Stripping into assembly groups

1 • Use the 5 mm Allen wrench of the HK tool and remove the hex headed Allen screws located on the left and right sides of at the rear end of the receiver

2 • Remove the locking pin above the front end of the trigger guard.

3 • Pull buttstock with trigger back out of the receiver.

4 • Pull the cocking lever to the rear and remove the bolt.

5 • Pull out the locking pin at the handguard and remove the handguard to the front.

6 • Push the magazine catch, swivel the magazine well downward and detach.

Sl8 Disassembly
Figure 26 Stripping SL8-1 into assembly groups

Disassembly of the push rod and the gas piston

CAUTION: The push rod is under considerable spring tension. Use caution when installing and removing it. To avoid injury to yourself and others, never point the compressed push rod in an unsafe direction in the event it is inadvertently released under pressure.

1 • Push the push rod to the rear against spring pressure and remove it from the gas piston.

2 • Swivel the push rod to the side and remove it to the front.

3 • Remove the gas piston to the rear.

Browning Gold Gas Piston

Figure 27 Removing push rod

1 • Push the push rod to the rear against spring pressure and remove it from the gas piston.

2 • Swivel the push rod to the side and remove it to the front.

3 • Remove the gas piston to the rear.

Figure 27 Removing push rod

Figure 28 Removing the gas piston

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