(15) For buried mines, press ground firmly
against side of mine, leaving top of fuze
(17) Assure that extension rod is vertical and
The most effective operation is with
not tilted in any direction.
the extension rod installed, and this
method is recommended. However,
mine may be set up for pressure
If extension rod operation is not
operation; proceed to paragraph (18)
used, set up for pressure operation.
below. For extension rod operation,
continue with paragraphs (16) and
(18) For pressure operation, do not use
extension rod assembly. A vertical force
of 290 pounds on pressure ring will
(16) For buried application, assemble all three
After extension rod
pieces of extension rod together (fig. 2-
operation or pressure operation, the mine
39). Then, thread extension rod into
is ready for arming.
For surface emplacement, use first two
sections of extension rod only.
WHEN REMOVING SAFETY PIN,
CAREFULLY PULL AND SLIDE OUT
CAREFULLY LAYING IN THE PRONE
POSITION. ONCE ARMED, DO NOT
TOUCH OR APPLY PRESSURE TO
THE EXTENSION ROD A MINIMUM
HORIZONTAL FORCE OF 3.75
POUNDS (SMALL FORCE) AT THE
END OF EXTENSION ROD, OR A
MINIMUM HORIZONTAL FORCE OF
45 POUNDS ON THE SIDE OF THE
PRESSURE RING WILL INITIATE
When the modified (hook) type safety
pin is used, unhook prior to arming,
and rehook after resafing.