The P stands for Predator. My gun does not appear to be altered. You need two screwdrivers to do this, but with patience in can bedone. I have only played with the gun a little and not near enough. It is either 222 or 30-30 because 1972 was the last year they produced the small extra piece of checkering up at the pistol grip area and 1972 was the year the 30-30 was first introduced, and only other caliber at that time was the 222. If you can, pattern the gun before you buy and make sure the regulation is relatively decent. This groovy little game getter came in a variety of flavors though with one unifying feature—they were in the same platform.
Taking the Stevens combo gun, Savage retained the concept of a standing breech, break open rifle over shotgun combination gun, which utilized a rebounding hammer and rear pushing extractors. Still had the walnut monte carlo and rolled stamping receiver, but no satin nickel. This bridging helps to protect the most fragile areas until the parts are ready to begin the fitting process. It's a single shot breech load with. The one you looked at did have a sliding door on the buttplate didn't it? Ever had one of those days when you are and then or that is just begging to be taken off the food chain and wished you brought your shotgun instead? The solid soldered barrels are a plus, if the regulation is good. If not, take it to a gunsmith and ask him to measure the chambers. I can't wait to pick up the gun tomorrow and give it a try.
Forends will not include any metal parts. I didn't realize I was holding a weapon with such a cult following. Racer's 24 does have a serial and I agree with Mike that it would date to 1974, or so. It seems to do well as a camp gun or a farm gun. The savage 24 was available in several other combo's to.
I'm shooting my gun as soon as it warms up a bit and the snow stiffens up. Should have Stevens name on it above savage arms corporation. My only wish was that more of them, shot slugs to the point of aim as the rifle sights. The best bet is to have a qualifie … d appraiser look at your gun, or buy a copy of The Gun Digest book of Modern Gun Values. If I like this one then I'll certainly be keeping my eye out for others. I think i paid 275 for mine about 12 yearts ago. Many of the older guns also had parts handmade, therefore, the extra material has been left in to compensate for variations as not one part may be exact to the next.
Not to mention that if I feel someone is snooping around the place at night time, it's the first rifle I reach for and load it with buckshots. We do not have an electronic inventory with the shop and they can sell out very quickly from one day to the next. If in doubt, take the gun to a local gunsmith for a professional appraisal. Who couldn't use an extra gun? Like new I purchased this for only 75. The same way I likes my womens. After al … l, you can get a new one at Walmart or Dick's for less. Any more than that and I'd be looking into a Baikal or maybe even a Valmet Shooting System instead.
I'll check back with him to see if he can find the scope that he remembered being on it. Now I'm 58 and looking at the very same gun in a cabinet. There's some good deals out there but these don't stay on the market long unless they are over priced. My 99C was manufactured in the 50's and has been a solid big game rifle and an all around excellent, … reliable firearm. I have one and like it but it is heavier than most of my. The price was right, but I wasn't willing to commit to a sale today until I'd done some research.
Looked quite a while to find one for the price. . The double gun was a handy 41-inches overall and 7-pounds flat. If you keep looking, there was a few years in the 60s where they made a. On earlier ones you might find a letter stamp date code on the bottom of the shotgun barrel near the forend latch stud or ins … ide the frame in the area normally covered when the barrels are latched closed. So this gun just says Savage 24 on the reciever no V on the gun anywhere, yet the original box with matching serial nunber is labeled Savage 24V.
Then along comes this thread that you started then Tallpaul mentions they made a 24 with a. It does have just a few scratches that don't show up in the photograph but it is still probably 90% or better. The only over under guns I'd ever seen were double barreled shotguns. I might add you still have to take action spring outfirst take of stock, and you will see a long metal piece inside. I'm still looking for a really good lever-action Henry though and that's been 15 years. I think I still got the better end of that deal. Many flavors Savage over time improved the on-frame barrel selector and moved it to the hammer to make it more reliable, dropped the tenite moldings in favor of uncheckered walnut, and added other chamberings.
I have no idea how I'm going to convince the wife to let me look for one. The shotgun barrel pattern shoots lower than the rifle on that one by 4 inches at 15 yards. Was going to give it to my grandson and get him started, but found the price of them is getting up there. Well that problem is a non-issue for. Stocks are intentionally cut oversized and may be cut generic to fit several other different models of the same gun. The order may ask for the specific hole or latch information. All it does is make me waste gas by going into town another time.
However, if it was made in 1970 or earlier it should have a stamp somewhere on it consisting of one or two numbers followed by a letter, with all of them inside of an oval. The Predators were made after the Stevens 24's were ended. The bolt can be removed also by knocking out pin from left sidethere is a hole on left side of receiver. I mowed lawns all summer, after my Dad died, and the owner of the hardware store prom … ised my Mom he would train me properly if she would sign for the gun. I'm expecting better on this one.