Section I Lubrication Instructions

2-1. LUBRICATION INSTRUCTIONS. Wherever the term "Cleaner, Lubricant, and Preservative (CLP)" or the words "Lubricant," "Lube," "LSA," or "LAW" are cited in this TM, it is to be interpreted to mean CLP, LSA, or LAW can be utilized as applicable. The following constraints must be adhered to:

a. Under all but the coldest arctic conditions, LSA (item 13, app D) or CLP (item 5, app D) are the lubricants to use on your weapon. Either may be used at -10°F and above. However, do not use both on the same weapon at the same time.

b. LAW (item 12, app D) is the lubricant to use during cold arctic conditions, +10°F and below.

c. Any of the lubricants may be used from -10°F to +10°F.


Do not mix lubricants on the same weapon.

d. The weapon must be thoroughly cleaned during change from one lubricant to another. Dry Cleaning Solvent (SD) (item 9, app D) is recommended for cleaning during change from one lubricant to another.

e. Rifle Bore Cleaner (RBC) (item 7, app D) may be used to remove carbon buildup in the bore and other portions of the weapon.

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    What lubrications are used on the M203 Grenade Launcher?
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