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aL Signal pistol (fig. 28). A signal pistol with lan-
yard attached and 12 parachute signal cartridges are
contained in a watertight metal case. The cartridge will
give off a brilliant red flame of 20,000 candlepower at a
height of 150 feet for about 30 seconds. Even by day
the bright light or the smoke may attract rescue parties.
am. Bullet-hole plugs (fig. 28). About 25 soft wood
conical plugs 3 inches long and tapered from Y4- to
'4-inch diameter for plugging bullet holes. To fill
jagged holes cloth may be wrapped around the plugs
F 2 i-
Figure 28. Signal pistol.
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