2-9.A. M6 BAYONET-KNIFE AND M7 BAYONET-KNIFE--MAINTENANCE INSTRLUCTIONS (Cont).
Length of the M6 and M7 blade measured from guard must not be
less than 6-1/8 in. (15.56 cm) after repointing.
5. Inspect/check guard area (6) of blade assembly and
assembly for looseness. If loose, evacuate bayonet to
6. Inspect for worn or shiny areas on blade assembly,
follows step 11.
7. If point is broken,
evacuate to D. S. Maintenance.
plate area (7) of blade
re-establish finish as
8. For M6 bayonet only,
inspect lock-release lever (1) for bends and wear. Lock-
release lever may be repaired by straightening.
9. Inspect compression helical spring (2) for kinks, set, and breaks. If any
of these situations are found, replace.