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Injury may result if this procedure is not followed properly. Use caution and follow all warnings.
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Introduction

ALWAYS ASSUME ANY FIREARM IS LOADED!

KEEP WEAPON POINTED AWAY FROM ANYTHING YOU DO NOT WISH TO SHOOT

This guide will show you how to safely disassemble the the Baikal IJ-70 pistol, which is the US market version of the Russian military Makarov PM semi-automatic service pistol.No special tools are required for this disassembly guide.

Always assume any firearm is loaded! Start by placing the safety lever into the "safe" position.
  • Always assume any firearm is loaded!

  • Start by placing the safety lever into the "safe" position.

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Locate the magazine release button at the bottom of the grip Pull the button rearward. Remove the magazine.
  • Locate the magazine release button at the bottom of the grip

  • Pull the button rearward.

  • Remove the magazine.

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Move the safety level to the "fire" position. Pull the slide to the rear, and lift the slide release lever to lock the slide in the open position. The safety lever should not be rotated upward to the "fire" position when the slide is in the open position!
  • Move the safety level to the "fire" position.

  • Pull the slide to the rear, and lift the slide release lever to lock the slide in the open position.

  • The safety lever should not be rotated upward to the "fire" position when the slide is in the open position!

  • Visually inspect the chamber to make sure the weapon is clear.

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Press down on the slide release lever, closing the action. While maintaining a firm grip on the slide, pull downward on the trigger guard, unlocking the slide from the frame. Pull the slide to the rear, while pulling upward to remove the slide from the frame.
  • Press down on the slide release lever, closing the action.

  • While maintaining a firm grip on the slide, pull downward on the trigger guard, unlocking the slide from the frame.

  • Pull the slide to the rear, while pulling upward to remove the slide from the frame.

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Pull forward on the slide to remove it from the barrel and recoil spring. Slide the recoil spring from the barrel. The recoil spring has a big end and a small end. The smaller, tighter end of the spring goes onto the barrel.
  • Pull forward on the slide to remove it from the barrel and recoil spring.

  • Slide the recoil spring from the barrel.

  • The recoil spring has a big end and a small end. The smaller, tighter end of the spring goes onto the barrel.

  • Now it is disassembled and ready for cleaning!

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order. Be sure to slide the small end of the recoil spring onto the barrel.

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These instructions are incomplete. The safety and firing pin can also be reemoved.

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