(3) Swing the revolving 'frame until the boom
front end attachment extends over the boom cradle and
engage the swing brake.
(4) Lower the boom into the cradle centering it
between upright posts. The bottom of the boom must
remain at least 8 inches above the cradle after the boom
is tied down tightly to the blade.
Do not allow the boom to rest in the
boom cradle at any time.
(5) Use only the hook block snubbed with
chain to secure the boom to the utility blade as illustrated
Draw the hook block hoist cable as
tight as possible to minimize
bouncing and to provide better
handling characteristics for operator
Figure 2-10. Utility blade secured with blade brace