Direct Support Maintenance Instructions

DIRECT SUPPORT MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES a. This section provides direct support maintenance information for the M85 machine gun. There are no general support maintenance tasks. b. CLP (Item 5, app D) may be used in any weather, but must be applied when the temperature is above 0 F (-18 C). c. Before assembly, lubricate rollers and sliding surfaces (TM 9-1005-231-10). d. Marking of the M85 machine gun by any permanent means such as etching, painting (oil or latex), stamping, or burning...

Section I General Information

M85 Cutaway View Accelerator

Organizational, direct support and general support maintenance including repair parts and special tools list RPSTL . b. Model Number and Equipment Name. M85 fixed caliber .50 machine gun. c. Purpose of Equipment. Provides protection against enemy ground troops or low-flying aircraft. 1-2. MAINTENANCE FORMS, RECORDS, AND REPORTS. Department of the Army forms and procedures used for equipment maintenance will be those prescribed by DA PAM 738-750, The Army Maintenance...

Caution

Make sure washers are turned to locked position to prevent damage to equipment. i v v w v v r vji ii_i io j . 11 io LCI 11. 3-15. BARREL EXTENSION SUBASSEMBLY-MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS. 2-39 Barrel extension assembly removed 3-15. BARREL EXTENSION SUBASSEMBLY-MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS. cont 3-15. BARREL EXTENSION SUBASSEMBLY-MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS. cont 3-16. COVER ASSEMBLY-MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS. Field maintenance, basic less power, small arms shop set app B Field maintenance, post, camp,...

Organizational Maintenance Instructions

Cal Clearing Procedures

When an M85 machine gun is received, it is the responsibility of the user to determine whether the machine gun has been properly prepared for service by the supplying organization and whether it is in condition to perform its mission. 2-2. SERVICE UPON RECEIPT OF MATERIEL. Before starting an inspection, be sure to clear the weapon. Do not actuate the trigger until the weapon has been cleared. Inspect the chamber to be sure that it is em Check to see that there are no obstructions in barrel....

Section Iii Equipment Description And Data

Machine Gun Cal Headspace And Timing

Has right- or left-hand feed capability Fires ball, armor-piercing, incendiary and tracer ammunition Features a fixed headspace and a quick-change barrel with flash suppressor Has minimum high 625 rpm and minimum low 400 rpm a. Barrel Assembly 1 . Has a quick-change barrel with two ring-shaped bearing surfaces on its rear section and a five-pronged flash suppressor on the other end. b. Receiver Assembly 2 . Houses and supports the major assemblies and components of the M85 machine gun. The name...

M85 Machine Gun 1959

Be sure M85 machine gun is cleared before starting an inspection or maintenance procedure. Live ammunition should not be near the work area. Be careful when removing spring-loaded parts, as injury to personnel may occur. DO NOT interchange bolt assemblies or parts from one weapon to another. Doing so may result in serious injury to personnel, or damage to the weapon. Wear rubber gloves when using carbon removing compound or dry cleaning solvent. Use dry cleaning solvent only in a...

Explanation Of Columns In Remarks Sec Tion Iv

5180003577770

The code recorded in column 6, section II. b. Column 2, Remarks. This column lists information pertinent to the maintenance function being performed as indicated in the MAC, section II. Section II. MAINTENANCE ALLOCATION CHART SECTION III TOOLS AND TEST EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS FOR SHOP SET, SMALL ARMS FIELD MAINTENANCE, BASIC LESS POWER GAGE KIT, SMALL ARMS BARREL EROSION GAGE, M6A1 SHOP SETS, SMALL ARMS FIELD MAINTENANCE, POST, CAMP, AND STATION, SET D GAGE, BOLT...

Back Plate Assemblymaintenance Instructions

Cal Machine Gun Hydraulic Charger

Field maintenance, basic less power, small arms shop set app B Field maintenance, post, camp, and station, set D, small arms shop sets app B Appendix B Appendix C Appendix D TM 9-1005-231-10 Dry cleaning solvent item 8, app D Wiping rag item 14, app D a. Check for free movement of components. b. During disassembly, check for rust, corrosion, and broken springs. 3-6. BACK PLATE ASSEMBLY-MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS. cont 3-6. BACK PLATE ASSEMBLY-MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS. cont 13 RATE SELECTOR...