Remington Model 552

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Remington Model 552 "Speedmaster"
Type Rifle
Place of origin  United States
Production history
Designer L.R. Crittendon, E.W. Hailston[1]
Manufacturer Remington Arms
Produced 1957-Present[1]
Specifications
Weight 5.75 lb (2.61 kg)[2]
Length 40 in (100 cm)[2]
Barrel length 22 in (56 cm)[2]

Cartridge .22 Short, .22 Long, .22 LR[1]

The Remington Model 552 "Speedmaster" is a semi-automatic rifle that can fire .22 Short, .22 Long and .22 long rifle cartridges. Ammunition is fed from a tubular magazine under the barrel. The model 552 features a unique low profile left-side bolt handle that lends itself to a clean receiver appearance and slender profile. The rifle was manufactured from 1957 to 1988 in a standard model and is available in an upgraded "BDL" model, which has checkered butt stock and forearm with a gloss finish. Also included is an open sight and a 3/8" dovetail scope mount and a safety on the trigger guard. In 1966 Remington offered this rifle with a special stamping of the company's 150th anniversary on the left side of the receiver.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Model 552 Speedmaster Autoloading Rimfire RIfle". Remington Arms. Retrieved 26 December 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c "Model 552 BDL Speedmaster". Remington Arms. Retrieved 26 December 2012. 

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