Why does your Remington woodsmaster 740 jam?

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The 740 is a slide action rifle, so I assume that you operate the action smartly to promote proper function. What is the nature of the jam?
1) Spent cartridge not removed from the chamber - extractor system failure
2) Spent cartridge not tossed out of the rifle - ejector failure
3) Cartridge won't feed into empty chamber - magazine alignment failure.I must add that the Remington model 740 is actually a semi-auto gas feed magazine rifle.I would seriously consider that the rifles gas system(piston,and gas tube could be built up with carbon!)This would require that the rifle be taken apart and the gas system be cleaned,so the rifle may function properly.
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