I have just found out about this issue. I was warned not to use my 700 by a gentleman at a local firearms venue.
I watched the videos of the Remington 700 being fired by "police" on the range by just touching the bolt. This is scary stuff. Luckily I have never chambered or fired mine yet. I took it in trade for a safe a couple of years ago.
Does anyone know of a way to get the trigger issue addressed by a competent shop without having to send this to Remington? I read that at one point they were doing an upgrade for $20 bucks but that was along time ago I think. They never did do a recall and over 24 people have been injured and some killed by this situation.
CNBC is doing an investigation this month into the situation as it has evolved and has released some videos already. Mine is chambered for the .300 Magnum.
I understand the new model 700's have an X-Mark Pro trigger now which takes care of the problem. But the old style 700's abound in retailers to this day.
NEVER MIND... I FOUND THE ORIGINAL THREAD ABOUT THIS ISSUE.