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06:37 Nov 15, 2001
English to English translations [Non-PRO] Tech/Engineering / wapen
English term or phrase:pintle socket
pintle socket of tripod
Gecontroleerd moet worden of het bovenaffuit goed vestzit in bovenstaand. Dit kan door het affuit op te tillen.
Explanation: Depends heavily on context, but the reference to tripod tips me in the direction of the pintle socketed mounts for machine guns used in the Army. The pintle is (semi-)permanently attached to the machine gun, allowing the user to drop it into and clip it securely into the socket with ease. There's a picture of it (Figure 1-9) at the following URL: