SAFETY CHECK - TEST FIRE GUN BEFORE HAND FIRING 1. Locate a barrier such as a stone wall or large tree which you can stand behind in case the weapon explodes when fired.

2. Mount gun solidly to a table or other rigid support at least ten feet in front of the barrier.

3. Attach a long cord to the firing strap on the gun.

4. Holding the other end of the cord, go behind the barrier.

5. Pull the cord so that the firing strap is held back.

6. Release the cord to fire the gun. (If gun does not fire, shorten the elastic bands or increase their number.)

IMPORTANT: Fire at least five rounds from behind the barrier and then re-inspect the gun before you attempt to shoulder fire it.

Section 111 61 No. 8 RIFLE CARTRIDGE

NOTE: See Section III, No. 3 for reusable primer.

A method of making a previously fired rifle cartridge reusable. MATERIAL REQUIRED-

Empty rifle cartridge, be sure that it still fits inside gun. Threaded bolt that fits into neck of cartridge at least 1-1/4 in. (3 cm)

„ \°ng' , NOTE If bolt does not fit snugly, force paper or match sticks between

Safety or "strike-anywhere" matches (about 58 matches are needed" ^ ^ or ^ Upc around bo|t More in8erting in case.

for 7.62 mm cartridge) ' Section IV

Rag wad (about 3/4 in. (1-1/2 cm) square for 7.62 mm cartridge) 63 No. 1


NOTE: Number of matches and size of rag wad depend on particular A ^f*0®»1 »C»P fragment launcher which can be placed to cartridge used. / 016 ***oi ^ncing. troops.

1. Remove coating on heads of matches by scraping match sticks with sharp edge.

CAUTION: If wooden "strike-anywhere" matches are used, cut off tips first. Discard tips or use for Reusable Primer, Section III, No. 5.

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