Originally Posted by loeman
I think I know why this gun was so dirty, the owner couldn't get the slide off the frame!
As I remember, the takedown of 2nd gen autos is different from 3rd. With 3rd gen the safety is in the "fire" position throughout. The 645 I sold in the last century, I think the safety had to be in the "on" position and then "off." Maybe vice-versa, CRS and all. Joe