Take care not to dent or bend the barrel during the repair/reassembly process.
a. Apply adhesive (item 1, app D) to the inside of the new handgrip assembly and work it onto the barrel from the rear, Make sure to get the locating rivet head into the barrel locating recess.
b. Clean all excessive adhesive from the assembled components.
c. Lightly clamp the handgrip assembly in position and allow the adhesive to set for approximately 24 hours.
d. Remove clamps. Assembly is now ready for use.
2. Wipe inside of barrel with wiping rag (item 17, app D) containing a small amount of CLP
3. Apply light film of CLP (item 5, app D) to bore and outside of barrel.
4. Reassemble compression helical spring (1) and cartridge locator (2) on barrel (3).
3-9. BARREL ASSEMBLY-MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS (CONT).
5. For support, place barrel extension (4) on barrel extension staking tool (fig. E-3, app E).
Clamp and secure in a vise. Slide barrel (3) chamber on barrel extension staking tool.
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