Assembly Procedure

Angled relief cut

Angled relief cut

Slot cut

Bolt face

Slot cut

Bolt face

Firing pin, firing pin spring and locking piocc

Firing pin, firing pin spring and locking piocc

Bolt

1. Insert the firing pin. firing pin spring, and locking piece into the bolt head carrier. Depress the locking piece into the carrier, and turn it one quarter turn clockwise.

Bolthead locking lever

Bolthead locking lever

Angled relief cut

The angled relief cut on the bolt assembly will push the locking lever up.

Angled relief cut

The angled relief cut on the bolt assembly will push the locking lever up.

Insert the bolt assembly onto the locking piece, making sure the slot cut on the bolt is at the top. Turn the bolt assembly slightly clockwise until the angled relief cut at the base of the bolt assembly is aligned with the bolt head locking lever

When bolt rollers are depressed bolt assembly should move forward Winch.

Push the bolt against the locking lever until the base of the bolt is touching the bolt carrier. With the thumb and index fingers, squeeze the bolt rollers into each other. This will move the bolt assembly forward.

Grasping the carrier and bolt assembly firmly, turn the bolt clockwise until the slotted relief on the bolt is at the bottom position. Once again squeeze the bolt rollers to be sure they are in the fully depressed position. The bolt carrier and bolt assembly may now be inserted into the receiver.

2. Check to be certain the operating handle is in the forward position. Then insert the complete bolt carrier assembly into the receiver as far as possible.

3. Reinstall the trigger group by first inserting the front of the trigger group, then rolling the rear end with the pistol grip into position.

4. Slide the buttstock back into place over the rear of the receiver, with the driving spring properly positioned in its recess in the bolt carrier.
5. Remove the two takedown pins from their storage holes in the buttstock and insert them in their proper holes from left to right at the rear of the receiver. The SAR-3 is now fully assembled.

6. Reattach all slings, scopes and scope mounts.

Use Of The SAR-3

1. 8efore preparing to use the SAR-3. first make sure the selector lever on the left side of the receiver is in "S" or "Safe" position. While using the SAR-3. the selector lever can be easily manipulated with the thumb of your right hand if you are right-handed or the index finger of your left hand if you are left-handed

2. To load the magazine, hold the magazine in either hand and use the other hand to place the first round on top of Ihe magazine follower. Make sure the bullet end faces towards the front of the magazine. Then, apply pressure with the thumb to fully seat the round in the magazine Place additional rounds in the magazine up to twenty rounds following the same procedure as the first round

3. Check again to make sure the safety lever is on "S" or "Safe" position, then point the rifle in a safe direction. You may now cock the rifle by pulling the cocking lever rearward with your left hand and engaging it in the cocking lever notch.

4. Insert the magazine into the magazine well. The magazine should be inserted, front end first with a slight bottom-forward cant, then rolling the rear of the magazine back into place. When the distinctive "click" of the magazine catch is heard, the magazine is engaged.

5. When the magazine is properly inserted in the magazine well, press the cocking lever with the thumb of your left hand to disengage it from the retaining notch. The bolt carrier will now travel into battery with its Own spring tension. Do not touch the cocking handle as it travels forward into battery. The rifle is now cocked, and the first round is loaded in the chamber. Keep the safety lever on "S" or "Safe" until you are ready to fire!

6. Adjust the rear sight for windage and elevation as described on page 10.

7. Raise the rifle to the shooting position. Then choose your sight picture, move the selector lever lo "F" or •'Fire" position, and squeeze the trigger Successive shots do not require recocktng the rifle; they will cycle semiautomatically. Caution:

Never point or aim the rifle in a direction that is unsafe to shoot or at an object or surface that might cause the bullet to ricochet Always wear proper eye and ear protection.

Note: When the last round has been fired, the bolt will remain in battery (closed) instead of returning to an open bolt position.

Nole: When you are finished shooting: Always engage the safety, remove the magazine by using the magazine release located on the right side of the receiver, and clear the rifle by pulling back on the cocking lever then releasing it quickly to allow it to return to its normal forward position.

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