Lock up crane. Install vandal guards, if used.
Perform all AFTER PMCS procedures. Refer to Table 5-1.
DRIVING THE CRANE - SUPERSTRUCTURE CAB. (LIMITED TO ON-SITE ROADS
General. The crane is designed for on-site travel only from the superstructure cab.
Refer to paragraph 5-5.1 for general warnings and cautions to be followed when driving.
Preparation for Travel. The following operating conditions shall be strictly adhered
to before moving the crane. Procedures for accomplishing the following can be found in the various
Sections of this manual.
Driving the crane from the superstructure cab with
the boom rotated over the front of the vehicle shall
be reserved for emergencies only. Driving the
vehicle in this configuration increases the risk of
collisions and loss of vehicle control as visibility is
obstructed, exterior lighting is inoperable, and
transmission functions are reversed. When driving
from the superstructure cab under non-emergency
conditions, always rotate the boom over the rear of
Swing the boom over-the-rear of the crane and engage the SWING
LOCK Pin Control Lever (49, Figure 5-2). Then lower the boom to
slightly below horizontal.
Remove the hook block and stow securely before traveling or ensure the
hook block is properly secured to the tie down provided for that purpose.
Keep hands and feet clear when removing and
stowing outrigger floats.
Remove and stow the outrigger floats in racks provided.
Close and/or install all carrier cab windows and door.
Steering The Crane from the Superstructure - General. Steering is
accomplished by the steering wheel and the front axle steer control. These controls, used
singly or together, provide rear wheel steering, front wheel steering, four-wheel steering, and