Discharging firearms in poorly ventilated areas, cleaning firearms, or handling ammunition may result in exposure to lead and other substances known to cause birth defects, reproductive harm, and other serious physical injury. Have adequate ventilation at all times. Wash hands thoroughly after exposure.
With the shotgun pointed in a safe direction and held in the proper firing position, move the safety forward to its "OFF' (FIRE) position. Pulling the trigger through its full travel to the rear, will fire the shotgun.
Should the shotshell fail to fire, keep the gun pointed in a safe direction. Move the safety button fully rearward to the "ON" (SAFE) position. Remove the misfired shotshell and segregate from other ammunition. Do not attempt to refire a misfired round.
If at any time during firing, the report of any given round is noticeably louder or softer than previous rounds fire, STOP! Do not load or fire additional rounds until you have put safety in the "ON" (SAFE) position, then safely unload your firearm and inspect it for possible damage or obstruction in the chamber or bore.
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