Detonating the Ambush

Located high in the tree is your actual target—the gate you'll close with one bullet. Your hide could be 400 to 600 yards away, depending on the target's size and your marksmanship abilities. When the enemy enters the kill zone, fire one well-placed shot to detonate the entire claymore series. Since your muzzle blast will be masked by the detonation, you can safely wait to engage an enemy relief force or call indirect fire.

On the next page we've illustrated several styles of mechanical gates, to include metal screens and metal plates, that can be closed with a full metal jacket bullet. These would have the current actually pass through the bullet jacket, while the third clothespin device is detonated by shattering glass falling away from the clothespin, which allows electrical connections to meet.

I've tested other devices that worked perfectly. Gate designs can be as varied as your imagination.

TARGET IN TREES

BATTERIES

CRIMPED

2 OR 200 CLAYMORES

1ST CLAYMORE

CLAYMORE SERIES

ENEMY IN FRONT OF CLAYMORES

METAL SCREENS

SNIPER

COPPER PLATES

INSULATION

GLASS

INSERT OVER GLASS

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