PREPARATION FOR TRANSPORT - CONTINUED
HIGHWAY TRANSPORT - CONTINUED
c. Install transport boom rest (2) and two bolts (1) on inside rear bumper.
d. Place boom and boom support in operational position (WP 0007 00).
e. Place cab in operational position (WP 0007 00).
f. Lower loading ramps on M1000 trailer and place in outside (full wide) position (TM 9-2330-381-14).
g. Start RTCH engine.
Always use a ground guide when driving RTCH down trailer ramps. Failure to use a ground guide
may result in an accident, causing death or injury to personnel or damage to equipment.
h. Slowly drive RTCH down trailer ramps.
i. Stow M1000 trailer loading ramps (TM 9-2330-381-14).
j. Have Organizational Maintenance install tophandler (TM 10-3930-675-24).
indicators, and components.
Load RTCH on Rail Flatcar.
a. Drive RTCH, with tophandler attached, onto rail flatcar (MIL-STD-1366D).
b. Place boom in operational position and raise to 19 degrees as shown on ECS display screen.
c. Extend boom to 110 in. (279 cm) as shown on ECS display screen.
d. Move cab to transport position. Refer to Placing Cab in Transport Position in this work package.
e. Fold boom support to transport position. Refer to Placing Boom Support in Transport Position in this work package.
f. Lower boom below 15 degrees and rotate tophandler 90 degrees clockwise to longitudinal position.
g. Lower and retract boom until tophandler is located as close to machine front wheels as possible.
h. Place four pieces of shoring (4 x 4, 6 x 6, etc.), under tophandler. DO NOT set under sensor plungers next to twistlock
or place on tophandler transport support block.
i. Lower tophandler onto shoring. Ensure tophandler leveling cylinders fully collapse when tophandler is lowered.
j. Shut down RTCH engine.