Deathtrap! — Improvised Booby-Trap Devices by Jo Jo Gonzales

Published by Paladin Press, 1989, Paperback.

Condition: Good. A pleasant enough reading copy. Notably rubbed at the outside edges of the covers and spine. A slightly dog-eared copy. Text complete, clean and tight but a little age-tanned.

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First in this, paperback, edition. From the cover: Creating effective booby traps is part art, part science, requiring a devious imagination, a delicate touch, and a solid knowledge of explosive devices. In this comprehensive guide to the tricks of the booby-trappers trade, Jo Jo Gonzales presents an arsenal of devices that can be created from commonly available materials, each modified to contain a nasty surprise. Learn how to rig a booby-trapped alarm clock, flashlight, door latch, sink, telephone, tape deck, and more. A concise treatment of principles and applications, clear descriptions of more than sixty devices, and detailed illustrations and schematic diagrams make this an invaluable collection for Special Forces personnel or security professionals. Improvised detonators, microswitches, delayed-action and light-sensitive devices, and double-trapped mechanisms that defy disarmingfrom high-tech to quick-and-dirty, this booby-trappers bag of tricks has it all. For information purposes only!

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