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Cleaning, Lubrication, and Maintenance

Overview

Routine maintenance is essential to keeping your Model 7600 firearm in top condition for years to come.

Lubrication and Maintenance

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NOTE: The chamber should be cleaned before loading and firing the firearm the first time. Follow cleaning instructions shown below.

Over-lubrication should be avoided at all times. A thin coat of Rem™ Oil is needed to prevent the possibility of rusting. See note below.
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.
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 his Remington distributor.

 

TO CLEAN THE BARREL:

WARNING: Check the chamber and magazine to make sure there are no cartridges in the firearm.

  1. Use the instructions and the equipment provided in a good cleaning kit. For recommendations, see your Remington Authorized Gunsmith.
  2. Select the correct caliber cleaning brush and attach the brush to the cleaning rod.
  3. Put the cleaning brush into the gun cleaning solvent.
  4. Push the cleaning brush through the barrel several times.
    NOTE: Always clean the barrel from the muzzle to the chamber.
  5. Remove the brush from the rod. Attach tip with correct size cleaning patch and push through the bore.
  6. Repeat several times using a new cleaning patch each time, until the patch is not dirty.
  7. Push a clean patch saturated with Rem™ Oil through the barrel.
  8. Push a clean, dry patch through the barrel to remove excess lubricant.
  9. Apply a thin coat of Rem™ Oil to the outside of the barrel with a soft, clean cloth.

WARNING: After cleaning, make sure the barrel is free of obstructions.

TO CLEAN THE TRIGGER PLATE ASSEMBLY:

WARNING: Make sure there are no cartridges in the magazine or chamber.

  1. Engage the safety mechanism. RED BAND WILL NOT SHOW.
  2. Close the action.
  3. Tap out front and rear trigger plate pins.
  4. Lift rear of the trigger plate assembly and remove the assembly from the receiver. See Picture 13.
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    NOTE: Clean trigger plate assembly as a unit with Rem™ Oil.
  5. Spray the trigger plate assembly with Rem™ Oil as shown. See Picture 14. Let stand for 15 minutes. Spray again to wash off components. Shake off excess lubricant.
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    WARNING: Excessive use of a non-recommended lubricant could adversely affect the function and safe operation of your firearm.
  6. Check to make sure that the end of the disconnector is below end of left connector. See Picture 15.
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  7. Carefully insert the trigger plate assembly into the receiver.
  8. Position to align holes and tap in front and rear trigger plate pins.

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.

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