Featured Remington recalling Model 700s and Model 7s with X-Mark Pros Recoil Staff April 12, 2014 Join the Conversation Gear Scout is reporting that Remington Arms Company is recalling some of its Model 700 and Model 7 rifles with X-Mark Pro triggers; owners of rifles manufactured between 01 May 06 and 09 April 14 are urged to stop using those rifles immediately and determine if they are subject to the recall. “With about 5.3 million Model 700′s alone out in the wild since its debut in 1962, we can estimate Big Green sold an average of 100,000 rifles per year. With an 8 year recall window, rough (very rough) math tells us there could be as many as 800,000 rifles subject to this recall. That seems like a lot, but the Model 700 has been an extremely popular rifle. The trouble, according to Remington’s product notification, is that excess bonding agent used in the assembly of the X-Mark Pro trigger in some rifles can lead to unintentional discharge of the rifles. Remington says the only remedy is to send recalled rifles in for inspection, cleaning and testing. They stress that consumers shouldn’t try to clean the triggers themselves.” Rob Curtis, Gear Scout For full details of the recall and how to determine if a particular weapon will be affected, read the story in its entirety here. Explore RECOILweb:Offroad 101: Bug-Out Vehicle BasicsHesco Armor Plates Now Available from AT ArmorAres Armor Rudius 1911 80 Percent FrameTwo New Armor Carriers from London Bridge NEXT STEP: Download Your Free Target Pack from RECOILFor years, RECOIL magazine has treated its readers to a full-size (sometimes full color!) shooting target tucked into each big issue. Now we've compiled over 50 of our most popular targets into this one digital PDF download. From handgun drills to AR-15 practice, these 50+ targets have you covered. Print off as many as you like (ammo not included). Get your pack of 50 Print-at-Home targets when you subscribe to the RECOIL email newsletter. We'll send you weekly updates on guns, gear, industry news, and special offers from leading manufacturers - your guide to the firearms lifestyle.You want this. Trust Us.