O P E R AT I O N MANUAL MODEL 717 By SINGLE PUMP PNEUMATIC .177cal. (4.5mm) LEAD AIRGUN PELLET WARNING: NOT A TOY. ADULT SUPERVISION REQUIRED. MISUSE OR CARELESS USE MAY CAUSE SERIOUS INJURY OR DEATH. MAY BE DANGEROUS UP TO 209 YARDS (191 METERS). THIS IS A HIGH POWER AIR GUN RECOMMENDED FOR USE BY THOSE 16 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER. READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING. THE PURCHASER AND USER SHOULD CONFORM TO ALL LAWS GOVERNING USE AND OWNERSHIP OF AIR GUNS.
WARNING: THIS GUN CAN CAUSE SERIOUS INJURY OR DEATH. READ AND FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY. DO NOT LOAD A PELLET INTO THE GUN UNTIL YOU ARE READY TO SHOOT. IF YOU DO LOAD A PELLET AND THEN DECIDE NOT TO SHOOT, REMOVE IT EITHER MANUALLY OR BY SHOOTING THE GUN AT A SAFE TARGET. AN UNLOADED, UNCOCKED GUN IS SAFEST. ACCIDENTS HAPPEN FAST, AND ACCIDENTALLY INJURING OR KILLING SOMEONE IS A TERRIBLE THING. PLEASE SHOOT SAFELY. This safety alert symbol indicates important safety messages in this manual.
OPERATION STEPS Step Step Step Step 1. 2. 3. 4. Put “ON SAFE” OPEN BOLT PUMP LOAD Step Step Step Step 5. 6. 7. 8. CLOSE BOLT AIM Take “OFF SAFE” FIRE Step 1. Put “ON SAFE” Push trigger safety from left to right until no red is showing. In this position, the pistol (in proper working condition) cannot be fired by pulling the trigger. CAUTION: Even when the safety is FIG. 2 “ON SAFE” you should continue to handle the pistol safely. Don’t point the gun at anything that you don’t intend to shoot.
Step 6. AIM Point gun toward target. Pick a target backstop that cannot be penetrated. (Take final sighting after Step 7, - See Fig. 3 for correct sight picture). Step 7. TAKE “OFF SAFE” Take trigger safety “OFF SAFE” by pushing from right to left so that red is showing. (Take final sighting at this point) (Fig. 4) Step 8. FIRE The gun can be safely fired after properly completing the operating steps.
PUMP LEVER ADJUSTMENT IMPORTANT: After 500 shots, and every 1,000 shots thereafter, the length of the pump lever stroke may need adjustment in order to maintain maximum performance. To check and make the needed adjustments, follow these steps: Step 1. After firing the gun, open the pump lever and close to the point where a slight resistance can be felt and stop. Step 2. Measure the distance between the receiver and end of the pump lever as shown in Figure 6.
BARREL: The barrel must be clean and dry to attain maximum accuracy. Run clean, dry patches through the barrel until all foreign material is removed. It may be necessary to clean the barrel approximately every 50 shots to achieve maximum accuracy. Frequent cleaning may be necessary when the gun is new until all excess oil is removed from the pump system. If the gun is to be stored for a period of time, a light coat of oil in the barrel will help prevent corrosion. FIG.
WARNING: A GUN THAT IS NOT OPERATING PROPERLY MAY BE DANGEROUS. IT SHOULD BE KEPT SAFELY FROM USE BY ANYONE UNTIL REPAIRED OR DESTROYED. DO NOT TRY TO TAKE THE GUN APART. IT IS DIFFICULT TO REASSEMBLE, AND IMPROPER REASSEMBLY CAN CAUSE A HAZARDOUS CONDITION. REPAIR OF DAISY AIR PISTOLS GUNS IN WARRANTY: LIMITED ONE-YEAR WARRANTY For one year from date of purchase, Daisy® will repair or replace and return this gun, free of charge, if defective in material or workmanship.
CLUBS AND COMPETITION Throughout its history, Daisy Outdoor Products has supported safety education and competitive target shooting programs. These programs have extended opportunities for hundreds of thousands of young shooters and adults to learn the responsibilities and skills that the shooting sports demand. Today, the company continues to provide teaching aids, special airguns, and turn-key kits so that camps, schools, and civic groups have the right materials to properly teach safe shooting skills.