Originally Posted by moderatesniper
Since this is a more recent thread on the Browning Hi-Power, how does one decock the gun? It won't fire unless the magazine is in the gun, and I've already put gas in the mag. With mag in the gun, you can slowly let the hammer forward but it doesn't seem to go all the way forward...it's in a sort of half-cock that is different from the pictures in the manual.
Seperate slide and frame, press magazine safety with your finger, and ease springs with your other hand, thumb on the hammer and finger on the trigger to release.