With my Springfield Loaded M1A, I understand that cleaning should only encompass Does disassembly include removing the trigger pack?.

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What cautions should i take and or know about prior to dissasembly? Thanks for your excellent look at the m1a; it almost makes me want to buy the additional tools I really need to take it apart and keep it clean.

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An M1A was disassembyl to be stripped down and cleaned easily. Mine does not have this and actually has a thin rail attached just diaassembly of the operating rod which looks like has to be removed prior to removing the operating rod.

With my Springfield Loaded M1A, I understand that cleaning should only encompass the chamber, front end of the bolt, barrel, and gas piston, and lubrication via diisassembly of the interior of the chamber along the rails that carry bolt. Notify me of new comments via email. There really isn’t all that much to clean under the receiver either. Become a Redditor and subscribe to one of thousands of communities. Repeat these steps in reverse order to reassemble it.

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here M1Rifles submitted 4 years ago by Yoneasy. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Curtis Lowe Yeah, I have a permit to carry this. Work charging handle and reapply safety.


Cookies make wikiHow better. Lastly I reassemble and wipe the whole thing down with a silicon rag.

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Just in case you need it. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2. Is there another way to get to it? Log in or sign up in seconds. Want to add to the discussion? I don’t use any any form of CLP at all on my m14s except maybe the barrel if I’m lazy.

I then pull the bolt out and scrub it with some solvent and a nylon brush followed by some gun oil in and around the extractor and firing pin.


Try and avoid taking it apart when you can. Look at figures 47 — 53 in that pictorial. Would you please send it to me or a link to it.

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Cleaning the M1A, and when to Disassemble self. I scrub the inside of the receiver with solvent and a nylon brush. Same thing everyone else said. I did this every time I take it out because it was my baby. Include your email address to get a message when this question is answered. Gently slide the trigger guard and attached firing mechanism out of the stock, which will cause the stock to slide free of the weapon.

In my experience it usually takes around shots to get the rifle fully settled in its stock and for accuracy to be consistent again. Essentially, disassembly is not encouraged.

You will need the proper tools. Hi all, I’m kind of a fanatic when it comes to cleaning my rifles, and generally do a full field strip after each range session. This site uses cookies.


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Shoots like a dream, but I have run into a problem stripping it down to clean it. Fire the weapon into a clearing barrel or similar. If you have a wooden stock I would not remove the trigger group other than once a year. The M1A Garand too needs to “settle” back into the stock after you take it out.

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I have a M1A super match, and want o install a harris bipod. I apply grease to the knob on the side of the bolt and inside the receiver as well as the guide on the outside of the receiver.

If you have a wooden stock, consider getting some bowling alley wax and polishing it before reassembly. You can leave a responseor trackback from your own site. Locate the assembly rod, press inward on the back, and turn the rod. I need to remove it from the inside of the stock or break the rivet off the stock?

Remove the piston disassemblly clean it and the gas chamber. How often do you take apart your M1A’s? You are commenting using your WordPress. By continuing to use our site, you agree to our cookie policy. dksassembly