Description Of Rifle

The Kimber Model 82 Government is a bolt action single shot caliber .22 (Long Rifle) target rifle. (See Figure 1)

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The bolt (S-412) must be manually operated to load and chamber a cartridge. The bolt must be manually opened and retracted to remove a loaded or fired cartridge from the rifle.

WARNING: IT IS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED THAT THE SAFETY (A-305) ALWAYS BE ENGAGED WHEN LOADING OR UNLOADING A LIVE CARTRIDGE. CAUTION. THE RIFLE SHOULD HAVE THE SAFETY DISENGAGED ONLY WHEN ENGAGING A TARGET.

When the safety (A-305) is rotated forward and the red dot is visible, the rifle will fire when the trigger is pulled The safety is engaged when rotated to the rear (toward butt). In this position, the trigger cannot be pulled. The bolt may be operated when the safety is engaged or disengaged. It is recommended that the safety always be engaged when loading or unloading a live cartridge. (See Figure 2)

The trigger assembly (A215GA) is shipped with the trigger adjusted to be between 3.5 and 4.5 pounds. The trigger pull on the Kimber Model 82 Government is fully adjustable (by a qualified armorer) to range from 2 pounds to 4.5 pounds. The trigger assembly is equipped with an over-travel adjustment and a sear engagement adjustment. These adjustments are to be made only by a qualified armorer. Improper adjustment of the sear engagement screw can cause the rifle to be UNSAFE.

Ammunition used in the Kimber Model 82 Government should be manufactured to SAAMI (Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturing Institute. Inc.) specifications or meet U.S. Military specifications. Do not use .22 short. .22 long, .22 shot cartridges, or .22 hyper velocity cartridges in the rifle. Use only .22 long rifle standard velocity or .22 long rifle high velocity ammunition.

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