Use four-wheel drive only when greater traction is necessary. (Refer to
FOUR-WHEEL DRIVE OPERATION, this section, for operation instructions. )
ON OPEN GROUND, TOW OR PULL ONLY
ON THE PINTLE HOOKS.
SHOULD THE CRANE BECOME MIRED
DOWN, USE A TOW TRUCK OR TRACTOR
TO FREE THE VEHICLE. SEVERE DAMAGE
TO THE TRANSMISSION OR AXLES MAY
OCCUR IF THE OPERATOR ATTEMPTS TO
FREE THE CRANE UNASSISTED.
IF THE CRANE IS MIRED DOWN, UTILIZE
THE TOW LUGS TO PULL OR TOW.
There are two tow lugs installed on each end of the crane. When using these
lugs, always tow or pull using both lugs.
MOVING THE CRANE.
The following superstructure conditions should be strictly adhered to before
moving the crane. Procedures for accomplishing the following can be found
in the various Sections of this manual.
Ensure the boom section is fully retracted.
Swing the boom to over-the-front and lower the boom to horizontal.
Insert the turntable lock pin.
Secure the hook block to the front pintle hook. Take up rope slack with