A AFTER PERFORMING ANY WORK ON YOUR FIREARM SUCH AS CLEANING, DISASSEMBLY OR INSTALLATION OF AN ACCESSORY:
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 acton (forearm fully forward) and leave the safety 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 to the "OFF' (FIRE) position.The hammer should not fall (No Fire).
Leave the safety 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 fully rearward to the "ON" (SAFE) position.
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