Our special presentation of “The Men and Guns of the Pacific War” takes Field Editor Marty Morgan and our camera crew to the American battlefields that started with the infamous attack at Pearl Harbor 75 years ago on December 7, 1941.
The Remington Model 40X small-bore target rifle was introduced in 1955. Chambered for the cal. .22 long rifle cartridge, the Model 40X is of single-shot type with speed-lock firing mechanism. The bolt has 2 large locking lugs. The upper lug engages the forward edge of the receiver bridge, whereas the lower lug is housed in a mortise cut into the bottom of the receiver.