Oberndorfneckar Germany

HECKLER I KOCH have authorized SURVIVAL BOOKS INC. lo publish this unofficial edition of the HK G3 manual. This is not an official manual, the part numbers, accessories, and some oI the technical data are not current and the manufacturer should not be contacted regarding the contents. This is printed with the kind permission of the manufacturer lo assist firearms collectors, students, gunsmiths, and military and law enforcement personnel.

General description

The salient features of the G3 are simple handling, instant combat readiness, excellent accuracy and high firepower. It is light of weight, most reliable in its functions and its parts are fully interchangeable. The G3 is o recoil-operated weapon with fixed barrel Incorporating a split blow-back locking system. Cartridges are fed from a 20-round magazine or. In case, inserted manually. Rifle grenades can be launched from this weapon. This, however, requires a propellent charge. A blank...

Before firing

Smith Wesson Blueprint

The safety lever put on position EM single fire. At single fire the trigger lever 41 11 In connection with its oblong hole 43 1 , the safety pin 41 7 , the elbow spring with roller 41 10 , the catch for single fire 42 3 and the catch for trigger lever 42 4 as disconnector comes into action. Fig. 42 Functioning position of trigger parte at position E single fire Fig. 42 Functioning position of trigger parte at position E single fire The trigger lever with its oblong hole can be shifted about 1.5...

G3 Assault Rifle Blueprints

Trigger Group Blueprints

The front sight holder 15 1 with bush for front sight holder 15 2 is set on the barrel and soldered softly to the latter. In addition to that the front sight holder is riveted on the barrel by means of an eyebolt 15 3 which also serves to attach the carrying sling. In the front part of the front sight holder is the snap ring 15 4 which prevents the rifle grenade from slipping off. The uppermost part of the front sight is developed as a protection of the sight. The front sight 15 5 is pushed...

Blank attachment

Telescopic Sight

Screw on blank attachment and tighten manually . Fill magazine with blank cartridges and Insert magazine. Set selective fire lever at E or FM. At Interruption or cease of fire the weapon is to be locked. When regulating the gas outlet the magazine has to be removed. Turn the nozzle bolt by means of the cartridge case bottom. Position screw slot transverse to firing direction gas outlet minimum. Position screw slot alongside firing direction gas outlet maximum. Fig. 58 Screwed-on blank...

General Illustrations

Adjust Front Sight

Weapon G3A3 with plastic butt stock and plastic handguard. Handguard fixed at the loading lever housing free floating barrel . Fig. 5 G3A3 ZF from the right Weapon G3A3 ZF, same version as G3A3, but with telescopic sight. Fig. 5 G3A3 ZF from the right Weapon G3A3 ZF, same version as G3A3, but with telescopic sight. Weapon G3A4 with retractable butt stock, plastic handguard fixed at the loading lever housing free floating barrel . Length of the weapon with rigid butt stock Length of the weapon...