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USING YOUR MAGAZINE CHARGING ADAPTOR


How to use your Magazine Charging Adaptor

Ammunition supplied in five round clips may be be filled into a magazine using a magazine filler as follows:

a. Check that the magazine, filler and ammunition are clean and undamaged and place the magazine with the flat surface to the rear.
 
b. Hold the magazine between the knees, with the rear of the magazine away from the body, and the magazine tilted inwards.
 
c. Place a full clip in the filler, ensuring that the clip is fully inserted. With either thumb on the top round just clear of the clip, force the rounds vigorously down until the top round is caught by the magazine lips. Fill with a total of four clips
 

 
From the UK User Handbook WO Code No. 12258
for the Rifle, 7.62mm, L1A1. Dated 1959

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Armourers Modifications

Modifications required to be undertaken to United Kingdom MCA to reduce the chance of the soldier from cutting their themselves on the back edge of the MCA.

R E S T R I C T E D
ELECTRICAL AND MECHANICAL                                                                                 SMALL ARMS AND MACHINE GUNS
ENGINEERING REGULATIONS                                                                                                             D 117 Mod Instr No 9
(By Command of the Defence Council)                                                                                   Army Modification Code F 00015
 

RIFLE, 7.62 MM, L1A1

TECHNICAL HANDBOOK - MODIFICATION INSTRUCTION
 
SUB-TITLE:      Adaptor, magazine charging - radius added to frame
 
1.         Introduction
   To obviate the possibility of injury to the user, a radius is to be added to
   the upper front corners on the clip guide of the adaptor frame.
 
2.         Priority

   a.     Army Group 'B' (Mgmt N 097 refers)

   b.     RAF Classification 2

 
3.         Estimated time required 2 minutes
 
4.         Item affected
 Adaptor, Magazine Charging, 7.62 mm, L1A1 B1/1005-99-960-2264
 
5.         Action required by:-

a.     Army

(1)    Units and establishments holding equipment

Request REME to carry out this modification.

(2)    Units authorised to carry out unit, field or base repair

When requested, carry out this modification.

   b.     RAF

As detailed by Command Headquarters.

 
6.         Stores, tools and equipment
 
7.         Detail

  a.     Radius frame to detail in Fig 1.

   b.     Paint bare metal in accordance with S Arm A 211.

 

Issue 1, 2 Sep 68                                                                                                                                            Page 1

Distribution - Class 243.         Code No 2


Fig 1 - Frame, Adaptor, magazine charging
 
G/97413/14/Wpns

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Page 2                                                                                                                                            Issue 1, 2 Sep 68

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