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Text copied from TM-43-0001-36, 1994 :


Use:
The M35 practice mine is used to indoctrinate trainees in the proper handling, emplacement, arming and disarming techniques required for emplacement of the antipersonnel service mine M26.

Description:
The M35 practice mine is similar to the M26 mine with the following exceptions:
External - color and markings, presence of a puff port in the cover and a hexagonal socket setscrew instead of a cover locking pin. Internal - dye capsule, simulator and panel assembly, cartridge case and sleeve assembly, spring housing retainer and spring housing assembly. The M35 practice mine is reusable and is expected to be reloaded at least 15 times before requiring repairs. Attached to, but easily removable from the mine are the following accessories: Arming Handle, Arming Instruction Tag, Trip Lever, and Spool Assembly. Four 20-foot tripwires, two colored olive drab and two tan, are stored on the spool.

Functioning:
After arming, and removal of the arming latch, a weight of 14 to 28 pounds on the mine top or a pull on the assembled top lever will function the 32 caliber cartridge case. The hot gases puncture the dye capsule and cause the blue dye powder to be expelled in a discernable plume. The mine may be rigged for tripwire activation. Remove the trip lever from storage in the spool assembly and insert in the threaded well in the cam, top, center. Attach one or more of the trip wires, as required.

Tabulated Data:
Model number.....................M35
Type ..................................Practice, AP
Drawings:
Assembly...........................9212294
Weight ..............................2.2 lb
Dimensions:
Height................................5.7 in.
Max diam ..........................3.1 in.
Material ............................Aluminum/Steel
Fuze ................................integral