4 . 4 . 2 . 2 R i f l e s . F i n a l examination of each rifle shall be performed
a f t e r completion of all testing and just prior to preservation and pack-
a g i n g . Each rifle shall be examined as specified below. Each step in
t h e examination shall include a visual examination for proper cleaning
a n d presence of the specified protective coating and to determine the
g e n e r a l quality, completeness of manufacture, assembly} clarity and
l e g i b i l i t y of markings, and workmanship. Rifles failing to meet the
r e q u i r e m e n t s shall be rejected.
4 . 4 . 2 . 2 . 1 Magazine assembly and magazine latch. Manually examine
t h e f u n c t i o n o f the magazine assembly and magazine latch to determine
c o m p l i a n c e with 3 . 3 . 1 1 .
B e d d i n g of receiver and trigger housing.
( a ) Visually and manually examine the bedding of the receiver
a n d trigger housing to determine compliance with 3.3.2.
( b ) Visually examine to assure that the periphery of the back
e n d of the receiver is seated on the stock (see 3.3.2).
4 . 4 . 2 . 2 . 3 B o l t s t o p . V i s u a l l y and manually examine the bolt stop
to determine compliance with 3.3.5.
4 . 4 . 2 . 2 . 4 Firing mechanism. ( T h e trigger guard should be retained
i n the latched position for examination of the safety, hammer, sear,
and trigger functions.)
( a ) Manually examine for ability of the firing mechanism to
b e disassembled from the rifle (see 3.3.8 ) .
( b ) Visually examine the firing mechanism to assure proper
assembly and freedom from broken or mutilated components.
4 . 4 . 2 . 2 . 4 . 1 S a f e t y . Manually examine the function of the safety to
d e t e r m i n e compliance with 3 . 3 . 8 . 2 .
4 . 4 . 2 . 2 . 4 . 2 Hammer. Manually examine the function of the hammer to
determine compliance 220.127.116.11.
4 . 4 . 2 . 2 . 4 . 3 S e a r . Mamually examine the function of t h e sear to
d e t e r m i n e compliance with 18.104.22.168.
4 . 4 . 2 . 2 . 4 . 4 T r i g g e r . Manually examine the function o f t h e t r i g g e r
t o determine compliance with 22.214.171.124.
Trigger guard. manually examine the
t r i g g e r guard to determine compliance with 126.96.36.199.