General Operating Procedures

Your Recoilless shotgun has been shipped to you with the barrel in the forward position. This is the recommended position for storing your Recoilless. With the barrel in the forward position, and the action or bolt closed, your gun cannot be loaded or fired. In order to fire or load the Recoilless it is necessary to re-cock the barrel and action by means of the cocking lever. Storing your gun with the barrel in the forward position also puts less load on the drive spring.

COCKING THE FOREARM—

The cocking lever is located underneath the forearm. To get access to the cocking lever, turn the gun upside down and push back on the forearm latch (See Figure 2), this releases the forearm. Raise the forearm until the cocking lever engages the notch on the surface of the barrel (See Figure 3). With the cocking lever engaged with the barrel notch, press the forearm down until the inner mechanism latches to the rear.

Raising Load Forearm

Engage the cocking lever.

Browning Recoilless Trap Single

VERY IMPORTANT: DO NOT OVER EXERT PRESSURE ON THE FOREARM. EXCESSIVE PRESSURE ON THE FOREARM AFTER COCKING COULD RESULT IN DAMAGE TO THE FOREARM. Turn the barrel upright and disengage the cocking lever from the barrel. Return the forearm to its latched position. Your Recoilless is now fully cocked and ready

VERY IMPORTANT: DO NOT OVER EXERT PRESSURE ON THE FOREARM. EXCESSIVE PRESSURE ON THE FOREARM AFTER COCKING COULD RESULT IN DAMAGE TO THE FOREARM. Turn the barrel upright and disengage the cocking lever from the barrel. Return the forearm to its latched position. Your Recoilless is now fully cocked and ready

IMPORTANT: IF THE ACTION OF THE RECOIL-LESS SHOULD GO FORWARD WITHOUT THE GUN FIRING IT WILL BE NECESSARY TO RE-

COCK THE BARREL AND ACTiON BEFORE BEING ABLE TO LOAD OR FIRE YOUR GUN.

CAUTION: REMEMBER, THE RECOILLESS SHOTGUN HAS NO MANUAL SAFETY. LOAD YOUR RECOILLESS TRAP GUN ONLY WHEN SHOOTING IS IMMINENT. ONCE LOADED, THIS GUN IS READY TO FIRE AND SHOULD BE RESPECTED AS SUCH. AT ALL TIMES DURING THE LOADING AND UNLOADING PROCEDURES BE SURE YOUR MUZZLE IS POINTING DOWN RANGE, IN A SAFE DIRECTION.

1 Open the action by pushing up on the boh handle (See Figure 4).

2 Pull the bolt handle fully to the rear until the

bolt or action stops and can go no further.

3 Insert a shell into the ejection port

(See Figure 5) and close the bolt by pushing it fully forward.

4 The lx)li is locked closed by pushing down on the bolt handle.

Recoilless Shotgun

FIRING YOUR RECOILLESS —

With the chamber loaded, and the lx)lt closed, the Recoilless is fired by simply pulling the trigger. Never pull the trigger unless the muzzle is pointed down range, at the clay target. Make sure other shooters, spectators, trap operators—are not down range. If there is any doubt about down range safety, open the action immediately and remove the shell until vou are certain all conditions are safe.

1 Open the action by pushing up on the bolt handle, as explained previously,

2 A fired shell will eject completely clear of the shotgun when the action is opened quickly and sharply to the rear. If you do not want your fired shell to eject far from your shotgun, open the action slowly. An unfired shell can then Ix easily removed from the chamber with your lingers.

If you will be ejecting shells onto the ground it is important to point the ejection port—by slightly canting the shotgun to the right—so the shell ejects clear of your body and face.

Remember, never have the bolt of your Recoilless closed except when you are on the line ready to shoot. It is a courtesy to other shooters, and a wise safety practice, to keep your action open at all other times.

5 Your Recoilless is now ready to fire.

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RIB ADJUSTMENTS—

Adjusting Point of Impact— BEFORE PERFORMING THESE AND ANY ADJUSTMENTS, ALWAYS MAKE CERTAIN THERE ARE NO SHELLS IN THE CHAMBER.

Point of impact is determined by patterning a shotgun and determining the relationship between where you were aiming and where the actual center of the pattern is. The Recoilless comes preset with the point of impact approximately 6" above the point of aim at 40 yards (See Figure 6). Point of impact above the actual aiming point allows you to keep the clay bird in view constantly — just above the rib — as you swing and shoot.

The Recoilless has a point of impact adjustment range of approximately 3" to 9" above point of aim at 40 yards. Three approximate ranges of adjustment are available: 3", 6" and 9". The front hole, the hole nearest the muzzle, is for 3" high. To set point of impact 3" alx)ve point of aim, simply insert the rib adjusting screw and tighten it into the front hole

Browning Recoilless Trap Single

(See Figure 7). To set point of impact at 9" above point of aim, insert and tighten the rib adjusting screw in the rear hole, the hole closest to the receiver (See Figure 8).

In most instances, an adjustment to the point of impact will necessitate a slight modification of the stock's comb height and drop through use of the adjustable stock and recoil pad in order to establish a correct sight picture.

STOCK AND RECOIL PAD ADJUSTMENTS—

The stock and recoil pad on the Recoilless are adjustable for drop and length of pull. The Recoilless shotgun has been designed to accommodate any shooter regardless of size or shooting style. The adjustable stock and recoil pad give the shooter a customized fit and allow you to shoot where you want to shoot.

Adjusting the Stock—

Adjusting the drop at the comb allows you to align your eye perfectly with the plane of the rib. A correct sight picture for most shooters should have you looking down the rib with the bottom of the front bead resting on the top of the middle bead. This forms a "figure eight" or "stacked" configuration. Although some of the rib will show as you look clown the barrel, no rib should show between the beads. An adjustable stock allows you to line up correctly and consistently each time you shoot. A stock that is too high will make the shooter look over the end of the barrel and shoot high. Consequently, a stock that fits the face too low will make the shooter shoot low.

Single Barrel Shotgun

Schematic is provided for pans identification only and should not be used as a guide to assemble guns.

IMPORTANT: When ordering pans, list part number, part name, gauge, model and serial number. Do not use the Key Number when ordering.

CAUTION: Browning parts are made exclusively for Browning guns and are not recommended for use in other guns even though models may te similar. Inadequately fitted parts may be dangerous.

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