ILS Operation

Locate the ILS switch on your mainspring housing. (See Figure 13)

1. If the holes are vertical (stacked) the gun is not locked. (See Fig. 13-1) To activate the ILS and lock your gun, follow these steps. Point the gun in a safe direction. Unload the gun. (See page 20) Fully lower the hammer (see page 22). Insert the key and turn clockwise until the holes are horizontal (side-by-side). The ILS is now activated and the gun is locked. (See Fig. 13-2)

Springfield Ils 1911 Key

Figure 13

2. If the holes are horizontal (side-by-side) the gun is locked. To unlock, follow these steps.

Figure 13

2. If the holes are horizontal (side-by-side) the gun is locked. To unlock, follow these steps.

• Point the gun in a safe direction.

• Insert the key and turn counterclockwise until the holes are vertical or stacked. (see Fig. 13-3)

Before cocking the gun make sure it is unloaded.

Note: The ILS requires firm pressure to operate, but do not over-torque.

Frontier Scout Exploded View

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