Disassembly Of Rifle

warning: never clean, lubricate. disassemble, assemble, or work on any firearm while it is loaded! keep all ammunition away from the cleaning area.

warning: always point rifle in a safe direction.

Removal of Bolt: Pull bolt (S-412) to rear while depressing bolt stop (S-415). Bolt will slide oul of receiver (A100/600). (See Figure 3) No further disassembly is required for routine cleaning or maintenance.

interchangeability caution: BOLTS ARE NOT INTERCHANGEABLE. THEY MUST BE KEPT WITH THE RIFLE FOR WHICH THEY WERE ORIGINALLY FITTED. OTHERWISE HEADSPACING MAY NOT BE WITHIN TOLERANCES REQUIRED FOR SAFETY AND MAXIMUM ACCURACY.

Removal of Hand Stop Rotate knurled knob on Hand Stop Assembly (A-513) counter clockwise to loosen handstop and slide off hand stop rail (A-5004). (See Figure 4)

Removal of Sling Swivel: Press button in center of Hand Stop Assembly (A-513) releasing spring pressure on detent balls and pull downward. (See Figure 4)

Removal of Front Sight: Loosen front sight (A-5003) screw with furnished 25mm hex key (A-5006) and slide off front sight base (A-4075). (See Figure 5) Note that the screw head is on the left side of the rifle.

FIGURE 3

FIGURE 3

back knurled knob

Removal of Rear Sight: Loosen hand nuts on Ief1 side of rear sight (A-5016) to release tension on base and slide off receiver (A-100/600). (See Figure 6)

Removal of Rear Sight: Loosen hand nuts on Ief1 side of rear sight (A-5016) to release tension on base and slide off receiver (A-100/600). (See Figure 6)

butt plate (A-511) with furnished 5/32 hex key (A-516) and remove one, two or three butt plate spacers (A-512) as required to obtain length of pull necessary for shooter. Retighten screws. (See Figure 7)

Removal of Stock: Removal of the stock is not required for routine cleaning or maintenance and is not recommended except for good cause. If removal of the stock is necessary, remove rear take-down screw (A-801) from rear of trigger guard (A-150). Remove the forward front take-down screw (A-800) from forend of stock. NOTE: The forward front take-down screw is recessed through handstop rail (A-5004). Lift barrel and receiver from stock (A-526). (See Figure 8)

No further disassembly of the Kimber Model 82 Government rifle is recommended except by an authorized armorer.

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