gun slide

gun slide

[′gən ‚slīd]
(ordnance)
Portion of a gun which rests on the cradle guides.
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Change 7 to TM 9-1005-201-23&P lists on Page C-6-1 all the parts of the M249 machine gun slide assembly as PAFZZ (direct support).
The first thing is to place the lock pin in the bump fire mode so the gun slides on the buffer tube.
When the moving part of the gun slides rearward as much as the SlideFire stock allows, what little recoil forces remain are transferred to the shoulder.