c. Place component on smooth, flat surface.
Procedure for Installing Reinforcing Screws
Drill screw holes as required. Use No. 55 drill (0.052 in.)
a. Generally, the large reinforcing screw is
for small screw 7190954 and No. 46 drill (0.081 in.) for
satisfactory for repairing thick cracks on wooden stocks.
large screw 5233523.
The small reinforcing screw should be used for repairing
d. Install applicable screw by gripping in the
thin cracks on wooden stocks and hand guards.
chuck of a hand drill and insert in component being
repaired (fig 3-4).
screws can be used to repair component. (When
epoxical adhesive and screws are both used, refer to
paragraph 3-8c thru f.)
If a hand drill is not available, use
Figure 3-4. Repairing damaged wooden stocks using reinforcing screws.