3-2. M7 BLADE ASSEMBLY - MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS. (Cont)
4. Inspect guard (3) and link area of blade for looseness. Tighten by swaging
link (4) against the guard until the guard is firmly against the shoulders of
the blade. Bright spots as a result of this operation are permissable.
5. Inspect for worn or shiny areas on blade assembly. re-establish finish as
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
well-ventilated areas. 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
solvent (item 5,
(item 11, app D)
lubricant from surfaces to be treated with dry cleaning
app D). Wear rubber gloves (item 7, app D) and use a wash pan
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.