Failure to follow any of these safety rules may cause personal injury or death to the shooter or bystander and damage to property. Do not use a firearm until you fully understand and practice the Ten Commandments of Firearm Safety. If you have any questions about the safe use of a Remington firearm, write to us at Remington Arms Company, Inc., Consumer Service, P.O. Box 700, Madison, NC 27025-0700, or call us at 1-800-243-9700.

Use the Security Lock Provided with your Rifle

This rifle comes with a security lock to assist in protecting against unauthorized use. (See Picture 1). The rifle must be unloaded when the security lock is in place on the rifle. WARNING: Using the security lock cannot substitute for securing your firearm and ammunition in separate, locked locations.

Picture 1

The security lock operates as follows:

1. To open the Trigger Lock put the Key into the notches of the Trigger Lock Nut and un-screw it counter-clockwise (See Pictures 2, 3). Remove the Trigger Lock Screw.

Trigger Lock
Picture 2 Picture 3

2. To install the Trigger Lock on side-by-side rifle put the Trigger Lock over the trigger guard with the larger end of the Trigger Lock shroud pointing toward the muzzle. Then place the Trigger Lock Screw through the cross-slotted hole on the side of the Trigger Lock Shroud. (See Picture 4, 5).

Gun Squeeze Trigger Guard Lock
Picture 4 Picture 5

Use the Security Lock Provided with your Rifle (cont'd)

3. Screw the Trigger Lock Nut on the Trigger Lock Screw (clockwise) and tighten the nut with the key. do not tighten the nut too tight or you could damage the lock screw. (See Picture 6).

Picture 6

4. To remove the Trigger Lock, unscrew the Trigger Lock Nut with the key and detach the Trigger Lock Screw. (See Picture 7).

Picture 7


Always store the key to the security lock: (1) In a separate location away from the rifle; (2) In a secure location unknown and not accessible to others, especially children. Whether you secure your firearms by using the supplied security lock, a gun lock or a safe or some other mechanism, it is YOUR RESPONSIBILITY to store your firearms in such a manner that children and other unauthorized persons cannot gain access to them.

Important Parts of Your Rifle

Congratulations on your choice of a Remington® Model SPR 22 rifle double rifle. With proper care and If used in accordance with the Ten Commandments of Firearm's Safety and this owner's manual, your rifle should give you many years of dependable use and enjoyment. The following picture depicts the main parts of your rifle and will aid in understanding the instructions in this Owner's Manual.

Main Parts Rifle


This picture shows the main parts of a Remington Model SPR 22 rifle. The picture will aid in understanding the instructions in this book.


This picture shows the main parts of a Remington Model SPR 22 rifle. The picture will aid in understanding the instructions in this book.

External Control Parts

Trigger Block Safety: The safety mechanism of the Model SPR 22 rifle provides protection against accidental and unintentional discharge under normal usage when properly engaged and in good working order. The safety mechanism is not a substitute for following the rules of safe gun handling. Do not disengage the safety unless you are ready to fire the rifle. WARNING: make sure you understand how the safety works before you load or use the rifle.

The safety mechanism is a tang-style safety button located behind the top lever. (See Picture 8) To place the safety in the "on" or "safe" position, pull the button all the way to the rear. When in the "on" or "safe" position, the safety blocks the rearward motion of the trigger(s). To place the safety in the "off" or "fire" position, push the slide button all the way forward. When in the "off" or "fire" position, a red dot is exposed behind the slide button. You have now disengaged the safety, and the rifle is in the ready-to-fire position. (See Picture 9).

Do not touch the trigger while moving the safety button. When operating the safety button, make sure you push it to the full extent of its travel in the desired direction, either fully "on" or fully "off." Half-safe or partially safe is UNSAFE.


The rifle is designed to and WILL FIRE when the trigger is pulled and the safety mechanism is in the "off" or "fire" position.

External Control Parts (cont'd)

Top Lever: The top lever is located just forward of the safety mechanism. (See Picture 10) The top lever Is used to break open the action to load and/or unload the rifle, and to assemble and disassemble the rifle. To break open the action, fully push the top lever to the right. (See Picture 10).

Picture 10


When operating the top lever, you must: (1) make sure the safety mechanism is in the "on" or "safe" position; (2) keep your fingers away from the trigger(s) and outside of the trigger guard; and (3) control the direction of the muzzle of the rifle.

Trigger(s): SPR 22 side-by-side rifles from Remington1" are available in a double-trigger configuration. (See Picture 11).

Double-trigger Model SPR 22 rifles are patterned after classic side-by-side firearms with two triggers. The front trigger always fires the right barrels. The back trigger always fires the left barrels.

Never pull the trigger until you are actually ready to fire. Keep your fingers off the trigger and outside of the trigger guard until you are ready to pull the trigger and fire the rifle. When opening and closing the action and when engaging or disengaging the safety mechanism, make sure your fingers are outside of the trigger guard and away from the trigger.


Never fire a double-trigger rifle by using two fingers because you may inadvertently pull both triggers at the same time resulting in a near simultaneous firing of both barrels. Use your index finger to pull one of the triggers to fire the first shot. After that shot is fired, release the trigger and move your index finger to the other trigger to fire the second shot.

External Control Parts (cont'd)

Extractors: Model SPR 22 rifles are equipped with extractors for extracting the fired rounds when the action is opened. The extractor is located in the back center of the barrels, and is a single post extractor which will extract both rounds fired or unfired when the action is opened. (See Picture 12, 13)

Picture 12

Picture 13

Picture 12

Picture 13

The Forend: The forend is the wooden grip piece piece which attaches to the barrels assembly and locks the barrels assembly into the receiver. (See Picture 14) The forend has a mechanical latch which is used to lock and unlock the forend to the barrels assembly. Never attempt to fire your rifle without having the forend locked in its proper position on the barrels assembly.

Adjustable Sights: See (See Picture 15, 16)

Express Remington Spr22
Picture 14

Picture 15

Picture 16

Picture 15

Picture 16

11mm Scope Rail: (See Picture 17)

The Serial Number: The rifle's serial number is located under the top lever.

Picture 17

Instructions For Assembly Of Rifle


you begin to assemble the rifle, you MUST (1) look down the barrels from the breech end toward the muzzle end to make sure there Is no ammunition in the chambers or obstructions in the barrels, and (2) make sure the safety is in the "safe" position.

Your rifle was shipped with the barrels assembly (barrels and forend) detached from the receiver assembly. To assemble the rifle, follow these instructions:

1. Remove the plastic bags or wrapping covering the parts. Then remove the forend from the barrels by pulling outward on the mechanical lever in the lower midsection of the forend and tipping the forend out and away from the barrels while pulling the lever out. Never force the forend off the barrels. (See Picture 18).

Picture 18

2. Now push the top lever to the right and hold with one hand. Do not force the top lever. (See Picture 19).

Picture 19

3. Holding the barrels with one hand, engage the lower locking lug located on the lower portion of the barrels with the receiver. The half round cut out on the lower locking lug fits around the round bar in the forward lower portion of the slot in the receiver. With the barrels engaged into the receiver, swing the barrels up into the locked position. The top lever should move back to the center once the barrels are locked into position. Note: The top lever may not move completely to the center on a new rifle until the gun is broken in. The top lever must move at least three quarters of its full travel distance. (See Pictures 20, 21, 22).

Instructions For Assembly Of Rifle (cont'd)

Picture 20 Picture 21 Picture 22

4. Now that the barrels have been locked into the receiver, you must reattach the forend to the barrels. Pull outward on the mechanical latch in the center of the forend and place the forend on the receiver. With an upward swinging motion, lock the forend onto the barrels. Do not force the forend into its locked position on the barrels. If the latch does not go to its final flat position, it may be necessary to push it into place. Never force the latch into the flat position. (See Picture 23).

Picture 23

Loading an d Unl oading Your Rifle


Never load or fire the rifle unless the barrels is locked into position on the receiver, and the forend is locked in to the receiver and barrels. WARNING

Make sure the rifle is pointed in a safe direction and the trigger block safety is engaged at all times while loading and unloading. NEVER allow your fingers or other objects to contact the trigger while loading or unloading.


Do not disengage the trigger block safety until you are ready to fire and have the gun pointed safely downrange

^^ WARNING: Maximum operating cartridge pressure. ^^ WARNING: do not load rifle until you are ready to fire.

Loading an d Unl oading Your Rifle (cont'd) TO LOAD:

1. Make sure the ammunitionthat you are using is the correct size and caliber the barrels are marked with the caliber.

2. Visually inspect the chamber and barrels for obstructions by breaking open the rifle by depressing the locking lever and tipping the barrels down. The chamber and barrels should be free of oil or grease or obstructions. (See Picture 24).

Remington Spr Express Double Rifle
Picture 24

3. After inspection, load the correct type of shot shell into the chamber making sure that the shells are flush with the extractor (See Pictures 25, 26), then close the action by swinging the barrels up until it locks into the receiver .The locking latch should move to its fully locked position (See Picture 27). If the locking lever does not move to the fully locked position, break open the action again and check to see if the shot shell is fully seated in the chambers. If the shell is fully seated then re-close the action. If the shot shell is not fully seated, check the chambers for blockage and check the shell for deformation and retry closing the action once more. If the shell is the correct type and the chamber is not blocked and the shell is not deformed and the locking lever does not move to its fully locked position (See Picture 28), unload the gun (follow Unloading Instructions) and have a competent gunsmith look at the gun or return the gun to Remington I.S.P. for inspection. Do not force the rifle closed.

Picture 27

Picture 28

Picture 28

Loading an d Unl oading Your Rifle (cont'd) TO UNLOAD:

1. Break open the rifle by depressing the locking lever and tipping the barrels down. (See Picture 29).

2. Remove the shell from the chamber by grabbing it by the rim of the shell and pulling it form the chamber. (See Picture 30).

3. Visually check the barrels to make sure that it is free from obstructions. (See Picture 31).

Picture 29

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Picture 29

Picture 30

Picture S1

Firing Your Rifle @

WARNING: never load a cartridge into the chamber until you are ready to fire the rifle.


Do not disengage the trigger block safety until the rifle Is pointed in a safe direction and you are ready to fire. @ WARNING

If a cartridge does not fire and the trigger has been pulled and the trigger block safety is disengage. Stop! And do the following: a) Make sure the gun is pointed in a safe direction b) Engage the trigger block safety c) Wait 60 seconds d) Follow the instructions above for unloading the rifle.

If during firing the sound of any cartridge is noticeably softer or louder than the previous cartridge fired, Stop! Do not load another cartridge or fire another cartridge and do the following: a) Make sure the gun is pointed in a safe direction b) Engage the trigger block safety c) Follow the instruction above for unloading the rifle d) With the rifle unloaded visually inspect the rifle for barrels blockage or damage and inspect the mechanical operation and receiver of the rifle for damage before continuing.

read, understand and follow all warnings and instructions in this manual before firing the rifle.

Firing Your Rifle (cont'd) TO FIRE THE RIFLE:

1. Make sure the rifle is pointed in a safe direction with the trigger block safety engaged.

2. Make sure you are wearing eye and ear protection.

3. Keeping your fingers away from the triggers, push the trigger block safety to the "off" or "fire" position with the red dot showing. (See Picture 32).

Picture 32

4. With the butt stock held firmly against your shoulder and the barrels pointed towards your intended target, place your trigger finger on the trigger. The rifle will fire when you pull or squeeze the trigger with the requisite force. (See Picture 30).

Picture 36

Picture 36

5. If you wish to fire a second shot from the other barrel, you must move your finger to the other trigger and pulll or squeeze that trigger. The second barrel will then fire


Once you have fired the rifle, immediately push the trigger block safety to the "on" or "safe" position. Then follow the unloading instructions above while keeping the muzzle pointed in a safe direction.

Instructions For Disassembly Of The Rifle

1. Make sure the rifle Is unloaded (FOLLOW UNLOADING INSTRUCTIONS) and pointed In a safe direction.

2. Make sure the trigger block safety is engaged in the "on" or "safe" position. (See Picture 34).

Picture 34

3. Remove the forend from the barrels by pulling out the mechanical lever in the lower center of the fore end and removing the forend in a downward outward swinging motion. Never force the forend off the barrels and receiver. (See Picture 35).

Remington Model Rifle
Picture 35

4. With the barrels and receiver supported with one hand, depress the locking lever fully and tip the barrels down until it disengages from the receiver. Check the barrels for obstructions, damage and blockage after removal. (See Picture 36, 37).

Picture 36 Picture 37

® Manufacturer's Warning

This firearm 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 neither replacements nor originals are altered or changed. Your firearm has many parts that must relate correctly to other parts for safe and accurate operation. Putting a gun together wrong or with modified parts can result in a damaged gun, or personal injury or death to you or others. Always let a qualified gunsmith work on your gun or at least, check any work not performed by a gunsmith. 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.

To Cl ean and Maintain Your Rifle

A. Follow procedures for unloading rifle as described previously.

B. Follow procedures for disassembly of rifle as described previously.

C. Materials needed to clean this rifle are: a cleaning rod, cotton bore patches, brass bore brush, powder solvent (such as Remington BriteBore™), a small soft brush and good quality gun oil (such as Rem® Oil).


Lead or lead compounds are known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects, reproductive toxicity, and other serious physical injury. Those who clean firearms should take protective measures to avoid contact or exposure to such chemicals.

D. Using the bore brush with powder solvent, scrub the interior of the barrels and chamber to remove any powder and lead residue in the bore. Always and lastly, swab the interior of the barrels with a cotton patch with gun oil to coat and protect the bore and chambers from rust and corrosion.

E. Any powder fouling on the firing wall, barrels, etc. can be easily cleaned with a brush and powder solvent.

F. All external surfaces should be wiped down with a light coat of rust preventative. Avoid using too much oil as powder, dust or other foreign material may get trapped in the oil. This could lead to congealed deposits which may interfere with the safe and reliable operation of this rifle.

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

H. A gun should be cleaned after firing. In addition, external parts should be wiped with an oiled cloth after handling. A light 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 frequently, it must be cleaned after each firing and regularly serviced by a professional gunsmith. If the gun has been stored, remove all excess oil and/or grease before firing. Always check to be sure that no cleaning patch or other obstruction remains in the bore or chambers before firing.

DANGER - Ammunition Warning

Firearms may be damaged and serious personal injury or death to the shooter or bystanders may result from any condition which contributes to the generation of excessive pressure or uncontrolled release of gas within the firearm. Such adverse conditions can be caused by bore or chamber obstructions, propellant powder overloads 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 greater than that developed by cartridges loaded to industry standards.

Ammunition (Cartridges) Notice

We specifically disclaim responsibility for any damage, injury or death occurring in connection with or as the result of the use of the rifle with faulty, non-standard, remanufactured, hand loaded or reloaded ammunition or with cartridges other than factory cartridges for which the rifle was originally chambered.

Lubrication Warning

Firing a rifle with oil, grease or any other material even partially obstructing the bore may result in damage to the rifle and personal injury to the shooter and those nearby. Do not spray or apply lubricants directly on ammunition. If the powder charge of a cartridge is affected by the lubricant, they may not fully ignite yet the energy from the primer and/or powder may still be sufficient to push the projectile or wad into the bore where it may become lodged. Firing a subsequent cartridge into the obstructed bore will damage the rifle and may cause personal injury to the shooter and those nearby. Use lubricants properly. You are responsible for the proper care and maintenance of your firearm and ammunition.


To Ord er Parts

ALL PARTS ARE SUBJECT TO A $10.00 CHARGE FOR SHIPPING AND HANDLING. Some parts are restricted and may only be installed by returning the rifle to us. When ordering parts, please state the Model, Gauge, Serial Number, and Finish Color. For parts information, call (321) 639-1432.


To obtain information about returning your rifle for service or repairs, call (321) 639-1432. One Year Limited Warranty

This rifle is warranted to the original retail customer for one year from the date of retail purchase against defects in material and workmanship. All parts and labor or replacement at our option are covered. The wood stock is not covered by the one year warranty. The warranty on the wood stock is 60 days and is limited to the original retail customer and extends 60 days from the date of retail purchase and covers only manufactured and material defects.


One Year Limited Warranty

Transportation to and from our repair facilities, government fees, damage caused by failure to perform normal maintenance, sales outside the United States, damage caused by use of high velocity, high pressure, reloaded or other nonstandard ammunition, or by any unauthorized repair, modification, misuse, abuse or alteration of the rifle is not covered by this Limited Warranty.

Implied Warranty


To the extent any provision of this warranty Is prohibited by federal, state, or municipal law, which cannot be preempted, It shall not be applicable. This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which may vary from state to state.

To obtain warranty service, send your rifle with proof of retail purchase, freight prepaid to:


c/o USSG

402 Richard Road

Rockledge, FL 32955

NOTICE: It is illegal to ship a firearm with ammunition in the firearm or in the same packaging. Firearms and ammunition must be shipped separately. For information about shipping ammunition, call (321) 639-1432.

Your Owner's Manual

Always keep this manual with your firearm. Make sure you understand all the warnings, operation instructions and safety procedures. When you lend, give or sell the firearm, be sure this manual goes with it. You can get a copy of this manual from Remington upon request.

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