Place the pile gate stop and lead transportation chain inside the square (concrete)
pile adapter in the shipping/storage container.
Place the two rough-terrain dolly wheels on top of the spotter storage support in
the shipping/storage container.
Bundle the following large tools together and secure in the shipping/storage
container at the end of the assembly: the ground fueling hand pump, ten-pound
sledge hammer, steel bar with hickey, 36-inch peavey, and cheater bar.
Ensure all accessory tools and components are placed in the appropriate locations
in the tool boxes. Place the two tool boxes on the spotter storage support in the
Install all equipment tie-down straps in the appropriate locations. Two 15-foot (4.6
m) 1,400 lb (636 kg) equipment tie-down straps are placed over the spotter and the
outer edges of the spotter storage support and are secured to brackets on the
shipping/storage container base. Two 8-foot (2.4 m) 1,000 lb (455 kg) equipment
tie-down straps are placed over the two tool boxes and rough-terrain wheels and
secured to the lead tower sections. The 6-foot (1.8 m) 1,000 lb (455 kg) equipment
tie-down strap is used to secure the lead head adapter.
Ensure all components, including the desiccant bags, have been placed in the
shipping/storage container before reinstalling the cover.
Using the four-point lifting sling and pile line (aux hoist), hoist and reinstall the
shipping/storage container cover. Apply a coat of anti-seize compound (NSN
Install the four-part hook block on the main hoist wire rope. Ensure the anti-two
block switch weight has been installed properly on the main hoist cable.
Spare Tire Installation
Use the five-ton headache ball on the pile line (aux. hoist) and the spare tire handling (lifting)
sling, located in the crane tool box, to install the spare tire and secure with the attaching
Moving the Loaded Shipping/Storage Container
The weight of the shipping/storage container with all components stored inside is approximately
19,500 lbs (8,864 kg). Prior to hoisting the shipping/storage container for loading check to
ensure all the shipping/storage container cover bolts are installed and secured.
Weight data is stenciled on the sides of the shipping/storage
All crane lifting shall be done with the outriggers fully extended,
tires relieved of the crane weight, and the crane set on a firm and
level supporting surface. It may be necessary to place cribbing
under the outrigger floats.
If using the crane to move a full shipping/storage container, it is necessary to have the crane
rigged with a four-part hook block and set up properly for lifting operations on outriggers and the
Load Moment Indicator (LMI) system configured for Front Hoist, Outrigger Position 100%, and
Four (4) Parts of Line. The shipping/storage container must always be lifted within the load
radius of the crane.
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