1 In combat, insert a fully loaded magazine before the one you are using is completely empty.
2 If you know there are only a few rounds remaining in your rifle, change magazines if the tactical situation permits.
• Seriously corroded ammunition.
• Dented cartridges.
• Cartridges with loose bullets.
• Cartridges exposed to extreme heat (135 F°) until they have cooled.
• Cartridges with the bullet pushed in (short rounds).
Use only authorized ammunition that is manufactured to U.S. or NATO specifications.
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