2-9.B. M7 BLADE ASSEMBLY-MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS (Cont).
6. Inspect for worn or shiny areas on blade assembly (6), re-establish finish
Dry cleaning solvent (A-A-711) is flammable and should not be
used near an open flame or in a smoking area. Use only in
This solvent evaporates quickly and has a drying effect on the
skin. When used without gloves it may irritate, inflame or
cause cracks in the skin.
a. Remove all lubricant from surfaces to be treated with dry cleaning
solvent (item 5, app D). Wear rubber gloves (item 7, app D) and use a wash pan
(item 11, app D) and brush (item 2, app D) to apply dry cleaning solvent.
Do not use wire brush to roughen surface.
b. Roughen surface using abrasive cloth (item 4, app D).
c. Be sure surface to be treated is thoroughly cleaned and dried prior to
application of solid film lubricant.
When using solid film lubricant, be sure area is well ventilated.
If solid film lubricant comes in contact with the functional
surfaces of the lock-release lever, remove lubricant
immediately by washing with dry cleaning solvent (item 5,
d. Apply solid film lubricant (item 8, app D) to shiny surfaces. Allow to
dry 16 to 24 hours before handling.
7. Repair is by replacement of authorized parts (app C) as required.
For use of lubricant refer to paragraph 2-4.
Wipe all parts with wiping rag (item 12, app D) and apply a light coat of