They were made in three basic models. He retrieved it, drained the water, and shot 100 rounds without a malfunction. In the event of a ruptured case, these cuts were to allow the hot gases to escape in a vertical direction, thus not hurting the shooter. This is very common on the many auctions on the Net and that I why I avoid these places. This was, by the way, the only lever action. The Apache Black Nylon 66 featured glossy black-nylon parts and a bright, polished chrome-plated receiver cover and barrel. The sad fact is that many dealers and newer collectors use these stupid people as a price guide.
An internal memo dated July 7, 1955, reported a preliminary action design had been completed as a cooperative project with DuPont Polychemicals Dept. Though it is not a Remington and not as collectable unless you wanted or needed one to fill the hole in your collection. Stocks were offered in Mohawk Brown, Seneca Green and Apache Black. I may pay more for a rifle if I know I can trade it for something that I need or want of greater value. It shoots like a champion, As I expected.
They were produced in 4 different colors. Would it have durability, accuracy and dependability? The Nylon 77 was just like the model 66 except that it had a 5 shot box magazine. The 1967 and early 1968 rifles has the serial numbers on the bottom of the barrel in front of the stock. The Nylon 77 was just like the model 66 except that it had a 5 shot box magazine. The bolt was a steel machined forging. In fact all Nylon rifles made prior to late 1967 were made without serial numbers. As a result, Nylon 66 collectors favor the Seneca Green model above all others, to the tune of a collector's premium of about double the value of a Mohawk Brown model.
Its dark brown color scheme looked quite traditional, which appealed to many shooters who liked the idea of a low-maintenance, high-tech rifle without an outlandish appearance. The first version had a brown plastic stock and a blued steel barrel and receiver cover. Remington introduced several minor variants as well. Production started in the mid-1960s. Finally, there was a Nylon Apache 77. If you have patience you will be able to find them.
The brass tubular magazine ran through the butt stock of the rifle, not under the barrel as is more common. There were just under 300,000 produced total with about 15 or 16 variants of the basic Model 66. Well this might have been the gun you did it with. Came with a lifetime warranty sticker on the stock which adds more value if it is still there. The actual DuPont material was structural Zytel Nylon 101, a member of the Nylon 66 family of plastics.
To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. Hundreds of thousands of rounds were fired. I recall seeing a Nylon rifle in hardware store that also sold guns. I will not spend a house payment on a cheap plastic rifle. He tested it in a blinding windstorm with blowing sand. They soon concluded that barrels did not offer much opportunity for savings, so they focused on the receivers and stocks.
If you are interested and put out a reasonable bid and I will give them a call to see if thats acceptable. It comes down to supply and demand. Introduced in 1962, this replaced the Seneca Green and remained in production until 1984, though not in the numbers of the Mohawk Brown model. I posted a few weeks ago about my Nylon 66, it's a Mohawk Brown. Its commercial sales lead to over a million units being produced before production ceased in the late 1980's; and was as much a surprise hit for the large manufacturing firm as it was for the public who enjoyed it.
Thus Remington asked chemical engineers at to come up with a plastic that could replace both the wooden stock and the receiver. The third varient is the Nylon 76. The Stock Naturally, the plastic stock is the heart of the Nylon 66. It will bring a round into the chamber before the spent casing is expelled. This type of person is one that can really hurt the overall market as sellers see these jokers from a mile away. Still shoots so smooth and accurate. Remington Nylon 66 butt stocks.
Mine is a 1972, serial 2215591 and has given me over 40 years of good use, and still functions flawlessly after maybe 25,000 rounds. It was found to be the speed king of all the. Remember, like I already explained, these guns will bring a premium. Even with costs not completely firm, Remington continued to proceed with development. The combination of the blue steel cover and barrel and white diamond black stock makes a very attractive rifle. The sellers cash in on these mental midgets and that in turn hurts the average collector. I do remember rumors at the time that the 76 was not as reliable as the autoloading 66, but mine worked fine.
Three months later in 1968 the serial number started with 419012 and went to serial number 473710. Actually, its a case of when I find one I dont have the money and when I have the money I dont find the gun. The Nylons are great little rifles and are actually a niche collectible in their own right. The rifle is marked Nylon 66 on the pistol grip. Mac spent 34 years in law enforcement, campus law enforcement and emergency management before he retired.