NOTE One graduation changes the point of impact by approx centimeters inch at a range of meters

Sl8 Stripping

Figure 420pticai sight elevation adjustment on the SL8-1 Windage Adjustment

• If the weapon's point of impact is too far to the right, turn the windage adjusting screw counter clockwise in the direction of the "L."

• If the weapon's point of impact is too far to the left, turn the windage adjusting screw clockwise in the direction of the "H."

Figure 420pticai sight elevation adjustment on the SL8-1 Windage Adjustment

• If the weapon's point of impact is too far to the right, turn the windage adjusting screw counter clockwise in the direction of the "L."

• If the weapon's point of impact is too far to the left, turn the windage adjusting screw clockwise in the direction of the "H."

NOTE: One graduation changes the point of impact by approx. 2.3 centimeters (1.0 inch) at a range of 100 meters_

Figure 43 Optical sight windage adjustment on the SL8-1

Cleaning and Preservation

To clean and maintain the SL8-1 self-loading rifle you may use:

• The HK cleaning kit caliber .223/5.56 mm

• Off the shelf cleaning kits caliber .223/5.56 mm

• Cotton patches and soft tissue

• Chloride and acid-free cleaning and preservation fluids

NOTE: Do not use steel tools or brushes to clean your SL8-1 or synthetic materials like nylon when the weapon is hot. Keep cleaning solvents away from the painted surfaces of the SL8-1, to include the safety/selector and the "safe" and "fire" symbols. Proper cleaning and maintenance of your SL8-1 will extend the life of the rifle.

Normal Cleaning

You should do this after every firing of the gun:

1 • Remove magazine

2 • Set the SL8-1 safety/selector lever to "safe" and ensure the chamber is clear

3 • Use nylon brush and soft tissue to clean the outside

4 • Lock bolt to the rear and run a bronze bristle bore brush soaked with solvent several times through the barrel; follow with clean patches

5 • Apply a light coat of oil to the barrel

6 • Following cleaning, check function of all parts

7 • Set the SL8-1 safety/selector lever on "safe"

Major Cleaning (To be conducted after firing 1,000 rounds or if exposed to or submerged in water):

1 • Clean chamber and barrel extension with chamber brush caliber .223/5.56 mm

2 • Take bolt group apart and clean its parts

3 • Disassemble the gas system and clean the gas piston

4 • Field strip magazine and clean it

5 • Apply light coat of oil to all moving parts including the metal rails in the receiver

6 • Reassemble the SL8-1 and check function

7 • Set the SL8-1 safety/selector lever on "safe"

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  • liisi
    What is the point of impact change with one click of elevation screw?
    10 months ago

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