Just thought I would make people aware. go to this link and type in your serial number and see if its effected. http://www.remington.com/NR/exeres/...907AA4EAA5}&NRQUERYTERMINATOR=1&cookie_test=1 MODEL 710® PRODUCT SAFETY WARNING AND RECALL NOTICE Remington Arms Company, Inc. is voluntarily recalling a limited number of Model 710 bolt-action rifles as a result of its discovery, during routine test firing, that some Model 710 rifles manufactured between July and October 2002 may have been assembled with an improperly made "Safety Detent Spring." Although unlikely, there is a possibility that the manual safety arm mechanism in such a rifle could fail to fully return to the "safe" or "on" position. If you own a Model 710 rifle please enter your serial number below to determine if your firearm needs to be inspected or repaired as part of the recall.