p. Light time blasting fuze as follows:
(1) Emplace and secure demolition charges/de-
vices on targets.
(2) Place priming adapters on M11 Caps, M151
or M152 boosters at this time if they are to be used.
TURE ON FUNCTIONING.
LEATHER GLOVE ON HAND HOLD-
ING IGNITER AND AVERT EYES
M1A4 priming adapters must be slid
WHILE ITEM FUNCTIONS.
down the full length of the shock tube to
the detonator end of the M11, M151 or
(1) Time blasting fuse igniter M60.
M152. To slide the priming adapter on
the free end of the shock tube, it will be
(a) To fire, hold barrel in one hand and remove
first necessary to cut off the end of the
safety pin. Grasp pull ring and push in and rotate to insure
shock tube to remove the sealed end cap
igniter is set. Take up slack before making the final strong
and then slide off the "J" hook of the M11
pull to fire igniter.
or detonating clip of M151 or M152.
(b) In event of misfire, fuse igniter can be reset
quickly without disassembly by pushing plunger all the
(3) Install M11 (caps), M151 or M152 (boost-
way in and attempting to fire as before. (It cannot be reset
ers) in charge and lay out shock tubes/detonating cord
underwater, however, because water can enter the interior
to junction site.
of the nylon case through the vent hole in the pull rod.)
(2) Time blasting fuse igniter M2. To fire, hold bar-
rel in one hand and pull on ring with other hand.
WHEN MAKING MULTI-SHOCK
(3) Friction time blasting fuse igniter M1. To fire,
SHOULD BE TAKEN TO PROTECT
hold tube in one hand and pull on handle with other hand.
SHOCK TUBES FROM THE EFFECTS
OF NEARBY RELAY CAPS AND
(4) Matches. If a fuse igniter is not available, light
CHARGES. THE SHRAPNEL PRO-
time blasting fuse with a match by splitting fuse at end (fig.
DUCED BY A CAP OR CHARGE
2-3), placing head of an unlighted match in powder train,
COULD EASILY CUT AN EXPOSED
and lighting inserted match head with flame from another
TUBE AND CAUSE A (PARTIAL OR
match or cigarette lighter.
THERE ARE MANY SHOCK TUBES
q. After lighting time blasting fuse, take cover
INVOLVED IN A SHOT, PLACE
THEM CAREFULLY AWAY FROM
JUNCTION AND PLACE ALL M9
2-2.1 Modernized Demolition Initiators (MDI)
HOLDERS FACE DOWN AND COV-
a. Shock tube blasting caps. Shock tube blasting caps
ER ALL HOLDERS WITH A THIN
are always used as parts of a priming system. The instruc-
LAYER OF DIRT OR LEFT-OVER
tions for the individual components are combined below in
PACKING MATERIALS. DO NOT
a general setup procedure. Separate instructions are given
MIX SHOCK TUBE AND DETONAT-
for the M15 Delay Blasting Cap (see 2-3,b) since it is a spe-
ING CORD AT SAME JUNCTION.
cialized use component.
(M9, J-HOOK, DETONATING CLIP,
(4) No more than five M11, M16 (caps),
M151 and M152 (boosters) will be initiated by the re-
ALWAYS OBSERVE SAFE DISTANCES
lay cap (M12 or M13). Place the free shock tube ends
in the relay cap's plastic detonator holder. Place
385-64 AND DA PAM 385-64. PERSON-
shock tube ends so they are in contact with the relay
NEL MUST WEAR HEARING PROTEC-
cap's detonator. Snap the holder shut to secure the
TION APPROPRIATE FOR THE
shock tubes around the relay cap's detonator.
CHARGE BEING INITIATED.