and I fetched 'em while he shot 'em when I was to young to shoot. Shorts, Longs and Long Rifles, eats anything. Broke apart easy to clean and lube.
That's a nice specimen SJ. You want to part with it, put shorty at the front of the line. That long barrel and I could outshoot many a Browning or Ruger. Holds 15 rounds of LR if I remember, been a long time since I shot it. Putting it up for #1 grandson.
Remington 572 if I remember right, not a 550 but if you seen the model #, I'll have to agree but would have put money on it being a 572. Too late to dig in the back of the safe. Brings back a lot of memories.
That is the most important gun I own. It is a 550. It does hold 15 LR, 16 with one in the chamber, would shoot longs when they still were on the market but won't cycle shorts very well.
 

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I have a 552 very simialr but I think a later model. Not sure how old mine is as it has no serial number and was bought used.
Remington told me back past a certain year they did not put SS# on all their guns. My 550 doesn't have a SS# either.
 

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Shooter said:
I have a 552 very simialr but I think a later model. Not sure how old mine is as it has no serial number and was bought used.
Remington told me back past a certain year they did not put SS# on all their guns. My 550 doesn't have a SS# either.
I've got a rem721 that's doesn't have a SS#.
 

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Remington told me back past a certain year they did not put SS# on all their guns. My 550 doesn't have a SS# either.
The majority of weapons did not have serial numbers prior to 1968. The 1968 Gun Control Act required that all newly-manufactured firearms produced by licensed manufacturers in the United States and imported into the United States bear a serial number. Firearms manufactured prior to the Gun Control Act and Firearms manufactured by non-FFLs remain exempt from the serial number requirement. Defacement or removal of the serial number (if present) is a felony offense.

I have several pre 1968 weapons that have serial numbers, a Colt produced in 1898 and a 1901 that have a serial number while two of my shotguns do not. One was, a Fox 12 ga SXS, manufactured in 1952 and the other a Stevens 410 SXS manufactured in 1956.
 

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Remington 550-1

Yep, I have one that my dad left to me. I have not had it out of the safe in years, but I remember that it is more accurate than I am.It has a floating chamber and will feed and shoot just about anything that you want to put in it.
 

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Nice Rifle....I'd love to have one....we did not do many 22's when I was kid...mainly shot gun folks....I sure like it a lot better than the nylon jobs Remington did

Let me know if you wanna sell it
 
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