: Safety is essential when working with any firearm and ensuring the shotgun is unloaded is a necessary step before beginning disassembly.
1. Make sure the safety is on (safety button pushed reward with no red dot showing)
2. Check the magazine tube to ensure it is clear of any shells
3. Open the Action
a. Depress action lock lever
b. Pull rearward on the forearm
4. Check the chamber area to ensure it is clear of any shells
The shotgun is now clear and it is safe to begin disassembly.