When the gun is taken down (barrels removed), the top lever should always be tripped back to center. This avoids the chance of damage, especially when transporting and shipping.

To accomplish this, simply use a soft, non-marring push stick (pencil work well) and push down on the tab located in the frame slot where the barrel lug would sit when closed.  Push down on the tab while holding the top lever over to the right and slowly release it back to center position.

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