Figure 13-21.--Withdrawing the operating group from the
Figure 13-23.--Removing the trigger housing group.
Figure 13-22.--Removing the leaf spring.
them securely to prevent the bolt from rotating and
remove them from the receiver, as shown in figure
13-21. Relax the grip and allow the bolt to rotate slowly.
Do not separate the bolt from the operating rod.
Removing the Trigger Housing Group
Figure 13-24.--Removing the barrel group.
The M60 trigger housing group consists of the
Removing the Barrel Group
trigger housing assembly (trigger housing, sear, sear
plunger, sear plunger spring, trigger pin, and trigger),
The M60 barrel group consists of the barrel, flash
trigger housing pin, and the leaf spring.
suppressor, front sight biped assembly, and gas cylinder.
Raise the barrel lock lever to the vertical position and
Press in on the front of the leaf spring and rotate the
remove the barrel group by pulling it to the front, as
front end down to clear it from the trigger housing pin,
shown in figure 13-24.
as shown in figure 13-22. Pull forward to disengage the
rear notch from the sear pin. Remove the trigger housing
pin by pushing it to the left.
Removing the Receiver Group
Slide the trigger housing group slightly forward,
rotate the front of the housing down, and remove it, as
The M60 receiver group consists of the receiver,
shown in figure 13-23.
forearm assembly, rear sight, cover, feed tray, and