THESE SECURITY WARNINGS ARE FOR YOUR PROTECTION AS WELL AS THE SAFETY OF OTHERS. DISREGARDING THIS INFORMATION MAY RESULT IN SERIOUS INJURY OR EVEN DEATH !
Be certain that owner’s manual is always available for reference and is kept with the firearm at all times, even if firearm is transferred to another party. If the manual is lost contact your “Product Service Center” for a free replacement copy.
After performing any work on your firearm such as cleaning, adjustment, diassambly, or assembly of any accessory, the firearm should be re-checked for proper functioning before firing live ammunition. Firearms are complicated mechanisms. Any modification, alteration or improper fitting of any part may result in a dangerous malfunction, damage to the firearm and injury to the shooter or the bystanders. The firearm’s owner must accept full responsibility for the correct reassembly and functioning of the firearm after any disassembly or part replacement. If you do not understand any of the material in this manual or have any questions, contact your dealer or a qualified gunsmith. Do not attempt to load or use the firearm until you have read and clearly understood the information contained here.
Before handling your firearm, you should learn how it operates and how to maintain it. This includes learning its basic parts, how the manual safety and other safety features operate, how to open and close the action safely, how to safely load and unload ammunition from the firearm. Improper use and handling may result in serious injury or even death. All users of the firearm must become thoroughly familiar with the instructions stated here. As the owner of the firearm, you must undertake the full-time responsibility of safe firearms handling for your own safety and the safety of those around you.
-Keep all firearms and ammunition out of the reach of children. -Store your firearm and ammunition seperately. -Never store a loaded firearm. -Never leave a loaded firearm unattended. -Never transport a loaded firearm in a vehicle. -Unload your firearm when you have finished with shooting or when you have to climb a tree, a fence, cross a slippery surface or have to transport in a vehicle. -Do not load your firearm until you are in a place where it is safe to shoot. Keep your finger off the trigger until you are on target and have decided to fire. -Never shoot at water, rocks or any hard surfaces. Shots may glance off such surfaces and cause injuries. -Do not use alcohol or drugs before or while handling firearms. -Do not touch the trigger while the safety button is being engaged or disengaged. -Always point the muzzle of your firearm in a safe direction, regardless of whether the firearm is loaded or unloaded. Always treat every firearm as if it were loaded.
Hand your firearm to someone with the action open (bolt fully reward) and safety in the “ON” (SAFE) position. Once you verify that the firearm is unloaded, insist on the same procedure while receiving a firearm from someone else.
Learn the location of all the safety features on your firearm and how they operate.
Wear eye and ear protection while shooting. Shooting without proper ear protection can cause hearing damage. The use of eye protection during any type of shooting is important to protect your eyesight.
Keeping the heavy recoil of a shotgun in mind, maintain an adequate distance between the rear of the scope or any other equipment and your face at all times. Be certain that installed equipments do not interfere with or prevent the proper functioning of the safety mechanisms.
WE SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIM ANY RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY INJURY OR DAMAGE WHATSOEVER OCCURING IN CONNECTION WITH, OR AS A RESULT OF THE USE OF FAULTY, NON-STANDARD, REMANUFACTURED, HAND-LOADED OR RELOADED AMMUNITION OR OF AMMUNITION OTHER THAN WHICH THE FIREARM WAS ORIGINALLY CHAMBERED. Learn how to clean your firearm thoroughly.
Be certain that oil, grease, or any other material is not blocking the barrel. Barrel obstructions of any kind can cause damage to the firearm, and may result in serious personal injury to the shooter or the bystanders Practice proper firearm maintanence. Make sure all exposed metal surfaces are coated with a thin film of oil, especially after exposure to damp weather. See proper section of the manual for cleaning and instructions.
Do not store your shotgun in a fabric-lined case which will absorb lubricants.
A thorough inspection should be performed before going into the field. Have your firearm periodically checked by a qualified gunsmith.