Pintle Mount Latchmaintenance 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) Small Arms Shop Set (item 1, appx B)

Solid rivet (11010448)

Equipment Conditions 7-4 Pintle mount latch removed

DISASSEMBLY

To avoid injury to your eyes, wear safety glasses when grinding parts.

To avoid injury to your eyes, wear safety glasses when grinding parts.

1 Grind head off solid rivet (1). Remove solid rivi and pintle lock release cam (2). Discard solid rivet.

2 Remove shaft collar (3) from lock (4).

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

3 Remove housing (5) and two helical compression springs (6) from lock (4).

INSPECTION/REPAIR

1 Inspect for broken, damaged, or missing parts.

2 li shaft collar, lock, or housing are broken or damaged, repair is by replacement of next higher assembly.

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

REASSEMBLY

1 Install two helical compression springs (6) in lock (4). Install lock in housing (5) so that post sticks out through U-shaped opening of housing.

3 Position pintle lock release cam (2) over lock (4) and secure with new solid rivet (1). Pintle lock release cam should pivot freely after riveting. Peen over end of rivet.

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