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I could use some help here in figuring out how the millenium pros, particularly the 380 acp one, dissasembles. I am reading the pdf manual and i cannot understand:
proper position of the buttons for each stage in the process of removing the slide assembly
the proper name for each part, as each is refered to in slightly different ways that make it tricky for me.
is the safety mechanism the decocker? they make it out as the decocker anyway.
 

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Watch this video on the 24/7.

http://www.taurususa.com/video/taurus-corporate-video.cfm


The take down on the Mil pro is the same

When looking at the side with the 3 levers, the far right is the safty in the middle is the slide lock, and the laft is the take down pin, rack the slide and lock it back with out a magazine in there and make sure its not loaded, thats very important. Now with the slide locked back and the gun empty turn the take down pin (far left when looking from the side) down and pull it out. It is hard to pull out the first couple times. You might have to use a dime or something to get some leverage, once you have the pin out bring the slide back forward using the slide lock and your hand to ease it back where it was when you started. once there and you hold it so its lined up like normal pull the trigger and slide the slide forward and off of the frame

hope that helps a little
 

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Very good picture. Nicely done and very informative. We should consider adding this picture to the FAQ section.

Todd
 

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If you decide to do a deep cleaning, by pulling everything outta the frame, be carefull and take your time.
As you operate the safety, you can hear and feel a click.
That is made by a spring loaded steel ball that is very small.
After you remove the two pins from the frame, you can remove the trigger and safety group. As you pull the group out, push inward (not up or down but into the frame) on the safety lever to hold it to the group so this ball doesnt fall out. After the group is removed, place over a large bowl, turkey type pan, or box. Then you slowly pull the safety lever out and just let the ball fall. Then you can remove the tiny spring so you dont lose it either.

This process is VERY simple but just go slow so you dont lose the ball and spring. It also goes back together very easy too.

I will not admit to droping this little ball and spending over an hour to find it. Nor will I admit I learned this process from personal experiance

Good Luck
 

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Just wondering why you have to take out the mag and lock it in place manually? Is there some problem with just locking it back with a mag in place and then ejecting the mag? I will do it as the instructions say, just wondering if there is a specific reason to do it that way.
 

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If it is a loaded mag,
FIRST its good safety practice,
It will prevent you from inadvertantly loading a round and less chance for a ND.
If its an empty mag,
Its still good saftey practice and it forms a good habit to fallow so you dont inadvertantly load a round in the chamber thinking the mag empty when it really isn't.
It is ALWAYS good to get in the habbit of doing things the SAFEST way.
REMEMBER!!!!! The gun is ALWAYS LOADED.
 

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Possumburg said:
Just wondering why you have to take out the mag and lock it in place manually? Is there some problem with just locking it back with a mag in place and then ejecting the mag? I will do it as the instructions say, just wondering  if there is a specific reason to do it that way.
So it don't go bang whle you think it is empty!  Just an added safety step that should always be followed.  It is amazing how many people are killed each year with unloaded guns and if you remove the magazine before pulling the slide back it lessens the possiblility of a additional round being chambered.
 

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i own a PT 145 3rd gen. I find it easier to take the pin out after turning if i let the slide go forward. It only goes forward couple of mm's till it stops on the turned takedown pin's corner. Then i lock the slide back again and the pin pulls out easily without using foriegn objects.
 

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Good posts. I know on my new PT111 Pro that pin is VERY hard to pull. Even after a dozen times I still need to use something for leverage and it has a few nicks in that area now due to that. So far that is my complaint about it, so can live with that. I will have to try n1000's technique to see if that helps.
 

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To avoid marring the finish I use a wooden chopstick that I chiseled the fatter end to get under and force the pin out, it works fast and I can apply pressure without worrying about slipping and gouging the finish.
 

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Thanks, that's a good idea. I tried the idea mentioned yesterday and I still couldn't pull it out by hand. I keep my fingernails trimmed short so I have nothing to grab with so prying it out has been my only option.
 

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Re: 24/7 Trigger
« Reply #8 on: March 14, 2008, 02:54:01 PM » Quote Modify Remove Split Topic

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Gathered info on target download sites. These targets either give feedback or are also for lefthanders.
Also included is DAO trigger info.
http://www.gamecalls.net/free_stuff/52_free_targets.html

http://www.reloadbench.com/pdf.html
http://www.bullseyepistol.com/training.htm


DAO trigger info(besides the FAQs) is
http://www.taurusarmed.net/forums/index.php?topic=5542.0
http://www.taurusarmed.net/forums/index.php?topic=2418.0
http://www.taurusarmed.net/forums/index.php?topic=2418.0
http://www.taurusarmed.net/forums/index.php?topic=5343.msg45046#msg45046
http://www.taurusarmed.net/forums/index.php?topic=5001.0
http://www.taurusarmed.net/forums/index.php?topic=3233.0
http://www.taurusarmed.net/forums/index.php?topic=2384.msg17583#msg17583

Point of Impact and POA issues.
http://www.taurusarmed.net/forums/index.php?topic=2206.0
http://www.taurusarmed.net/forums/index.php?topic=2272.0
http://www.taurusarmed.net/forums/index.php?topic=3355.0
http://www.taurusarmed.net/forums/index.php?topic=1014.0
http://www.taurusarmed.net/forums/index.php?topic=3355.0
http://www.taurusarmed.net/forums/index.php?topic=408.0
http://www.taurusarmed.net/forums/index.php?topic=1744.0
http://www.taurusarmed.net/forums/index.php?topic=517.0
http://www.taurusarmed.net/forums/index.php?topic=1014.0

These ought to be of some help folks.

Update time.
 
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