Part name: Gas Cylinder
Lock Screw Valve
Part Function: The Gas Cylinder Lock Screw
Valve is responsible for several things. First it
is threaded through the Gas Cylinder Lock and into
the gas Cylinder to hold the Gas Cylinder Assembly
Second there is a tiny relief
valve built into this part which is used for shunting
the gas for rifle grenade launching.
Special Notes: none.
Other items of interest in this
photograph: (above) Nazi Badge.
This Nazi Badge was captured by a GI during World
Gas Cylinder Lock Screw Valve
assembled on the M1 rifle
page was last updated on: March 14, 2002