Improvised Tools and Equipment
The improvised safety boom stands (table 2-2) are used to support the boom in a partially raised position,
allowing the vehicle to be serviced in a shop area with a low ceiling.
b. The stands can be readily constructed from ordinary wall pipes mounted to a metal base plate. For details of
construction, refer to figure 2-2.
Table 2-2 Improvised Tools for Direct and General Support Maintenance
Used to support boom