Originally Posted by iscao
Sorry for my nobbice, don't know much about internal parts of guns, but in this case, a daystate panther, cause has a “fixed” air cylinder an it is connected to the barrel throw the transfer port don’t you first need to empty de air deposit to be safer? cause if you don’t all the air came out from the transfer port and you maybe hurt yourself. it's not that?
You can remove the barrel without emptying the cylinder, the air flow is controlled by the valve which remains closed until the rifle is cocked and the hammer hits the valve releasing the air.
It is easy to release the air if you feel happier doing this.