Step Slide Stop Removal

1. Align disassembly notch with slide stop.

2. Press slide stop shaft on right side of slide and remove slide stop by pulling it out of left side of frame.

Disassembly Springfield 1911

Step 4 - Slide Removal

Pull slide forward in its guides and remove slide. Barrel, recoil spring plug, recoil spring, and guide

Pull slide forward in its guides and remove slide. Barrel, recoil spring plug, recoil spring, and guide

Springfield 1911 Exploded View

A WARNING

Recoil spring guide could eject out from the side as slide is removed. To keep the recoil spring from ejecting sideways, hold fingers around slide while moving it forward.

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