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Fig. 10 Firing pin spring

Fig.7 Recoil spring guide rod with recoil spring

Fig. 9 Locking p-ece

Fig 11 Firing pin

Assembly 3 Pistol grip with trigger mechanism

The pistol grip (Fig. 12) is hinged to the receiver and can be swung down and removed from it; it contains the trigger housing (Fig. 13). with components of the trigger and safety mechanism. The safety axle connects the trigger housing to the pistol grip.

Fig. 12 Pistol grip with Fig. 13 Trigger hwsing with trigger trigger mechanism mechanism and safely components

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Assembly 4 Butt stock Fixed butt stock

The fixed butt stock (Fig. 14) closes the rear of the receiver. It is connected to the receiver by a locking pin.

The sling holder is attached to the butt stock by means of tubular rivets, which are also employed for safekeeping of the locking pins when the weapon is field stripped.

Retractable butt stock

The fixed butt stock can be replaced by a retractable butt stock (Fig. 15) when required.

The two guide rails on either side of the butt stock are guided in grooves on the receiver. They are secured by a locking catch in both the retracted and extended positions. A sling holder is attached to the back plate.

Assembly 5 Handguard

The detachable handguard (Fig. 16) encircles the barrel from below. It is attached io the weapon by a locking pin.

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Fig 16 Handguard

Assembly 6 Magazine

The magazine holds 15 or 30 rounds and is employed for feeding the cartridges to the submachine gun.

The magazine consists of:

Magazine housing (Fig. 17)

Floor plate (Fig. 18)

Follower with follower spring and locking plate (Fig. 19)

Fig. 18 Floor plate Fig. 19 Follower, with follower spring and locking plate

Fig. 18 Floor plate Fig. 19 Follower, with follower spring and locking plate

ACCESSORIES Multi-purpose carrying sling

The multi-purpose carrying sling (Fig. 20) is employed for carrying the submachine gun. while permitting the shooter to lire immediately from all positions (see pages 44-47).

Blank attachment

The blank attachment (Fig. 21) permits blank ammunition to be fired. For better identification, it is prominently marked with a colouring ring. Powder residues can be removed by soaking the blank attachment in kerosene.

Flash-hider

The flash-hider (Fig. 22) is attached onto the barrel.

Fig. 21 Blank attachment

Fig. 22 Flash-hider

Fig. 21 Blank attachment

Fig. 22 Flash-hider

HANDLING AND OPERATION Filling the magazine

Hold the magazine in one hand (Fig. 23): with your other hand, place the cartndge in the magazine opening, pressing the uppermost cartridge under the lip with your thumb.

Emptying the magazine

Hold the magazine in one hand, with the bullet end of the cartndges pointing toward your other hand (Fig. 24). Using your thumb, push the cartridges to the right, into your open hand.

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Fig. 24 Emptying the magazine

Fig .23 Filling the magazine

Fig. 24 Emptying the magazine

A fire/safety catch lever is located on either side of the pistol grip. It can be set at two positions:

= Safe (Fig. 25) cs - Single-fire (Fig. 26) F>ut at safe! The fire/safety catch lever must point to symbol ëvâ . The trigger cannot be squeezed but cocking operations are possible. Firing: The fire/safety catch lever must point to symbol jc==a

Inserting and removing the magazine

Engage the safety!

Insert magazine into the magazine well (Fig. 27) until you hear the magazine catch engage.

To remove the magazine, push the magazine release lever (Fig. 28).

Fig. 27 Inserting Fig. 28 Removing the magazine the magazine

Fig. 27 Inserting Fig. 28 Removing the magazine the magazine

Loading the submachine gun

Engage the safety!

Retract the cocking lever with your left hand and engage it in the recess in the receiver (Fig. 29).

Insert a loaded magazine into the magazine well until you hear the magazine catch engage (Fig. 27).

Disengage the cocking lever and let it snap forward.

The weapon is now loaded and on "Safe".

Fig. 29 Retracting the cocking lever

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