Albert Cluett's weapons notebook

MCluettAV120946-150515-12.pdf

Title

Albert Cluett's weapons notebook

Description

Covers all types of fire arms and machine guns including Lee Enfield rifle, Colt automatic pistols, revolvers and flare guns, machine guns including Lewis, Vickers and Browning .303 and 0,5 inch as well as a variety of shot guns. Covers stripping and maintenance of weapons.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1942-12

Contributor

Anne-Marie Watson

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One notebook

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MCluettAV120946-150515-12

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The LAMBETH Exercise Book

DEC 3RD

Name 1209046. A.V. CLUETT.

Year [Indecipherable LY2903???] 15 [indecipherable] DEC 1943

School KIRKHAN

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AP. 1242 SMLE No 1. MK III [symbol]

[Diagram Rifle, Bolt, Lever, Firing Pin, Extractor, Spring Remover]

1. REMOVE R.H. GUARD BEFORE PUTTING IN VICE.

A. NOSE CAP.
B. UPPER. SLING. SWIVEL.
C. OUTER

SPRINGS. WEIGHT

MAIN + EXTROR. 7-9
M COCKER 14-16
1ST TRIGGER PULL 3-4
2ND FIRING 5-6
BOLT HEAD 10-16
ERT??ING [Maybe Retaining]
BUT TRAP 2-3

WHEN UNLOCKING BOLT, GIVES 1/8” BACKWARD.

W/O P RAID 515 SQDN.

19.9.43 A/C P.

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S.M.L.E.

STRIPPING SEQUENCE

1. SEE S.M.L.E. UNLOADED, THEN REMOVE R. HAND GUARD

[Underlined] POSITION I [/underlined] MUZZLE – RIGHT. UPSIDE-DOWN. OUTER BAND IN VICE.

1 NOSE CAP/ 2. OUTER BAND SCREW + SWIVEL./ 3 TAKE S.M.L.E. OUT VICE. REMOVE

[Underlined] OUTER BAND + FRONT H. GUARD. [/underlined]

POSTION. II MUZZLE – RIGHT. BUTT IN VICE.

1. MAG./ 2. TRIGGER + T. GUARD. / 3. UNDO INNER BAND. SCREW. LIFT OFF.

[Underlined] FORE END. (DON’T DROP F/END SPRING + SCREW.) [/underlined]

POSITION III 3 MUZZLE TO LEFT. UPSIDE DOWN. BUTT IN VICE.

1 SEAR SPRING / 2. SEAR + BOLT HEAD RETAINING SPRING. / 3 MAG. CATCH. 4 OPEN BUTT TRAP + REMOVE STOCK BOLT WAD. / 5 UNSCREW STOCK BOLT.

[Underlined] PART BARRLE FROM STOCK [/underlined]

POSITION IV MUZZLE TO LEFT. RIGHT SIDE UP.

1. LOCKING BOLT SPRING. – WASHER + LOCKING BOLT + SAFETY CATCH 2/ BOLTS.

([Underlined] ASSEMBLING. [/underlined] SCREW SAFETY CATCH BACK TO LOCKING BOLT AT 1/4 -12.

BOLT

1. EXTRACTOR SPRING. / 2 EXTRACTOR / 3 BOLT HEAD. / 4 STRIKER KEPPLER SCREW. /5 UNSCREW STRIKER. + REMOVE WITH MAIN SPRING.+ CORKING PEICE.

SPRINGS. WEIGHT. (2440FT PER SEC. M.V.)

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[Underlined] S.M.L.E. [/underlined] MK III {symbol]

[Diagrams]

FIXED LIPS ON MAG.

[Underlined] REPAIRS + ADJUSTMENTS. [/underlined]

[Underlined] FORE SIGHT ADJUSTMENTS. [/underlined] BLADES 7 SIZES. 1.0 STANDARD.

1.03 = 03
1.015 = 015
1.0 = 1.0
.985 = -015
.970 = -03
.955 = -0.45
.940 = -0.5

ALL SIZES UP OR DOWN .15 / 2 UP 4 DOWN +SDN (7 IN ALL)

STANDARD RANGE 100YDS .15 = 2 1/2” UP OR DOWN.

100 YD RANGE MK I CRAMP WITHOUT GAUGE. 1 TURN ON SCREW GIVES 8” RIGHT OR L
100 YD RANGE MK II CRAMP WITH GAUGE. GAUGE 1” PER 25yd = 4” ON 100yds
1 MARK ON GAUGE = 1” PER 25 yds.

[Underlined] SAFTY [/underlined]

LOCKING BOLT
SAFTY CATCH
STUD ON THE BOLT.

WHEN USING CART. HEAD SPACING GUAGES [Underlined] ALWAYS TAKE OUT EXTRACTOR CLAW + SPRING [/underlined]

[Diagram of Cartridge]

WHEN FIXING NEW BOLT HEAD + TESTED FOR C. HEAD SPACE: NEXT TEST FOR STRIKER PROTUSION WITH SUPPLED GAUGE. GIVEING RADIUS AS WELL AS LENGTH.

[Diagrams]

BOLT
BODY
FORE END
NOSE CAP
BACK SIGHT
BARRLE.

[Deleted] CANNOT CHANGE [/deleted]

[Underlined] NOT INTERCHANGEABLE. [/underlined]

.002 2/1000TH RADIUS MUST BE PUT ON BOLT HEAD AFTER AJUSTING

DOWN FACE WITH OO

[Diagrams]

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TOOLS. CLEARING PLUG

[Diagram]

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[Underlined] (P.14) [/underlined]

[Diagrams of gun parts and firing mechanism]

LOCKING BOLT.
SAFETY CATCH.
SAFETY STUD.
[Underlined] 3 WAYS OF LOCKING [/underlined]

MILLS H.E. 36. DETS.
7 SECS. YELLOW. BY HAND.
4 SECS WHITE. RUBBER BAND FOR DARK.
FOR DISCHARGER. 80 – 200YDS.

MILLS CUP DISCHARGER
P.A.M. 2058A.

MILLS H.E.36
2 1/2 ozs H.E
ALL 1 1/4 lbs.

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[Underlined] G.45 CINE CAMERA AP 1749. [/underlined]

[Deleted] RED [/deleted] 12 VOLTS SERIAL NoS. EVEN. 16MM. 25FT. PER SPOOL

[Deleted] GREEN [/deleted] 24 VOLTS SERIAL NoS. ODD. 40 PICTURS PER FT. 1,000 P.S

[Diagram of camera shutter]

AUXILORY SHUTTER WHEN ON CLOUDY GOES BEHIND MAIN SHUTTER.

CLOUDY 45° SHUTTER CONTROLED FROM

SUNNY 13 1/2° F.F.I. (FILM FOOTAGE INDICATOR)

CAMERA CONTROL SPEED SET @ 20 GIVES 1 PICTURE PER ROUND/

[Underlined] MOUNTINGS + ADAPTORS. [/underlined]

[Table of Mountings, Adaptor, Camera, F.F.I. and Where Used]

[Table of Turret Installations]

G.45 2 HEATERS 1 IN [underlined] LENS [/underlined]

OTHER [underlined] BODY. [/underlined] WORKING ON THERMASTATIC SWITCH GIVING HEATS @ 60 (START) -70F (STOP).

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[Underlined] HARMONIZATION OF C. CAMERA WITH GUNS ECT. [/underlined]

[Diagram of Sighting Screen for 50 yds Method]

ST. ANDREWS CROSS (FIGHTER A/C)
ST GEORGE’S CROSS (BOBMER)

AFTER HARMONIZING CAMERA + GUNS, WHEN LOADING FILM FIRST NAME + DATE FILM IN + WITH [underlined] TITLING UNIT [/underlined].

[Underlined] TYPE OF LENS [/underlined] 3 IN ALL ([underlined] YELLOW RED GREEN [/underlined])

COLOURS DENOTE FOCAL LENGTH

[Diagram of Lens showing Plate, Focal Point, Focal Length and Light Rays]

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[Underlined] GUNSIGHTS AP. 1730 B [/underlined]

[Diagram of Aircraft, Path of Bullets, angles and Path of Other Aircraft.]

[Underlined] RING + BEAD SIGHT [/underlined]

[Table with diagrams of sights and where used]

[Underlined] BULLET TRAIL [/underlined] ON BULLETT FIRED ONLY FROM BEAM @ 300 – 500 YDS IS ABOUT 11 FT; IF BOTH A/C ARE GOING FORWARD @ SAME SPEED, (300 M P.H).

[Diagram of Cone of Fire]

WHEN SHOOTING TO BEAM AIM 11TF IN FRONTOF SPOT WANTED. TRAIL COMES FROM AIR DRAG ON 2 SIDES OF BULLET.

[Diagram of Aircraft showing aiming point and Air Pressure on Bullet]

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A.P. 1730. B.

[Underlined] REFLECTOR TYPE SIGHTS. [/underlined] G.J. III + (G.M. II)

G.J.III

MK IIIA 12 OR 24 CAN BE CHANGED} USED ON ALL MOVABLE GUNS. TURRETS ECT.
MK IIIA [symbol] 12 24 ON CHANGING.} ([underlined] NOT FIGHTER A/C [/underlined])

[Diagram of Reflector Sight]

(100 MPH) (FIGHTER A/C) [Underlined] G.M. II OR R. SIGHT MK. II [/underlined] (FIXED GUNS)

[Diagrams of Sights]

4 CHANGES IN G.M. II + G.M III

1 METAL BULB HOLDER
2 LEAVER TO MOVE DIMMING SCREEN
3 GRATICULE LINES
4 RANGE SETTING IN 50s (150-600)

ALL FOUND ON G.M. III.

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[Underlined] REFLECTOR SIGHTS G.Js + GMs. + DIs. [/underlined]

[Table of Sights showing Marks, Type, Speed and Where Used]

[Underlined] D.Is R.S. [/underlined]

1 CONTINUITY OF CIRCUIT (NIGHT + DAY)
2 LENS (ECT). POLISH. SELVYT CLOTH.
3 ELECTRICAL LEADS NOT FRAYED OR U/S.
4 ATTACHED SECURELY (AFTER D.I ON PILOT’S R.SIGHT COVER UP WITH C.BAG.)
5 NEW LAMPS STOWED + O.K.

[Underlined] G.I PRISMATIC [/underlined]

[Diagrams of Lenses]

[Underlined] LEWIS ONLY [/underlined]

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[Underlined] HARMONIZATION [/underlined] 1730(.B.) SECT 7. CH 2

[Underlined] FIGHTER A/C @ 50 YDS REDUCED DISTANCE. [/underlined]

[Diagram of Aircraft showing Master Guns]

INCLINOMETER

FIRST GET A/C 50 YDS FROM TARGET; ON TRESTLES, CLEAR OF THE DECK.
DROP 2 PLUMB LINES FROM A/C NOSE + TAIL. ALINEING WITH LINE ON WALL USE DATUM. LINES TO MAKE SURE A/C IS LEVEL, NEXT USE INCLINOMETER ON TOP PLATE OF MASTER GUN OR GUNS. {M. GUN MOST INBOARD). NEXT HARMONIZE ALL GUNS + CAMERA TO RIGHT MARKS ON WALL, USING [inserted] INSTMENT [/inserted] GUN-ALINNING UNIT. + PERICOPE GUN ALINNING.

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[Underlined] AMMUNITION [/underlined] AP 2058(A) GROUP VI.

.303 [underlined] BALL PURPLE [/underlined] ANNULUS. MK. VII
.303 [underlined] ARMOUR PIERCING GREEN [/underlined] W.I.
.303 [underlined] TRACER RED [/underlined] G. IV G V G VI IV V GREY NOSE (NIGHT) VI GREY NOSE (DAY)
.303 [underlined] INCENDIARY BLUE [/underlined] B VII BLUE NOSE IV VI OBSOLESCENT.

Z AFTER LETTER + MK DENOTES FILLED WITH OTHER THAN CORDITE. [inserted] (NITRO CELLULOSE) [/inserted]

.303 [underlined] BLANK [/underlined] L) ON CLOUR ANNULUS. OLD CASES NOW USED. [Diagram]

.303 [underlined] BALLISTITE [/underlined] H (TOP HALF PAINTED BLACK) OLD CASES NOW USED [Diagram]

.303 [underlined] DUMMY [/underlined] D VI 3 FLUTES ON SIDE, PAINTED RED. OLD CASES NOW USED.

[Underlined] .300 [/underlined] BALL – NO TIP.

[In margin] .300 RIMLESS [/in margin]

A.P. MK I GREEN. MK II BLACK. [Underlined] STORAGE OF AMMO [/underlined]

INCENDIARY. BLUE TIP. [Underlined] ALL TYPES [/underlined] IN GROUP VI

TRACER RED TIP. INC. NO WITH PHROS. GROUP XI

[Underlined] GREEN LABLE FOR ALL SERVICES [/underlined] INC [underlined] CONTAINING [/underlined] PHROS. GROUP XII.

WHENUSED FOR SYNORONIZED GUNS [Inserted box] [Underlined] MAIN CHARGES [/underlined] CORDITE. NITRO-CELLULOUS. NEON-NITE. GUN POWDER [/inserted box]

1 MUST BE USED WITHIN 2 YEARS.
2 MUST BE USED WITHIN (DAYS) 14 OF OPENING BOX. (CAN BE 40 DAYS WITH A.O.P. SAY) AFTER THAT THE AMMO IS USED FOR GUNS OTHER THAN SY.

[Underlined] AMMO STORAGE [/underlined] INC. AMMO CAN BE STORED WITH REST IN GROUP VI BUT ONLY 20,000 ROUNDS. ([underlined] INSPECTION. [/underlined] B. ILES EVERY 14 DAYS SUMMER B. ILES EVERY 28 DAYS WINTER OVERSEAS EVERY 14 DAYS.

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[Underlined] .5 BROWNING AMMO. [/underlined] (100 ROUNDS = 30 lbs.)

[In margin] RIMLESS [/in margin]

BALL. NO TIP

A.P. MK I BLACK MK II [[underlined] GREEN. [/underlined] MK II MORE POWER. (REINFORCED BARRLE.)

INC. BLUE TIP

TRACER. RED TIP.

[Underlined] REVOLVER ECT. AMMO [/underlined]

[Underlined] COLT. [/underlined] .455 MK I (LONGER)

[Underlined] COLT [/underlined] .45 [Underlined] AC. [/underlined]

[Underlined] THOMSON SUB G. AC. [/underlined]

.38 REVOLVER MK II (RIM)

.45 WEBLEY MK VI (RIM.)

.22 RIMFIRE

9M.M. RIMLESS

[Diagrams of 20mm Shells]

MK II A.P. SAME AS MK I ONLY [underlined] FLAT TIP [/underlined] BAKELITE NOSE CAP. FOR USE [underlined] BELT [/underlined] MECENIZEM. MK I MAGAZINE.

[Diagrams of Shells]

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[Underlined] 20. MM SHELLS. [/underlined]

[Diagrams of Shells]

[Underlined] FUZES OF TWO TYPES [/underlined] (20MM.)

1) INCENDIARY CONTAINNIG PHOSPHORUS 252 [Underlined] INSENSITIVE. [/underlined]
2) INCENDIARY [underlined] NOT [/underlined] CONTAINNIG PHOSPHORUR 253 RED [underlined] VERY [/underlined] SENSITIVE. GREEN INSENSITIVE.
3) H.E. [Underlined] ALL FUZE BODY. BUFF [/underlined]
4) H.E + INC. CONTAINNING PHOSPHORUS [Underlined] TIPS RED OR GREEN [/underlined]
5). H.E. + INC. [underlined] NOT [/underlined] CONTAINNING PHOSPHORUS
GREEN = PHOSPHORUS.

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[Underlined] A.P. 1242 [/underlined] VOL I CHAP 5

[Underlined] COLT AUTOMATIC PISTOL .455 [/underlined]

[Diagrams of Colt Pistol]

1 SAFTY LOCK
2 SAFTY GRIP
3 BARRLE LINK + LOCKING LANDS
4 HALF BENT
5 STRONG FIRING SPRING. SHORT PIN.
6 DISCONNECTOR. ALLOWS NOT MORE THAN 1 ROUND PER FINGER PRESURE. + PREVENTS YOU FIREING IF BREECH IS NOT LOCKED OR SLIP NOT RIGHT FORWARD.

2lbs. 7ozs (PISTOL) 8ozs FULL MAG.

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[Underlined] MOUNTHLY [/underlined] INSPECTIONS CHECK ACTION. 1 MOUNTH IN STORE OR GOING +COMMING FROM LOAN.

[Underlined] 6 MOUNTH INSPECTION. STRIP. [/underlined] WHEN CLEANING IN A TYPE OIL ONLY DIP FOR 10 MINS.

WHEN CLEAN BARRLE USE FIRST A TYPE OIL. IF NO GOOD USE 112 STRANDS H BRASS WIRE 26 GAGE 3 INS LONG. FOR WIRE GET C/O CONSENT.

[Underlined] STRIPPING [/underlined]

REMOVE MAG SEE UNLOADED
REMOVE RECOIL SPRING + PLUG 16
BARRLE BUSHING 15
SLIDE STOP 14
SLIDE, BARRLE, RECOIL SPRING GUIDE 13
SAFTY LOCK (HAMMER COCKED) 12
HAMMER AXIS PIN (HAMMER FORWARD) 9
HAMMER + STRUT 8
MAIN SPRING HOUSING PIN 11
MAIN SPRING HOUSING 11
SAFTY CRIP 10
SEAR SPRING 6
SEAR AXIS PIN 5
SEAR + DISCONNECTOR 4
FIRING PIN STOP 3
FIRING PIN + SPRING 2
EXTRACTOR 1

(AXIS PINS IN FROM L – RIGHT.)

FIGS. THE WAY TO ASSEMBLE.

MAG. HOLDING 7/ (WILL HOLD 8)

[Diagrams of Safety Lock and Cocking Mechanism]

[Page break]

[Diagram of Cylinder]

MK I 7lbs. 14 ozs 8 1/2”
[Underlined] USING 4” CARTRIDGE. [/underlined]

MK II 9lbs. 5ozs. 10 1/2”
USING 4” + 6” CARTRIDGES.

[Diagrams of Revolving Mechanism]

1 INDEX CAM
2 INDEX PAWL
3 BOWDEN CABLE
4 PULLEY
5 INDEX PINION SHAFT
6} SAFTY DOOR + SHAFT
7}
8 HAMMER
9 HAMMER CAP-SPRING + PLUNGER
10 CAM LIFT
11 INDEX PINION
12 INDEX CROSS.
13 STOP PIN.

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A.P. 1641 (H). VOL. I.

[Underlined] SIGNAL DISCHARGER 1 1/2” MKS I + II [/underlined]

[Underlined] STRIPPING [/underlined]

REMOVE 3 FLANG NUTS, TAKE OF MOUTING FLANGE, MUZZLE + COLLAR, NEXT BOTTON PLATE + SPACING WASHERS. REMOVE CHAMPER ASSMLY. FROM HEAD. NEXT REMOVE PULLY HEAD COVER + SPRING THEN INDEX CAM, INDEX PINION + LIFT-CAM; DUST COVER, REMOVE HAMMER CAP-PLUNGER + SPRING. HAMMER AXIS PIN THEN HAMMER IT-SELF. NEXT. SPRING + PLUNGER OF SAFTY DOOR, THEN REMOVE DOOR. (ASSEMBLING, REVERSE ACTIONS).

WHEN LOADING DISCHARGER ALWAYS KEEP DOOR OPEN; [Underlined] ORDER OF COLOURS; [/underlined] LAY OUT COLOURS IN LINE AS NEEDED [inserted] 1-6 [/inserted]. THEN LOAD IN [underlined] THIS [/underlined] ORDER 5-6-1-2-3-4 ONLY PULLING CABLE OR MOVING CHAMBES ROUND 5 TIMES. THE [UNDERLINED] 3RD [/underlined] CARTRIDGE LOADED IS THE [underlined] FIRST [/underlined] TO BE FIRED.

[Underlined] INSPECTIONS [/underlined] 4 IN ALL A.B.C.D.

A [Underlined] BEFORE FLIGHT. [/underlined] (OPEN DOOR) (LISEN FOR HAMMER. FEEL FOR PLUNGER. LOOK FOR DENTS ECT. SEE FIRM TO A/C ALWAYS DRY BARRLES.)

B [Underlined] BETWEEN FLIGHTS. [/underlined] (GIVE GOOD QUICK TEST)

C [Underlined] END OF DAYS FLIGHING [/underlined] (CLEAN BARRLE. + CHECK DISCHARGER. (50 PARFIN 50 G.S.OIL) ([Underlined] NOT A TYPE OIL[/underlined])

D [Underlined] END OF 180 FLIGHING. [/underlined] (REMOVE FROM A/C. CONTROL + DISCHARGER) STRIP + CHECK FOR BURRS, DENTS ECT. GIVE [underlined] FIRING [/underlined] TEST. PUT BACK IN A/C.)

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[Diagram of Signal Pistol]

[Diagrams of Signal Pistol firing mechanism and parts]

WEIGHTS OF SPRINGS.

TRIGGER 14-18lbs.

MAIN SPRING} 3 1/2 – 4 1/2
LONG ARM ONLY}

(TRIGGER PRESSED, READING WHEN HAMMER IS HALF WAY BACK.)

MESURE OF MAIN SPRING IN WIDDEST PART. 1 1/8”

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[Underlined] SIGNAL PISTOL No 4. MK I + I [symbol] AP. 1641(F) [/underlined]

[Underlined] STRIPPING [/underlined]

SEE UNLOADED.
JOINT PIN + SCREW.
EXTRACTOR.
MOUNTING CATCH + SPRING.
CARTRIDGE RETAINING SPRING.
STOCK PLATES.
STOCK CENTRE SCREWS + CENTRE.
MAINSPRING PIN.
MAINSPRING.
HAMMER.
BARRLE CATCH SPRING.
MAINSPRING LEAVER AVIS PIN.
MAINSPRING LEAVER.
TRIGGER.

[Underlined] ‘A’ INSPECTION [/underlined] BEFORE FLIGHING. CHECK PISTOL + MOUNTING + WORKING OF PISTOL.

[Underlined] ‘B’ [/underlined] BETWEEN FLIGHTS UNLOAD, CHECK + RELOAD.

[Underlined] ‘C’ [/underlined] SEE PISTOL IS UNLOAD, CLEAN WITH TYPE A OIL CHECK WORK, DRY, THEN THIN FILM OF A.F. OIL, CHECK MOUNTING; [underlined] REPLACE COVER. [/underlined]

[Underlined] ‘D’ [/underlined] END [underlined] 300 [/underlined] HRS FLYING. REMOVE PISTOL + MOUNTING FROM A/C STRIP + CLEAN BOTH. (TYPE A). CHECK SPRINGS WEAR ON PARTS ECT. REASSEMBLE; SMEAR OF OIL; PUT IN A/C FIRE.

[Underlined] REVERSE ACTION TO ASSEMBLE [/underlined]

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[Diagram of a Pistol Revolver]

[Diagrams of Revolver firing mechanisms]

BULLET .38 – 1lb. 11 1/2ozs.

BARRLE CALIBRE .352 10 1/2” LONG OF PISTOL

RIFLING 7 GROVES RIGHT.
(1 TURN 15.) BARRLE 5” = 1/30.

1 EXTRACTION + REJECTION
2 COCKING BY HAND
3 ROTATION OF CYLINDER
4 FIRING FROM FULL COCK
5 RAPID FIRE.
6 REBOUND ACTION – FROM FACES OF HAMMER + M.S. LEAVER; M.SPRING FORCING BACK [underlined] HAMMER [/underlined] + TRIGGER, GIVING ((1/2 COCK) – STRIKER BACK FROM CART. CAP.)

No2 MK I [symbol] NO BENT OR COMB.

(ONLY No 2 MK I WITH SAFTY STOP) BENT IN NOSE OF HAMMER)

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A.P. 1641 (P)

[Underlined] PISTOL REVOLVER .38 No 2 MK I . I [symbol] + I [symbols] [/underlined]

[Underlined] BARRLE GAUGES [/underlined] { .352 A.C.C. PASS FROM MAG. END
{ .358 REG NOT TO ENTER MAG. END.

[Underlined] CYLINDER GAUGES. [/underlined] .359 - .357 A.C.C. MUST ENTER
.364 - .392 REG NOT TO ENTER

[Underlined] CARTRIDGE. H. SPACE [/underlined] .067 REG NOT TO GO BETWEEN SHEILD + CYLINDER.

[Underlined] STRIKER PROTUSION [/underlined] .04 ROCKS. .05 PASSES OVER.

[Underlined] STRIKER RADIUS [/underlined] .038

[Underlined] HEIGHT OF CYLINDER STOP [/underlined] .05

[Underlined] CENCENTRICITY + HIGHT OF EXTRACTOR GAUGE [/underlined] (.73 MINIMUM.)

[Underlined] PULL OFF TRIGGER [/underlined] 13 – 15 lbs.

[Underlined] WEIGHT OF M. SPRING. [/underlined] 3-3 1/2 (TRIGGER PRESSED 1ST MOVEMENT OF HAMMER)

[Underlined] PULL OFF FROM FULL COCK. 5-6 [/underlined]

[Underlined] WEIGHT OF BARRLE CATCH SPRING [/underlined] (OPEN REVOLVER) 3-5

[Underlined] INSPECTION 1 MOUNTH = SAME AS COLT EXTRACTORS [/underlined]

[Underlined] 6 MOUNTHS SAME AS COLT. USE ALL GAUGES. [/underlined]

13 STRANDS 26 GAUGE M.D.W

TRIGGER. REBOUND FACES WORK (BACK) FORCING M.S. LEAVER – PAWL UP, PUSHING TRIGGER NOSE ON HAMMER CATCH

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A.P. 1641 (P)

[Underlined] PISTOL REVOLVER .38 No 2 MK I . MK I [symbol] + I [symbols] [/underlined]

CAM LEAVER FIXING SCREW
REMOVE CHAMBERS OR CYLINDER. (6 CHAMBERS / CYLINDER RECESSES)
STOCK SIDES
BARRLE CATCH (USE CRAMP) SCREW + SPRING (+REAR SIGHT)
SCREWS FROM BODY PLATED + BODY PLATE
MAIN SPRING (LONG + SHORT ARM + CLAW)
PAWL. (NOSE + STEP.)
MAIN SPRING LEAVER + AXIS PIN (REBOUND FACE
HAMMER. (PEAK. CONE. SWIVLE. REBOUND FACE. FACE. HAMMER NOSE + W CATCH.
TRIGGER + SAFTY STOP {TRIGGER NOSE + CATCH + SPRING – GUAD LUG)
CAM LEAVER + SCREW.
JOINT PIN SCREW. + J. PIN [inserted] + LUG [/inserted] (PART PISTOL)
EXTRACTOR LEAVER (ARM – BENT. AUVLY + SPRING)
CAM.

[Underlined] STRIF CYLINDER [/underlined] REMOVE NUT + SPRING + EXTRACTOR.

[Underlined] SAFTY DEVICES [/underlined] SAFTY STOP (No 2 MK I) + LOCKING OF MECHANISM 2 ON BOTH PISTOLS.
SAFTY STOP No 2 MK I [symbol] + LOCKING OF MECHANISM 2 ON BOTH PISTOLS
SAFTY STOP No 2 MK I [symbols] LOCKING OF MECHANISM
SAFTY STOP No 2 MK I 2 STAR LOCKING OF MECHISM.

LOCKING OF MECHANISM BY HAMMER GOING FORWARD; HAMMER CATCH GOING DOWN ON TRIGGER. REBOUND FACES WORK (BACK) FORCING M.S. LEAVER - PAWL UP, PUSHING TRIGGER NOSE ON HAMMER CATCH

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[Underlined] LEWIS GUN .303 [/underlined] A.P.1242. 1641. D.

[Underlined] MK I GROUND GUN [/underlined] RATE OF FIRE 500 R.P.M.

NO VOLUTE SPRING.

RETURN SPRING (IS MORE MK III) 11 – 14 lbs.

MK III RATE OF FIRE 700 R.P.M. [Underlined] AIR GUN [/underlined] (USED IN THE AIR.)

INCLINED PLATE IN GAS REGULATOR (REGULATOR ALWAY FULLY OPEN)

VOLUTE SPRING. RETURN SPRING 10 -12

[Underlined] RIFLING [/underlined] RIGHT HAND. 4 GROVES. BARRLE. 26 1/4”. (GUN 17 lbs.)

[Underlined] SIGHTS [/underlined] RING + BEAD OR G.J. I (PRISMATIC)

[Underlined] MAGAZINE FED [/underlined]

[Diagrams of Lewis Gun parts]

[Page break]

[Underlined] STRIPPING + ASSEMBLING [/underlined]

SEE GUN IS UNLOADED {TAKE OF MAG. TAKE ROUND FROM FEEDWAY.)

REMOVE SPADE.
TRIGGER GROUP.
PINION GROUP.
TOP PLATE.
FEED ARM.
PULL COKING TO REAR + REMOVE.
BOLT
PISTON ROD
BODY LOCKING PIN.
UNSCREW BODY FROM BARRLE.
GAS REGULATOR KEY, + REGULATOR
GAS CYLINDER SHEILD
REAR DISTANCE PEICE.
SWIVELLING BAND
GAS CYLINDER
GAS CHAMBER
MUZZLE NUT + FORE SIGHT BRACKET.
BARRLE BAND
FRONT DISTANCE PEICE

[Underlined] REASSEMBLE IN REVERSE ORDER. [/underlined]

[Underlined] SAFTY DEVICES [/underlined]

STRAIGHT PART OF CAM SLOT 1 1/8 “
CUT-AWAY PART ON BOLT FACE. F. PIN HOLE.
SAFTY SLIDE OR CATCH.
(LOCKING OF THE BOLT)

[Underlined] GAUGES. [/underlined]

.038 RADIUS [Diagram]

[Underlined] .045 - .037 STRIKER [/underlined] GAUGE.

[Underlined] 22.285 FROM STRIKER POST – PISTON HEAD. [/underlined] (MINIMUM 22.255”

[underlined] VOLUTE SPRING 1.072 IN LENGTH) OUT OF 5/16 – 7/16 END.

[Underlined] U. JOINT NOT [/underlined] EXCEED 3/8” IN PLAY [Diagram]

[Underlined] CART HEAD SPACE. [/underlined] .064 - .074 (SHOULD NOT LOCK ON .074)

[Underlined] RETURN SPRING [/underlined] 10 – 12 lbs. (SAME ON NEXT PAGE. P.T.O)

[Underlined] BODY COVER GAUGE [/underlined] SLID GAUGE UNDER TOUNGE. (REMOVE. FEED ARM + PART. GUIDE SPRING)

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[Underlined] STOPPAGES LEWIS G.O. GUN MK III [/underlined] AP. 1242 – 1641.

1ST EMPTY MAGAZINE. – MISS.FIRE – GAS REGULATOR ([underlined] FAULTY [/underlined]) BROKEN STRIKER.

[Underlined] BROKEN FED PAWL OR SPRING. – DAMAGED MAGAZINE. [/underlined]

[In margin] 1ST [/In margin]

[Group] EMPTY MAG – CHANGE FOR FULL

MISS FIRE – RECOCK

GAS REGULATOR (DUF) – AJUST OR FIT NEW ONE.

BROKEN STRIKER – NEW PISTON

BROKEN FEED PAWL OR SPRING – REPLACE

DAMAGED MAG – REPLACE. [/group]

HARD EXTRACTION AID BY COCKING HANDLE

MIS SHAPEN ROUND. AID BY COCKING HANDLE

WEAK CHARGE, WITH 1/2 FEED. AID BY COCKING HANDLE

WEAK OR BROKEN CARTRIDGE GUIDE SPRING – RENEW.

TOO HEAVY RETURN SPRING OR GAS REG. TURNED – AJUST + REPLACE KEY.

BROKEN TIP EXTRACTOR – NEW BOLT

BROKEN EXTRACTORS 1 OR 2 – NEW BOLT

FULL DEFLECTOR BAG – EMPTY

BROKEN EJECTOR – NEW EJECTOR

BROKEN PISTON. NEW PISTON.

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[Underlined] GAUGES LEWIS [/underlined] [Diagram]

[Underlined] STRIKER [/underlined] .043 TO .037 .043 SHOULD PASS OVER .038 RADIUS

[Underlined] PISTON [/underlined] MAX LENGTH 22.285 MIN 22.255. (FROM STRIKE POST.)

[Underlined] VOLUTE SPRING [/underlined] 1”.072 IN LENGTH. IN HOUSING 5/16 TO 7/16 OVER END.

[Underlined] UN. JOINT [/underlined] NOT TO EX 3/8” EITHER WAY.

[Underlined] CART. HEAD SPACE. [/underlined] .064 .074 BOLT SHOULD NOT LOCK ON .074.

[Underlined] RETURN SPRING [/underlined] 10-12 lbs (AIR) 11-14 (GROUND).

[Underlined] BODY COVER GAUGE [/underlined] UNDER TOUNGE. FIX GAUGE UNDER TOUNGE LINE UP HOLE.

[Underlined] INSPECTIONS LEWIS [/underlined] M.Gs.

‘A’ D.I. BEFORE DAYS FLYING + FIRING TAKES PLACE.
USE DRILL ROUNDS WORKING MECHANISM. DRY BARRLE. WIEGH MAIN SPRING. 10-12

‘B’ BETWEEN FLIGHTS (AFTER FIRING.) ASK FOR SNAGS – CHECK – REPLACE EMPTY MAG . IF TIME GIVE PULL THROUGH.

‘C’ AFTER FLYING + FIRING. TAKE OUT GUN + STRIP. ON GAS AFFTECTED PARTS USE TY. ‘A’ ASSEMBLE, LIGHT COAT OF OIL ON ALL PART.

‘D’ AFTER FLYING [underlined] BUT NO FIRING. [/underlined] CHECK.

‘E’ AFTER 120 HRS FLYING. NO FIRING. [symbol] N/A/NOW. CHECK.

[Boxed] ‘F’ [/boxed] EVERY INSPECTION ON KIT. {30X. 50X. 50XX. MAJ. ECT.) AFTER FIRING. REMOVE GUN. STRIP. [Underlined] USE GAUGES AFTER CLEANNING. [/underlined]

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[Underlined] A.P. 1641. [/underlined] VOL. II

[Underlined] ALL TYPES CARE OF BARRLES RIFLE + M. GUN .303 [/underlined]

[Underlined] GAUGES [/underlined] .303 (acceptance) .307 (.307 MUST [underlined] NOT [/underlined] PASS RIGHT THROUGH (REJECT GAUGE)

[Underlined] .308 [/underlined] (TAKE NOTE OF MARK) [underlined] TEST [/underlined] FOR CORD WEAR; [inserted] (SHOULD NOT ENTER) [/inserted] (GAUGE IS ONLY ALLOW TO ENTER TO MARK.)

[Underlined] PLUG LEAD [/underlined] No 2. (M.G.s ONLY) MARK ON GAUGE = WEAR IN CHAMBER

[Diagram of Gauge]

WHEN BARRLE [underlined] TOUCHES MARK OR OVER [/underlined] ITS U/S FOR THAT JOB.

NO 2 PLUG LEAD WITH .310 (MUST BE BOTH) FOR [underlined] RIFLE ONLY [/underlined]

TO MAKE [underlined] RIFLE [/underlined] (ONLY) [underlined] BARRLE [/underlined] U/S GAUGE .310 + No 2 P.LEAD. MUST ENTER UNTIL [underlined] FLUSH [/underlined] OR [underlined] INSIDE [[/underlined] CHAMBER; IF ONLY 1 ENTERS + NOT THE OTHER, THE BARRLE IS O.K.

[Underlined] CLEANING RODS. [/underlined]

[Underlined] BRASS HANDLES [/underlined] PISTOL GRIP. MK IV

SPADE GRIP MK II

[Underlined] STEEL HANDLES [/underlined] LONG TYPE T HANDLE No 1.

SHORT TYPE T. HANDLE No 4.

[Underlined] NICKLE FOWLINGS. [/underlined]

20cc. DIST. WATER. 20cc AMONNA + 2 TABLES K.N.N.S. (KINGS NORTON NICKLE SOLVENT) FOR NICKLE COATED BARRLES. SOAK FOR 30 MINS. WASH OUT INTILL CLEAN. THEN TRY; CHECK WITH .037 (SEE IT CAN GO THROUGH.)

30-40 -/26 GAUGES /S.B.W.

[Grouped together] NOT

POWDER FOWLINGS
NICKLE FOWLINGS
CHEMICAL CORROSION

C. ROD. + [underlined] TYPE A. [/underlined]
20cc W. KM
20cc A 2 NS.
[Underlined] TYPE ‘A’ [/underlined]
+ GAUGE

[/Grouped together]

(MK .302) = [underlined] PLUG. [/underlined] FOR HAMMERING IN BROKEN PULL THROUGH. THEN USE BUSH + BIT.

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[Underlined] A.P. 1641. [/underlined] (B) VOL I.

[Underlined] VICKERS GAS OPERATED M. GUN. [/underlined] .303 (CONTD)

[Underlined] 4 TYPES IN ALL. ALL MK I BUT Nos 1-4. [/underlined] ALL AIR COOLED.

No 1 MK I [Underlined] AIR [/underlined] FREE GUN.
No 2 MK I [underlined GROUND. [/underlined] (FIRED FROM HIP OR SHOULDER. (PISTOL GRIP) WOOD.
No 3 MK I USED IN [underlined] TURRETS. [/underlined]
No 4 MK I SAME TYPE AS GROUD. [Underlined] USED IN ARMOURER CARS [/underlined] (SHOULDER + PISTOL GRIPS ARE MAKE OF [underlined] RUBBER [/underlined]) (700 R.P.M.)
950 R.P.M. 2 TYPES MAGZS. 60 + 100. (5 LEFT. HAND BARRLE GROVES.

[Underlined] STRIPPING FOR CLEANNING. [/underlined]

1. SEE GUN IS UNLOADED.
2 REMOVE SIGHTS + DEFLECTOR BAG
3 BODY EXTENSION + SPADE GRIP.
4 RETURN SPRINGS + RODS.
5 BREECH BLOCK + PISTON
6 FLASH ELIMINATOR
7 BARRLE STRAP + YOKE
8 BARRLE + GAS CYLINDER – (PART FROM BODY.)
9 GAS PLUG.

[Underlined] SAFTY DEVICES [/underlined]

5/16” HORIZANTOL SURFACE.
GAS ESCAPE HOLE (WITH F. PIN HOLE)
UNLOCKING + LOCKING CAMS.
SAFTY CATCH.

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[Underlined] V.G.O. [/underlined] (CONTD)

[Underlined] No I MK I. [/underlined]

[Diagrams of Vickers Gun identifying parts and different Marks]

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[Underlined] GAUGES V.G.O. [/underlined] (CONTD)

.064 - .074 (REMOVE EXTRACTOR) CARTRIDGE HEAD SPACE.

IF TOO MUCH CART. HEAD SPACE CHANGE [underlined] BARRLE STRAP. [/underlined].

[Underlined] FIRING PIN PROTRUSION GAUGE [/underlined] [Diagram] FOR V.G.O.) (.038 RADIS)

TAKE OUT EXTRACTOR – REMOVE BARRLE + G. CYLINDER, PUT GAUGE IN REPLACE STRAP – DO UP LOCKING NUT – CLOSE B. BLOCK SLOWLEY. WHEN REPLACING NEW F. PIN MESURE 1ST WITH 2” MIC. TO 1.904 – 1.907.
.303 ENTERS. .307 (SHOULDN’T PASS RIGHT THROUGH) .308 (CORD WEAR)
No 2 PLUG LEAD. LINE ON GAUGE .6 – 1 1/2” – 2 1/2” – 4”.

[Underlined] MAGAZINES [/UNDERLINED] 2 TYPES.

No 1 MK I (60R) [inserted] 3 1/2 [underlined] TURNS [/underlined] [/inserted] No 2 MK I (100R)
[Diagram]

[Underlined] INSPECTIONS. [/underlined] SAME AS [underlined] LEWIS [/underlined]

‘A’ BEFORE FLYING – CLEAN OIL FROM ALL GAS AFFECTED PARTS.
‘B’ BETWEEN FLYING - ASK FOR SNAGS – REPLACE USED AMMO. CHECK GUN.
‘C’ AFTER FLYING + FIRING – STRIP GUN. CLEAN GAS A. PARTS IN TYPE A OIL. ASSEMBLE.
‘D’ AFTER FLYING NO FIRING. CHECK.
‘E’ AFTER 120 HRS FLYING. NO FIRING. CHECK.
[Boxed] ‘F’ [/boxed] EVERY INSPECTION ON KIT (30X. 50. 50X. 50XX. MAJ.) AFTER FIRING,
REMOVE GUN. – STRIP – USE. GAUGES ON BARRLE. CHECK TRIGGER MECHANISM.

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[Underlined] STOPPAGES [/underlined] 1.2.3. [Underlined] V.G.O. [/underlined] (CONTD)

[In margin] No 1 STOPPAGE [/in margin]

MISSFIRE – RECOCK
SLUGGISH MAG. (WEAK SPRING.) – REPLACE.
EMPTY MAG. – REPLACE NEW ONE.
BROKEN FEED PEICE OR SPRING. – CHANGE BREACH BLOCK.
BROKEN FIRING PIN. – CHANGE BREACH BLOCK.
FAULTY GAS PLUG. – REPLACE FOR FRESH.
WEAK RETURN SPRING. – REPLACE FOR NEW.

[In margin] No 2 [/in margin]

SEPERATED CASE – REMOVE.
FULL DEFLECTOR BAG – EMPTY.

[In margin] No 3 [/in margin]

BROKEN EXTRACTOR OR SPRING. – REPLACE BREECH BLOCK
BROKEN EJECTOR – NEW ONE
MISS ALINED ROUND – CLEAR. TAKE OF MAG.

SEAR BUFFER SPRING SLEVE
SEAR BUFFER SPRING SLEVE PLUG
SEAR BUFFER SPRING
SEAR BUFFER PLUNGER.
SEAR AXIS IN (EARLONGATED SLOT)
SEAR (STEP + LUG.
SEAR STOP
AXIS PIN (FOR SEAR CATCH)
SEAR CATCH (FORKED)
TRIGGER AXIS PIN
TRIGGER + TRIGGER ROD.
(STRIP TRIGGER ROD)
TRIGGER ROD CAP
TRIGGER ROD SPRING.
TRIGGER ROD SPRING SLEVE
SEAR CATCH SPRING.

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[Underlined] AP. 1641. (C) VOL 1-2. [/underlined]

[Underlined] .303 BROWNING. M.G. MK II [symbol] [/underlined]

[Underlined] GENERAL DISCRIPTION [/underlined]

RATE OF FIRE – 1150 R.P.M.

LENGTH OVERALL 3’ 7”

APPROX WEIGHT. 22 lbs.

BARRLE LENGTH 24”

GROVES 5

LEFT HAND TURN 1 IN 10”

TYPES OF MK II [symbol] WITH FLASH ELIMINATOR FOR OR AS TURRET GUNS.

WITH MUZZLE ATTACHMENTS FOR WING INSTALLATIONS

METHOD OF COOLING – BY AIR FLOW OVER BARRLE. THE GUN IS PURELY DESIGNED AS AN AIRCRAFT M/G. AND IS UNSUITABLE FOR GROUND USE.

METHODS OF FIRING, - HAND, - PNEUMATICALLY, - HYDROMATICALLY - + ELECTRICALLY.

[Underlined] AMMO [/underlined] OF ALL TYPES [underlined] .303 [/underlined] (S.A.A) CAN BE USED.

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[Underlined] BROWNING .303 [/underlined] MK II [symbol]

THE SEAR – BENT – SEAR RETAINER – SEAR REATINER SPRING – SEAR SPRING RETAINER KEEPER + PIN.

STRIPPING.

1. FLASH ELIM.
2 BACK PLATE
3. RETURN SPRING + ROD
4. COCKING STUD.
5 BEECH BLOCK.
6 LOCK FRAME.
7 BARRLE EXT.
[Underlined] 8 BARRLE [/underlined]

[Underlined] BARRLE EXTENSION. [/underlined]

1. BARRLE LOCKING SPRING.
2. LOCKING PEICE.

B.BLOCK GUIDES.}
EXTRACTOR TOP + SIDE CLEARANCES} F.
T SHAPE PROJECTION}

[Underlined] BEECH BLOCK [/underlined]

1 TRANSPORTER.
-EJECTOR
- HORN + STEP
- CLAW
- PLUNGER + SPRING
2 SWITCH PLATE + STOP
3 COCKING LEAVER + PIN.
4 SEAR SPRING RETAINER KEEPER.
5 SEAR SPRING RETAINER
6 SEAR SPRING
7 SEAR RETAINER
8 SEAR
9. FIRING PIN.
- 2 BENTS
- STRIKER
- SLOT
- SPRING

FIXED
-CART. RIM GUIDES.
- TRANSPORTER STOP.
- BENT – (REAR SEAR)
- CAM GROVES.
- LOCKING RECESS. (LOCKING PEICE)

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[Underlined] LOCK FRAME. BROWNING. 303. MK II [symbol] [/underlined]

1 ACCELERATOR.
2 BARRLE (RET.) SPRING + PLUNGER.
3 REAR SEAR LEAVER
4 REAR SEAR
5 BARRLE RET. SPRING SOCKET +
REAR SEAR BUFFER SPRING.
6 R.S BUFFER SP. WASHER
[Underlined] 7. R.S. CRADLE BREECHING UP [/underlined]

[Underlined] ADJUSTMENT OF CARTIDGE HEAD SPACE. [/underlined] (BREECHING UP.)

[Underlined] OVER BREECHED [/underlined] BARRLE SCREWED TOO TIGHTLY UP TO B.EXTENSION; RESULTING IN [underlined] NOT [/underlined] ENOUGH CART. H. SPACE. [Underlined] DETECTED [/underlined] BY BARRLE LOCKING NOTCHES BEING VISIBLE. [Underlined] RESULT [/underlined] GUN [underlined] WILL NOT FIRE. [/underlined]

[Underlined] UNDER BREECHER [/underlined] BARRLE [underlined] NOT SCREWED UP TIGHT ENOUGH [/underlined] TO BARRLE EXTENSION; GIVING TOO MUCH CART. H. SPACE.

[Underlined] DETECTED [/underlined] BY INDEPENDENT MOVEMENT OF BREECH BLOCK.

[Underlined] RESULT [/underlined] OF UNDER BREECHING. – SEPARATED CASE. ([underlined] STOPPAGE. [/underlined])

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[Underlined] BROWNING. MK II [symbol] 303. [/underlined]

[Underlined] CHANGING FEED DIRECTION [/underlined]

[Underlined] BREECH BLOCK. [/underlined] CHANGE SWITCH PLATE TO L OR R

[Underlined] CHANGE EJECTOR [/underlined] LEFT OF TRANSPORTER FOR R.H. FEED
RIGHT OF TRANSPORTER FOR LEFT H FEED

[Underlined] BREECH COVER [/underlined]

CHANGE FEED LEAVER + P+S R.H. FEED BOTTOM HOLE
L.H. FEED TOP HOLE

CHANGE FEED PAWL + FEED PAWL LEG ON FEED SLIDE.

[Underlined] FEED WAY SIDE OF FEED [/underlined]

CHUTE LUGS (2)
BELT RETAINING PAWL + SPRING

[Underlined] OPPOSITE SIDE [/underlined] (FROM FEED)

CHUTE LUGS (2)
BULLET STOP.
CART. STOP.
FILLING PEICE.

[Underlined] BREECH COVER [/underlined] NAMES OF PARTS.

FEED LEAVER BUSH
FEED LEAVER S + PLUNGER
FEEDER SLIP

FEEDER PAWL + SPRING
FEEDER PAWL LEG
TRANSPORTER GUIDE SPRING
TRANSPORTER RAMP (F)
BREECH COVER CATCH + SPRING.

BARRLE CASING (F)
TRUNNION BLOCK (F)
BLAST TUBE ADAPTOR
BREECH CASING (F)
LOCKING PEICE CAM
LOCKING LEAVER BRACKET (F)
TRANSPORTER CAMS. REAR + FRONT (F)

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[Underlined] FIRING MECHANISMS [/underlined]

[Underlined] R.S.R. [/underlined] – REAR SEAR RELEASE. 4 TYPES.

[Underlined] F + S. [/underlined] FIRE + SAFE UNIT. 2 TYPES (WORKS SEAR)

R.S.R. F+S UNIT WHERE USED. EXAMPLE.

1. MANUAL. MANUAL RANGE ONLY –
2. PNEUMATIC (120-) PNEUMATIC (80) ALL FIGHTER A/C. HURRICANE SPITFIRE.
3. HYDRAULIC (300) MANUAL ALL F/N TURRETS BOMBERS.
4 ELECTRIC MANUAL B.P. TURRETS. BOMBERS + FIGHTERS.

[Underlined] ALWAYS SET TO SAFE (LOADIING + UNLOADING.) [/underlined]

WHEN LOADING (BROWNING 303.) [Underlined] WITHOUT [/underlined] (PNEUMATIC ) OR WITH Nos 1 -3-4 OF ABOVE, FEED BELT OVER BELT RETAINING PAWL; (BREECH COVER CLOSED) COCK – FIRE – COCK – LEAVE COCKED FOR MANUAL F+S.

[Underlined] LOADING PNEUMATIC ONLY [/underlined] FEED BELT, COCK + FIRE [underlined] TWICE [/underlined] LEAVE [underlined] BREECH BLOCK FORWARD. [/underlined]

[Underlined] UNLOADING [/underlined] LIFT COVER REMOVE BELT, COCK + FIRE ONCE, [underlined] LOOK [/underlined] ON BREECH FACE FOR [underlined] LIVE ROUND. [/underlined].

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[Underlined] MECHANISM BROWNING [/underlined] .303 MK IIx

[Underlined] BACKWARD MOVEMENT [/underlined]

1 ACTION OF RECOIL
2 ACTION OF THE GASSES IN THE MUZZLE CHOKE.
3 BACKWARD ROTATION OF THE ACCELERATOR
4 UNLOCKING OF THE BREECH BLOCK
5 BACKWARD MOVEMENT OF THE BREECH BLOCK (COMPRESSING RETURN SPRING).

(A) ACTION OF THE TRANSPORTER
(B) EXTRACTION + EJECTION
(C) THE COCKING ACTION

6 FIRST ACTION OF THE BELT FEED.

[Underlined] FORWARD MOVEMENT [/underlined]

ACTION OF THE RETURN SPRING + BARRLE RETURN SPRING.

LOCKING OF THE BREECH BLOCK

FORWARD ACTION + RAISING OF THE TRANSPORTER

RETURN OF THE COCKING LEVER.

SECOND ACTION OF THE BELT FEED

FIRING OF THE CARTRIDGE.

(ACTION OF THE REAR SEAR.)

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[Underlined] SAFTY DEVICES BROWNING .303 [/underlined] MK II [symbol] A.P. 1641. (C)

1. LOCKING OF THE BREECH.
2 LOCKING OF BREECH 5/10” BEFORE COMPLETION OF FORWARD MOVEMENT (STRAIGHT FACE)
3 5/16 BREECH REMAINS LOCKED. ([underlined] BACKWARD MOVEMENT [/underlined].)
4 LOCKING LEVER BRACKET HOLDING COCKING LEVER FORWARD (SEAR WILL NOT WORK)
5 REAR SEAR (ALWAYS HOLDS B. BLOCK TO REAR WHEN FIRING IS FINNISHED. SAVES ([underlined] COCKED ROUND [/underlined]))

[Underlined] DUNLOP PNEUMATIC SYSTEMS [/underlined] A.P. 1641 (E)

[Underlined] HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM [/underlined] 1800 LBS □” AIR CONTAINER - A OR B TYPE REDUCING [inserted] (1800 TO 150) [/inserted] VALVE (HUDSON A/C).

[Underlined] LOW OR 200LBS □” [/underlined] PRESSURE SYSTEM. E.D.C ON A/C ENGINE. GIVES CONTINUOUS AIR PRESSURE WHEN IN FLIGHT. NO AIR CONTAINER OR REDUCER VALVE NEEDED

[Underlined] 350lbs □” PRESSURE SYSTEM [/underlined] AS PER DIAGRAM. GENARLY USED FIGHTER A/C FOR .303 BROWNINGS. WHEN TESTING SYSTEM MORE THAN 5lbs□” DROP MEANS LEAK.

[Diagram of [underlined] 350lbs LOW PRESSURE SYSTEMS. [/underlined]]

350 TO 150 REDUCING VALVE WORKS WITH FLEXIBLE METALLIC BELLOWS.

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[Underlined] COLT A/C M-G .5 (YANKY.) [/underlined]

[Underlined] .5 BROWNING GUN. A.P. 1641. (L) VOL I-II. [/underlined]

RATE OF FIRE – 800 R.P.M. (APPROX) ADJUSTABLE TO 400 R.P.M. THROUGH OIL BUFFERS AT REAR.

([Underlined] WEIGHT 64 lbs [/underlined])

AMMO .5 RIMLESS. MUZZLE VELOCITY 2530 F.P.S.

RIFLING R.H 8 GROVES 1-15”. No 1 FIXED No 2 FREE

[Underlined] DIFFERENCES BETWEEN .5 + .303. [/underlined]

RECOIL ACTION (NOT GAS ASSISTED) AS .303.

OIL BUFFER ASSEMBLY REPLACES REAR SEAR MECHANISAM

FIXED TRANSPORTER GUIDE DEPRESSES SPRING GRADED REAR TRANSPORTER CAM

EJECTOR IS NOT MOVED WHEN CHANGING FEED

TWO SPRINGS ON RETURN SPRING ROD.

[Underlined] BREECH BLOCK. [/underlined] FIXED TRANSPORTER GUIDE. (NOT PLUNGER + SPRING)

FIRING PIN SPRING + SEAR RETAINER

SEAR SLIDE [Diagram]

SEAR. BENT + CAM FOR SEAR SLIDE.

LUG – NOT ACCELERATOR FACE + BENT.

CUTAWAY PORTION TO BALANCE WEIGHT OF TRANSPORTER.

[Underlined] LOCK FRAME [/underlined] DETENT SPRING DEPRESSORS

LOCK FRAME RETAINING SPRING.

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[Underlined] .5 BROWNING M.G. [/underlined] A.P. 1641(L)

[Underlined] BARRLE EXTEN. [/underlined] LOCKING PEICE HAS ON CLEARANCE FOR FIRING PIN
1 TOP + SIDE EJECTOR CLEARANCE. SHANK (NOT T SHAPE)

[Underlined] FEED WAY [/underlined] FRONT + REAR CART. STOPS. LINK RETAINER
FEED ADATOR WITH LEFT HAND FEED. ([Underlined] NOT USING R. CART. STOP)

[Underlined] TRIGGER MECHANISM .5 BROWNING M.G. [/underlined]

[Diagram]

No 1 – MK I GUNS ONLY (NO LEVERAGE)

No 2 - No 1 MK II GUNS SYNCHRONISED + WITHIN PILOTS REACH (CAM + ROLLER

No 3 ALL MK II GUNS OTHER THAN WHEN No 2 MECHANISM IS USED.

[Underlined] FEED. DOUBLE LINK IN ALWAYS. [/UNDERLINED]

[Underlined] LOCKING OF THE BREECH FIRE + SAFE UNIT. [/underlined]

[Underlined] COCKING LEVER 3/4“ BACKWARD MOVEMENT [/underlined] (DELAY FOR GASSES

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.040 - .050 [Underlined] OIL BUFFER [/underlined] (.5 BROWNING M.G. AP

[Diagram]

[Underlined] BACKWARD MOVEMENT [/underlined] OF RECOILING PORTION
VALVE + PISTON ARE TOGETHER + OIL PASSES THROUGH PORTS ONLY

[Underlined] FORWARD MOVEMENT. [/underlined] PISTON + VALVE ARE APART + OIL PASSES THROUGH HOLES + PORTS OF PISTONS + PORTS + AXIS HOLE ON VALVE.

[Underlined] GAUGES [/underlined] [Diagram]

.498 THROUGH BARRLE. (USE GAUGE ON ROD)

CHAMBER END

.513 (CHAMBER REJECT GAUGE) IF ENTERS TO END NEAR HANDLE – BARRLE IS U/S.

.030 SHOULD NOT ENTER UNDER SWITCH PLATE.

.040 - .050 AJUST OIL BUFFER PISTON + VALVE (TO SAME)

[In Margin] ON COMBINATION TOOL [/in margin]

.074 + .082 STRIKE PROTRUSION

.090 DIAMETER OF STRIKER [Diagrams]

.868 + 7 [inserted] [Underlined] THOU [/underlined] [/inserted] FEELER = 875. (868 ENTERS ON FEEDWAY + WITH 7/1000 IS U/S)

.116 OF AN INCH} TIMIMG OF FIRE + SAFE.
.110 OF AN INCH + .080}

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[Underlined] FIRING MECHANISMS .5 BROWNING M.G. [/underlined] A.P.1641. (L)

[Underlined] TWO TYPES G4 + G5 [/underlined] (G5 MOD TYPE WITH CLOSED TERMINALS) OTHER TYPES IN USE).

SCREW AJUSTING COLLAR [underlined] OUT [/underlined] TO INCREASE PROTRUSION OF PLUNGER

SCREW AJUSTING COLLAR [underlined] IN [/underlined] TO DECREASE PROTRUSION OF PLUNGER

[Underlined] TIMMING [/underlined] (USING .116) WITH GAUGE IN POSITION – PRESS PLUNGER GUN SHOULD NOT FIRE.
REMOVE GAUGE – PRESS PLUNGER – LET BREECH BLOCK FORWARD – GUN SHOULD FIRE.

[Underlined] TIMMING [/underlined] USING (110/.080)
WITH .110 GAUGE IN POSITION – PRESS PLUNGER – GUN SHOULD NOT FIRE.
WITH .080 GAUGE IN POSITION – PRESS PLUNGER – GUN SHOULD FIRE.

[Underlined] MK I [/underlined] M G 53.A. ON RIGHT SIDE OF PLATE. (UNDER FEEDWAY)
BREECH COVER CATCH ON TOP. BARRLE CASING CRIMPED TO RETAIN MUZZLE BEARING.

[Underlined] MK II [/underlined] MG. 53.2 OR M2 ON R.H. SIDE PLATE. TOP L H CORNER.
BREECH COVER PLATE CATCH ON SIDE. SAFTY CATCH FOR BACK PLATE CATCH.
SPECIAL TRUNNION BLOCK ADAPTOR.

[Underlined] INSPECTIONS. [/underlined] ‘A’ SAME AS .303 + 1. SEE OIL BURNERS FULL. 2. (A).
2A. TEST TIMMING OF FIRE + SAFE. 2(B) SYNCHONIZING MECHANISM TEST. (NOTE. WHEN GUNS ARE SYNED FEED ONLY 1 ROUND)
‘B’ SAME AS .303. ‘C’ SAME AS .303 CHECK OIL BUFFER FOR LEAKS
‘D’ + ‘F’ SAME AS .303.

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MACHINE CARBINE STEN MK II + MK III [Underlined] P.A.P 35 [/underlined]

[Underlined] RANGE [/underlined] 10/100 YDS [Underlined] BARRLE [/underlined] 7.8” LONG

[Underlined] RATE OF FIRE. [/underlined] 550 R.P.M. (APROX) – SINGLE SHOTS. [Underlined] AMMO. [/underlined] 9MM. RIMLESS.

[Underlined] RIFLING. [/underlined] R.H 6 GROOVES. 1 TURN IN 260MM. [Underlined] MAGZ. [/underlined] BOX TYPE 32 ROUNDS.

[Underlined] STRIPPING SEQUENCE [/underlined] FIRST SEE GUN IS UNLOADED

1) BUTT
2) RETURN SPRING HOUSING [underlined] CAP. [/underlined] RETURN SPRING HOUSING. RETURN SPRING.
3) COCKING HANDLE.
4) BREECH BLOCK (FIRING PIN – EXTRACTOR - + SPRING – BENT – FEED RIBS – EJECTOR GROOVES – CLEARANCE
5) BARRLE GROUP (MK II.) BARRLE – BARRLE NUT – B. NUT CATCH RATCHET. – BARRLE SLEEVE.
6 TRIGGER MECHANISM COVER
7) TRIGGER SPRING.
8) TRIPPING LEVER PAWL.
9) SEAR + AXIS PIN.
10) CHANGE LEVER.
11) TRIGGER AXIS PIN
12) TRIGGER + TRIPPING LEVER.
13) MAG. HOUSING PLUNGER
14) MAG. HOUSING PLUNGER SPRING.
15) BARRLE NUT CATCH
16) MAG. CATCH RETAINER
17) MAG CATCH + SPRING.

[Underlined] REVEARSE TO REASSEMBLE. [/underlined]

MK III NO BARRLE GROUP OR STRIPPING OF MAG. HOUSING.

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[Underlined] MACHINE CARBINE STEN [/underlined] MK II + MK III [Underlined] P.A.P 35. [/underlined]

1 TRIGGER
2 TRIPPING LEVER
3 CHANGE LEVER
4 SEAR
5 PAWL
6 TRIGGER SPRING
7 NOTCHES

[Diagram] [Underlined] STEN CARBIN TRIGGER MECHANISM. [/underlined]

[Underlined] STOPPAGES [/underlined] COCKING HANDLE [Underlined] FORWARD [/underlined] 1ST

[Underlined] IMMEDIATE ACTION [/underlined] COCK GUN

(1) MISS FIRE
(2) BROKEN OR DIRTY FIRING PIN
(3) EMPTY MAG

[Underlined] 2ND POSITION COCKING HANDLE NOT RIGHT FORWARD. [/underlined]

IMMEDIATE ACTION COCK + LEAVE COCKING HANDLE IN [underlined] SAFTY [/underlined] RESESS (EXAMINE EJECTION [underlined] OPENING. [/underlined]

(1) DAMAGED MAG OR MAG LIPS.
(2) FAULTY EXTRACTION
(3) FAULTY EJECTION
(4) SEPERATED CASE (NO TOOL MADE FOR SAME).

[Underlined] INSPECTIONS ‘A’ BEFORE FIRING
‘B’ AFTER FIRING
‘C’EVERY 6 MONTHS WHEN IN STORE
‘D’ AFTER 2,500 ROUNDS .

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[Underlined] SHOT GUNS [/UNDERLINED]

[Underlined] VICKERS VANGUARD [/underlined] SINGLE BARRLE 12 bore – (1/12lb SHOT.)

3 PEICE TAKE DOWN – TO CLEAN BARRLE.

1) PRESS TOP LEVER TO R. + BREAK GUN TO SEE ITS UNLOADED.
2) TAKE OFF FORE END
3) PRESS TOP LEVER BRAKE GUN + REMOVE BARRLE FROM ACTION + BUTT GROUP.

[Underlined] ACTION OF TOP LEVER. [/underlined]

1) WITHDRAWS LOCKING BOLT
2) WITH LOCK BOLT WITHDRAWN, GUN CAN BE BROKEN + CART. INSERTED.
3) GUN IS AT SAFE IN HALF-COCKED POSITION.

[Underlined] SAFTY ARRANGEMENTS [/underlined]

IN THE HALF-COCK POSITION, TRIGGER BEING ENGAGED IN UNDERCUT HALF BENT OF HAMMER, CANNOT BE ROTATED.

[Diagram]

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ACTION OF TOP LEVER [Underlined] WEBLY + SCOTT. [/underlined] DOUBLE BARRLE (12 bore) A.P. 1668 (B)

1) WITHDRAWS LOCKING BOLT.
2) WITH LOCKING LEVER WITHDRAWN GUN CAN BE BROKEN + 2 CART. CAN BE INSERTED.
3) [Underlined] GUN SET AT SAFE [/underlined] [Underlined] SAFTY ARRANGEMENT. [/underlined]

SAFTY ARM IS PUSH TO THE REAR BY THE LOCKING BOLT + STUD. SAFTY ARM IS POSITIONED OVER TRIGGER PREVENTING IT FROM ROTATING.

[Underlined] CLEANING FOR LEADENING [/underlined]

1) PHOSPHOR BROZNE BRUSH (USING YOUNGS CLEANER. (-NEAT).)
2 PLACE FLANNEL PATCH ON JAG. (USING 50% YOUNGS + 50% WATER)
3) DRY OUT WITH NEW FLANNEL.
4) POLISH WIGH LAMBS WOOL MOP.
5) IF GUN IS GOING TO BE STORED OR NOT USED FOR A TIME LEAVE THIN FILM OF YOUNGS CLEANING OIL (NEAT) ON INTERIOR OF BARRLE.

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[Underlined] CLAY PIGEON TRAP [/underlined] AP. 1668 (B)

THROUGH A PIGEON 20/85 YDS.

[Underlined] BASE PLACE [/underlined] (BOSS) [Underlined] SWIVEL BLOCK [/underlined] (FORK + TRUNNONS + SWIVEL + FRAME)

[Underlined] ELEVATION CLAMP [/underlined] SCREW + WHEEL

[[Underlined] BODY /[underlined] COLLAR – QUADRANT.- QUADRANT STUD.- QUADRANT PAWL + SPRING. THOWER ARM + CARRIER.

RELEACE LEVER + SPRING.

[Underlined] INSIDE [/underlined] MAINSPRING – TENSIO ROD + WHEEL – FRONT + REAR BODY CAPS.

[Underlined] NOTE [/underlined] TO STRIP THE TRAP OR MAKE ANY AJUSTMENTS TO THE MAINSPRING IT IS NECESSARY TO PARTIALY COCK THE TRAP SO THAT THE REAR BODY CAP MAY BE REMOVED. RELAX THAT [inserted] SMALL [/inserted] TENSION BEFROE AJUSTING.

[Diagrams]

[Underlined] AFTER USE. [/underlined] 1) ENSURE TRAP IS UNCOCK
2) REMOVE THROWER ARM
3) WIPE TRAP WITH OILY RAG.

[Underlined] MAINTENANCE [/underlined]

[Underlined] BEFORE USING [/underlined] (1) INSPECT + TEST.
(2) REMOVE GREASE FROM HANDLES OF RELEASE ARM + THROWING ARM.
(3) OIL QUADRANT SHANK.

[Underlined] MONTHLY [/underlined]

1) INSPECT + TEST.
2) CLEAN WITH TYPE ‘A’ / RUST CAN BE REMOVED WITH SCRATCH CARD + EMMERY
3) LUBRICATE – GREESE.
4) TEST SECURITY ON FOUNDATION

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(6 WEEK.)

[Underlined] 20 M/M HISPANO SUIZA GUN [/underlined] AP. 1641 (F).

20 M/M 0R .787” SHELL FIRING GUN (NOT A CANNON.) 650 R.P.M

WEIGHT 109lbs. – LENGTH 8”.2 1/2 – RIFLING 9 – R.H. GROOVES

M. VELOCITY. 2880 F.P.S – GAS ASSISTED WITH RECOIL.-

ONLY 2 FIXED PORTIONS FRONT MOUNTING UNIT + MAG. CARRIER

MK I GUN. WITH MK I BACK BLOCK. ROUND STUD; SQUARE GROVES [Diagram]

MK II GUN WITH RE ENFORCEMENTS, ON BODY; BACK BLOCK IS HELD ON IN AN INCLINE SLOT [Diagram] MK II BACK BLOCK HAS LONG FLAT CATCH + SLOT.

[Underlined] 20 M/M BARRLES [/underlined] 5PTS. AMMONIA .880 S.P.G (FOR REMOVING [underlined] COPPER [/underlined] FOULLINGS. 20 M/M ONLY

4 1/2 PTS DIST. WATER

MIX + ADD 1 1/4 lbs AMMONIA PURSULPHATE.

POUR INTO BARRLE FOR 3 HRS – DRY OUT – REGAUGE – REPEAT IF GAUGE WILL NOT PASS.

[Underlined] DIFFERANCE BETWEEN CANNON + MACHINE GUN. [/underlined]

M-GAS 20 M/M USES SHELLS – SHELL SMALLER THAN BORE, BEING DRIVEN BY [underlined] COPPER DRIIVING BAND. [/underlined] GIVING INGRAVING PROSESS AS .303 .300 .5

[Underlined] MACHINE [/underlined] GUN .303-.300-.5 BULLET SAME SIZE AS RIFLING; WHEN BULLET PASSES UP BARRLE INGRAVING PROSESS TAKES PLACE.

[Underlined} CANNON [/underlined] NO RIFLING, PROJECTILE ROUND + SMALLER THAN BARRLE.

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[Underlined] HISPANO SUIZA [/underlined]

[Underlined] MAGS [/underlined] (3 TYPES) [Underlined] 20 M/M SHELL FIRING GUN. [/underlined] A.P 1641 (F).

(1) M.A.R.C.O (2) AUSTIN. (3) AUSTIN (WITH INPELLOR)

EACH MAG WILL HOLD 60 ROUNDS.

INPELLOR OR (BOOST) GIVES BOOST TO FIRST 40 ROUNDS.

TO LOAD MAG, OR TO PUT TENSION ON; WIND ANTI CLOCK WISE.

TO UNLOAD MAG, OR TO TAKE TENSION OFF; WIND CLOCK WISE.

TO [underlined] STORE [/underlined] MAGAZINES; PUT ON SIDE WITH MOUTH UP [Diagram]

[Underlined] TO STRIP [/underlined] TAKE TENSION OFF, SPRING (HOUSING) COVER [inserted] FRONT COVER [/inserted] (7 SCREWS)
REMOVE TENSIONING TUBE, CLOCK SPRING + HOUSING, GO TO THE REAR TAKE OF COLLAR HELD BY SCREW, NEXT COMES OUT FEED ARM AXIS TUBE, WITH FEED ARM, LINK + GUIDE.

[Underlined] INITIAL [/underlined} TENSION [underlined] 10-14 [underlined] lbs ON A [underlined} 12” [underlined} BAR. WITH 3/4 TURN WHEN LOADING TAKE SPRING CLIP OR PIN OUT OF INPELLOR SHAFT. THEN LOAD, WHEN FULL PUT 5-6 TURNS ON INPELLOR SPRING AND REPLACE PIN. (CLEAN MAG AFTER 6 FILLINGS (360 ROUNDS)

[Diagram] (A) [Underlined] BEFORE MAG IS LOADED [/underlined] CHECK INITIAL TENSION. CHECK MAG. 1 CHECK FOR DENTS. 2 EXAMINE TIE RODS. – ROLLERS.

‘B’ [Underlined] AFTER FIRING {/underlined] REMOVE + CHECK FOR DAMAGE REMOVE FOULING WITH TYPE ‘A’ 6TH FILLING WASH OUT 50/50 A.F. + PARPHINE ALLOW TO DRAIN.

IF STOPPAGES HAS ACORD PUT MAG ASIDE FOR INSPECTION

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[Underlined] INSPECTIONS [/underlined] CONT.) 20 M/M [Underlined] HISPANO SUIZA SHELL FIRING M. GUN [/underlined]

‘C’ [Underlined] EACH MONTH WHEN MAG IS IN USE. [/underlined] REMOVE INITIAL TENSION, TO SRIP + CLEAN MAG (TYPE A OIL). INSPECT FOR DAMAGE. LUBRICATE MOVING PARTSWITH A.F OIL. ENSURE FEED ARM MOVES FREELY IN ITS BRACKET. EXAMINING HOLES IN SPRING FOR WEAR; + SPRING CATCH ON TUBE. PUT MAG TOGETHER + PUT ON INITIAL TENSION.

‘D’ EACH MONTH WHEN IN STORE. STRIP. CHECK FOR RUST - + REMOVE. OIL ALL MOVING PARTS WITH A.F OIL ASSEMBLE + TENSION.

INITIAL TENSION ON ALLWAYS. (IN USE + STORES)

NO [underlined] MAG [/underlined] MUST STAY LOADED FOR MORE THAN 48 HRS.

[Underlined] WORKING OF GUN [/underlined] (MECHANISM)

1. COCKING – FORWARD ACTOINS – A -D

(A) RELEASE OF THE SEAR
(B) FEEDING OF THE ROUND OR SHELL.
(C) LOCKING OF THE BREECH
(D) FIRING OF THE SHELL.

RECOIL. (A) RECOIL ASSEMBLY. –(B) FRONT MOUNTING UNIT.

BACKWARD ACTIONS A-D.

(A) UNLOCKING OF THE BREECH
(B) EXTRACTION + EJECTION
(C) RETURN + BUFFER SPRING.
(D) RE-ENGAGEMENT OF SEAR.

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AP. 1641 (F).

[Underlined] 20 M/M HISPANO SUIZA SHELL FIRING M. GUN [/underlined]

[Underlined] MECHANISM [/underlined] (CONT) [Diagrams]

1 UNLOCKING PLATES
2 BREECH BLOCK
3 LOCKING PEICE
4 LOCKING SHOULDER
5 LOCKING RAMPS
6 STRIKER OR F PIN

1 LOCKING PEICE
2 SEAR
3 SEAR SLIDE
4 A FIBRE COUSHION
B PLATE
C STUDS
D SEAR STUD SPRING
5 SEAR SPRING + PLUNGER
6 RAMPS
7 F + SAFE PAWL
8 TRIGGER ROD + ROLLERS
9 SEAR CAM
10 BANJO CANNECTION + VALVE

[Underlined} SAFTY ARRANGEMENTS [/underlined]

1) LOCKING PEICE MUST DROP DOWN ONTO LOCKING SHOLDER . IF BREECH AS. IS NOT HOME ACTION WILL NOT HAPPEN
2) LOCKING PLATES CANNOT MOVE FORWARD ALONE [inserted] (FROM BREECH BLOCK) [/inserted] UNTILL LOCKING PEICE IS HOME ON [underlined] LOCKING SHOULDER [/underlined].
3) SURE ENGANGEMENT OF LOCK-PEICE WITH LOCK-SHOULDER IS MADE BY FLATS ON LOCKING PEICE + UN L. PLATES
4) FIRING PIN CANNOT GO FORWARD UNTILL [underlined] UNLOCK PLATES [/underlined] ARE RIGHT FORWARD.

IF GUN IS AT SAFE, IT CAN BE COCKED OWING TO THE CUT AWAY PORTION ON THE TRIGGER ROD. [Diagram]

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[Underlined] AP. 1641. (F) [/underlined]

[Underlined] BELT FEED MECHANISM) 20 M/M HISPANO SUIZA SHELL FIRING MACHINE GUN [/underlined]

[Underlined] REQUIRED [/underlined] BEFORE BELT FEED MECHANISM CAN BE FITTED.

No 2 GAS PISTON GUIDE

MK II MOD. OR MK III MAGAZINE CARRIER

No 1 MK I MOD [underlined] RECOIL ASSEMBLIES [/underlined]
OR
No 2 MK II [underlined] RECOIL ASSEMBLIES [/underlined]

RACK OPERATING LEVER ([underlined] SHOULD BE PACKED WITH B.F.M) [inserted] FROM M/U [/inserted]

[Underlined] STRIPPING B.F.M. [/underlined]

1) ENSURE B.F.M. IS UNLOADED + NO TENSION ON SPRING.
2) REMOVE SPLIT PIN – PLUG – SPRING – PAWL
3) REMOVE RACK RETAINNING SCREW – RACK – SPRING – GUIDE.
4) REMOVE MOUTH SCREWS + TIE RODS
5) PLACE B.F.M ON REAR COVER + REMOVE FRONT COVER + MOUTH.
[Underlined]6) RELEASE 2 SPRINGS + REMOVE BODY ASSEMBLING [/underlined] (AFTER FINISHED – ALL TESTS)

1) PLACE SHAFT ON + SECURE (FEED LEVER FLATS ON CONTACT)
2) REPLACE REAR COVER. (WITH FEED LEVER ON TOP OF STOP.)
3) SET ON REAR COVER, REPLACE MOUTH, + SECURE LINK EJECTOR BRACKET ON SIDE OF MOUTH NEAREST BELT GUIDE.
4) REPLACE FRONT COVER – MOUTH SCREWS + TIERODS
5) REPLACE RACK – SPRING + GUIDE (3RD TOOTH JUST SHOWING.) [Diagram]
6) REPLACE PAWL – SPRING – PLUG + SPLIT PIN.

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(CONT)

[Underlined] B.F.M MK I) 20 M/M HISPANO SUIZA SHELL FIRING MACHINE GUN. 1641.(F.) [/underlined]

[Underlined] MECHAICAL TEST [/underlined] B.F.M. MK I –(MK I MOD) EVERY TIME B.F.M IS USED.

1) TEST FREEDOM OF SHAFT; SHOULD HAVE FREE ROTATION IN DIRECTION OF FEED (NO COUNTER ROTATION)
2) DEPRESS RACK SEVERAL TIMES, FOR EACH DEPRESSION SPROCKETS SHOULD ROTATE ONE (1) TOOTH ONLY (NO COUNTER ROTATION)

[Underlined] FUNCTION TEST [/underlined]

MAKE UP BELT OF 16 DUMMY ROUNDS. ((USING 18; CHECK + GAUGE EACH ONE.

PICK UP BELT + SEE THAT EACH LINK + ROUND ROTATES – THEN TWIST AT 90%; TAKE 2 END ROUND, USING [underlined] CLOSED [/underlined] LINK AT END. FEED DOUBLE LINK IN, SMOOTH SIDE UP – (LINKS ON TOP))).

PUSH BELT IN B.F.M + FULLY TENSION, DRIVE OUT ROUNDS WITH WOOD, AT LEAST 10 ROUNDS SHOULD BE EJECTED BEFORE FURTHER TENSIONING

[Underlined] WEIGHTS. (B.F.M.) [/underlined]

WEIGHT OF DRIVING SPRING – NOT LESS THAN 14lbs @ 20 INCHES BAR.

SLIPPING LOAD OF SPRING BAND BRAKE - SHOULD SUPPORT 25lbs @ 20 BAR.

[Underlined] AJUST MAG. + CARRIER [/underlined] TO 10-16 THOU [inserted] .010 - .016 [/inserted] – FEELER GUAGE BETWEEN RACK OPERATING LEVER + RACK ROLLER.

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[Underlined] 20 M/M B.F.M. [/underlined]

DIFFERENCE BETWEEN MK I + MK II MOD – MK I MOD. 4 SPROCKETS. CHROME PLATED BULLET GUIDE.

(A) [Underlined] BEFORE LOADING. [/underlined] CHECK ALL PARTS FOR SECURITY.

MOUTH SHOULD BE CLEAN + FREE FROM BURRS.
CHECK B.F.M. FOR BURRS + DENTS
CHECK LINK SHOOT – RAMP + SPRING FOR DAMAGE
MECHANICAL TEST.

(B) [Underlined] BETWEEN FLIGHTS IF FIRED [/underlined]

UNLOAD + REMOVE, EXAMINE FOR DAMAGE.
WASH OUT WITH TYPE ‘A’ OIL

(‘C’) [Underlined] DAILY IF FIRED [/underlined] SAME AS GROUP ‘B’.

(D) [Underlined] MOUNTHLY [/underlined] SAME AS ‘B’ + CHECK FOR RUST.

(‘F’) [Underlined] AFTER FIRING 500 ROUNDS. [/underlined] STRIP + CLEAN WITH TYPE ‘A’
DRY + OIL ALL PARTS (A.F. OIL) EXAMINE ALL PARTS FOR DAMAGE. ASSEMBLE + APPLY ALL TESTS. – MECHANICAL - FUNCTION – WEIGH SPRINGS – GAUGE RACK OPERATING LEVER. [Underlined] 10-16 THOU [/underlined]

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[Underlined] 20 M/M HISPANO SUIZA S.F.M.G. [/underlined] A.P. 1641. (F)

[Underlined] FRONT MOUNTING + ASSEMBLYS. [/underlined]

[Underlined] No 1 MK I [/underlined] FRONT MOUNTING ASSEMBLY: MAG. F.G. (2 [underlined] COIL REDUCERS [/underlined])

SHORT TUBE – No 1 – SPRING – LONG SLEEVE – RECOIL REDUCER 1 NEEDED TO WORK DFM)

[Underlined] No 1 MK I MOD [/underlined] FRONT M.A. [Underlined] BELT FEED GUNS. [/underlined]

SHORT TUBE – MK I SPRING – LONG SLEEVE – MUZZLE THREED (NO R. REDUCER

[Underlined] No 2 MK I [/underlined] F.M.A. ([underlined MAG [/underlined] FEED GUN) ([underlined] BEAUFIGHTER [/underlined])

LONG TUBE – LONG [Diagram] DISTANCE COLLAR – MK II SPRING. SHORT SLEEVE + MUZZLE THEED -PRO.

[Underlined] No 2 MK II F.A. MOUNTING. BELT FEED GUN.

LONG TUBE – [Diagram] [underlined] SHORT [/underlined] DISTANCE COLLAR – MK II SPRING – SHORT SLEEVE MUZ THEED PROTECTOR.

SHORTER DISTANCE COLLAR, RELAXING TENSION ON RECOIL SPRING, ALLOWING FOR EXTRA UNIT OF RECOIL ON RACK OPERATING LEVER.

DIFFERENCE 6 3/4” – 8” IN LONG + SHORT DISTANCE COLLARS.

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[Underlined] 20 M/M HISPANO SUIZA S.F.M. GUN [/underlined] A.P. 1641 (F)

[Underlined] FIRST SEE BARRLE IS CLEAN. MAINTENANCE [/underlined]

[Underlined] BARRLE PLUG GAUGE [/underlined] ACCEPTANCE 20.01 M/M

[Underlined] BARRLE PLUG GAUGE [/underlined] REJECT 20.12 M/M

[Underlined] FIRING PIN PROTUSION [/underlined]
(BEFORE GAUGING REMOVE EXTRACTOR)
MK I – 1.52 M/M
MK II LOW (ROCKS) – 1.712 M/M
MK I + MK II HIGH (PASSES OVER) 2.018 M/M.

[Underlined] STRIKER DIAMETER [/underlined] [Diagram] FOR DEPTH OF 4 M/M 3.355

[Underlined] STRIKER RADIUS [/underlined] FOR DEPTH OF 4 M/M 1.675

[Underlined] LENGTH OF UNLOCKING PLATE RODS [/underlined] 98.45 M/M (MINIMUM) 1 CAN BE 98.45 THE OTHER 98.50 (.005) NO MORE.

[Underlined] VARIATION OF CLEARANCE [/underlined] PERMISSABLE BETWEEN U.P.R + TAPPETS .005 THOU.

[Underlined] CLEARANCE [/underlined] BETWEEN U.P. RODS + TAPPETS .050 THOU .005 - .050 (ONLY .005 IN 2 RODS)

[Underlined] GAS PLUG SCREW, [/underlined] (2 SMALL HOLES) TEST WITH No 51 [inserted] [underlined] SHANK OF METAL DRILL [/underlined] [/inserted] DRILL SHOULD PASS. (No 50 SHOULD NOT PASS.

[Underlined] EXTRACTOR SPRING [/underlined] WEIGHT 10 – 15lbs.

[Underlined] CART HEAD SPACE [/underlined] USE CHEESE HEADED DRIFT BETWEEN BARRLE FACE + B BLOCK
PUSH BACK B. BLOCK, TAPPING ON LOCKING PEICE TO ENSURE IT IS ENGAGEDWITH LOCKING SHOULDER, TRY TO ENTER FEELLER GAUGE BETWEEN BARRLE FACE + B. BLOCK FROM UNDER SIDE. MAX. .012” THOU.

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[Underlined] 20 M/M HISPANO SUIZA S.F.M.G. [/underlined] (A.P. 1641)

[Underlined] INSPECTIONS [/underlined] ON GUN.

[Underlined] GROUP. A [/underlined] BEFORE FIRING (ENSURE GUN IS UNLOADED.

1). COCK + DRY OUT BARRLE (6 PEICES OF 4” X 2”) OR 5-7 PEICES.)
2) CHECK SECURY OF GUN + CHECK FUNCTIONING. (BY FIRING MECHANISM.)
3) LOAD, + SET TO FIRE JUST BEFORE TAKE OFF.

(B) BETWEEN FLIGHTS.

1) ENSURE GUN IS UNLOADING.
2) OBTAIN FIRING REPORT.
3) CLEAN BARRLE + GAS AFFECTED PARTS WITH TYPE ‘A’ OIL

‘C’ END OF DAY AFTER FIRING:

SAME AS GROUP (B)

‘D’ END OF DAY GUNS NOT FIRED.

ENSURE GUN ULOADED – SET TO SAFE – COCK – CLEAN 10” -12” BY 4”
CHECK FOR RUST. – CLEAN OUT WITH TYPE ‘A’. – DRY + OIL BARRLE WITH A.F.
MOVING PARTS

‘E’ AT MAJOR INSP. GUNS NOT FIRED.

REMOVE GUNS TO ARM. STRIP. – CLEAN ALL PARTS. TYPE A -AF.

[Inserted] DRY [/inserted] [underlined] CLEAN [/underlined] MOVING – OIL WITH A.F.

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[Underlined] INSPECTION. [/underlined] (CONT.) [Underlined] 20 M/M HISPANO SUIZA SHELL FIRING M. GUN. [/underlined] (AP. 1641.)

‘F’ [Underlined] MAJOR INSP. WHEN GUNS HAVE BEEN FIRED. [/underlined]

1) REMOVE GUNS TO ARM. – STRIP. – CLEAN ALL PARTS (TYPE A) – EXAMINE FOR BURRS ECT RUST. WEAR.

[Underlined] NOTE [/underlined] GREAT CARE TO PARTS SUBJECT TO WEAR.

USE ALL GAUGES.

[Underlined] AJUSTING RECOIL FREE RECOIL 30 M/M. [/underlined]

FREE RECOIL [underlined] NO MAG. [/underlined] (ROUND IN BREECH.) 30 M/M [underlined] FOR MAGAZINE ONLY [/underlined]

{WITH BELT FEED MECHANISM [inserted] (FULL) [/inserted] RECOIL 21 -23 M/M
{WITH BELT FEED MECHANISM WITH ONLY 2 ROUNDS IN= (NO TENSION ON SPRING) UP TO 28 M/M

[In Margin] B.F.M. [/in margin]

[Underlined] TO DECREASE RECOIL [/underlined] INCREASE TENSION OF R. SPRING BY INSERTING TYPE A WASHER(S) BETWEEN RECOIL SPRING + BARRLE SLEVE.
[Underlined] TO INCREASE RECOIL [/underlined] TAKE OF TENSION OF SPRING BY INSERTING TYPE B WASHER(S) BETWEEN TUBE + BARRLE SLEVE.
BOTH TYPES OF WASHERS ‘A’ + B ARE MADE IN 3 SIZES.
2.5M/M (THIN) 5.00M/M (MED.) 7.5 M/M (THICK.)

[Underlined] ALL RECOIL – DECREASE OR INCREASE [/underlined] IS FOR BELT FEED MECHANISM.

TO MESURE RECOIL DISTANCE PLACE ROLL OF CLAY OR PLASTESN BETWEEN GAS PISTON GUIDE + FRONT OF MAG. CARRIER - PUT OIL ON SURFACE SO IT WILL SLIDE
PUSH MAG – CARRIER THEN MESURE DISTANCE BETWEEN PLASTIRESN + MAG CARRIER FACE.

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[Underlined] 20 M/M HISPANO SUIZA S.F.M.G. [/underlined] A.P. 1641.

[Underlined] FRONT MOUNING ASSEMBLYS. (F.M.A) [/underlined]

[Diagrams]

TO CHECK MAG. CARRIER AND GUN – (ALINE UP DATUM LINES) LOOSING MAG CARRIER STAY + F.M.A. – ALINE UP LINE + DO UP STAY + F.M.A. WATCH HARMONIZATION. OF GUN.

Citation

Albert Victor Cluett, “Albert Cluett's weapons notebook,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed November 17, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/9676.

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