Section V Maintenance Procedures

2-10. INITIAL SETUP. The following information will reduce the space required for the initial setup portion of the maintenance procedures.

a. Materials/Parts required are not listed unless they apply to the procedure b. Personnel Required is listed only if the task requires more than one person If Personnel Required Is not listed, It means one person can do the job.

c. The normal standard equipment condition Is that the item is removed from the en(1 Item or next higher assembly and is in the assembled condition. Equipment Condition is not listed unless some other condition is required.

d. The approximate time required Is listed on the applicable Maintenance Allocation Chart (MAC).

e. When the term evacuate to support maintenance is used, the entire rifle must be evacuated. 2-11. LUBRICATION GENERAL.

a. Whenever the term "cleaner, lubricant, and preservative (CLP)" or the words "lubricant", "lube", "LSA", or "LAW" are cited In this TM, they are to be interpreted to mean CLP (Item 9, app D), weapons lubricating oil (LSA) (Item 23, app D), or weapons lubricating oil (LAW) (Item 22, app D) can be utilized as applicable The following constraints must be adhered to:

b. Under all but the coldest arctic conditions, LSA or CLP are the lubricants to use on the rifle. Either may be used at 100F (230C) and above. However, do not use both on the same rifle at the same time.

c. LAW is the lubricant to use during cold arctic conditions, + 100F (12C) and below d. Any of the lubricants may be used from 10°F to + 100F (230C to 12°C)

e. ARMY ONLY: Do not mix lubricants on the same rifle The rifle must be thoroughly cleaned during change from one lubricant to another Dry Cleaning Solvent (SD) (Item 16, app D) is recommended for cleaning during change from one lubricant to another.

f. Rifle Bore Cleaner (RBC) (item 12, app D) may be used to remove carbon buildup In the bore and other portions of the rifle.


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