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just bought a very nice 700 bdl in .222 mag made in 1967, does anybody know how many were made in .222 mag. ?
 

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I doubt that you can determine that without an insider at RemArms.
 

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Slightly longer than the .223 / 5.6mm - the .222 Remington Magnum was considered a Barrel Burner by the U.S. Government 3-5,000 rounds in an AR15 type barrel, while the 5.6 was good for 15-20,000 rounds. Not an issue for civilian rifles, but it was for the military and since they did not adapt it, Remington marketed it to the civilian market for a while. Probably was not a lot of them made post that era. But, as Doom said you would have to find a Remington archivist to find out.

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just bought a very nice 700 bdl in .222 mag made in 1967, does anybody know how many were made in .222 mag. ?
John Lacy’s great book regarding the Remington 700 indicates that 2,842 BDL rifles in 222 Remington magnum were made between 1962 and 1968, and with 315 BDL’s made in that chambering in 1967. He also was quoted as saying, “It is a scarce chambering in regular production models. If you possess one in good shape, take good care of it, as this chambering, in descent condition, is worth as much or more as a new rifle.” Please note also that his book was published in 1987, so the collector value for the BDL in 222 Remington magnum is considerably more today!
 
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