Pump Action Mp-153 Range

SHOTGUNS ARE CLASSIFIED AS FIREARMS OR DANGEROUS WEAPONS and are sold by European American Armory Corporation with the specific understanding that we are not responsible in any manner what ■ fLO -evor for their safe handling or resale under local la^sand regulations.

European American Armory shall not be responsible in any manner whatsoever for malfunctioning ci the f rearm, for physical injury or for property damage le&ulting in wiole or in part from (i) intentional or negligent discharge (2} Tiproperor carelesshandling, (3J unauthorized modi ti cat ions and/or a I terati on to The interna!,'safety mechanisms, {4) defective, improper high pressure, hand loaded or reloaded ammunition, ¡5) corrosnn and/or lack of prooer maintenance (6) neglect, or (7) other influences beyond our direct and immediate contiol This i miration appiies regardless of whether liability is asserted on the basis of contract, negligence or strict liabiiily (including any failure to warn). Under no circumstance shall European American Armory Corporation be liable for incidental or consequential damages, such as loss of use of property, commercial loss and loss of earnings or profits.

1. We recommend that yuu get competent firearms instruction in safe handling before using this firearm Please ask your dealer. All guns are extremely dangerous f carelessly handled o? used Rememberthatthefirea;m js.et is the primacy "saieny" and to depend on any mechanical devices is to be only half safe.

2. This firearm will fire if a cartridge is in the chamber and the trigger is pulled and the safety is disengaged.

3. DO NOT LOAD THIS SHOTGUN UNTIL YOU UNDERSTAND HOW THIS SHOTGUN OPERATES. KEEP this shotgun unloaded at all times except when ready to fire and you are sure of ycur target,

4. ALWAYS carry this shotgun ma case or original box onloaced.

5. NEVER point this shotgun at anything that is not your intended target even if Ihis shotgun is unloaded. When loading, cleaning, unloading or handling, always be sure the muzzle is pointed in a sate direction and aiways keep your finger off the trigger.

6. NEVER assume any gun is unloaded. Before handiing. check to make sure th 0 chamber i$ empty. See unloading Instructions and then unload any ammunition, Make sure you knew that this or any firearm is fully unloaded before displaying or handling it When handling any firearm, keep yourfingers

away from (he trigger at all times until you intend to fife.

7. WARN ING: The actual ii rearm does not contain any lead: however, it if OSS fire ammunition containing sad or lead compounds known to the State 0f California to cause cancer, birth defects, reproductive toxicity, and other serious physical injur/. Those who discharge a firearm, stand near someone who discharges 3 firearm or ; eans firearms are hereby warned of the a angers presented by ¡cad and lead compounds and should take protective health neasures Avoid exposure tc lead while handling and wash your hands after contact. Proper air vent lation absolutely necessary when shooting indoors,

AMMUNITION WARNING

Old, Hot loaced and/or re- loaded ammunition rriay be dangerous. Because of tfie poor or nonexistent quality control standards among some companies or people who make reloaded ammunition arc the dangers of overloads and under ioads (squib loads) which may occur, we recommend that only good quality new factory ammunition be fir 3d in nur firearms. [If you prepare you' own hand Eoads. do NOT exceed recommended pressures in line with those ger-erased by standard factory loads as manufactured by Remington. Winchester, Federal, PMC or oiher repuiable companies.] O^d ammunition may not fire with sufficient force to estpe: the projectile from the barrel.

READ! NG THESE SAFETY R ULES Wl LL SAVE YOUR LIFE OR THE LfFE OF SOMEONE ELSE

Get instructions from a competent firearms instructor before using this or any firearm. Learn from a professional how to handle, load, unload, operate, fire and care for your gun,

NP/fR PLAY .*.it": your fi'eari n i u - ¡01 a :o/ ar d can be a vurv dangerous weapon that can cause serious oersonal injury or death,

Always keep the gun panted in a safe direction, Treat every gun as if it is oaded...all tne time. NEVER point any firearm (loaded or unloaded) at any person or anything you do not intend to shoot. Always keep your gun unioaded until ready lo use and make sure that it is unloaded before cleaning.

Keep your firger OFF the trigger until you are actually aiming at the target and ready to shoet, Lean to rest your finger outside of tie trigger guard.

N eve r re ly on a gu n' s" safety11 tc p rotect you from u n safe g un h andlin g, A safety is only a mechanical device, no! a substitute for common sense and gun safety procedures.

Never leave a gun unattended or where ft could fall and fire.

Store guns and ammunition separately beyond the reach of children. -Make sure that they a re properly secured so untrained Individuals and children will be denied access to your guns and ammo.

Test your yun's operation and safeties only at a shooting range while the firearm is pointed in a safe direction.

Krow your la-get and whal is beyond Ask yourself what your buNat will hit (f it misses the Targe; or passes through the intended target. Remember, a fired projeciile nan iravel over a mile (including a rcochei) and is capabie of going through walls.

Gurs and alcohol or drugs do notmfet. Dorvt take any alcoholic beverages and/ or drugs before or during shooting activities.

Never pull a gun toward you by the muzzle Don't climb a :ree, cross a ditch cr fence wth a loaded gun.

Always empty guns before entering a house: car, (ruck, boat, RV. camp cr any building.

When receding a gun, always open the bolt and check to maite sure the chamber is unloaded.

NFVFR accept anyone's word that a gun is 'unloaded" or 'empty". You should immediately open the action and check to make sure M is unloaded.

Be careful with Ml ammunition. Even "blank" cartridges are deadly at close range due to the nuzzle blast. Make sure your ammunition is in new and in good clear, condition. Do NOT oil or grease ammo a& this may damage the cartridge primer Oo NOT tamper with or alter the standard factory ammLniticn.

Keep firearms unloaded when not actually in use. Load the gun only when on the range preparing to fire and unload it before leaving the range.

Never put your hand over the muzzle of a gun.

ALWAYS WEAR protective shooting glasses and hearing protection when using firearms,

Spectators shourd be at least 10 feet behind and away from the shooter while the shooter is loading, shooting and unloading. Spectators should wear protection for hearing and sight loss and they should avoid distracting those shOOling their iirearms.

Never drop yourgun. Itycu do drop it, unload it find checkitfor proper lunclion before using itagair.

Do NQ1 alter or modify /our gun Don't try to change your gun s trigger pull, because it may alfect sear engagement and thereby cause accidental firing.

Dc NOT remove any internal safety or safety device on the firearm. Safety mechanisms are designed to protect you from ¡njury or death.

Do maintain and keeo your gun clean. Keep in a dry place away from other metals and water If your gun shows sign of corrosion or improper operation, have it serviced by a competent gunsmith.

Keep the muzzle pointed in a safe direction when loading and unloading your gun. Never point the muzzie at anyone.

Never shoot at hard flat surfaces or water bullets ricochet.

If a gun fails to fire when the trigger is pulled, keep it pointed down range at !he target 'or 60 seconds. Sometimes slow primer ignition will cause a "hang fire ' and the cartridge will go off after a short pause. If it still fails lo fire, keep muzzle pointed in safe direction and avoid exposure to the breech, as you attempt to unload your firearm.

Nevei let water, snow, mud or other material enter the barrel. Always be sure the barrel is free of any obstruction.

Sin ce many amm u n ition i de nti 11 catiorrs sou rtd si mi ¡ar, b e sure th at yo j u s e o n ly the correct ammunition for your gun. Do MOT use the wrong size or wrong strength ammunition in your firearm.

Repeated and prolonged exposure to gunfire may cause toxic levels of lead in your body. High levels of lead in 1he blood may result cancer. Impotency, birth defects and ether serious physica injury. When shooting indoors, mawe sure there is proper fresh air ventilation.

Teach children: 1. NOT to touch guns, bullets, cartridges, shells, fiares or any explosive device and 2. If they discovery such a dangerous item or weapon, they must immediately report its location to their parents, school teacher and pol.ee.

Reihermber 3 firearm has the capability of taking your hfe or the life of scmOOnc else, Be careful with your firearm -- an accident is almost always the result of not following basic safety rules.

HOME SAFETY IS PROBABLY YOUR BIGGEST CONCERN. We suggest a gun lock such as M aste r G un Locks Th ey wot jfcori most firearms and are avai lab e in gun shops and sporting gooes departments For more information write Master Gur Locks: Master Lock Company, P.O Box 1036?. Milwaukee W 53210. You have invested th is.nuch in your new firearm, now invest a little more in your family's safety.

USED FIREARMS - If yoL got your European American Armory firearm as a used gun, BEFORE USING IT you should unload it and check all its functions to be sure it works correctly. Firearms are some times altered to work incorrectly, or parts may be removed, lost or replaced with incorrect par:s. First, unload it and check it yourself and then take It to a good gunsmith who knows European American Armory firearms, and have him examine it,

WRITE US concerning any Items or circumstances which you don't understand and which might relate to your safety and 'he operation of your firearm.

WARNING

BEFOR E LO AD! N G o r f i r in g a s hotg u n, examin e th e Dore an d t he fir i n g ch am bar to be certain they are clean and free of any obstruction. Even a heavy coat of cil, grease, snow or water may resu It I n dam age to the f I rearm and mj ury to th e she oter a n d/or persons n e a r the lirsacm. A misfire or u n us ual sound u p o n firing rs a sig r al to cease firing ancttc examine the chamber and bore, ft there is any obstruction, clear the obstruction and cean the bore and chamber before firing

FIRING WARNING

When shooting, fijD eye and eai proiec:ion is mandatory at all times. Shooters and spectators must wear shooting g asses and sound suppressor to preverl eye injury and h&anng loss. Vision oss anc hearing impairment can occuTwi'h on y one moment of ron-orotection.

WARNING

Any bo re obstruct ion, even if it is only partly blocked may cause the gun to blow op if it is fired, or may cause damage to the gun such as a bulged barrel. To avoid injury cr death to the shooter or bystanders, check the barrel before shooting or if a shot does not sound normal.

WARNING

Aiways keep the muzzle pointed in a safe direction! Never atterripl to load or unload any firearm inside a vehicle, bunding cr other confined space (except a properly constructed shooting range). Enclosed areas frequently offer no completely safe direction in which to point the firearm. If an accidental discharge occurs, there is great risk of injury or property damage, Before oading: always dean all, grease and oil Irornt'ne bore and on amber, and check to be certain thai no obslruclion is in the barrel. Any foreign matter in the barrs could result na bulged or bLrst barreior otheF damageto thefirearm and could cause serious injury to the shooter or to others,

WARNING

If there is any reason tc suspect that a bullet cr projectile is obstructing ihe barrel, immediately unload the firearm (See Unloading Instructions) and check the chamber and the bore. A buet may be lodged some distance down the barrel where it can not easily be seen, Check the bore by using a cleaning rod 10 pass through the barrel. I- a blockage is in the bore, DO MOT ATTEMPT TO SHOOT 11 OUT WITH ANOTHER CARTRIDGE. OR GLOW IT OUT WITH A BLANK OARTfliDGE OR A CARTRIDGE FROM WHICH THE BULLET HAS BEEN REMOVED SUCH TECHNIQUE(S) CAN GENERATE EXCESSIVE PRESSURE, DAMAGF THF FIREARM AND CAUSE SERIOUS PERSONAL INJURY. It the blockage can be removed with a cleaning rod, clean any unburned powder grains from the bore, chambers a mechanism before resuming shooting if the oicckage can not be dislodged »y tapping it with a cleaning rod, take the firearm to a gunsmith

WARNING (Mechanical Malfunctions)

STOF SHOOTING IMMEDIATELY AND UNLOAD YOUR FIREARM if your firearm develops: a mechanical malfunction; binding or stoppage; spitting powder/gas, a cartridge primer is punctured; a cartridge case is bulged or ruptured; or the sound on firing does not sound quite right Do NOT try one more shot but unload your firearm and take it and :he ammunition to a gualtfied gunsm:tn or send it back to EAA for examination. Do not assume that Ihe shotgun is empty merely because you checked the chamber. You must aiso check the bore for any fired shot or wad jammed inside the barrel.

MP153 Part List

Mp153 Bolt Cocking Handle Lost

. Clwke ;ubs

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2. 3arrsl

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J. Receiver

31. Lefl arirailcr

53.

Gamer yicfidcg M"

4. Gas Eyirider nui

■32 Lofl Qnlrattor spmg

60.

Harnnar plunger

5. Wslve spring

33. Lefi ailnstcr ?'jnger

61.

Win ssring

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34. Right ey-raclor pfcinger

52.

Cariiir lalch t'-ixj piingit

7, Foner$ sao

p-ghf^xtraclor sp^nng

63.

Carr er lalcti spr-rg

J. Slinj swivel bantf

36 Rqhi esiraclor

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Discomoclor

3. SlinJ iwivel nnij

37 F'Hng pn rearing p n

Disconnector busing

*0. Sling swivel scriw

38 F ¡ng pm re'raclor iprrg washer

Fin liibe

11. Nk^aiine iudb eisnsiin

39. Fi:iny pn rfHrtCtoi 3prr=g

57.

Trigger housing retaririg pi i

'2. Migazme 1lbe e^Cons on sprinj

46. Fnngpn

Garnet stsp caic?

'3 Msgaime lut-i e*len5 ¡■'wr

¿1 Locking bac*

Carrie- sisp :alc? epn.it

Mnganne sprng r;'aner

42 Trigjcr housing

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■5 Mncjgyine sprng

A3. Safety

71.

Shell stef sp'r -g

' 6, Magajina fo|qwW

ii. Sstehf piynger

75.

ShcH itep piioi

Magaiine lube

45 Ssletysprng

73.

Bon r^sgase Mon

16. inland seal

IS. Fin

74,

Pi ^ please iUTlon irring

16. Eitsnal seal

H Trigger

75.

Forend

23. r tfon/Ailier bar SJflevtf

¿g. Trigger piun^r

7&.

Cap rei? mg ;>n busing

21 Recoil spring

iD. TrigLje*-spring

77.

Cap nelaming p n spring

22. Forend suppor

56. Pllfflt

7b.

Cap retaining i>n

£3. Aclinn bar asse^Y

51. Sear

79.

By m toe*

24 Pn

52 Tfiggs-r bar

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25, 3olt caching handle deienr bsi!

53. Sea: spuig

81

Bultplal» wuodscrew

2£. Spring

Si THgaarbsrpi'ral

62.

Butts-lock screw

27. Plunger

55. Hammer

10.

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2B. Bustling

56 Hsrrnne' pivtsi 7

External Control Parts;

Cross Trigger ©lock Safety: Located' on trigger housing behind trigger, push button 3ty1a, When red ring is exposed shotgun will iire if trigger is pulled1! Do not disengage safety unless you are ready to fire shotgun. (Safely Engaged-The red ring ¡5 not showing and the trigger is blocked from full travel. Safety Disengaged - The red rhd is showing and ;he ;rigger has Full travel. MAKE SURE VOU UNDERSTAND HOW THE SAFETY WORKS BEFORE YOU LOAD OR USE THE SHOTGUN)

Carrier Latgh / Bolt Release Button; Located on r ght hand side of shotgun, protrudes out of forward right hand side of the receiver. Pushing in the button wii release the carrier Latch as well as release the bolt if it is in the rearward position.

Carrier Latch: Located under the receiver in front of the trigger guard. De p res sin g the Ca rri e r I ate h butto n wii I r el ease the I o ck on th e latch so i h at it cart be moved for loading,

Trigger: Located in the trigger guard with safety disengaged and trigger pulled to the rear shctgun wi \ discharge.

Boft Cocking Handle: Located on right hand side of shotgun protrudes frem boltused for oulling the bolt rearward. Note: lithe gun has been cocked andthe bolt has been released to the forward position the bolt will not ock back in the reward position unless the Carrier Stop Button has been moved rearward.

Forend Cap: Located on end of magazine tube at the front of the foiend and under the barrel Screws onto magazine tube right hand thread (WARNING CAP UNDER SPRiNG PRESSURE).

Carrier Stop Button: Located on the right hard side of receiver at the forward end of the fngger housing This is a flat button that moves for and afi and resets the bolt catch and locks the carrier latch in the dewn position., li the gun has teen cocked ihe bolt will not Jock back unless this button has been pushed rearward. This button also locks the carrier latch in the downward position.

INFORMATION FIGURES (Direction for Assembly)

Fig 1; When you open the box of yuur new MP 153 shotgun the barrel is separated from the main portion of that shotgun. To attach the barrel "irst remove the stock and receiver from the plastic bag. Then unscrew forend cap.

Warning the magazine the magazine cap is under sprirg pressure. Note: After assembly of the shotgun the spring in (he magazine tube may become twisted. This will cause a decrease in magazine tube capacity. If you load and unload the magazine tube the spring will untwist and the capacity should be as defined in the manual.

If the plastic spring cap is not installed in the magazine tube then use srrailpin in the hoie in the end of the magazine tube to hold the spring during removal of the cap., Simply unscrew the cap until you seethe "ioie in the tube, insert pin thru hole to hold spring.

Fig 2 Remove forend from magazine tube

Fig 3: Depress the Carrier Stop Button

Fig 4: Now remove the barrel from the box and remove the plastic bag from the barreI. 1nsert the barre esrteri sion i n to th e re c e i ve r [ bet we en th e b oit an d: h e rece i ver) w hi. ^ making sure the barrel lug is aligned with the magazine tube Cont'nue sliding the baTrel extension into the receiver and allow the barrel hug to slide over the magazine tube. With the barrel extension partially inserted into the receiver between the boit and the receiver, pull the bolt cocking handle to the rear so that the boll is locked back. Now completely insert the barrel extension into the receiver,

GAB SYSTEM WASHER PLACEMENT;

You must place the gas system washer in front of the barrel lug. Thus the gas system washer is between the barrel lug and the forenti as pictured (Fig A)

Fig 5; Slide the forend over the magazine tube {do not force). Make sure that the forend is compl&lely seated arouod the ma ga t\ne tu , c ar re1. an d th e rec eiver (note: th e forc-n ci must seat flusn with the receiver). Fig 6: Screw on the forend cap so that the forend is held firmly in place and flush against the receiver.

With the forend in place and the barrel in place and the forend cap securely in place, depress the carrier latch button and I he bof: will slice into the barrel extension (Note- If you see any portion of the barrel extension protruding from the receiver after you released the boll or if there is a gap between the tore arm and the receiver you have not properly assembled tne shotgun), lithe bolt does not slideforward or you have gapt or the barrel extension protrudes from the receiver, reverse the assembly procedures and start over again making sure that :he barrel is iulfy Inserted into the receiver and that the forend is fully in place. If you still can r^nt assemble the shotgun correctly take the gt.n to the dealer where you bought the gun or a qualified gunsmith for help.

Once the shotgun is assemb'edorifyoucan not fully assemble the shotgun arid plan to carry it somewhere for help, activate the cross trigger block safety and keep it activated until you are ready tc fire the shotgun. (Keep the safety on no matter if the gun is loaded or unloaded).

Gas Sistem 153153 Super Mag

LOCKING BLOCK PLACEMENT

During assembly or reassembly make sure lhe locking lug is place as pictured (Fig B>. Make sure that the firing pin and firing pin washer are held rearward by the locking lug {Fig Bt).

Screw in Chokes Symbols / Markings

The end of the chokes are marked with stashes to determine choke

// - Improved Modified til -Modified

Mi -ImprovedCylinder CI -Cylinder

BEFORE INSTALLATION OF A CHOKE TUBE MAKE SURE THE SHOTGUN IS UNLOADED.

The chokes are right hand thread Make sure that you do not cross thread the Choke. For tightening of a choke tube use a special wrench vtfiich completes your shotgun,

WARNING! MAKE SURE YOU FULLY TIGHTEN THE CHOKE TUBE Shooting with Loosed choke tube can cause its damage or damage of your shotgun.

Look into the muzzle The ring at the coupling the bore with the choke tube where the surface of the barrel bore overhand the surface of the choke lube channel should be visible. The distortion of the ring may indicate the damage of the choke tube or housing :n the barrel

PERIODICALLY, CHECK TO INSURE THE TURE IS FULLY SEATED IN THE BARREL

After use -emove the choke tube and clean ihe choke tube threads and location in the barrel where the choke tube thread into Only use choke tube lube for lubrication. Only use IC choke tube with slug

REMEMBER the choke tubes and the location in the barrel need careful handling for prevention of casual deformation at the thin-well sections. Needlessly do not leave a barrel without a choke tube being in place.

If you would tike to buy extra choke tubes (sheet, trap, extra full, etc.) Call; Colonial© 1-300-949-eOS 9

DIRECTION FOR DISASSEMBLY

Make sure the gun is unloaded and pointed in a sale direction. Make sure the safety is on. There is no excuse tor not being careful.

Fig 7: With the bolt in the forward position unscrew the

for end cap and remove the forend (WARNING CAP UNDER SPRING PRESSURE). Push the Canier Step Button rearward then move the bolt to the rear slightly and hold it out of battery, then grasp the fcarre. and remove the barrel by pulling the barrei and barrel extension out of the receiver

Fig a Use the back end of a empty cartridge or a flathead screwdriver or your fingers to remove Solt Cocking Handle, risen screwdriver or back of empty cartridge ntc notch and pry up handle and remove from bolt or grasp handle firmly and pull out away from receiver

Fig 9; With the cock i ng h and I e re m oved from th e bolt you now can grasp the gas piston and slide the bolt and action bar forward and remove the assemby from the magazine tube and receiver tie careful because once the boft i& removed from the receiver all Ihe pieces from the assembly are ftee to seoarate. We suggest you keep the gun with the bolt up when you remove the assembly1 sa the assembly does not separate See locking block placement section..

Fig 10: The trigger assembly car be removed with the barrel and boll removed or without the barrel and bolt removed Tu remove the trigger assembly all you do is remove the two pins That ho d trie trigger assembly in piace and pull the trigger assembly from the receiver, f he pins can be removed with a hammer and a punch.

TO LOAD YOUR SHOTGUN

* Make sure the shotgun is pointed in a safe direction at all times, the safety is engaged, anti never aflow lingers or objects to contact trigger.

* Do nof load shotgun until you are reacy to fire

* Do not dsencaoe the safety until you are ready to fire.

* Make sure the ammo that you ¿ire using is the correct size and gauge. The barrel is marked with the gauge and chamber si^e, barrels marked 3.5" will also use 13/4" or 3" or 3.5'' shot shells.

* Visually inspect the chamber for obstructions by pulling back the bolt until it ocks back (note: if the bolt wilt not lock back then push the Carrier Stop Button -earward and retry locking the bolt reaiwardj the chambcr should be free of oil Or grease or obstructions.., The chamber is the rear portion of the barrel where the cartridge slides into from the pressure applied by the bolt, After inspection release the bolt by depressing tie carrier latch button.

Fig 1 ■: Turn the shotgun upsdc down so that the barrel is pointing toward the ground and you are looking at the carrier latch. Now depress the carrier latch bullon and insert up to (5) 2 3/4" cartridges or (5) - 3U Or (4) cartridges in to the magazine tube. Note: If plastic spring cap is in maga2ine tube then all capacities are decreased by one round.

Never load a cartridge into the chamber until you are ready to fire the shotgun..

Fig " Turn the gun upright with the barrel pointing to the grourd and pull back the bolt cocking handle until a cartridge moves up into the ejection pott. Now release (he handle and the cartr.dge will be carried by the bolt into the chamoer.

TO FIRE YOUR SHOTGUN

"WARNING*1

* During fir:ng: the bolt cocking handle travel* reward with considerable force and velocity Do not allow sny object to enter its' path,

^□onotdisengagethesafytyurtiitheshotgunispointedinasaiedirectionand you are ready to firs

* Semi-auto shotguns automatically feed the next live round from the magazine tube into the chamber each time ihe gun fires No mechanical force Is required (or the shotgun to complete the oh aim be ring operation. Note- You must be aware 1 hat ft a f i rearm wi 11 be read y to fire an oth e r ro u nd afte r th e p revious r ou n d has. been ejected and the new round has been chambered.

* After the last round has been fired the shotgun should lock open, never count on the locked hack boil as a signal that the gun is empty (Visually check tne chamber) It is also possible that the bolt wilt rot Jock back after the firing of the last carthdge If this occurs, open the bolt manually and lock it to the rear (note; if t h e bo 11 wi 11 not lock back then pu sh the Ca rr is r Stop 8 utto n re arward an d retry locking the bolt rearward) Use you r eyes to verify that the gun is empty.

" If a cartridge does not fire and the trigger has been pLilted and the safety is disengaged,.. Stop: and dc the following: a) Make sure the gun is pointed in a safe direct ¡art b) Engage the safety c) Wait 60 seconds d) Follow the instruction below for unloading the shotgun

* If during f iri ng t h e sou nd of a n y c artri dge i s n ot ic e ab I y softer or loude i Than the previous cartridge fired, Stop' Do not load another cartridge or fire anoiher cartridge and do the following:

a) Make sure the gun is pointed in a safe direction b) Engage ihe safety c) Follow the instruction below for unloading the shotgun d) With Ihe shotgun unloaded visually inspect the shotgun for barrel blockage or damage and inspect tne mechanical portion and receiver of Ihe shotgun for damage before oontinuing.

PLEASE READ AND UNDERSTAND ALL WARNINGS EN THIS MANUAL BEFORE FIRING SHOTGUN, MAKE SURE VOU KNOW WHAT YOU ARE SHOOTING AT

1) Make sure the gun is pointed in a safe direction and that you a-e wearing ear and eye protection,

2) Engage safety if not already engaged

31 <J\se ng ag e the safety a r d be gi n fi rin g o n ly wher 1 you are ready to fire and the shotgun is pointed in a safe direction to be fired

GAS SYSTEM ADJUSTMENT:

Your MP153 has a unique self regulating gas system and is pre set at the factory 10 function with 1 £ga 23/4" (1 V4 oz) to 12ga 3 5* (steel Shot). This system also allows you to fine tune the function of the gur with the gas system nut. So, by adjusting the gas system nut you can rrake your gun functon over the complete range of 12 ga ammunition and set the gun for optimum function for the user. Simply the cas system nut allows you lo customize the function of the gun to your requirements without additional parts or kits (unlike our competition;

Gas cylinder nut; Located under the barrel or. the front end of the gas cylinder and retains the vaive &pring with thft valve which provide the action at the ehot-gun with light loads as well as with heavy loads, Note: For the first too ids use loads 1 1/4 oz, or greater. Your gun was set at the factory to use 12 ga, f 3,5" steel shot to 12 ga. / 2 3(1 1/4 oz.£ If you wish to use lead shot 12 ga. / 3.5" rounds then you must adjust the Gas cylinder nut two turns courter-clockwise. If you wish to use loads lower then J 2 ga / 2 3/4" 1 1/4 oz. you must adjust the Gas cylinder nul as required (clockwise).

Never adjust the Gas cylinder nut more than two complete turns in any directions (For reference use notch on front pi the Gas cylinder: the nut shouid be vsslble through, the notch and at most should fit flush the front eno of the Gas cylinder j To set the gun back lo factory setting see mark on Gas cylinder and adjust as required. (Fig. C)

Note: Screw the Gas cylinder rut not detaching the barrel from the receiver. (Fig. D)

Eaa 153 Gas System Drawing

To Unload Shotgun

1} Make sure that gun is pointed in safe direction and engage safety, il not already engaged. Kever allow your finger or any object lo come in contact with the trigger during the unloading operation...

Fig 13; Draw back the bolt until a cartridge is ejected or fci^

the bolt has traveled to the rear fully (If there was not a Hm^W®®^^

cartridge in the chamber nothing will be ejected) slide the B^r - !

do It forward until it is fully closed Now draw back the bolt until a cartridge is ejected. Repeat the drawing back of the bolt until no more rounds are ejected.

Now rnck the bolt in the rearward position. (Note: You must move the Carrier Stop But)on rearward for the boll to lock in the rearward position) With the bolt locked back visually inspect the champer to assure that it is empty, you should also look down into the receiver ihrough the ejection port and verify that the magazine tube is empty

It for some reason the cartridge in the magazine tube wit not rise up into the chamber after repeated attempts to manually cycle the shotgun, preform the iollow ;he fol5ov:ing steps;

A) Manually close the boil

B) Turn over the shotgun so that the trigger guard is facing you (upward), depress the carricr latch button and then depress the carrier latch.

C) With the same finger that you are depressing the carrier latch depress the shell stop (the shell stop is located on your left hand side wish the gun in the upside down position, it is the piece of rrtetal that should be holding the round in the magazine lube) and the cartridge should slide up and out of the shotgun with your guidance, Note: the cartridge is under spring tension. Repeat .this proces s ti 11 th e ma g azin c t ube is em pty a n c 1h en tu rn the g u n over an d ioc k the bell back and verify that the gun is totaliy empty.

tf you had to follow the procedure for a cartridge not being released from the magazmetube, make surethe gjnisempty and let a qualified gunsmith inspect the gun before you load or use the gun again.

MANUFACTURER'S WARNING

"his firearnn was manufactured to properly perform with the original parts as designed it is your duty to make sure any parts you buy are correctly installed and that nether replacements nor originals are altered 01 changed. Your gur is a com p I ex too 1 with many parts thjit rnUSt rel ate co rre ct ly to other parts f o r s af e and accurate operation Putting a gun together wrong or with modified parts can result in a damaged gun, injury or death to you or others through malfunction. A ways let a qualilied gunsmith work on your gun or at least, check any work not performed ay a gunsmilh. Firearms safety is your primary concern. THE GUN OWNER MUST ACCEPT FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE CORRECT REASSEMBLY AND FUNCTIONING OF THE FIREARM AFTER ANY DISASSEMBLY OR REPLACEMENT OF PARTS,

DUCK PLUG PLACEMENT:

The wooden rod enclosed wilh your shotgun is a duck plug and can be placed inside the magazine tube spring from the cap end. Simply the rod prevents the magazine follower from moving the ful length of travel.

Itss preset for one round in the nagazinewi'houttheptastic spring cap. You will see a mark On the rod which is where you wouid cut the rod ii you want two rounds in tho magaiine without the plastic spring cap. If you want to use the piastic spring cap and the duc'< piug you will have to cut the rod at the mark.

CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE OF SHOTGUN

A) Fo'iow procedures for unloading shotgun as described previously BJ Follow procedjres for disassembly of shotpur as described previously

1. Materials needed to clean this sholgun are; a cleaning rod, cotton bore patches, brass bore brush, powder solvent, a small soft brush and good quality gun oil

WARNING: Lead or ead compounds aie known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects, reproductive toxicity, and other serious physica injury, Those who clean firearms should take protective measures to avoic coriact or exposure to such chemicals,

2. Using the bore brush with powder solvent scrub the narrel and chamber lo remove any powder and lead residue in the bore. Always and lastly, swab with cotton patch with gun oil to coat and protect the bore and oh ambers from rust and corrosion.

3. Any powder fowling on the firing wall, barrel, etc. can be easily leaned with a brush and powder solvent.

5, All external surfaces should be wiped down wiith light coat of rust preventative. Avoid using too much oil as dust ard/or debris can get trapped in the oil creating a gum that in '¡me will cause misfires

6, CAUTION in using solvents In gun bore cleaning. Prolonged or excess contact with finish or bluing can damage the gun's finish. Be sure to wipe away all excess solvent and then lubricate wiTh oil.

7, A gun should be cleaned after firing. In addition, external parts shoud be wiped wtth an oiled cloth after handling, A tight oil Is ordinarily all that is necessary in cleaning if the gun has not been fired or fired very little. If a gun is used irequentiy, it must be cleaned after each firing and regularly serviced tjy a professional gunsmith, if the gun has been stored, remove all excess oil and'1 or grease before firing. Always check to be su-'e that no cleaning patch or olher obstruction remains in the bore or chambers before firing fig Hi Pictures the two ho es in the barrel gas porting : ring which must remain open and dear for the shotgun to function properly. Make sure these two holes are c.eaned after each use as well as clean the barrel gas porting ring,

Fio 15: Pictures the pas piston assembly on tne

Fio 15: Pictures the pas piston assembly on tne

DANGER -- AMMUNITION WARNING

Firearms may be damaged and serious injury or death to the shooter cr by stand e r m ay res u It fro m any c on d iti on wh i c h co n t ri b ute s t o th s gen erat ion of excessive pressure or uncontrolled release of gas whhin the firearm. Such adverse conditions can be caused by bore or chamber obstruction, pro pell ant

powder over leads or by defective, incorrect or improperly loaded and assembled cartridge components. Even the strongest firearm can be blown up as a result of excessive pressure It is extremely dangerous to use a cartridge whose pressure is greaterthar.ihat developed by cartridges loaded to industry standards.

AMMUNITION (CARTRIDGES) NOTICE

We specifically disclaim responsibility lor any damage, injury or death occurring in connection with or as the result of the use of European American Armory shotguns of faulty, non-standard. re-manufactured, hand loaded or reloaded ammunition, used cartridges or cartridges other than factory cartridges far which the firearm was originally chambered.

LUBRICATION WARNING

Firing a shotgun with oil, grease or any other material even p an i ai; y obstructing the bore may result in damage to the shotgun and injury to the shooter and those nearby Do not spray ot appiy lubricants directly on ammunition, If the powder charge of a cartridge is affected by the lubricant, it may not be ignited, but the energy from the primer may be sufficient to push the bullet into the bore where it may become lodged. Firing a subsequent bullet into the obstructed bore will damage the shotgun and may cause injury to the shooter and those nearby. Use lubricants property. You are responsible for the proper care and maintenance of your firearm and ammunition.

ONE YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY

All European American Armory Corp, firearms are warranted to the original retail customer for one year from date of purchase against defects in material and workmanship. All parts and tabor or replacement at our option are coveree. Wood Stock and Wood Forend are not covered by the One Year Limited Warranty. The warranty on the wood stock and forend is 60 days from purchase and only covers manufactured and material defects.)

Transportation to and from jour repair facilillas, damage caused by failure to perform normal maintenance, sales outside the United Stales, damage due to use of high velocity, high pressure, rc'oaded or oiher nonstandard ammunition, or any unauthorized repair, modification, misuse, abuse, fanning the hammer or alteration ol the product is not covered by this Limited Warranty

Any implied warranties, including the implied warranties ot m erch anta fcáíty and f itn ess for a pa rti cu la r pu rpose, a r e I i m ited to one year from date of original retail purchase. Consequential or incidental damages and/or expenses, or any other expenses are not covered by this warranty." To obtain warranty performance send your firearm , freight prepaid, with proof of retail purchase and £10.00 dollars for return freight to:

European American Armory Corp.

3855 North U.S. Highway One

Cocoa, Ronda 3292G

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