Note

Unlined barrel may be used for training purposes. The only way to tell if the unlined barrel is unserviceable is to observe the dispersion pattern of the bullets on a target. If the bullet strikes in the target area are erratic and tracer or other round flyers are observed as erratic as the burst goes down range, the barrel is probably unserviceable. The one thousandth inch (0.001) feeler gage must go between the riveted components for the entire length of the riveted area before the components...

Warning

To avoid injury to your eyes, use care when removing or installing spring-loaded parts. 3. Squeeze buffer spring guide (5) and helical compression spring (6) together. Turn knob (7) 1 4 turn to release buffer spring guide from buffer assembly (1). Slowly release handle (8) and remove buffer assembly, helical compression spring, and buffer spring guide from oil buffer tool assembly (3). 4. Remove buffer spring guide (5) with attached key (9) and helical compression spring (6) from buffer...

Weapon Will Not Cock

Check bolt for defective cocking lever (1). See PMCS (WP 0010 00, item 6). Replace defective cocking lever (1) (TM 9-1005-213-10). Check bolt for defective cocking lever pin (2). See PMCS (WP 0010 00, item 6). Replace defective cocking lever pin (2) (TM 9-1005-213-10). Check bolt assembly for defective sear (3). See PMCS (WP 0010 00, item 6). Replace defective sear (3) (TM 9-1005-213-10). Check bolt assembly for defective sear spring (4). See PMCS (WP 0010 00, item 6). Replace defective...

Weapon Will Not Fire

Guns With Bent Barrel

Check for bent cracked drive spring rod assembly (1), broken cracked pin (2), broken cracked or collapsed coils on rod springs (3). Replace defective drive spring rod assembly (1) (WP 0013 00). Step 2. Check for bent cracked or broken trigger (4). Replace defective trigger (4) (WP 0022 00 (Flex) or WP 0024 00 (M48)). Step 3. Check for burred, broken cracked, or bent cocking lever (5). Replace defective cocking lever (5) (WP 0016 00).

Reporting Equipment Improvement Recommendations

If your howitzer needs improvement, let us know. Send us an EIR. You, the user, are the only one who can tell us what you don't like about your equipment. Let us know why you don't like the design or performance. Put it on an SF 368 (Product Quality Deficiency Report). Army users mail it to us at ATTN AMSTA-LC-QAW-C, TACOM-ARDEC, 1 Rock Island Arsenal, Rock Island, IL 61299-7300. We will send you a reply. Air Force users submit Materiel Deficiency Report (MDR) and Quality Deficiency Report...

Warning Summary Continued

Never attempt to lift machine gun by backplate group assembly in the upright position. Do not close top cover assembly when bolt is in a rearward position as damage may occur when bolt goes forward. Never remove backplate assembly from any weapon until the weapon has been cleared, and the bolt is in forward position. Stand to one side when removing backplate assembly. Ensure bolt is in the forward position before removing backplate assembly. Stand to the side of the weapon when removing the...

Spanner Wrench For M2 Machine Gun Bolt Latch

Carefully remove bolt latch assembly the spring is under heavy compression and could cause injury if released accidentally. 15. Turn bolt latch spring tool assembly (31) clockwise until operating head (30) contacts bolt latch assembly (35) and compresses helical compression spring (36). Remove and discard cotter pin (37) from bolt latch assembly (Flex only). 16. Install spanner wrench (38) on plain round nut (39). Turn spanner wrench counterclockwise and remove plain round nut (Flex only). 17....

Weapon Will Not Feed

Browning Pawl Pin

Check for burred, broken, or bent belt feed lever 1 , broken or bent shoulder pin 2 , or broken or collapsed coils on spring 3 . Replace defective belt feed lever 1 , shoulder pin 2 , or spring 3 on cover assembly WP 0017 00 . Step 2. Check for burred, broken, or bent belt feed slide assembly 4 broken or bent stud 5 burred, broken, or cracked belt feed pawl 6 bent or missing pins 7 broken or collapsed coils on spring 8 or broken or cracked belt feed pawl arm 9 . Replace defective belt...

Weapon Will Not Eject

Glock Exploded View

Check for defective firing pin 1 . See PMCS WP 0010 00, item 6 . Notify Direct Support Maintenance. Step 2. Check for burrs in T-slot 2 . See PMCS WP 0010 00, item 5 . Notify Direct Support Maintenance. Step 3. Check for defective ejector spring 3 . Notify Direct Support Maintenance. Step 4. Check for defective bolt ejector 4 . See PMCS WP 0010 00, item 6 . Notify Direct Support Maintenance.

Principles Of Operation

Machine Gun Barrel Extension

Composed of barrel 1 and barrel carrier assembly 2 . Barrel carrier assembly permits quick removal or installation of barrel and is secured to locking and retaining grooves of barrel. Backplate Assembly 3 . Houses the trigger 4 and buffer tube. The trigger safety acts as a positive block for manual operation of the trigger. The backplate assembly is located at the rear portion of the receiver assembly. The safety 5 is located at the top of the backplate assembly M48 and...

Weapon Will Not Feed Continued

Check for broken or collapsed coils on belt holding pawl springs 10 . Replace defective belt holding pawl springs 10 WP 0013 00 . Step 4. Check for bent cracked drive spring rod assembly 11 and or broken cracked pin 12 . Check for broken cracked or collapsed coils on rod springs 13 . Replace defective drive spring rod assembly 11 WP 0013 00 .

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Caliber Backplate Assembly

Install rear sight assembly 39 on top of receiver 2 and secure front end with two machine screws 40 Flex only . 19. Install adjustable trigger lever stop assembly 41 inside receiver 2 and align locating holes in receiver and rear sight assembly 39 . Install externally relieved screw 42 to secure rear sight assembly and adjustable trigger lever stop assembly to receiver Flex only . 20. Stake two machine screws 40 and externally relieved screw 42 Flex only . 21. Install cover plate 43 on top...

M2 Machine Gun Barrel Chipped Grove

Disregard the ring located approximately 8 to 10 inches 20.32 to 25.40 cm from the breech end. This is a gap which allows for expansion when the barrel gets hot from firing of the stellite liner lined barrel PN 7266131 . Check chamber 3 for pits, bulges, metal fouling, and rings. Pits, bulges, metal fouling, or rings are present. Pits, bulges, metal fouling, or rings are present. Table 1. Unit Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services for Machine Gun, M2 - Continued. Table 1. Unit Preventive...

Differences Between Models

Table 1. Differences Between Models. Work packages in this manual pertain to all models unless specified in the Applicable Configurations portion of the Initial Setups. Where work packages pertain to all models, the Flex type only is illustrated.

Corrective Action

Mossberg 935 Extractor

Check for burred, broken, or cracked front cartridge stop 14 or rear cartridge stop assembly 15 . Repair WP 0033 00 or replace WP 0013 00 defective rear cartridge stop assembly 15 . Replace defective front cartridge stop 14 WP 0013 00 . Step 6. Check for broken flat spring 16 . Ensure flat spring has retained its tension. Check for burred or broken cover latch 17 . Replace defective flat spring 16 or cover latch 17 on cover assembly WP 0027 00 . Step 7. Check for broken or collapsed...

Slide Housing 50 Cal Machine

Machine Gun Parts Diagram

To avoid injury to your eyes, use care when removing or installing spring-loaded parts. 1. Install slide lock pawl lever 1 in channel housing 2 . Position spring pin 3 through one side of both channel housing and slide lock pawl lever. Install slide lock pawl 4 and helical compression spring 5 . Drive spring pin through, securing to channel housing. Install helical compression spring 6 . 2. Install helical compression spring 7 and slide lock catch 8 in channel housing 2 and secure with spring...

M2 .50 Cal Parts Diagram Retracting Slide

Bolt Charger Stud Assembly

Cartridge stop for blank ammo is different longer than cartridge stop for live ammo. Ensure cartridge stop is changed when firing blank or live ammo. Check if front cartridge stop 1 RH feed front cartridge stop 1 LH feed is broken, tight fitting, or incorrectly assembled. Check if link stripper 2 RH feed only is broken, tight fitting, or incorrectly assembled. Check if rear cartridge stop 3 RH feed only rear cartridge stop assembly 4 LH feed only is broken, tight fitting, or incorrectly...

Flexible We Eic Ag M Turret Type Eic Ab Soft Mount Navy Fixed Type Right Hand Feed Navy Fixed Type Left Hand Feed Navy

SUPERSEDURE NOTICE This manual supersedes TM 9-1005-213-23, dated 30 August 1994 TM 9-1005-213-23P, dated 30 August 1994 and TM 9-1005-213-25, dated 8 July 1968, including all changes. DISCLOSURE NOTICE This information is furnished upon the condition that it will not be released to another nation without the specific authority of the Department of the Army of the United States, that it will be used for military purposes only, that individual or corporate rights originating in the information,...

Weapon Will Not Unlock

Check for obstruction in receiver group. Remove obstruction. Step 2. Check for damaged breech lock 1 or breech lock cam 2 . Check for improper assembly of breech lock. See PMCS WP 0010 00, items 3 and 15 . Replace defective breech lock 1 WP 0013 00 or install breech lock properly. Notify Direct Support Maintenance if breech lock cam 2 is damaged. Step 3. Check bolt assembly bottom slot that matches up with the breech lock 1 in barrel extension for burrs, cracks, and chipping. Bolt...

Warning Summary

All M2 machine guns must be inspected and gaged at least once annually for safety and serviceability. Air Force users refer to inspection requirements in Air Force Regulation AFR 50-36 and Air Force Pamphlet AFP 50-63, Volume 1. All Army Reserve and National Guard M2 machine guns must be inspected and gaged at least once every two years, after the initial inspection gaging procedures have been accomplished. This two year interval may be maintained unless preventive maintenance checks and...

Navy Mk26 Mod15

MACHINE GUNS, CALIBER .50 M2, BARREL FLEXIBLE, W E 1005-00-322-9715 M48 TURRET TYPE 1005-00-957-3893 SOFT MOUNT 1005-01-343-0747 FIXED TYPE RIGHT HAND FEED 1005-00-122-9339 FIXED TYPE LEFT HAND FEED 1005-00-122-9368 EQUIPMENT CHARACTERISTICS, CAPABILITIES, AND FEATURES The caliber .50 machine gun, M2, Barrel, Flexible Is a link-belt fed, recoil-operated, air-cooled, crew-served machine gun. The machine gun is capable of firing single-shot and automatic is capable of right-hand or left-hand...

M2 .50 Cal Trunnion Block

Heavy Barrel Breakdown

Select trunnion block shim thickness to attain a handtight position between 20 to 55 from the locked position. MACHINE GUNS, CALIBER .50 M2, BARREL FLEXIBLE, W E 1005-00-322-9715 M48 TURRET TYPE 1005-00-957-3893 SOFT MOUNT 1005-01-343-0747 FIXED TYPE RIGHT HAND FEED 1005-00-122-9339 FIXED TYPE LEFT HAND FEED 1005-00-122-9368 MAINTENANCE OF M2 MACHINE GUN PREPARATION FOR STORAGE OR SHIPMENT Barrier material item 2, WP 0060 00 Cushioning material item 15, WP 0060 00 Fiberboard item 17, WP 0060 00...

How To Remove An M2 Heavy Barrel

Cal M2hb Machine Gun 1005 213

Test for proper locking of backplate assembly 28 by pulling up on the backplate assembly. 27. Pull backplate latch lock 29 back and pull up on backplate assembly 28 to ensure proper locking. 28. Lift backplate latch 30 up and pull up on backplate assembly 28 to ensure proper locking. 29. Close cover assembly 1 , making sure it latches securely to receiver 3 . Reopen cover assembly. 30. Retract bolt assembly 21 far enough for barrel locking spring lug 31 to center in barrel locking spring hole...

6695-00-197-4421

The L maintenance level is not included in column 4 of the MAC. Functions to this level of maintenance are identified by a work time figure in the H column of column 4 , and an associated reference code is used in the REMARKS column 6 . This code is keyed to the remarks and the SRA complete repair application is explained there. Column 5 Tools and Equipment Reference Code. Column 5 specifies, by code, those common tool sets not individual tools , common Test, Measurement and Diagnostic...

Machine Gun Casing

Lock Casing Maxim Machine Gun

Items 14, 15, and 16 are not part of new backplate configuration. 6. Using retaining ring pliers, remove external retaining ring 14 and internal retaining ring 15 . Remove ball bearing 16 and backplate 8 from swivel 12 . 7. Remove machine screw 17 and spring pin 18 . 8. Press down on lock-release lever 19 and remove spring return holder 20 with attached parts from channel housing 2 . 9. Remove spring pin 21 . Remove ball end of charger cable assembly 13 from socket of cable guide slide 22 and...

M2 Heavy Barrel Dealer

Browning Machine Gun Backplate

To avoid injury to your eyes, use care when removing and installing spring-loaded parts. 10. Install drive spring rod assembly 23 in upper right-hand corner hole in bolt assembly 18 . Push forward and to the right until drive spring rod assembly tang engages in hole in side plate of receiver 8 . 11. Install backplate assembly 24 in receiver grooves. Pull backplate latch lock 25 straight back, while lifting up on backplate latch 26 . Lower backplate assembly down until engaged in receiver 8 .

M2 Oil Buffer Old Style Disassembly

Thread Gage Depth Notch

Ensure cocking lever is in the rearward position. 2. Check firing pin protrusion through face of fully assembled bolt assembly 1 by using firing pin protrusion gage 2 . Release sear and allow firing pin 3 to extend through bolt face hole. Check that firing pin protrusion is within 0.080 inch 0.203 cm maximum and 0.073 in. 0.185 cm minimum from bolt assembly face. 1. Remove bolt assembly components from bolt 1 TM 9-1005-213-10 . 2. Check firing pin hole 2 in bolt using plug gage 3 . Hole...