Remington Model 740
|Remington Woodsmaster 740|
|Place of origin||United States|
|Weight||7.5 lb (3.4 kg)|
|Length||42.5 in (108 cm)|
|Barrel length||22 in (56 cm)|
|Feed system||4-round magazine|
White metal bead ramp front|
Step-adjustable semi-buckhorn rear
The Remington Woodsmaster Model 740 is a semi-automatic rifle manufactured by Remington Arms between 1955 and 1959. The rifle had a 22-inch barrel and a four-round magazine. 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.
- "Model 740 Woodsmaster". Remington Arms Company LLC. Retrieved 26 December 2012.
- Peterson, Philip. Gun Digest Book of Modern Gun Values: The Shooter's Guide to Guns 1900 to Present (16th ed.). p. 384.