1. Place the EMPTY magazine in the magazine well, located in bottom of pistol grip. Push firmly enough on bottom of magazine to make sure it is properly seated. A distinctive "click" will confirm the magazine has been properly inserted. Pull the slide all the way to the rear, until it locks back.
2. Depress magazine release and remove magazine. Place rim of first cartridge on front of follower. Then push down on the follower and slide cartridge under the lips of the magazine and to the rear. Load successive rounds the same way. Use only clean, dry, original, high-quality, commercially manufactured ammunition.
3. Re-insert magazine into magazine well, located in bottom of pistol grip. Push firmly enough on bottom of magazine to make sure it is properly seated.
4. Point gun in a safe direction and keep finger off trigger. Pull slide back and release slide smartly to allow slide to move forward and load a shell from the magazine into the chamber.
WARNING! Always load shells from the magazine to prevent damage to trigger and sear.
Never touch the trigger when loading or unloading the pistol.
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