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Claymore Mine Ignitor

Discussion in 'Firearms Research' started by Husker1911, Jun 1, 2008.

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  1. Husker1911

    Husker1911 Member

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    Curious as to the value of a claymore mine ignitor. I received it from a friend several years ago, it makes a damned nice paperweight/conversation piece. Have these been available on the surplus market, or is this item quite unique? I'd appreciate any info you might shed. Thanks!

    Sadly, I don't happen to own any claymores..................

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  2. PTK

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    Looks like a squeeze-type electric generator. Very cool! I've never seen one before, and I tend to collect things like that. I'd say you have something fairly unique. :)
     
  3. Husker1911

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    Pizeo-electric generator. Now again, if only I could get some of the other end................

    Hey, I'm kidding. But this item has a high coolness factor.
     
  4. rcmodel

    rcmodel Member in memoriam

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    I've had one in my collection since the late 60's when I was using them.
    Used to have an inert training Claymore too, but I don't know what I did with it!

    Firing Device, Electrical, M57
    Igniter, Time, Blasting Fuse, Waterproof, M60
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    They used to be very available at gun shows & shotgun news, but I haven't seen one for years.

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  5. Franksterm1

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    We would use them to detonate Hoffman charges (main gun simulators for tanks). It would generate enough juice to set off up to three wired together. Ah memories!
     
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