The first of the M40 rifles came out of the necessity for a reliable long range weapon. Carried through the jungles of Vietnam, this is the weapon that wrote the rulebook for scout snipers. Your the connoisseur that prefers the vintage feel of a handcrafted wood stock. You want to know where it all started and what it felt like. You also want reliability and repeatability. Look no further, your search has ended with a classic taste of simplicity.
M40 Build Cost – $1425.00*
-Add $50 if customer is supplying a previously bedded stock
* This price is for labor on a 100% mil-spec rifle with the customer supplying all necessary build parts.
* Any missing screws, bad ejectors, etc. will add to this cost.
M40 Parts List
6 digit Remington 700 Receiver
Walnut M40 Style Stock
Douglas Barrel-Chrome Moly Remington Varmint Contour. I recommend a finish turned
barrel blank of Air Gaged Quality. DO NOT ORDER STAINLESS STEEL Stainless does not
accept Parkerizing which is the correct finish for the M40 rifle.
**NOTE: When ordering from Douglas let them know barrel finishes at 24″. **
Remington 700 Recoil Lug
Remington 700 Bottom Metal (prefer M40 Bottom Metal but can work with standard Model 700)
Redfield 40X Scope Base with 1-64 Rings
Early Pressed Trigger
Redfield 3×9 Accurange