M Machine Gun Tripod Mountmaintenance Instructions

THIS TASK COVERS:

a. Disassembly b. Inspection/Repair

c. Reassembly

INITIAL SETUP

Tools and Special Tools

Small Arms Repairman Tool Kit (item 2, appx B)

Materials/Parts

Cotter pin (MS24665-834)

1 If damaged, remove mount pintle (1) from sleeve bearing (2).

2 Remove cotter pin (3), slotted plain nut (4), and machine bolt (5) from mount pintle (1). Discard cotter pin.

3 Turn remote control lever (6) counterclockwise and remove elevation mechanism (7) from traversing bar assembly (8).

INSPECTION/REPAIR

1 Inspect for broken, damaged, or missing parts.

2 Elevation mechanism is a repairable assembly. Notify direct support maintenance.

3 Repair is by replacement of authorized parts (appx C).

REASSEMBLY

1 Place elevation mechanism (7) on traversing bar assembly (8) and secure by turning remote control lever (6) clockwise.

2 Install machine bolt (5), slotted plain nut (4), and new cotter pin (3) on mount pintle (1).

3 If removed, install mount pintle (1) on sleeve bearing (2).

Machine Disassembly Instructions

THIS TASK COVERS:

a. Inspection b. Disassembly

c. Repair

d. Reassembly

INITIAL SETUP

Tools and Special Tools Small Arms Repairman Tool Kit (item 2, appx B)

Lockwasher (11010530)

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