A After performing any work on your firearm such as cleaning, disassembly or installation of any accessory, check your firearm for proper functioning before firing any live ammunition.
a. Move the safety button fully rearward to the "ON" (SAFE) position and keep muzzle pointed in a safe direction.
b. Open the action, visually and physically check chamber, elevator and magazine tube to be certain the firearm is unloaded.
Depress and hold the action lock lever (Fig. 3). Open and close the action several times to check for free movement of the action assembly.
Close the action (forearm fully forward) and leave the safety button in the "ON" (SAFE) position. Pull the trigger rearward fully. The hammer should not fall (No Fire).
Remove your finger from the trigger. Move the safety button to the "OFF" (FIRE) position.The hammer should not fall (No Fire).
Leave the safety button in the "OFF" (FIRE) position.
Pull the trigger rearward. The hammer should fall (Fire).
Open the action by moving the forearm fully rearward. Move the safety button fully rearward to the "ON" (SAFE) position.
A IF YOUR FIREARM DOES NOT PERFORM AS DESCRIBED IN ANY OF THE ABOVE STEPS, CONTACT THE FACTORY AUTHORIZED PRODUCT SERVICE CENTER IMMEDIATELY. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO USE THE FIREARM.
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