The three parts in this assembly are the guide rod, spring, and spring retainer plate
and it all comes out as one assembly.
Now we install the sheet metal retainer plate
on the lower right side of the receiver.
Examination revealed the (internal) bolts securing the retainer plate
foi the "no back spring" were missing A new actuator was installed.
High-quality pallet loads are ensured as the machine utilizes a rear layer retainer plate
and two side layer squaring plates to center the layer squarely on the pallet.
Then remove the metal paddle retainer plate
and swap in a new paddle (Photo 4).
Item 44g in Table 2-2 of TM 9-2320-387-10 says that if your up-armored HMMWV is missing a retainer plate
or more than one screw, your truck is NMC.
The plate objects typically include an A plate, a B plate, a support plate, a top clamping plate, the ejector housing, the ejector plate, and the ejector retainer plate
. The structural equations for the bending of plates are available from sources such as Roark's Formulas for Stress & Strain.
One trick is to coat the head of the pin and a portion of the retainer plate
with a thin layer of metal stain.
The left ejector (#283) and right ejector (#284) are retained in the block by a left retainer plate
(#285) and ejector plate right (#289), both of which are secured by ejector plate screws (#290).
Ejector pins are mounted in the ejector retainer plate
by means of a through hole for their body and a counter-bore for their head.