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HI,
I have a Remington Model 3200 that was my fathers. I believe it was purchased in the early/mid 70's. How do I tell which model 3200 it is? As I understand it there were different ones produced. I don't know anything about guns, so please be specific with what I need to check. Any help is appreciated.
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Barrel length and choke would be the first good things to look at to see what you have. Most 3200's were either set up for trap or skeet (long barrels or short barrels). Take alook and let us know and we can go from there. These are fine old guns.

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I will measure the barrel legnth tonight and let you know tomorrow. What is the choke?
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The barrel is 30 inches long. The serial number is OU67xx. Would you be able to date it from that? Any help is appreciated.
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One of the folks on this site should be able to offer a number at Remmington you can check the serial number out and get the age of the gun. With 30 inch barrels it has to be a trap gun. Remmington shoudl be able to offer a full desription of the gun from the serial number. Does it have any engraving ?

If you remove barrels from the gun you shpould see some letters on them that were covered by the forearm. F for full, IM for Improved Modified, M for modified, IC for Improved cylinder. This will tell you the choke. It will most likely be Full and IM or M.

MarlandS on this board can provide you more details on worth and perhaps age of you gun.

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Apexduck, you are doing fine, no need for me to step in, but if I may, here's some of the info I have on the 3200.

MODEL 3200 serialization is as follows: 1973 - 4,200-16,667; 1974 - 16,668-27,393; 1975 - 27,394-35,303; 1976 - 35,304-39,216; 1977 - 39,217-41,432; 1978 - 41,433-42,813; 1979 - 42,814-44,278; 1980 - 44,279-45,504; 1981 - 45,505-45,974; 1982 - 45,975-47,200; 1983 - 47,201-47,308.

srook, does the gun have a 3 inch chamber ?(will say it somewhere probably on top...)

30 inch barrels could be the field model, the magnum, trap or one of the special editions.

this is pretty much a standard reciever engraving. http://www.gunbroker.com/auction/ViewIt ... em=9259126

I guess the big question is, was your Father a hunter or a clay shooter?
 
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Thanks for the info guys. I will look at the barrels tonight and see what it says about the inch designation. There is engraving simillar too but not exactly like that photo. There is a dog scene on either side of the gun, but they are different from each other. My father was not a hunter, but I do remember some shooting trophies at my grandmother's house. I have never fired the gun and it has been in my posession since the early 80's. This gun has not been fired since at least 1979. I bought a hoppes shotgun cleaning kit a few years ago and cleaned it very thouroughly. I have no intention of using it because I am not a hunter or a shooter. Is there anything I can do to insure that the gun stays in its current condition? I can send photos if that will help determine a value or a condition rating. Let me know. Thanks for all the info.
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Wow, you have an early 3200. There were 43,098 made between 1973 and 1983. yours was made in 1973. They were made in Field, Skeet, Trap, Special Trap, 1 of 1000, Magnum, Competition Trap, Competition Skeet, Pigeon Grade, and 4 barrel Set Models. Only the first four mentioned were made the first year. If yours doesn't say Skeet or Trap etc., it is probably a field grade. Best, remroc.
 
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