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Old January 3, 2012, 09:12 PM   #1
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Stevens 311

I have just got a stevens 311c. I found a 24t inside a small circle on the recever. what i'm asking is the difference between the 311a, 311c, 311h, could someone help with this

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Old January 5, 2012, 09:24 AM   #2
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I have never heard or seen an explanation of the differences.

If you scroll down the left side of

to the Stevens stocks you'll see some of the different versions and a little advice on matching them to a gun. That's just about all I've ever run across.

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Old January 5, 2012, 09:52 AM   #3
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T in circle is date code... A is 1949 no O or Q
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Old January 8, 2012, 09:36 PM   #4
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Thanks men! I love the old 311's i'm working on getting a set 12,16,20,410. I would like to keep them all 311C I just wondered if there is anything magor difference between the 311c,to the 311a or the 311h.
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I miss my old 311 16 Ga. It's one that got away before I learned! Gonna replace it when I find one!
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Stevens 311 C

I do have a Stevens 311 C in 410 and for some reason they are the most in demand

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Old April 5, 2012, 03:01 PM   #7
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The date code is a letter and number in an oval on the bottom of the receiver right behind the hinge. As stated earlier the letter is the code. There are minor differences between A and H. The forearm attachment is different for one thing. I don't know if barrels will interchange from A-H. I have an A made in 57.

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