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Remington speedmaster.

Discussion in 'Rifle Country' started by Slimjim, Feb 15, 2006.

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  1. Slimjim

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    Ive got a remington speed master that breaks down, model 241, for shorts only, can i replace the claw that holds the shell in, and get the barrel reemed out to .22 LR to convert it to this?

    Or is there a browning design like this for .22LR?

    Does anyone know how much this gun is worth in current configuration, it also has the shell catcher.
     
  2. ArmedBear

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    There is the Browning Semi Auto 22. A beautiful piece, takedown, shoots shorts, longs and longrifles.

    .22 semiauto guns for shorts only are really different from .22LR only guns. Usually the whole bolt needs replacement, and definitely a few springs. That assumes it would feed .22LR through the receiver.
     
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    22nd edition blue book says $250 for a 95% gun.

    Not sure how close that is to reality though, it's not real accurate on some things.

    I don't think I would try to modify it. Usually better and cheaper to sell that one and buy one you like that fits your needs.

    There is a Browning takedown in .22 and for a while the Chinese made a copy of it.
     
  4. Slimjim

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    Did remington ever make a .22 LR version of brownins design?
     
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    Not that I'm aware of, however, not an expert in that AO.
     
  6. Slimjim

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    Also, im having a few FTE's. Is there an extractor, persay on these rifles, im guessing with age it may have to be replaced.
     
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    Again, not sure about the extractor. Would think it has one. I had a Speedmaster once, but can't remember the extractor deal.

    However, usually the biggest thing I see with older .22's is that they are filthy. A good cleaning (if you haven't done that already) might be the best thing to do.
     
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    yes, i just cleaned it throughly. I love how simple the action is on this. (Well, most all brownings designs are simple, but work :)
     
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    Remington 241

    I used to own a 241 and it was a 22LR. Good little rifle. Someone wanted it worse than me and made me and offer I couldn't refuse, so she is long gone. The 24 and the 241 which followed were indeed John Browning designs with improvements by C.C. Loomis. I'm not sure what he added or changed as I have never owned the original Browning version of this design. Visually I don't recall any differences. I guess an exploded diagram of both would help here. By the way I got $375 for my 241 when I sold it about 4 years ago. It was about a 98% gun though for condition.
     
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