Full text of “M – Machine Gun Manual – TM ” . MB/MG – Designed as a tripod mounted or bipod supported machine gun for use by. The M, officially the Machine Gun, Caliber mm, M, is the US military designation for .. (×51mm NATO); Maximum effective range: 1, meters with tripod and T&E (the latest FM reads 1, m); Maximum range: 3, meters . MB, MM MACHINE GUN. JANUARY . *This publication supersedes FM , 29 February and FM ,. 26 January.

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Full text of “M – Machine Gun Manual – TM “

Lift the rear of heat shield assembly off the barrel, then pry one of the front metal tabs out of hole on gas hole bushing, rotate the heat shield towards the other metal tab, and remove heat shield from the barrel.

Insert spring pin 5 through the hole in the flexible mount and receiver assembly. Protects the gunner’s hand from a hot barrel.

List of minimum essential items required when weapon is in operation, and to perform emergency repairs. In addition, the company makes the point that the majority of worldwide titanium reserves are coming m240 Russia and China. The elevating handwheel has a mil-click device built into it 1 click equals 1 mil.

Ensures that the bolt remains to the rear to prevent double feeding if a round or cartridge case is not ejected. Navy SEALs continued to use the “CAR” M60E3 version of the M60 machine gun due to its lighter weight and slower rate of fire, which allows a more effective duration of fire with allowable levels of ammunition carried. It then went on to replace many older types of vehicle machine guns t the s. The following provide an explanation of columns found in the tabular listings: Now, he raises the weapon up and off the tripod assembly.


Squeezing the trigger can cause accelerated wear on the trigger tripping lever, sear, and operating rod leading to a run-away gun. The MH formerly designated as the ME5 [7] is an improvement of the MD, the MH features n240b rail-equipped feed cover, an improved flash suppressor, and has m2400b configured so that fm can be more quickly converted to infantry standard using an Egress Kit. Place safety to “S” safe. Remove the Barrel Assembly. The flex-mount enhances the stability of the tripod platform and dampens the recoil of the weapon.

Pull gas regulator plug from gas hole bushing.

Place safety to “S” safe position, depress trigger, nothing should happen. When the round is fully seated in the chamber, the extractor snaps over the extractor rim of the cartridge, and the ejector is depressed. Rotate the rear t the trigger-housing group assembly down, disengage the holding notch at the front of the assembly from its recess on the bottom of the receiver, and remove the assembly from the receiver Figure Archived copy as title Articles needing additional references from January All articles needing additional references All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from March Articles with unsourced statements from January Articles with unsourced statements from September Articles with unsourced statements from August Commons category link from Wikidata.

Unscrew shaft 1 until threads disengage. Let us know why you don’t like the design or performance.

Twist scraper clockwise to remove carbon from center hole until scraper is fully seated against gas regulator plug. Index lines should be calibrated with the indicator pointer.

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The front sight windage adjusting procedure is the combination of creating slack on one side, and then taking up that slack from the opposite side. After 1 5 minutes, clear your weapon WP Push the adapter toward the receiver until it is against the receiver.


WP Corrosion Prevention and Control l. If the barrel is not locked, threads in receiver could be damaged or cause personal injury. Damaged or weak feed pawls and springs or feed lever. The first setting allows the weapon to cycle at — rounds per m240g, the second setting being — rounds per minute, and the third setting being — rounds per minute. Uncontrolled Fire Runaway Gun. Uncontrolled fire the weapon continues fm fire after the trigger is released.

The M60 is still, in some cases, used by the Navy. Do not use gasoline, kerosene, benzene, shaving cream, high-pressure water, steam, or air for cleaning. Push the tripping lever back to raise the sear, put the safety on “S,” and pull the trigger.

Insert one of the metal tabs of the heat shield in to the hole located of the sides of the gas hole bushing, than rotate it so that the tn tab locks in place. The MB provides the heavy m240bb of close and continuous fire needed to accomplish the mission.

Close the ejection port cover. Take care not to damage threads on end of barrel. As the working parts continue toward the rear, the return spring is compressed; the trigger is kept squeezed; sufficient is gas made available by the gas-regulator adjustment, which causes the working parts n240b rebound off the buffer; and the action of feeding and firing continues.

If the front sight post blade must be rotated counterclockwise to a point where its base is more than one full turn past flush Number 1 bladeit should be replaced with a Number tj front sight blade which is taller than a Number 1 blade Table