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Can you still buy Remington rifles?

Asked by Nayeli May

Paul Gardner

Paul Gardner
BA, Contributor

Remington, officially known as Remington Outdoor Company, survived its 2018 bankruptcy filing. ... You will still be able to purchase Remington guns and other products under its various brands, except that they won't be from the same company that has made them for years.

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Who makes Remington 700 now?

Currently, Roundhill Group owns the rights to produce all Remington-related brands (DPMS, Bushmaster, Dakota Firearms, Para USA, H&R) with the exception of Marlin's assets, which went to Ruger. One of the most recent versions of the Remington 870 pump shotgun.

Will Remington guns go up in value?

Remington shotgun prices are unaffected, with prices holding steady and maybe even slightly declining. Model 1100 12- and 20-gauge shotguns in good condition still run about $500. Exceptions are those in new condition, with box and paperwork. Their prices have soared and are now around $1,300-$1,500.

Is the Remington 870 discontinued?

In short, the 870 is one of the most versatile guns a sportsman can own. Remington has endured some long-standing financial troubles. The more than 200-year-old company entered bankruptcy and was sold off in blocks in 2020.

Has Remington stopped making ammunition?

Forced into Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, Remington Outdoor was broken up and sold following a multiday bankruptcy auction in July 2020. The shuttering of its ammunition factories contributed in part to this year's ammunition shortage.

Who is the largest ammunition manufacturer in the United States?

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Is Hornady ammo made in the USA?

Founded in 1949, Hornady® Manufacturing Company is a family owned business headquartered in Grand Island, Nebraska. Proudly manufacturing products that are made in the USA, Hornady® Manufacturing is a world leader in bullet, ammunition, reloading tool and accessory design and manufacture.

Is Hornady still making ammo?

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Will the ammo shortage ever end?

The "great ammo shortage" that began last year isn't going to end anytime soon, and according to market research conducted by Southwick Associates shortages of ammunition will continue throughout the rest of 2021.

Who bought Dakota Arms?

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Why is there a shortage of ammo and firearms?

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Are the new Remington 700 any good?

The Remington 700 is a solid and well tested bolt action rifle of that there is no doubt, however the competition today is stiff and the old 700 Remi can simply no longer compete with the out of the box accuracy and build quality of other cheap rifles.

Why did Remington fail?

After the March for Our Lives on Saturday, the nation was met by big news in the gun industry on Sunday when Remington filed for bankruptcy. The official reasons cited were declining sales and a high debt load, but it might actually be the election of President Donald Trump that was the final nail in its coffin.

Are Remington 700 still being made?

Remington Outdoor Company filed bankruptcy in mid 2020, and as of right now Remington firearms are not being produced. However, with news of an agreement worked out with the United Mine Workers, it looks like Remington may be making firearms in their Ilion, New York, factory again very soon.

Is Remington making a comeback?

The massive Remington factory in Ilion, New York, is stirring back to life after a fall and winter of uncertainty following last year's bankruptcy, breakup, and sale. Word is that sometime in 2021, we'll see Remington guns on dealer's shelves again.

Why are shotgun shells so hard to find?

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Is Remington still producing firearms?

The firearms side of Remington is now officially known as RemArms. Back in May of this year, there were reports that Remington was gearing up to reopen its Ilion plant. RemArms hired back 230 workers, with plans for starting production with the Model 870 shotgun line.

Is Ammo making a comeback?

Ammo makers and retailers see no end in sight for the rampant ammunition shortage, estimating that the supply won't rebound before summer 2021.

Who bought Remington Arms ammo in 2020?

Vista Outdoor Inc. on Monday announced it acquired Remington Outdoor Co. Inc.'s ammunition and accessories businesses. Vista Outdoor has agreed to pay $81.4 million for the assets, after being named a successful bidder in the auction process tied to Remington's Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

Why is it so hard to buy ammo?

The scarcity of ammunition is the result of a perfect storm that initially formed during the first quarter of 2020 as the effects of a worldwide pandemic took hold. In one fell swoop, the COVID-19 outbreak and the restrictions that came with it put the brakes on a roaring US economy.

Who bought Remington ammo in 2021?

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Who bought remington arms in 2020?

In Apr. 2021, the New York plant resumed production under new owners Roundhill Group, which bought it in 2020. Roundhill Group was one of seven buyers in Remington's bankruptcy sale.