Routine maintenance is essential to keeping your Pump Action Model 870 firearm in top condition for years to come.
WARNING! Look into the ejection port and check the chamber and magazine to make sure there are no shells in the firearm before cleaning or storing.
TO CLEAN THE BARREL:
TO CLEAN THE CHOKE TUBE:
WARNING! After cleaning, make sure the barrel is free of obstructions.
THE BREECH BOLT ASSEMBLY:
Clean as a unit. Brush with cleaning solvent and wipe clean and dry.
Brush the inside of the receiver with cleaning solvent and wipe dry.
WARNING! There may be sharp edges inside the receiver. Keep fingers covered or gloved when wiping.
THE TRIGGER PLATE ASSEMBLY:
NOTE: Clean as a unit with Rem™ Oil only. See NOTE at the bottom of the Lubrication section below.
Spray the trigger plate assembly with Rem™ Oil as shown. See Picture 18. Let stand for 15 minutes. Spray again to wash off components. Shake off excess lubricant.
WARNING! Excessive use of a non-recommended lubricant could adversely affect the function and safe operation of your firearm.
NOTE: Steps 5 & 6 are for Model 870™ Super Magnum™ only.
WARNING! This firearm should be checked periodically by the Remington® Arms Company, Inc. or a REMINGTON RECOMMENDED GUNSMITH. This will ensure proper inspection and any necessary replacement of worn or damaged parts.
When the firearm is to be stored, it should be carefully cleaned and thoroughly oiled. Outside surfaces should be wiped with a light coat of Rem™ Oil occasionally. See NOTE below.
When the firearm is to be reused, all excess lubrication must be removed. The chamber and bore must be thoroughly wiped dry.
NOTE: Remington Rem™ Oil is available from your local dealer. If your dealer is out of stock, ask him to order Rem™ Oil from their Remington distributor.