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9/22/2017 12:11:25 AM
Posted: 5/4/2004 6:41:42 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 5/4/2004 6:42:32 PM EDT by MindHunter]
When I went through basic they showed us a cheesy film on how to clear the M-16 when it has been totally submerged in water. I recall once you were dry again you were to lower the muzzle and crack the chamber open a bit to release the vacuum and allow the water to leave the barrel. I am curious if this is still what they teach or if there is another way of clearing the barrel.

As far as I know there are no special parts to make an AR/M-16 safer for this enviroment. At least they didn't cover them in my LEO armorers course. But then again cops rarely find themselves rising up out of a bathtub to tactically quell a DV.

Hunter out...

Link Posted: 5/4/2004 6:42:35 PM EDT
no, nothing new. Pull charging handle back an inch or so, release, tap the forward assist, and away you go.
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