Warning

Wear eye protection when cutting lockwire. You can be blinded if wire hits you in the eye.

1. REMOVE LOCKWIRE.

Remove lockwire connecting damper housing assembly (1) and retaining nut (2).

2. PLACE RECOIL SPRING COMPRESSION TOOL IN VISE.

a. Place center section (3) of recoil spring compression tool (4) in vise jaws.

b. Turn outer section (5) of recoil spring compression tool (4) until flush with center section (3).

3. PLACE RECOIL MECHANISM IN RECOIL SPRING COMPRESSION TOOL.

a. Place recoil mechanism (6) in outer section (5) of recoil spring compression tool (4).

b. Screw recoil mechanism (6) into center section (3) of recoil spring compression tool (4).

DISASSEMBLY - Continued

4. RELEASE RECOIL SPRING PRESSURE.

a. Install handles (7) in outer section (5) of recoil spring compression tool (4).

b. Turn the outer section (5) of recoil spring compression tool (4) clockwise until tool seats on bottom spacer (8). Continue to turn outer section (5) of recoil spring compression tool (4) up to 1-1/2 turns.

c. Loosen retaining nut (2).

d. Completely unscrew the retaining nut (2) and reinstall retaining nut (2) back on first two threads.

e. Turn the outer section (5) of the recoil spring compression tool (4) counterclockwise until spring pressure is released on tool.

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