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

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You are commenting using your Facebook account. Every thing I have seen on disassembly shows the operating rod lifting out of a cutout in the rail. Then run pads through the barrel. Rifles Print Edit Send fan mail to authors.

This site uses cookies. Tips Move slow disassembly smooth and the rifle will cooperate. I want to treat my gun the right way. Turning on the safety.

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Thank you for the dissasembly tutorial. 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 grease of the interior of the chamber along the rails that carry bolt.

Turn the M14 on dusassembly back and pull up on the trigger guard, which should result in it popping open. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: You are commenting using your WordPress.


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Sadly, I had to sell it. Repeat these steps in reverse order to reassemble it.

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Thank you sir, for the advise and or info. I’ve noticed this more on the garand than the M1A, but the same principle still applies. Didassembly Make sure the magazine is out and that you have cleared the gun thoroughly.


Lastly – you want your chamber completely dry at the end. Locking the bolt to the rear. 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. To create this article, 11 people, some anonymous, worked to edit and improve it over time.

Try and avoid taking it apart when you can. I don’t use any any form of CLP at all on my m14s except maybe the barrel if I’m lazy. Clear the weapon by: Help answer questions Learn more. Just in case you need it.

It is easy, and very possible to disassemble and reassemble an M14 Service Rifle in under 60 seconds.

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Notify me of new comments via email. 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. Locate the assembly rod, press inward on the back, and turn the rod. I’m sorry you had to sell yours, and I hope you end up with one again soon. Work charging handle and reapply safety. 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. Fulton-Armory – Handcrafted U.


I q-tip off the old XF-7, clean out any particles, run a brush through the chamber and snake the bore sometimes CLP here if Im lazy – shooters choice otherwise though make sure to get that out fully. Lastly I reassemble and wipe the whole thing disassembbly with xisassembly silicon rag. An m1a buddy is great if you are using shooters choice or other caustic stuff.

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. All other cleaning can be done by just locking the bolt back.