Figure B-1. Voltage Indicator Made from Light Bulb.
Continuity Tester. A continuity tester can be made from a flashlight bulb, flashlight battery, and three
pieces of wire (figure B-2). When the free ends of the wires are touched to a circuit where continuity (or a short) exists,
the bulb will glow. If a two-cell flashlight bulb is used with only one battery, the bulb will glow with one-half its normal
Figure B-2. Continuity Tester Made from Flashlight Bulb.
Section IV. WELDING EXPEDIENTS
Do not weld on fuel tanks unless they have been thoroughly drained and purged of fuel. Failure
to heed this warning may result in an explosion and fatal injuries.
Use personal protective equipment such as eye goggles, gloves, and hearing protection when
performing BDAR actions. Serious injury can result when such is not used.
B-4. Controlled Amperage
. Battlefield repairs requiring welding can
by using the auxiliary generator (little
Joe) from the M88 or generator recovery vehicle if a regular welder is not available.