1. CHECK AND ADJUST SIDE THRUST PADS.
e. While a crane operator slowly extends
telescope section, slowly turn forward
a. Extend and lower outriggers.
adjusting screw of front side thrust pad on
left side of the boom. Adjust screw in and
b. Position fully retracted boom over front of
out in order to "feel" the changing width of
crane and elevate boom slightly to permit
the telescope section. The wide point in
complete extension of telescoping section
telescope section will be indicated when
while allowing a maintenance technician to
the adjusting screw is backed out
access boom from a maintenance
f. As the telescope section is extended,
c. Back out two rear side thrust pad adjusting
mark the locations which "feel" wide.
screws on right side of crane as shown.
Ensure that front side thrust pads are
in contact with telescope section.
d. Lower front and rear outrigger jack
cylinders on right side of crane until the
crane tilts slightly. This will cause the right
side of the boom to ride on the retracted
rear side thrust pads.