And as you will hear a lot here, and something I subscribe to is, unless you are shooting in Factory Class competition, first change to make is to swap out the trigger for a minimum of a Timney 510.
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Since the OP is new to the Rem 700, I have the following links to a detailed description of the Trigger and its issues. The second link is the original posting and discussion by the author I believe. The 40x trigger is of the same basic design.
Remington-Walker Explanation - Topic
Last edited by Doom; 04-29-2020 at 09:49 AM.
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