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Fix Umbrayonets !

Umbrellas instead of bayonets
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Fix Umbrayonets! is the new command barked out to soldiers on the march when it starts raining.

On receiving the new order, each soldier reaches down to their belt, and whips out one of the new Umbrayonets, then fastens it into the special clip holder located at the end of his/her rifle.

They then smartly snap open the typically shaped, water-proof, reinforced hood, thus effectively transforming their shouldered weapon into that of a military styled umbrella.

see illustration

xenzag, Oct 26 2007

Umbrayonets https://sodabred.tu...a-halfbaked-idea-by
tumblr illustration [xenzag, Oct 26 2007, last modified Apr 22 2019]

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       Yes. Most excellent.
lostdog, Oct 26 2007
  

       "Now, the key to beating the halfbaker army, is to only attack when it's raining..."
RayfordSteele, Oct 26 2007
  

       I thought soldiers were meant to be waterproof?
DrCurry, Oct 26 2007
  

       <Burgess Meredith> Hwahhh! Hwahh! </BM>
Jinbish, Oct 26 2007
  

       (+)
May I suggest that the rifle has a button allowing the umbrella be gimbol-ed and bottom heavy so as to be effective rain protection even while firing?
No?
  

       Well (+) anyway   

       Nice drawing, but shouldn't the umbrayonet be camo-coloured so it is less visible? (Stealth Umbrella anyone?)
Canuck, Oct 27 2007
  

       There ought to be a Swiss Army umbrella
MaxwellBuchanan, Oct 28 2007
  

       Transferred illustration to Tumblr - link
xenzag, Apr 22 2019
  
      
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