2-9.B. M7 BLADE ASSEMBLY--MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS (Cont).
Proper positioning of lock-release levers is required for bay-
onet to mount on rifle. To properly position lock-release
levers, flat end (1) that grasps rifle faces forward while
scribe (2) on right lock-release lever faces right and out-
ward. If unscribed, both flat ends (1) that grasp the rifle
face forward. Newer lock-release levers have an indentation
(3) on the finger grip (the serrated end) which face rearward
when properly positioned.
1. Position RH lock-release lever (1) on bayonet-knife (2) and install spring
2. Install compression helical spring (4), LH lock-release lever (5) and
spring pin (6).