Remington Nylon 66

Remington Nylon 66: A Vintage 'Gun Of The Future'

Remington broke fresh ground with the release of the Nylon 66 back in 1959, introducing the commercial market to what would become the future of polymer furniture on sporting arms.

Throwback Thursday: The Remington Nylon 66

Every Thursday we'll reprint an article from the American Rifleman archives. In this article from 2009, the authors provide the history of the first synthetic rifle scope. Called “The Rifle of Tomorrow” or a “Buck Rogers” rifle when first introduced, the Remington Nylon 66 .22 rifle was one of the most revolutionary and important guns of the 20th century.

The Remington Nylon 66

A new concept in rifles, back then.


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