French MAB D pistol explained

Field dismounting of the MAB D pistol (I)
- Simplified field dismounting
- Release of the striker
Field dismounting of the MAB D pistol (II)
- Regular field dismounting
- Withdrawal of the slide bushing
- Particular of the pre-1945 variation
Advanced dismounting of the MAB D pistol (I)
- Advanced dismounting of the slide
- Dismounting the grip safety
- Multipurpose grip leaf spring
- Dismounting the grip safety of the model C
- Model C of later production
Advanced dismounting of the MAB D pistol (II)
- Dismounting of the trigger mechanism
- Dismounting of the manual safety
- Dismounting of the magazine catch
- Index of the parts
Functioning of the  MAB D pistol (I)
- Blowback operated pistol
- Rear barrel extension
- Explosion and early stage of the recoil
- Frame rails to guide the slide
- Rear frame abutment
- Maximum recoil of and ejection of the case
- Forward tip of the striker used as ejector
- Forward travel of the slide
- Feeding ramp
Functioning of the  MAB D pistol (II)
- The MAB D trigger mechanism explained
- The sear and its side lever
- When a magazine is not inserted in the grip
- The trigger disconnection explained
Functioning of the  MAB D pistol (III)
- The manual safety of the MAB D
- Second function of the manual safety
- The grip safety of the MAB D
- Side effect of the grip safety
The markings on the MAB D pistol
- Markings on the left side of the slide
- In the early series
- The second type of slide marking
- The last type of slide marking
- Markings on the right side of the slide
- The MAB pistols sold on the US market
- Winfield Arms Corporation (WAC)
- The MAB pistols produced for the German army
- Acceptance Nazi markings
- Spurious Nazi markings on post-war MAB pistols
- The markings on the barrel's chamber
The serial number of the MAB D pistol
- First serial numbers by model  (until 1958)
- Chart of some serial number prefix letters
- Location on secondary parts of the serial number
The production of the MAB (I)
- MAB model A pistol of the first type
- MAB model A pistol of the second type
- MAB model B pistol
The production of the MAB (II)
- MAB model C pistol
- MAB model D pistol
- MAB model C/D pistol
- MAB model E pistol
- MAB model F pistol
- French user manual of the MAB F
The production of the MAB (III)
- The MAB pistols of the R series
- Hold-open latch
- MAB model R in caliber 7.65mm (.32 ACP)
- MAB model R pistol in caliber 9mm Para
- Experimental MAB model R in 9mm Para
- MAB model R pistol in .22 caliber
The production of the MAB (IV)
- MAB model G and GZ pistols
- Exploded view of the MAB model G
- MAB GZ produced by the Spanish firm Echasa
- MAB model P8 pistol
- MAB model P15 pistol
- MAB model P15 F1 pistol

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