Late In Recoil Cycle

A frame from the animation of the recoil cycle, showing the slide near the end of its travel and the cartridge case almost clear of the chamber.

GO TO: Summary of "Inside the .45"   *  Start Of Recoil Cycle   *  Late In Recoil Cycle   *  Ejection   *  Cartridge feed   *  Trigger/sear/disconnector action   *  Series 80 system   *  Recoil spring disassembly   *  Frame disassembly