Mobile Artillery Targets, Accessories, and Smoke-bomb Outfits: February 27, 1908, Revised June 25, 1909, Revised April 2, 1910, Revised June 1, 1914, Revised July 14, 1916
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1917 - Targets (Shooting) - 23 pages
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advancing infantry apparatus assembled attached base plate binding post black saluting powder blank cartridge bomb outfit bottom caisson cartridge cavalry target clamping bolts connected contact blade cross grooves cross sill curtain cord desired dowels dry batteries electric primer fastened FEBRUARY 27 firing FIXED WOODEN TARGETS flank target flash charges flash supports frame carrying front sill fuze ground guy stakes halyard headplate holes are bored hooked Infantry Flashes inserted locking lever lumber and nails miniature targets representing MOBILE ARTILLERY TARGETS mobile artillery troops mortar muslin nuts pass percussion cap percussion plunger placed plunger guide plunger holder powder charge prone infantry pulley punch rear red grenade lanyard reel REVISED JUNE rifle support screwed set of flash shown on Plate silhouettes slow-burning powder composition smoke bomb smoke charge SMOKE-BOMB OUTFIT steel bomb cap stem switch target frame telegraph relay thread towing cable transoms transverse upper end upright position wedge wire wrench
Page 13 - ... repeated. After punching, 1.5 grains of slow-burning powder composition and 9.3 grains of smokeless powder is poured into each of the holes, with the aid of the measures and funnel. The slow-burning powder composition is poured in first. A wooden plug is then- driven into each hole with the hammer until the top of the plug is flush with the top of the headplate. If any of the wooden plugs are hard to drive in, due to swelling from being exposed to moisture, they should not be driven in so far.