Remington Model 512 Sportsmaster
|Remington Model 512 Sportsmaster|
|Place of origin||United States|
1964-1966 (Model 512X) 
|Number built||approx. 393,665|
|Weight||6 lb (2.7 kg) |
|Length||43 in (110 cm) |
|Barrel length||25 in (64 cm) |
|Cartridge||.22 LR, .22 Long, and .22 Short|
|Sights||white metal bead front, open rear |
The Remington Model 512 Sportsmasteris a bolt-action rifle manufactured by Remington Arms. The Model 512 has a 25-inch (64 cm) barrel, a one-piece hardwood stock, and a blued metal finish. An unusual feature of this rifle is that it uses a tubular magazine in conjunction with a bolt action. Most modern tube-fed firearms typically use a lever action or a pump action, but in the middle of the 20th century, many bolt-action .22's used tubular magazines as the high-capacity magazine of the era.
- Model 512P
- The Model 512P had the same specs as the standard model but with a patridge-type blade front sight and a "point-crometer" peep rear sight.
- Model 512SB
- The Model 512SB was the smoothbore model with open sights.
- Model 512X
- The Model 512X featured improved sights and was produced from 1964 until 1966.
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