S&W Revolver Detailed Disassembly, Deep Clean and Reassembly
Revolver shown is a model 18-3 K-22 Combat Masterpiece. Details shown should be similar for all S&W revolvers.
If you decide to tear your S&W revolver down. Take lots of digital photos to help put it back together.
Disclaimer: Not responsible for anything, do this at your own risk. If you are unsure of anything. Do yourself a favor and take your revolver to a gunsmith.
Let's get started:
take off grips and main spring, which should be flat. so give a wack to flatten.
pull trigger slightly to release pressure on hammer, then remove
pry spring behind pin up with your finger over spring to prevent flying.