First, release the bolt and let it
slide forward in a controlled manner.
Rotating the trigger guard
up and forward (toward the muzzle).
Next invert the weapon
and firmly pull back (toward the buttstock) on the
rear portion of the trigger guard. On milled triggers
some people place a dowel through the hole in the
rear portion of the guard in order to obtain a little
Pull up and forward
(toward the muzzle) on the trigger on the trigger
guard. Since we have previously cleared the weapon,
we do not have to cock it. However had the weapon
foolishly not been cleared, performing this action
would have cocked the hammer and locked it into
the down position.
Lifting the trigger group
out of the rifle
Next pull straight
up on the trigger guard. This will free the trigger
group from the buttstock of the rifle. It does not
take a lot of pulling to do this. If anything sticks
at this point there may be a problem.
Now set the trigger
group aside in a safe place and then prepare to
go to the next step:
the buttstock from the rifle...
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