Model 742 Woodsmaster

Description: Autoloading, gas operated improvement of Model 740, 4-shot detachable magazine

Introduction Year: 1960

Year Discontinued: 1980

Total Production: Approximately: 1,433,269

Designer/Inventor: Research & Development

Action Type: Semi-automatic gas operated

Caliber/Gauge: .243 Win, 6mm Remington, .280 Remington, .30-06, .308 Win

Serial Number Blocks:
1951-1967 1,000-541,000
1968-1975 6,900,000-7,499,999
1975-1978 A6,900,000-A7,499,999
1978-1981 B6,900,000-B7,499,999

Grades Offered:
742A Standard
742ADL Deluxe
742BDL Deluxe
742CDL Deluxe Carbine
742C Carbine

Variations:
150th Year Anniversary
Canadian Centennial (1967)
Bicentennial 200th United States Anniversary (1976)