Step 3 Disconnect pressure gage. Remove load cell or weights. Remove blocking.
If adjustment procedure was done using load cell or calibrated weights, no further
load test is required. If adjustment was made with boom blocked, verify capabilities
with the load test given below.
c. Load Test.
Step 1 Rig a four-part line and extend the boom to an 8-foot reach.
Step 2 Attach load. Use load cell or calibrated weights if available. The rear of an M88A1, a medium tank, or
equivalent may be used if the load cell or weights are unavailable.
Step 3 Activate boom valve to RETRACT position.
Step 4 If vehicle fails to pass the load test, perform adjustment procedures as presented in paragraph 2-22 a and b.