2-11.A. M9 MULTIPURPOSE BAYONET SYSTEM--MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS (Cont).
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
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.
dry 16 to 24 hours before handling.
To avoid injury while tightening tang, clamp blade in a pad-
ded jaw vice.
Blade is brittle. Do not over tighten or apply sideways pres-
sure that may break blade.
Use hand pressure only when inspecting tang for looseness.
Use no tools.