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d. Make sure that there is 1/4 in. (6 mm) empty space above small pipe. Remove explosive if necessary. ,

e. Turn pipe upside down and push rod 1/2 in. (1-1/4 cm) into center of opposite end of explosive to form a hole for the blasting cap.

2. Place other end of pipe flush against the target. Fasten pipe to target by any convenient means, suck as by placing tape or string around target and top of pipe. If target is aot fist and horizontal

Blasting Cap

Pipe

Blasting Cap

Pipe

Tape

Tape

1/4 in.

I. Connect leads from Misting cap to firing circuit.

Method n - If non-electrical falaetü« cap Is used: I. Crimp oap

2. If TNT or other castable explosive is used:

Follow procedure. Section II, No. 3, Step 4, Parts a, b, c, including CAUTIONS.

Section UI 36 No. 1 PIPE PISTOL FOR 9 MM AMMUNITION

Castable Explosive d.

b. When all the explosive has melted, remove the inner container and stir the molten explosive until it begins to thicken.

Place large pipe on flat surface. Pour explosive into pipe until it is 1-3/4 in. (4 cm) from the top.

.. Flat Surface

Small Pipe

Place small pipe in center of large pipe so that it rests on top of explosive. Holding small pipe in place, pour explosive around small pipe until explosive is 1/4 in. (6 mm) from top of large pipe.

e. Allow explosive to cool. BreaK crust that forms on top of the chargc during cooling with a wooden stick and add more explosive. Do this as often as necessary until explosive is 1/4 in. (6 mm) from top. ^ t^

tUaettaeCa* . , f. When explosive has completely hardened, turn pipe upside down and bore s hole for tlie bleating cap in the middle of the top of the charge about 1/2 in. (1-1/4 cm) deep.

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