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Carl - Gustaf
FABRIKSSTYRELSE Birger address: Jorlsgatan 7, Stockholm 7
FORSVARETS Address: Cable
Tel. 22 36 60
CARL GUSTAFS small arms STADS etc. KARLSBORG, arms, aircraft Karlsborg machine Karlstad for guns etc. GEVXRSFAKTORI, Eskilstuna
AMMUNlTlONSFABRlKEN ammunition for small
AMMUNITIONSFABRIKEN fuzes, artillery detonators, am etc.
Inlroduction General Principal
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HANDLING How Safety Filling Loading Making the gun works
of the magozine
the gun empty
Semiautomatic Manner of
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Dismantling Folding Cleaning
15 17 17
of the butt stock
Fig 3. The gun, right ride. The butt stock folded.
of submachine gun Carl - Gustaf
submachine of light
Carl-Gustaf, and sound
is a small back -
compact It is heavy
fed and operated It can be fired
on the blow
in any position.
9 mm Parabellum Exchangeable capacity magazine of box type,
36 cartridges, of bullet velocity energy about obout
filled 7,5 g 60
Weight Muzzle Muzzle
about 400 mlsec. kgm at 300 m about 28 kgm about 1500 m 300 m at semi200 m at auto-
Impact energy Range: Maximum Practicable automatic matic fire Rate of fire: Weights: About The The The 6509 Dimensions: length
range range fire
per sec. magazine empty 230 with 3500 g g 36 cartridges
gun except magazine magazine
with butt stock extended butt stock folded
Length with Accessories
Sling Magazine Wiper, Vaseline Front 2 sight bag parts, box key and brush
Buffer BACK PIECE \ \
HANDLE 1 --. \I
Rear sight spring REAR SIGHT
Barrel rlcevc nut
Front sight spring , FRONT SIGHT --.
weapon sleeve, with
has the following
barrel, barrel receiver pistol front back piece and firing mechanism,
grip, sight and rear sight, and recoil spring and by
butt stock, bolt with cocking magazine. The barrel the barrel The on barrel to the is mounted in the receiver sleeve. sleeve Dismantling is provided On the with barrel front and is secured 15. screwing there are and front mechanism. with In the sleeve sight is the there and hole. of is a nut for sleeve see page handle
front sight with catch spring, sling swivel. The receiver carries On its rear a catch far front barrel
the bolt and the firing and a rear is threaded the upper a trigger sling
part there are back piece,‘) butt stock
a bracket swivel.
part the receiver sleeve nut. On
for the barrel side the rear
nut and provided
with a guide
pin and a catch for the guide,
to be found and on the under side, the magazine a magazine receiver are The safety locking slots firing catch and with slots for guard. is provided an ejector. piece, handle, of trigger Furthermore
the back is located
for the cocking mechanism and consists position
and an ejector in the and sear,
the receiver The The pistol
kept in a hooked grip
by the sear spring. grips. by a catch.
has two wooden
butt stock is fixed sight
in an open position
The butt stock is provided The front The rear sight
with a cheek guard. for 100, 200 and is moun-
and the rear sight are of an open type.
is a flap sight adiustable adjustment sight can, when a new barrel and laterally.
300 m. The front sight key,
ted, be given different vertically
by means of a front
The pin and
has On bent
integral back there in which
firing are the as can
in the front
part, the and
and slots at the rear hole, part
a cocking cocking a support against handle The be locked
a transverse spring. held position
handle a spring
is mounted. being
is shaped The bolt
for the recoil in the front
The extractor by a plate. by pressing
is movable the cocking The of
into a hole on the left side of the receiver. is a rod magazine with holes can be judged see page 15. for 36 cartridges. so that the number is provided
the cartridges ‘1 Dismantling
How the gun works.
The action of the gun is based on the blow back-heavy boll The system. cocking handle is pulled back to the cocked posi-
tion at which the recoil spring is compressed, and then a loaded magazine is inserted in the magazine guide until it locks. When and zine which in the is the trigger driven is pressed, by the heavy the recoil bolt spring. from is released The feed the maga-
rib on the bolt strips and drives cartridge primer is attached
the top cartridge snaps the
it into the firing to the bolt, case and
The extractor, pin strikes the
into the cannelure
the powder. bolt and the spring has keeps to
momentum and the
of the heavy position, pressure pressure
the bolt in forward barrel The safe limits. remaining
until the bullet
has left the dropped
in the barrel drives
the empty The
to the rear.
the ejector spring and is ejected from the next cartridge the gun. The in position magazine pushes for feeding. position.
The gun is made safe with the bolt in the rear On certain position By (a) Safety making cocking where The occasions the bolt can be locked with the following: position: the bolt into in the rear the spring. special position: position in accordance safe with is
in the rear
with the bolt in the rear raised
it is held by the recoil is locked handle
(Fig. 6 and 7). by pressing
fb) looking bolt the cocking
of the bolt in forward in the forward
into the hole in the receiver.
Fig 6. The gun cocking handle
is mode safe. Notice that is in the safety slot.
If a loaded be brought for locking
magazine from the
is inserted, rear to the
the bolt forward
may not position
until the magazine
has been removed.
locking with the bolt in the forward position ought to be used only when there is a risk that the chamber and the magazine ejector snowopening or sandstorms, guide [during can be soiled movements the in through trenches, etc.). to be ought the in
and crawling bolt
On guard-duty in peacetime in the rear safety position.
Filling of the magazine.
Filling without wing The lips The of the magazine magazine filler manner. cartridge down is placed to is the between held the is the is carried in the out
of the magazine procedure
(Fig. 8) and until
pressed magazine The filling zine,
with 36 cartridges. if the magathe thumb, (which
is made easier down suitable with
at the same time as the cartridis tapped lightly object
ge is pressed against does any
with the bottom first not damage
done with the bolt in the rear safety
or with the bolt in the forward
loading I. 2. 3. 4. The Pull safe
with the bolt in the rear back (Fig. the 6). empty magazine. bolt with the
position. hand and make
a loaded safety is now during
magazine (Fig. 7). ready for is
in the magazine
firing. made with
The as No.
of the but
magazine without loading 1. 2.
with the bolt in the forward handle). magazine.
(by pressing in
Lock the bolt in the forward the cocking Remove the empty
a loaded greater bolt with
magazine force in rear firing
in the is to be position.
magazine used thon
guide. when and
The gun is now loaded with the bolt in the forward locked position. i.e. the cocking is brought NOTE. position, instance The Before handle is pulled outwards
the bolt must be unlocked, and the bolt
back to cocked position. bolt must always accidental way be locked shots may (Fig. 9). with the bolt The bolt is in the forward be fired, fat
in the following
1. The gunner in forward 2. The
has inserted position. The
the magazine bolt the ground.
is not locked. but has not been spring.
gun is knocked on the sear,
moved rearwards hooked 3. 4. but is brought Accidental
its position again
by the recoil
Making the gun empty.
1. Pull back the bolt and make safe (Fig. 6).
2. 3. 4. Remove the magazine. Release Fire (pull [When safety. trigger). position.) needed the bolt is locked in forward
There To fire firing, will firing in Fig.
is no fire single at which
control the bolt
lever. is quickly released after is cocked in its rear position.
If the movement is performed be discharged. firing At automatic 10-13.
2 or more shots
is held back so long as for firing are shown
11. The gun token from position in fig
Fig 12. The gun token from position in fig
Fig 13. The gun taken from position
following recoil sleeve
ports spring, and
be dismantled: magazine
piece, barrel The
magazine Ascertain finger
can be dismantled. that the gun is empty and the bolt in Grasp back piece with press hole fore and hand and in the catch of of the back Back
NOTE. its the middle
position. of right piece with
back piece a little
counter-clockwise. (Fig. 181.
piece comes loose Remove Remove Strip sing recoil bolt.
and can be removed
and extractor spring
bolt by presit forward
in its slot.
Remove barrel sleeve by unscrewing object, for barrel sleeve nut. in by
For this the barrel sight key. barrel
catch must be pressed instance with
means of some hard
barrel. by removing spring the magazine and cartridge
bottom, follower More
which the magazine
can be dismantled. detailed only. is done in reversed order. dismantling should be performed by
NOTES. If the catch of the back piece should ensure before mounting the back hove fallen that apart,
of the catch engage with the pins of back piece (Fig. 19).
Position piece piece. mourrting
the back before the back
In the folded of an elastic
the butt stock is secured by means
To extend the butt stock, seize the shoulder support with the right hand and jerk the butt stock to the right and backwards. back the elastic stock from When the butt stock unintentionally is swung during entirely the butt firing. catch is locked, thus preventing
To fold the butt stock, seize the upper shank with the right hand and press the knob of the catch lock to the left forwards. At the right beginning of the movement the back part of the the butt stock hip. can be conveniently tapped against (Fig. 20). ierk the butt stock to the right and At the same time
Fig 20. Seizing to fold the butt stock.
is dismantled after which
as per page the parts are
in the normal
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