latest serial numbers

Discussion in 'P-3AT' started by hideit, Jan 9, 2008.

  1. hideit

    hideit New Member

    Oct 3, 2007
    what is the latest serial numbers shipping from the factory for the 3AT's
    I want to make sure I am getting a recent one NIB
  2. JFB

    JFB New Member

    Jul 25, 2005
    I found this  using search
    "P3AT, serial # "JCQxx", was made on May 15, 2007"
    now assuming 1000/week for 33 weeks, so just add 33,000 to that one (JNExx)

  3. hideit

    hideit New Member

    Oct 3, 2007
    so that should be around


  4. KTMFactoryRider

    KTMFactoryRider New Member

    Nov 16, 2007
    I just got one around Thanksgiving and its JJVxx

    Best purchase I have made in years!!!  ;D
  5. m75

    m75 New Member

    Jun 4, 2007
    Last week purchase = JMPxx
  6. JFB

    JFB New Member

    Jul 25, 2005
    Here you go, you can calculate how many were made since the one know. assuming 1000/week has been the average production

    The Kel-Tec serial numbers are a modified 34base. The KT system doesn't use "I" and "O" since they would be confussed with "1" and "0". Also the two least significant places are base 10.
    the first charector disingates what model
    "J" for P3AT around fall 2006
    "P" for PLR16
    "A" for P11
    "R" for PF9
    "C" for P32

    [tr][td] 1[/td] [td] 2[/td] [td] 3[/td] [td] 4[/td] [td] 5[/td] [td] 6[/td] [td] 7[/td] [td] 8[/td] [td] 9[/td] [td] A[/td] [td] B[/td] [/tr]
    [tr][td] 01[/td] [td] 02[/td] [td] 03[/td] [td] 04[/td] [td] 05[/td] [td] 06[/td] [td] 07[/td] [td] 08[/td] [td] 09[/td] [td]10[/td] [td]11[/td] [/tr]
    [tr][td]C[/td] [td]D[/td] [td]E[/td] [td]F[/td] [td]G[/td] [td]H[/td] [td]J[/td] [td]K[/td] [td]L[/td] [td]M[/td] [td]N[/td] [/tr]
    [tr][td]12[/td] [td]13[/td] [td]14[/td] [td]15[/td] [td]16[/td] [td]17[/td] [td]18[/td] [td]19[/td] [td]20[/td] [td]21[/td] [td]22[/td] [/tr]
    [tr][td]P[/td] [td]Q[/td] [td]R[/td] [td]S[/td] [td]T[/td] [td]U[/td] [td]V[/td] [td]W[/td] [td]X[/td] [td]Y[/td] [td]Z[/td] [/tr]
    [tr][td]23[/td] [td]24[/td] [td]25[/td] [td]26[/td] [td]27[/td] [td]28[/td] [td]29[/td] [td]30[/td] [td]31[/td] [td]32[/td] [td]33[/td] [/tr]

    [tr][td]H[/td][td]Z[/td][td]Z[/td] [td]9[/td] [td]9[/td] [td]totals[/td] [/tr]
    [tr][td] [/td][td]___[/td][td] [/td] [td] [/td] [td]X 3400[/td] [td]______[/td] [/tr]
    [tr][td] [/td][td] [/td][td]___[/td] [td] [/td] [td]X 100[/td] [td]______[/td] [/tr]
    [tr][td] [/td][td] [/td][td][/td] [td]___[/td] [td]X 10[/td] [td]______[/td] [/tr]
    [tr][td] [/td][td] [/td][td] [/td] [td] [/td] [td]___[/td] [td]______[/td] [/tr]
    [tr][td] [/td][td] [/td][td] [/td] [td] [/td]SUM [td]sum[/td] [td]______[/td] [/tr]
  7. crazylegs

    crazylegs New Member

    Dec 25, 2007
    Mine is JKV## just before Christmas.
  8. george

    george Guest

    Mine is 014?? so when was it made?
    Thank You

  9. JFB

    JFB New Member

    Jul 25, 2005
    IS ? or was ;)
  10. alamo

    alamo New Member

    Sep 12, 2004
    That would be the 14th one made. Did you buy it around June or so of 2003?  Are you sure the serial number is right?  You put "014??"  Why did you put the question marks?
  11. RandyP

    RandyP New Member

    Dec 23, 2007
    Mine is a JLJXX - picked it up from the LGS the day after Xmas.
  12. felton316

    felton316 New Member

    Jan 4, 2008
    I just picked up a P3AT on Dec 29th and it has a serial of JM###. Don't know of the exact manufacturing date yet, but I'm going to call KT and see if they will let me know.
  13. fcernese

    fcernese New Member

    Mar 1, 2005
    I got one right after Christmas, it was JJ7xx. I guess mine sat around a month or so.
    Still love it!

  14. george

    george Guest

    Mr alamo
    Thank you for the info. The no. is 014## to me the firearm would have been made In week no. 2.
    I did buy it on (1-11-04).I did hope it was one of the first and it is .
  15. spence13e

    spence13e Well-Known Member

    May 11, 2006
    JHAXX, bought first half of november 2007.
  16. JFB... I love the way you do the numbers!

    The rest of us numerically impaired non wizards should probably call Kel-Tec and ask the sweet lady that answers the phone if she can tell us the birthday of our guns!

    If you want a " newer gun date" (Although I am not sure why) just ask that same sweet lady what serial numbers they were building yesterday.

    I really does not matter what day you call her, still just say "What numbers were made YESTERDAY."
  17. alamo

    alamo New Member

    Sep 12, 2004
    I see what you mean. We usually use "X"s to denote numbers we're not giving out. For example, my 1G P-3AT is 0027XX. I got it in Sept. or Oct. of 2003. It was the 2,7XXth P-3AT made. The serial numbers are no longer consecutive unfortunately. If yours is 014XX then it would have been made in the summer of 2003.
  18. crazylegs

    crazylegs New Member

    Dec 25, 2007
    IS ? or was ;)[/quote]

    :D I stand corrected. My new P3AT is on the way. ;D
  19. Makarov_9x18

    Makarov_9x18 New Member

    Dec 12, 2007
  20. GMax

    GMax New Member

    Feb 16, 2006
    Is the second digit always a letter?