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remmington nylon rifles- original pxs

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by acss, Mar 10, 2009.

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  1. acss

    acss Well-Known Member Supporting Vendor

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    what were the original in store prices for the remmington nylon66 back in 1970
    and for apache 77 sold in kmart stores 1987-89?
     
  2. K80

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    I have a 66 in apache black/chrome was bought new in 1970, I think the amount was somewhere between $55.00-65.00 dollars +/-.
     
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    acss Well-Known Member Supporting Vendor

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    i had a fellow tell me off the cuff-$69 !!!
     
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    Im the 70's while I don't remember retail prices, what I do remember is the....................

    35.00 to put one back together, after some knucklehead took it apart to clean it!

    I heard a lot about how that was more then half what they paid for the gun! But it is not an easy gun to reassemble! and that $35.00 in 70's cash is what 105.00 or more today, if the smith doesn't give you a big belly laugh and send you packing!

    Al
     
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    When the model 66 came out in 1959 the price was 49.95. When discontinued in 1987 $130.00. The model 77 Apache green also known as the K-Mart gun came out in 1987 the price was $109.95.

    For you Remington collectors you should get a book called "Remington Rimfire Rifles" by John Gyde and Roy Marcot. The book is $97.00 shipped to your door. Lots of info and pictures of all models a must have if your collecting. I can give you Johns Cell # if Interested.
     
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    Grass cutting money got me a Mowhawk brown for $63 dollars at Rogers Tire and Appliance in 1969, Fredericksburg Va. Check out this website ! Jeff - http://nylonrifles.com/NylonRifles/Home/Home.html
     
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    acss Well-Known Member Supporting Vendor

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    i think my shooting friend has that book- thanks
     
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    acss Well-Known Member Supporting Vendor

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    gees- i miss those times!! thanks
     
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    My Dad paid $39.00 for mine (Mohawk brown) when I was fifteen; now how old do you think I am? About a year later a Ruger 10/22 sporter stock was purchased for me for my birthday at $64.50. Since those were my first guns, it has a special meaning in my life. Everytime I look at these guns it brings back my youth and they are much more valuable than their current value; ah, priceless. BT-100dc
     
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    bt100- you are right on!!
     
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    my first 10/22 was purchased for 64.99, with money I made cleaning old bricks for a house my dad was building, around 1972 I think.


    tony
     
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    acss Well-Known Member Supporting Vendor

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    you cudnt get a kid to clean bricks today , even if they were "gold"!-
    we pulled nails out of boards as my parents toredown an old hose- thats how i got my nylon 66. what bothers me is, i cant remmember what i traded it off for?
    funny how you look at things now!!!!
     
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    I bought one from JC Penny in 1974 (apache black) for $125 Best rifle I've ever owned... Mine was stolen in 1989. Anyone have one to sell?
     
  14. whiz-bang

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    Monday I looked at what I thought was a 99% model 76 "trairider" Apache Black. The owner and a friend of mine claimed he bought the gun new in the 60's for around $40.00. The gun was made June of 1964. When I was inspecting the gun I turned it up side down to check the stock around the trigger guard for cracks. Unfortunately the stock was cracked. This is all to common with the lever action nylons. The owner couldn't believe it since he claimed he had shot less than two boxes of shells through it since new.

    I still offered him a very good price for that gun and he turned my offer down for now. Fortunate for me I have a nos black stock for a 76. The 76 AB is a scarce and hard to find gun and I need it for my collection.
     
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    In Rangely, Colorado 1978 I traded a turntable that wouldn't keep the same speed for a brown Nylon 66. It was all in pieces in an ice cream bucket. I put it back together and tried it out picking flies off the windowframes [from inside the house!]. Ah the good ol' days [memories]. We also had bottle rocket fights in that house and with the neighbors. jjk.
     
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