Remington Model 740

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Remington Model 740
Type Rifle
Place of origin  United States
Production history
Designer Remington R&D [1]
Manufacturer Remington Arms
Produced 1955–1960 [1]
Number built 251,398 [1]
Specifications
Weight 7.5 lb (3.4 kg)[2]
Length 42.5 in (108 cm)[2]
Barrel length 22 in (56 cm)[2]

Cartridge
Action Semi-automatic
Feed system 4-round magazine[1]
Sights White metal bead ramp front
Step-adjustable semi-buckhorn rear[2]

The Remington Model 740 was a semi-automatic rifle manufactured by Remington Arms between 1955 and 1960.[1] The rifle had a 22-inch barrel and a four-round magazine.[1] The original calibers were 30-06 and .308, but calibers .244 and .280 were made available subsequently. The blued metal barreled action was mounted in a walnut stock. This model was succeeded by the Remington Model 742 in 1960 and the Remington Model 7400 in 1980.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Model 740 Woodsmaster". Remington Arms Company LLC. Retrieved 26 December 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c d e Peterson, Philip. Gun Digest Book of Modern Gun Values: The Shooter's Guide to Guns 1900 to Present (16th ed.). p. 384.