a. Scabbard as a Unit, Inspect scabbard as a unit for appearance, general condition, fit and retention of bayonet, ease of bayonet withdrawal, and looseness of components.
b. Body. Check body for cuts, deep abrasions, or splitting.
c. Mouthpiece. Check mouthpiece top for looseness in the body and for wear or burs.
d. Hook. Check hook for deformation, wear, and burs.
e. Insert bayonet in scabbard and be sure that either latch hook on mouthpiece will engage positively with scabbard catch on bayonet
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