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Operating the Firearm

Overview

Read detailed instructions about loading, unloading, and other operation of your Bolt Action Model 770 firearm.

To Load the Firearm

WARNING! The Model 710™, 715™ and 770™ centerfire bolt action firearms are manufactured in a variety of centerfire calibers. The specific caliber of centerfire ammunition suitable for use in your firearm is marked on the barrel of your firearm. Only use the specific caliber of centerfire ammunition which is designated on the barrel of your firearm. Different calibers of centerfire ammunition are not interchangeable. Do not use any ammunition other than what is designated for your firearm. Using incorrect ammunition in your firearm can result in a sever malfunction of your firearm and/or ammunition leading to personal injury or death. See the Ten Commandments of Firearm Safety.

Ammunition

Always check the cartridge for the correct designation before loading the firearm. To find additional ammunition information, see the Remington Arms catalog or visit the Remington website
at www.remington.com.

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WARNING! Do not apply oil, grease or any lubricants to cartridges.

To Fully Load the Firearm

WARNING! Always check the cartridge for the correct designation before loading the firearm.

Caution: The bore should be cleaned before loading the firearm the first time. Follow the cleaning instructions shown on To Clean Barrel.

  1. Always keep the firearm pointed in a safe direction.
  2. Engage the safety mechanism by moving the safety arm fully rearward to the “SAFE” or “S" position.
  3. Open the action by raising the bolt handle, then pulling the bolt fully rearward.
  4. Look into the ejection port, visually check the chamber and magazine to make sure the firearm is completely unloaded. If the chamber is not empty, see How To Unload the Firearm.
  5. Make sure the barrel is free of obstructions, see To Check the Barrel for Obstructions.

I. To Load the Chamber

  1. With an empty magazine installed, place one cartridge of the correct caliber through the ejection port onto the magazine follower. See Picture 10.
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  2. Slide the bolt assembly fully forward, pushing the cartridge into the chamber.
  3. Once the cartridge is chambered, rotate the bolt handle down, locking the cartridge in the chamber.

WARNING! The firearm is Now loaded with a cartridge in the chamber. Removing the magazine from the firearm does NOT prevent the firearm from being discharged. If a cartridge is in the chamber and the safety mechanism is in the “FIRE” or “F” position, the cartridge in the chamber can be discharged by pulling the trigger.

II. To Load the Magazine

WARNING! Always check the cartridge for the correct caliber before loading the firearm. Do not attempt to exceed the cartridge capacity of the magazine box.

  1. Remove the magazine from the firearm by pressing the magazine latch release then pulling the magazine box from the magazine well. See Picture 11.
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  2. Push up to four (4) cartridges of the correct type and caliber, one at a time, sliding the cartridge under the magazine retaining lips until the cartridge head is against the rear wall of the magazine. Keep the cartridge bullet pointing toward the chamber. See Picture 12.
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  3. Push the full magazine box into the magazine well of the firearm.
  4. Make sure the magazine box is fully and securely latched into position.
    Both the chamber and magazine are now fully loaded!

WARNING! The firearm is now cocked and fully loaded. Make sure the safety mechanism is still engaged in the “SAFE” or “S” position. Always keep the firearm pointed in a safe direction.

To Load the Chamber From the Magazine

  1. Always keep the firearm pointed in a safe direction.
  2. Engage the safety mechanism by moving the safety arm fully rearward to the “SAFE” or “S" position.
  3. Open the action by raising the bolt handle, then pulling the bolt fully rearward.
  4. Look into the ejection port, visually check the chamber and magazine to make sure the firearm is completely unloaded. If the chamber is not unloaded, see How To Unload the Firearm.
  5. Make sure the barrel is free of obstructions, see To Check the Barrel for Obstructions.
  6. Push a full magazine box (see To Load the Magazine) into the magazine well of the firearm.
  7. Make sure the magazine box is fully and securely latched into position.
  8. Slowly slide the bolt assembly forward stripping one cartridge from the magazine box.
  9. Once the bolt is fully forward, rotate the bolt handle down, locking the cartridge in the chamber.

WARNING! The firearm is now cocked and loaded. Make sure the safety mechanism is still engaged in the “SAFE” or “S” position. Always keep the firearm pointed in a safe direction.

To Discharge the Firearm

WARNING! Always wear eye and hearing protection when discharging your firearm. See The Ten Commandments of Firearm Safety.

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  1. Point the muzzle at your intended target.
  2. Disengage the safety mechanism by moving the safety lever to the "FIRE" or "F" position.
  3. With the butt of the firearm firmly mounted against your shoulder and target acquired, pull the trigger. The firearm will discharge each time the trigger is pulled and the action is cycled until the magazine and chamber are empty.
  4. Engage the safety mechanism by moving the safety lever rearward to the “SAFE” or “S" position.
  5. Open the action by raising the bolt handle, then pulling the bolt fully rearward.
  6. Look into the ejection port, visually check the chamber and magazine making sure the firearm is completely unloaded.

How To Unload the Firearm

WARNING! NEVER assume your firearm is unloaded to justify careless handling. Always control the direction of the muzzle of your firearm, even if you think it is completely unloaded.

  1. Always keep the firearm pointed in a safe direction.
  2. Engage the safety mechanism by moving the safety arm fully rearward to the “SAFE” or “S" position.
  3. Remove the magazine box from the firearm by pressing the magazine latch release lever then pulling the magazine box from the magazine well. See Picture 11.
    WARNING! This firearm does NOT incorporate a magazine disconnect. The firearm can discharge with the magazine removed!
  4. Open the bolt by raising the bolt handle, then pull the bolt fully rearward until the cartridge clears the chamber.
  5. Lift the cartridge outward and remove from the receiver through the ejection port.
  6. With the bolt open, visually check the chamber to make sure the firearm is completely unloaded and free of obstructions.

To Unload the Magazine

  1. While holding the magazine separate and apart from the firearm, slide the top cartridge forward and out of the magazine. Repeat until the magazine is completely empty.

WARNING! Cartridges in magazine are under spring compression. Wear eye protection to avoid possible serious personal injury.

Telescopic Sights

A telescopic sight mount has been installed on your Model 710™, 715™, 770™ receiver. All models with telescopic sights are adjusted at the factory to hit a target at 100 yards. If your telescopic sight requires adjustment, see the telescopic instruction sheet provided in the packaging.

WARNING! Before mounting or adjusting any telescopic sight, make sure the firearm is completely unloaded and the safety mechanism is engaged by placing the safety in the “SAFE” or “S” position.

NOTE: For ballistics and trajectory information, see the Remington catalog or visit the Remington website at www. remington.com.

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