TO DISASSEMBLE MAGAZINE: Withdraw magazine from pistol and remove all cartridges (check chamber to be certain no cartridge remains in it). Hold magazine upside down in left hand so that the hole in the Magazine Block is accessible.
1. With right hand, insert drift punch in hole and depress Magazine Block Retaining Plunger approximately 1/4".
2. Slide Magazine Block forward slowly BEING VERY CAREFUL TO KEEP PLUNGER AND SPRING UNDER CONTROL. If not contained, these parts will fly out with considerable force. Therefore keep bottom end of magazine pointed away from persons and objects.
3. With the Magazine Block fully removed, the Plunger and Spring should be slowly withdrawn.
4. Now, holding magazine flat in left hand, align the Magazine Follower Button with circular opening near the lower end of magazine body and lift out the Magazine Follower Button.
Reassemble in reverse order, being careful to contain the Spring and Plunger as the Magazine Bottom is slid and locked into place. After reassembly has been completed, test Magazine Follower to ensure it has free movement.
Always 'ride' the Magazine Follower Button up and down with your thumb. Do not lower Follower Button and then permit it to snap up.
DAMAGED, NON-STANDARD, OR IMPROPERLY ASSEMBLED MAGAZINES SHOULD NOT BE USED. THEY CAN CAUSE THE PISTOL TO MALFUNCTION.
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