other suitable waterproof covering and tie down
l. Pneumatic Tires. Pneumatic tires standing in
storage under load will be inflated to the proper
Inspection and Maintenance of Equipment in
pressure. When the equipment is blocked and all
weight is removed from the tires, deflate tires to two-
thirds normal tire pressure.
a. Exercising. Every 90 days equipment will be
m. Disassembly, Disassembled Parts, Basic Issue
enough to bring it up to its operating temperature for
n. Weatherproofing. When suitable shelter is not
available, select a firm level, well-drained storage
exercising period the equipment will be represerved.
location, protected from prevailing winds. Position the
b. Represervation. At completion of inspection
crane-shovel on heavy planking or other solid surfaces.
and exercising, the crane-shovel will be represerved to
Block the equipment in a manner to remove all weight
from tires. Cover the crane-shovel with a tarpaulin or