Remington has announced a recall of their popular Model 700 Rifle.
The oldest American gun manufacturer will replace millions of triggers in its most popular product: the Remington Model 700.
The extensive line of Model 700s includes hunting, target shooting, tactical and more varieties, with versatility and out-of-the-box accuracy that Remington boasts is among the best in the business.
As part of a federal court settlement, Remington will replace the triggers on 7.85 million rifles. This recall also affects the Remington Model 7 with X-Mark Pro triggers manufactured from May 1, 2006 to April 9, 2014.
As quoted from the Remington website:
"DESCRIPTION OF THE HAZARD: Remington has determined that some Model 700 and Model Seven rifles with XMP triggers could, under certain circumstances, unintentionally discharge. A Remington investigation has determined that some XMP triggers might have excess bonding agent used in the assembly process."
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If you own a Remington Model 700 or Remington Model 7, go to the Remington website so you can determine what steps you should take.
This recall has made major headlines alongside horror stories of injuries and deaths at the hands of inadvertent discharges of Model 700s.
At least 24 deaths and more than 100 serious injuries have been connected to unintentional discharges of Remington 700 series rifles.