Figure 3-34.--Recoil spring guide and recoil spring removal.
Figure 3-35.--Barrel bushing removal from the slide.
Figure 3-36.--Barrel removal from the slide.
Figure 3-37.--Parts of the pistol in order of field-stripping.
5. Remove the recoil spring guide and recoil
1. BARREL. Push the barrel link forward on the
spring, as shown in figure 3-34. Separate the two parts
barrel and replace the barrel, chamber end first, in the
with a twisting action.
slide. (See fig. 3-36.)
6. Remove the barrel bushing by turning it
2. BARREL BUSHING. Place the barrel bushing
counterclockwise, as shown in figure 3-35, and pulling
on the muzzle end of the barrel, push it into the slide,
it from the slide.
and turn it clockwise. (See fig. 3-35.)
7. Push the barrel link forward and remove the
3. RECOIL SPRING AND RECOIL SPRING
barrel from the front end of the slide, as shown in figure
3-36. This completes the field-stripping. Observe figure
GUIDE. Insert the recoil spring guide into the tightest
3-37. It shows the parts of the pistol in the order of the
end of the recoil spring. Replace these parts in the slide.
field-stripping just completed.
(See fig. 3-34.) Be sure the concave cut on the recoil
spring guide collar is properly seated in the barrel. Push
the barrel, recoil spring, and recoil spring guide frilly
forward in the slide, ensuring that the barrel link is
To assemble the pistol after the field-stripping
positioned forward and rests against the hole in the
procedure, replace the parts in the reverse order of the
recoil spring guide. (See fig. 3-33.)