Positioning Spade in Travel Position.
Set suspension lockout control valve
handle (1) in UNLOCKED position.
SUSPENSION LOCKED indicator light (2)
will go off.
Drive vehicle slowly forward until off
spade. Hold spade control valve handle
(3) in RAISE position.
Stop vehicle. Return release spade con-
trol valve handle to off position, clean
spade moldboard of any dirt or rocks,
then continue to raise spade.
When spade is against hull, install spade
travel lock (41 on spade and tighten
Release spade control valve handle (31.
l Always wear leather gloves
when handling winch cable.
Never allow cable to run
through hands. Broken wires
can cause painful injuries. Do
not operate winch/crane with
less than four turns of wire
rope on drums. Failure to
observe these warnings could
result in personnel injuries.
l During winch/crane opera-
tions direct all personnel to
stay clear of operations area.
A snapped cable or shifting
load can be extremely danger-
ous. Should operations be
halted due to faulty equip-
ment, notify unit mainte-
nance personnel immediately.
l Use signals per FM 21-60 to
prevent injury to personnel
and damage to equipment
l Do not allow personnel to
stand or walk under lifted
During crane operations the following precau-
tions must be observed. Notify unit mainte-
nance personnel of any malfunction or indica-
tion of trouble that could lead to a
1 Observe all controls for ease of compo-
nent control and proper operation.