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CrossbowBenson mentions that he at one time worked as a firearms mantrappiing in Rhodesia. Christensen rated it really liked it Mar 04, Sal marked it as to-read Nov 28, My suggestion is to take the easy, sure approach and move the log down along the path in the same direction as the enemy.

Both anchors will have to be very stout, or the twisting bands will slacken and lose their tension. Yet you will find that most are some derivation of the four mentioned.

I do need to note that although there might be some value in using one of these in a survival situation, I can’t for the life of me think of what one is supposed to do with a man once he traps him.

It is foolish to contemplate any significant mili- tary objectives by these means. Things to remember with a trap of this sort include using a strong enough wire, hidden from view, on a well- traveled path. People who live in marshy, wet, flat environments, for instance, had best think of some other mantrap. Stravo Lukos rated it really liked it Apr 16, My friend is married now, living in the mid western United States. Ken marked it as to-read May 05, After finding a suitable location, 1 have the troops haul in a precut log and set it on centimeter blocks.


No trivia or quizzes yet. Used book in good condition. It should be rcl. Do not plan on bringing in bushels of stones, for instance, where none exist, or digging pits in swamps or on the tops of rocky mountains.

Lastly, without springing the trap prematurely, string the thin trip wire across the path in final place.

Mantrapping by Ragnar Benson (1981, Paperback)

Its advantage lies in the wound it produces, which will cripple a man for a few weeks, and in the confusion and consternation caused when someone gets trapped. Andes Mountain Trail Trap 51 9. Many potentially good triggers are too slow on the uptake to be of much value. Set the wire up to the right or left in the path. But, because subsistence tribes tend to be small, suffer- ing mightily from a high infant mortality rate, mamtrapping have never posed much of a total threat to civilizations like ours.

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You can get around this by building it at night, or picking a location in a canyon where the view is restricted. After a month or so of the APCs random, unchal- lenged coming and going, a change came over my friend, the mantrapper.


Others were just holes in the ground where the revolutionaries stock- piled propaganda posters, among other things. Keep the double trigger concept in mind. Apparently the Jivaros made their bands from vines that were extremely rubberlike and springy.

Return to Book Page. Doubling a wire over a limb halves the weight that can be lifted. We made do there with sisal, baobab trees, and bunch grass for cover. Robert Ruark may have referred to him in his book Something of Value. Multiple rock falls made from higher elevations and longer distances tend to disperse as they gain momen- tum.

About a mile away our group of Somalis— maybe eight or ten— started in up the open valley.


He said they could protect the cache that way without raising suspicions. Sometimes the solution to this problem can be very clever. Mount six to eight, to centimeter spikes in the end of the paddle.