Firearms Safety is Your Responsibility

Rifles are classified as FIREARMS and are sold by SIGARMS™ with the specific understanding that SIGARMS is not responsible in any manner whatsoever for their improper handling, use, or resale under local laws and regulations. SIGARMS shall not be responsible in any manner whatsoever for malfunctioning of the firearm, for physical injury or for property damage resulting in whole or part from (1) criminal or negligent discharge, (2) improper or careless handling, (3) unauthorized modification, (4) defective, improper, hand-loaded, or re-loaded ammunition, (5) corrosion, (6) neglect, or (7) other influences beyond our direct and immediate control. This limitation applies regardless of whether liability is asserted on the basis of contract, negligence or strict liability (including failure to warn). Under no circumstances shall SIGARMS be liable for incidental or consequential damages, such as loss of use of property, commercial loss and loss of earnings and profits.

Carelessness and ignorance cannot be tolerated when handling a firearm. Treat every firearm with respect and follow the safety rules outlined in this manual.

Contents Page

Specifications 3

Important Rifle Components 4

Safety Information 4

General Description 6

Principle Features 6

Ammunition 6

Operating the Three Position Safety Mechanism 8

Assembly 9

Loading the Magazine and Rifle 10

Disassembly 12

Normal Operation 14

Maintenance 15

Cleaning and Lubrication 15

Repair and Servicing 16

Ordering Parts 17

Returning Your Rifle 17

Warranty Statement 18

Parts Diagram/Parts List 19

Specifications - SIGARMS® SHR 970 Rifle

Manually operated, short throw, 65° turn bolt-action with front locking lugs engaging the barrel directly. Internal extractor and ejector. Trigger: Single stage, adjustable only by factory technician. Safety: Three (3) position sliding safety.

Standard Calibers

Magnum Calibers

Length, overall



Height, overall



Width, overall



Barrel length



Rifling twist



Rifling grooves



Weight w/o Magazine

7.2 lbs.

7.4 lbs.

Trigger pull

4.4 lbs.

4.4 lbs.

Magazine Capacity



All weights and measurements are approximate.

All weights and measurements are approximate.

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