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SINCE THE 9MM HI-POWER AND THE .40 S& W ARE VERY SIMILAR IN APPEARANCE, PLEASE CAREFULLY EXAMINE EVERY CARTRIDGE YOU LOAD IN YOUR HI-POWER PISTOL. THE CALIBER OF YOUR HI-POWER IS INSCRIBED ON THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE BARREL. FAILURE TO USE CORRECT AMMUNITION MA Y RESULT IN SERIOUS INJURY TO YOURSELF OR OTHERS. 1 With the slide closed and the muzzle pointing in a safe direction, press the magazine latch on the left side of the frame at the rear of the trigger guard and remove the magazine. As a...

Reassembly

1 Replace the barrel in the slide. 2 Replace the recoil spring on the receiver Press the spring forward to release the tension and position the head of the recoil guide into its recess in the forward surface of the barrel lug see figure 16 for precise position of guide . 3 Replace the slide on the receiver Draw the slide rearward as far as possible, kxk it in this position by moving the thumb safety lever into the disassembly recess on the slide. 4 Replace the slide stop in the receiver. 5...

Disassembly

Browning 9mm Disassembly

FIRST, BE CERTAIN YOUR PISTOL IS COMPLETELY UNLOADED. 1 Remove the magazine Press the magazine catch button on the left side and remove the magazine. 2 Lock the slide in its rearward position Push the thumb safety up into the disassembly recess on the slide see figure 12 . 3 Remove the slide stop Press against the end of the slide stop pin that extends out of the right side of the frame see figure 13 . At the same time, slightly elevate the slide stop on the the left side of the frame. After...

Browning HiPower Schematic

Schematic is provided for parts identification only and should not Ix used as a guide to assemble guns. IMPORTANT When ordering parts, please list the part numlx'r. the part name, the calilx-r. the model and the serial numfxT, located on your pistol. Do not order parts using key numbers. CA U TION These 1 k lt nvning parts are made exclusively for the Browning Mi-Power pistol and should not be used in orther guns even though Inadequately fitted parts may lx gt dangerous. To lower the hammer...

Unloading the Pistol

With the muzzle pointed in a safe direction, first depress the magazine release on the left side of the frame and remove the magazine. Then, pull back the slide to make sure that the chamber is empty. CAUTION KEEP YOUR FINGER OFF THE TRIGGER WHILE REMOVING THE MAGAZINE. Grip the slide. Draw it sharply rearward and lock the slide to the rear by raising the Slide Stop. This will clear anv round that may be in the chamber and eject that round. Visually inspect both the chamber and magazine channel...

Safety

As a gun owner, you accept a set of demanding responsibilities. How seriously you take these responsibilities can mean the difference between life and death. THERE IS NO EXCUSE FOR CARELESS OR ABUSIVE HANDLING OF ANY FIREARM. AT ALL TIMES HANDLE YOUR HI-POWER PISTOL AND ANY OTHER FIREARM WITH INTENSE RESPECT FOR ITS POWER AND POTENTIAL DANGER. READ AND UNDERSTAND THE CAUTIONS AND PROPER HANDLING PROCEDURES OUTLINED IN THIS BOOKLET BEFORE USING YOUR NEW FIREARM. I ALWAYS KEEP THE MUZZLE OF YOUR...

Browning HiPower Semi Automatic Pistol

When ordering parts please indicate the model name, serial number, stock style, and exterior finish. Do not order parts using key numbers. Recoil Spring Guide Assy, w Slide Stop. Retain. Safety Lever Assembly Left. Ambidextrous. Blue Safety Lever Righl. Ambidextrous. Blue Safety Lever Retaining Pin, Ambidextrous. Blue Fixed Sight. Mark III '90 . Dovetail Front Front Sighl Adjustable. Dovetail Blue Slide. Blue 90 Dovetail Adjustable Rear Hammer Strut Assy, with Mainspring, Mainspring Rear Sight...

Operation of the Hammer

Gun Silencer Diagrams

The Browning Single Action pistol has an exposed hammer with dropped, half cock, and full cock positions. The hammer spur is serrated to help insure positive control while manually cocking and lowering the hammer. This is the recommended carry ing position of the pistol whether there is a round in the chamber or not see figure 2 . DO NOT CARRY A ROUND IN THE CHAMBER. DO NOT CARRY OR STORE THE PISTOL IN THE HALF COCK POSITION. It is provided only as a means of catching the hammer. if the hammer...

Nomenclature

In conventional gun terminology, the position and movement of pistol parts are described as they occur with substantial safety margins over the pressures developed by established American loads. Nevertheless, Browning can assume no responsibility for incidents with the pistol horizontal and in nonnal tiring position i.e. the muzzle is forward or front, the pistol grip is rearward or rear, the trigger is downward or underneath. the sights are upward or on top. For general nomenclature refer to...