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in) Screw the threaded end of cleaning rod section into ratchet base of brush ( 1 A. fig 45).
(b) Apply a light coat of CR to chamber. ic) Insert brush in chamber with thumb pushing against base of brush (IB. fig 45).
(dl Release the bolt lock and ease operating rod and bolt forward, seating brush in chamber. If rifle is disassembled, continue to apply pressure to rear of brush with thumb.
(e) Move rod section from side to side several times I1C. fig 45).
If) Lock the bolt to the rear and remove the brush while grasping the cleaning rod section as shown in ID, figure 45.
(4) Continue to clean and lubricate the bore and the chamber, applying a light coat of PL special, as shown in figure 45 and figure 46.
b. Gas Cylinder Plug. Pour a small quantity of bore cleaner in the plug, insert and rotate the bore cleaning brush. Remove the brush, clean, and dry the plug with patches.
c. (¡u* Cylinder. Install the patch holder on a section of the cleaning rod. Put two patches in the holder, moisten them with bore cleaner, and swab the cylinder bore. Dry the cylinder bore with clean patches. Use no abrasives in cleaning the cylinder and do not oil the interior surfaces.
d. Gits /Yt/on.Saturate patches with bore cleaner and wipe the exterior surface of the piston as clean as possible. Install the bore cleaning brush on a section of the cleaning rod. Moisten the brush with bore cleaner and clean the interior of the piston. Wipe the piston dry, but do not oil. The gas system incorporates a self-cleaning section and functions within very close tolerances. A piston does not have to be shiny to function properly. Do not use abrasives to clean the piston.
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