ARMY TM 5-5420-212-23
MARINE CORPS TM 08676A-23/2
Inspect strip (1) for damage, scoring or rippling, replace with new strip if any of these faults are evident.
Bearing strips must be replaced in pairs, even if only one strip shows signs of damage.
With impact wrench, remove the countersunk screws (2) which secure strip (1) to frame (3).
Remove strip (1) from frame (3).
Cleaning solvent is toxic and flammable. Use only in well ventilated area and avoid prolonged
breathing of fumes. Keep solvent away from flames. Do not usein excessive amounts and avoid
Remove epoxy resin from frame surface with cleaning solvent. Dry off area with a clean, dry cloth.
If damage is present on strip take particular note when Inspecting sliding block bearing surfaces
Apply new coat of epoxy resin to post surface.
Apply thread locking compound to screws (2).
Position strip (1) on frame and align screw holes.
Insert screws (2) and tighten evenly.
Remove surplus epoxy resin from surfaces with a clean cloth moistened in solvent.