Remington Model 710

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Remington 710
Hunter with buck.jpg
Remington 710 in .30-06 Springfield that was used to harvest a deer.
Type Bolt action rifle
Place of origin  United States
Production history
Designer Remington R&D[1]
Designed 2001
Manufacturer Remington Arms
Produced 2001–2006[1]
Specifications
Weight 7.125 lb (3.2 kg)
Length 42.5 in (1,080 mm)

Caliber
Action Bolt Action
Feed system Detachable box magazine, dual stack
Sights None, comes with integrated rail

The Remington 710 series is a descendant of the popular Remington 700 rifle, and was manufactured by Remington Arms from 2001 to 2006 at their Manufacturing plant in Mayfield, KY.[2]

Based on the same principles as the Remington 700 series, the Model 710 uses a centerfire bolt action cartridge, a 3 lug bolt system as opposed to the Remington 700's dual opposed locking lugs, with a 4 round detachable magazine (or a 3 round for the 7 mm Remington Magnum and the .300 Winchester Magnum). All can be equipped with a bipod and sling, and comes equipped with a gray or olive drab rugged all-weather synthetic stock, and a mounted Bushnell Sharpshooter, 3-9 × 40 scope which is bore-sighted from the factory. The Remington 710 is a moderately priced rifle. With the synthetic stock and the already mounted scope, it makes an adequate gun for the novice shooter or hunter.

This particular model has been heavily criticized, however, because many of the internal parts were made out of plastic, therefore bringing about many questions having to do with the durability of the rifle.

The Remington 710 was significantly improved by Remington and renamed the Remington 770. The 710 model is now discontinued.[3]

Recall[edit]

There was a recall for the Remington 710, between July and October 2002, for improperly made safety detent springs. The Remington website provides a check for 710 owners to determine if they are affected.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Model 710 Bolt Action Centerfire Rifle". Remington Arms. Retrieved 25 December 2012. 
  2. ^ Marcot, roy (2005). The History of Remington Firearms: The History of One of the World's Most Famous Gun Makers. The Lyons Press. p. 113. ISBN 978-1-59228-690-4. 
  3. ^ "Remington Introduces the Model 770 and Model 770 Youth - an Upgraded Version of the Accurate and Dependable Model 710". Remington.com. Retrieved 19 October 2010. 
  4. ^ "Remington 710 Safety Recall Page". Remington.com. 

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