WARNING! TREAT EVERY FIREARM AS IF ITWERE LOADED AT ALL TIMES! REMEMBER, NOSAFETY IS FOOLPROOF! FIREARMS SAFETY ISTHE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE PERSON WHOHANDLES FIREARMS AND AMMUNITION!
Dear Customer:Your Steyr "Scout" Rifle is the culmination of theinnovative features of the Steyr SBS "Safe Bolt" 96 rifle andthe features for the ideal all purpose rifle outlined as desir-able by the renowned rifleman and author, Jeff Cooper.Your rifle is manufactured by Steyr Mannlicher AG & Co KGto the highest standards. It has been produced to meetstate-of-the-art requirements for today's sports. Because theunderlying action is that of the Steyr SBS "Safe Bolt" 96rifle, you can expect unsurpassed performance, superbquality, optimum user comfort, and long service life under avariety of environmental conditions.Steyr Mannlicher AG & Co KG has been certifiedaccording to ISO 9001 since 1994. As a result of our thor-ough quality assurance system, you can be certain that youhave purchased an exclusive product of truly outstandingquality.Please read this manual and the warnings containedherein carefully to familiarize yourself with the function andoperation of this firearm.2