INSTALLATION AND OPERATION INSTRUCTIONS
Section I. SERVICE UPON RECEIPT OF EQUIPMENT
7. Unloading Crane-Shovel
(2) Crane components. Crane components
such as hoist cable and fairlead are packed
a. Blocking and Tiedown Removal. Remove the
blocking and tiedowns as instructed on figure 4.
components from the crates.
b. Ramp Unloading.
(3) Inspect. Inspect the equipment against the
(1) Construct an unloading ramp as illustrated
packing list and report all discrepancies to
the proper authority.
(2) Perform all necessary daily preventive
b. Removal of Protective Material and Devices.
Prepare the crane-shovel for inspection and/or operation
(3) Drive the crane-shovel off the ramp.
as outlined on DA Form 2258, attached on or near the
Move the crane-shovel down the ramp
9. Inspecting and Servicing Now Equipment
slowly so it will be under control at all
a. Inspecting New Equipment.
(1) Make a complete visual inspection to make
c. Lifting the Crane-Shovel. Attach the necessary
sure the required tools, repair parts, and
slings and spreaders to the lifting eyes (fig. 4) of the
publications are with the equipment.
crane-shovel and to the hook of a suitable lifting device.
(2) Visually inspect the carrier and crane
Lower the crane-shovel and remove the slings.
engines and mounted components for
missing items or damage that may have
Be sure the lifting device has a
occurred during loading, shipment, or
capacity of 28 tons or over.
8. Unpacking New Equipment
(3) Inspect wiring, fuel and oil lines, radiator
and hoses, fuel tanks, gag, instruments,
(1) Crane accessories.
and lights for missing items and broken,
such as lights, batteries, windshield wiper,
loose, or damaged, parts.
and rearview mirror will arrive in boxes
(4) Inspect the drain plugs, breathers, filler
packed in waterproof paper. Use care in
caps, and draincocks to be sure they are
removing cover from boxes; pull nails to
secured and not leaking or damaged.
remove boards. Gouging with a bar might
(5) Inspect the tires, airbrake hose, and
damage contents of boxes. The remaining
electrical leads for cuts, breaks, cracks, or
items are wrapped in waterproof and
pressure-sensitive tape and stored in the
deficiencies noted and corrected to field