Disassembling your rifle continued

15.) Press in buffer, depress retainer, and release buffer.

16.) Remove buffer and buffer spring.

16.) Remove buffer and buffer spring.

The handguards may be disassembled at any point in your cleaning procedures as necessary (see page 28 - "Buddy System" instructions). If your rifle is equipped with the A3 Type removable carry handle, that may be removed for cleaning by loosening the 2 thumb nuts. Clean as per instructions for aluminum upper and lower receivers (see page 17). Lightly lubricate the thumb nut threads and the rear sight mechanism (as described on page. 22 - Lubrication - Adjustable Rear Sight).

Bushmaster does not recommend any further disassembly!

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