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Frequently Asked Question

FAQ

CAN I RECEIVE A FREE COPY OF THE CATALOG?

You can request a free catalog from Legacy Sports International by calling 775-828-0555 / TOLL FREE 1-800-5-LEGACY, or be e-mail at  click here. Or, you can download a .pdf file of the catalog from this website: www.legacysports.com

WHERE CAN I PURCHASE PARTS OR SEND REPAIRS?

For parts, warranty or repair work for your Howa, please contact Legacy Sports at 775-828-0555 / TOLL FREE 1-800-5-LEGACY.

CAN I PURCHASE A FIREARM DIRECT FROM LEGACY SPORTS INTERNATIONAL?

Only a holder of a valid Federal Firearms license, (FFL) may buy a gun directly from Legacy Sports Int.

WHERE WAS MY HOWA MANUFACTURED?

Howa rifles are manufactured by Howa Machinery, LTD in Japan.

DOES LEGACY SPORTS INT. HAVE A CUSTOM SHOP?

No, Legacy Sports does not have a custom shop.

DOES HOWA MANUFACTURE A LEFT HANDED ACTION?

No, Howa does not produce a left-handed action.

HOWA RIFLE RECOMMENDED BREAK-IN PROCEDURE

Please do not sight-in and or group the rifle during the break-in procedure.

For the first ten shots we recommend using copper jacketed factory ammo. Clean the oil and powder residue out of the barrel before each shot using a commercial bore cleaner with an ammonia content. After firing each cartridge, use a good bore cleaner (one with ammonia) to remove fouling from the barrel using only a soaked patch. We do not recommend anything with an abrasive in it since you are trying to seal the barrel, not keep it agitated.

For the first ten rounds, clean and let the barrel cool between each round fired using a patch and rod only.

Following the initial ten shots, you then may shoot 2 rounds, cleaning between each pair of shots. This is simply insuring that the burnishing process has been completed. In theory, you are closing the pores of the barrel metal that have been opened and exposed due to the manufacturing process.

To keep the temperature cool in the barrel, wait at least 5 minutes between break-in shots. The barrel must remain cool during the break-in procedure. If the barrel is allowed to heat up during the break-in, it will impede the steel’s ability to develop a home registration point, or memory. It will have a tendency to make the barrel “walk” or “climb” when it heats up in the future. If you take a little time in the beginning and do it right, you will be much more pleased with the performance of  your barrel in the future.

Developing Precision and Quality Design for over five decades since 1967. Howa 1500 Rifles are used throughout the world.

“We will continue to aim at becoming a globally recognized rifle taking advantage of skills and experiences which have been cultivated for more than 50 years."

Howa USA

Have A Questions?

How we can help

If you should ever have questions before or after the purchase of any Howa Rifles, our Customer Service Representative will be more than happy to help you.

Howa consist of a rich history dedicated to continuing innovation and design to remain the leader in precision rifles and barreled actions.

Please do not attempt to return any product without first calling customer service and obtaining an RA number.
PLEASE ALLOW 24-48 HOURS (1-2 BUSINESS DAYS) FOR A RESPONSE

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