I hear about these at under 200 but the best price I've seen is well over that. The only one under 200 is the youth model which I find attractive because of the 16.5in barrel. Except for the stock, is the youth the same otherwise? Sights for example?
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March 26, 2009, 10:46 AM
should be exactly the same.
March 26, 2009, 10:47 AM
and if you find one for even around 200, be sure to let us all know...
March 26, 2009, 03:19 PM
The last one I saw about a month ago was in Macon, GA priced at $199. It had the laminated stock and was brand new. The shop was the "Firearms Traders Warehouse LLC" on Pianono Ave.
The area of the country you're in will make a difference in the prices you see.
March 26, 2009, 09:09 PM
I bought a full-size laminated stock version last August for $189. It's a lot of gun for that price, too.
March 26, 2009, 09:28 PM
As we know gun prices have gone up a lot the past few months. I don't think one can be had for $250 today.
March 27, 2009, 01:25 AM
A shop in central pa will have them for $190 this weekend. I want to buy one for my youngest. He's only four but I want to start his collection now.
March 27, 2009, 09:46 AM
These rifles are one of the best deals going. Decent wood, great sights, adjustable trigger, and all steel (no aluminum or plastic). I have had some nice .22s in past years (Cooper, Kimber, Sako, etc.). The Remington 5 is not the equal, it comes mightly close and sure beats any other alternative in the price range by a HUGE margin.
I bought one for my adult son a few months ago and almost kept it for myself. I might be wrong, but I think Remington is not going to sell them any more. Time to get one NOW.
March 27, 2009, 09:55 AM
Keep your eyes open for a Charles Daly Superior II .. it's the same gun with a solid walnut stock (usually in need of a refinishing).... I've had mine (CD) for 3 yrs now and it's been nothing but accurate and dependable. There are lots of threads on it @ www.rimfirecentral.com .. Search Charles Daly, or Remington 5.