(1) Hold the piston assembly in one hand, place the other hand on the bolt assembly, and rotate the bolt to disengage the bolt from the slide assembly.
(2) Remove the firing pin spring from the firing pin, but be careful not to break the spring. If the spring sticks, a slight gentle rotation left and right should free the spring. The weapon will function without the spring, but it will weaken the firing pin action.
WHEN THE BOLT IS REMOVED. THE FIRING PIN SPRING IS FREE.
(3) To separate the slide assembly from the piston, press the retaining pin at the rear of the slide assembly to the left and lift the slide assembly.
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