Caution When Closing The Action Do Not Use Undue Force

If the action seems difficult to close, the hinge pins and bearing surfaces may not be properly engaged. Release the upward pressure and carefully separate the barrels from the action again. If forced, you may mar Reattach the forearm by lining up the forearm extension with the receiver. Hold at an angle. Reattach the forearm by lining up the forearm extension with the receiver. Hold at an angle. and damage the fine fit of your shotgun's action. 5. Once the barrels are installed and the action...

Adjustinq cast on and cast off

Adjusting cast on and cast off allows you to achieve a perfect fit from the stock to your face. This is a most crucial adjustment, as it determines how correctly and consistently your eye will line up with the sight plane along the barrel rib. A shotgun correctly adjusted for cast on and cast off will have you looking directly down the center of the rib with the front and middle beads in alignment. BEFORE PERFORMING ANY ADJUSTMENTS, ALWAYS MAKE CERTAIN THERE ARE NO SHELLS IN THE CHAMBERS AND...

Parts Service Repair and Questions

If your Winchester rifle or shotgun should ever need service or repair, it is often best to utilize one of our Authorized Repair Centers. In some cases it is appropriate to use the Winchester Rifles and Shotguns Service Center in Arnold, Missouri. A list of Authorized Repair Centers was included with your new firearm. If you need a new listing, contact us. We can help you determine the best place to service your firearm. In order to avoid delays, it is important to never send your firearm...

Barrel Selector

The safety switch on the top tang of your firearm also serves as the barrel selector. The barrel selector allows you to choose which barrel will fire with the first pull of the trigger. The other barrel will then fire with the second pull of the trigger. The safety must be in the on safe rearward position to operate the barrel selector. On the left side of the safety switch is the letter U which stands for UNDER. On the right side is the letter O which stands for OVER. The safety itself can be...

Assembly

Your new Select shotgun will come from the factory partially disassembled in a special box. Remove the barrel assembly (with forearm attached) and receiver stock section from the carton. Wipe them clean and lightly oil component parts as explained under Initial Cleaning Oiling (Page 9). release latch and angle the forearm down and off. release latch and angle the forearm down and off. It is important to carefully follow the assembly instructions below to assure the proper assembly of your...

IN the case of a misfire

Rarely will modern factory ammunition experience a misfire. If this ever occurs when shooting your Select, please follow these instructions carefully. CAUTION IN CASE OF MISFIRE, KEEP THE BARREL POINTED IN A SAFE DIRECTION. CAREFULLY OPEN THE ACTION WHILE AVOIDING DIRECT EXPOSURE TO THE BREECH BY YOURSELF AND OTHERS. REMOVE THE SHELL FROM THE CHAMBER. FULLY UNLOAD YOUR SHOTGUN BY REMOVING THE OTHER SHELL. Carefully inspect the misfired shell. If the primer is indented, the shell should be...

Loading procedures

Before loading your firearm, be sure all grease and oil have been removed from the barrel and chamber and there are no obstructions. Use the correct ammunition referenced by the inscription on the barrel. There is only one basic way to load your Select. Before loading the chambers, make sure of the following 1 Your shotgun is pointed in a safe direction. 2 The safety is in the on safe position. 3 You are in an appropriate location for shooting. 4 You have the correct gauge and type of...

Terminology and descriptions

Descriptions in this owner's manual generally refer to the firearm in the horizontal position. That is, in the normal firing position. For example, the muzzles are forward or front the buttstock is rearward or rear the trigger is downward or underneath the sight plane is upward or on top. For general parts terminology, refer to Figure 1A. The Select is also shown disassembled to the extent necessary in order to follow instructions contained in this book Figure IB . Details of the action are...

Ammunition

There are several different versions of the Select. The gauge and chamber length are inscribed on the side of the barrel, forward of the receiver. They are inscribed as follows on the receiver 23A and 3 Magnum. These models are designed to shoot all factory loads from 23A up to 3 Magnums. These models are designed to accept up to 3 factory loads. They are not designed to shoot 3LA shells. 23A. Select shotguns with this designation are usually target models. They are specifically configured to...

Choke tube rim notch codes and patterns

Using an over-tight choke constriction with steel shot will result in an ineffective blown pattern. Extra Full Turkey with knurled rim. Do not use with steel shot. 1 When more than one choke designation is listed for a given steel shot pattern, use the more open choke listed for high velocity, larger shot size steel loads. 1. Open the action fully downward, and place the safety in the on safe position. 2. Before installing a tube, check the internal choke tube...

Serial number

The serial number is located on the top tang of the receiver under the top lever. A duplicate number is located on the bottom of the barrels when removed on the flat surface crossing the barrels below the hinge bearing surface. Record the serial number at the front of The top-tang safety offers excellent convenience with both gloved and ungloved fingers. Plus, it is ambidextrous for right- or left-handed shooters. The Select has a very compact, low-profile receiver with an ideal combination of...

Inyector Plus Choke Tube System

The Select is fitted with one of the most popular and universally accepted choke tube systems on the market Invector-Plus . Your Select shotgun is specially designed for this system only. Your choke tubes may be marked Win-Plus. There is no difference This means It has a back-bored barrel. It is threaded to accept Invector-Plus choke tubes only. The Invector-Plus system allows you to configure your Select for the patterns and or choke constrictions your hunting or target situation demands. The...

Initial cleaning ollinq

Some metal parts of your new Select have been coated at the factory with a rust preventative compound. Before using your Select, clean the anti-rust compound from the inside of the barrels, receiver area, locking pin mechanism, extractors ejectors, hinge surfaces and the chamber areas. A high quality, lightweight gun oil should be used to remove this compound and to give your new firearm its first lubrication. Clean the barrels using a cleaning rod and patch as explained under Cleaning and...