M16 / M4/ AR-15 Manuals

I have been getting quite a lot of visits from people searching google for M16 / M4 / AR-15 manuals. So I decided to post some of them.

US Army M16 / M4 operators manual

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This covers Disassembly, Cleaning, Reassembly, Magazine, Operation and Ammunition and more.

Click here to download it.

Bushmaster: Operating and Safety Instruction Manual.

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Uses the diagrams from the US Army manual and covers the same content but is not as detailed.

Click here to download it.


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Covers the same content as the above manuals.

Click here to download it.

UPDATE: Manuals are missing.

Steve Johnson

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  • Jason W

    The Army printed the Bible of manuals called “Rifle Marksmanship”. It coveres the M-16 and M4 in great detail. There’s a version here, paperback is best: http://www.lulu.com/shtfblog

  • Hi Jason, thanks for the link.

  • gully345

    thanks for the down loads
    they are great