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By Stephen, M.D. Bezruchka

Most folks would not consider carefully approximately occasional complications, lack of urge for food, or drowsiness. yet at excessive altitudes they don't seem to be to be missed. they're early signs of altitude illness, a most likely lethal imbalance that could impact hikers, skiers, mountain climbers, and a person touring above 7,000 toes (2,000 meters). This publication enables you to realize and reply to altitude affliction. In an easy-to-use structure, it describes the acclimatization procedure and what can get it wrong, after which offers uncomplicated tools of prognosis and remedy. It additionally addresses people with pre-existing medical conditions, and offers sensible details on getting ready for and adapting to altitude. With case stories and worthwhile tables, Altitude sickness is needed packing for a person heading to excessive state.

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The magazine latch and its spring are retained in the guard by a cross pin. 12. Remove the cross screw at the front of the magazine, and swing the floorplate all the way open. The follower arm and its attached spring and follower are then easily removed, and the parts separated by drifting out the cross pins and sliding the springs from their recesses. 13. The bolt stop is retained by a vertical pin at the left rear of the receiver, and the pin should be drifted out upward. 14. Remove the bolt stop assembly toward the left.

The latch and spring are retained in the handle by a very small cross pin, and are easily removed. In normal takedown, they are best left in place. 22. After the handle is removed, move the bolt assembly about half-way to the rear, bring it downward from the roof of the receiver, and take it out toward the rear. 23. Move the bolt cover to the rear of the bolt, and push upward on the right lower edge, tipping it over toward the left, and snapping its guide flange out of the groove on the bolt. 24.

18. Pushing out the trigger cross pin will allow separation of the trigger from the sear. Reassembly Tips: 1. When replacing the sear and trigger assembly, insert a screwdriver behind the sear to lever it forward for insertion of the cross pin. 2. Before replacing the bolt stop retaining pin, insert a tapered drift punch to insure alignment of the ejector inside the bolt stop. 3. When replacing the bolt sleeve on the rear of the striker shaft, note that the shaft has a guide rib, and this must be aligned with a corresponding keyway inside the bolt sleeve.

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