Figure 2-39. Stopping crane engine.
c. Positioning the Carrier. Back the carrier to
d. Operating cycle. The crane operating cycle
the work site so that most of the work will be performed
consists of five steps: setting the boom angle (boom
over the rear of the carrier. Dumping or unloading
hoist operation), lifting the load (hoisting), swinging the
should be done over the sides of the carrier, if possible.
load, spotting the load, and lowering the load. Start the
Set the carrier brakes, and extend and set the outriggers.