Mma Machine Gun Tripod Mount Maintenance Instructions cont

REASSEMBLY

1 Place mount pintle (7) (M122 only) in sleeve bushing (8) and lock pintle lock assembly (10).

2 Place traversing and elevating mechanism (1) on traverse bar assembly (9) and secure by turning traversing lever (2) clockwise.

3 Place flex mount (6) (M122A1 only) in sleeve bushing (8) and on mechanism assembly (5) and lock pintle lock assembly (10).

4. Install pin (4) and replace retaining clip (3).

M122a1 Flex Mount

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)

Lockwasher (11010413)

6-1 Traversing and elevating mechanism removed

DISASSEMBLY

Remove machine screw (6) and lockwasher (5) from traversing lever (4). Discard lockwasher. Remove traversing lever (4), helical torsion spring (3) and machine screw (2) from elevating mechanism sleeve (1).

INSPECTION/REPAIR

1 Inspect for broken, damaged, or missing parts.

2 For further disassembly of mechanism assembly (traversing and clamping unit), notify direct support maintenance.

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

REASSEMBLY

Install machine screw (2), helical torsion spring (3), and traversing lever (4) on elevating mechanism sleeve (1). Secure with new lockwasher (5) and machine screw (6).

M122 M122a

NOTE

Machine screw (6) will need to be adjusted when traversing lever (4) is installed. Traversing lever (4) must be aligned with traverse bar assembly.

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)

Personnel Required 2

6-3 Mount pintle removed

WARNING

To avoid injury to your eyes, use care when removing and installing spring-loaded parts.

Remove headless grooved pin (1), helical torsion spring (2), and lock-release lever (3) from pintle (4).

INSPECTION/REPAIR

1 Inspect for broken, damaged, or missing parts.

2 If pintle (4) is broken or damaged, repair is by replacement of next higher assembly.

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

REASSEMBLY

NOTE

Have helper assist in reassembly of mount pintle.

Install helical torsion spring (2) and lock-release lever (3), and secure to pintle (4) with headless grooved pin (1).

Shoulder Screw With Torsion Spring

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