Step Magazine Removal Chamber Check

Point gun in a safe direction.

1. Press magazine catch and remove magazine.

2. Pull slide backwards and check that no cartridge is in the chamber.

BE SAFE! Be sure pistol is unloaded before beginning disassembly! Wear eye protection, gun contains spring-loaded parts.


An improperly assembled firearm is dangerous and should not be fired. Always consult an experienced gunsmith if you experience any difficulty or have any questions concerning assembly procedure.

Springfield 1911a1 Disassembly

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