Slide Release

This lever is located on the left side of the frame directly above the trigger. This lever is used to lock the slide open, to release the slide, and to disassemble the pistol. As a slide stop, it is lifted upward by the magazine follower or the operator's finger as the slide travels rearward during recoil or manual manipulation.The slide release engages in the recess located on the left side of the slide at it's midpoint.The slide release is spring actuated and is held down out of engagement with the slide until required.The slide release will automatically hold the slide open when the last shot is fired.As a disassembly lever, the slide release is removed from the left side of the frame when the slide is held partially rearward.

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