Handling Tools Storage. A hinged door box (7) has been added to the front, left-hand
blocker assembly on the M3 CROP (S/N SC09001 and up) as an integral storage area for the pin tightening rod, ham-
mer and socket wrench. Between the legs of the end structure assembly (2) a post (8) has been mounted for storage of
the 2-1/4 inch socket on the M3 CROP (S/N SC09001 and up).
Twistlocks. Twistlocks (9) are located at each corner and allow six empty M3 CROPs (S/N
SC09001 and up) to be stacked and locked together. Each M3 CROP (S/N SC09001 and up) is secured by the twist-
locks (9) of the M3 CROP (S/N SC09001 and up) directly beneath it.
Stowage Boxes. Two large, lockable stowage boxes (10) are located in the deck toward the
rear of the M3 CROP (S/N SC09001 and up). The lids on the stowage boxes (10) are of the same material as the
deck. The deck is not capable of holding a forklift; the point load of the tires exceed the deck point load capability.
Rollers. Rollers (11) are located at the bottom rear of the M3 CROP (S/N SC09001 and up).
Rollers (11) are used for loading/unloading M3 CROP (S/N SC09001 and up) onto the PLS truck and trailer, and into
and out of an ISO container. Rollers (11) can be replaced if damaged.
Tiedown Rings. A total of 38 10,000 lbs (4,536 kg) capacity tiedown rings (12) are provided
(19 on each side) to secure payloads or to secure M3 CROP (S/N SC09001 and up) for modes of shipping other than
stacked in an ISO container, or on a PLS truck or trailer. Additionally, four 25,000 lbs (11,340 kg) capacity multi-
purpose provision rings (13) are provided (two on each end) for sling lifting and securing on railcars.
Blocker Assemblies. The M3 CROP (S/N SC09001 and up) has five blocker assemblies.
The left and right front blocker assemblies (14) are welded in place and cannot be removed. The center blocker (15)
and two rear blocker assemblies (16) must be positioned to the stowed location to allow M3 CROPs (S/N SC09001
and up) to be stacked.
Hook Arm Extension Storage. The M3 CROP (S/N SC09001 and up) has a rear storage
area (17) underneath the main decking that allows for storage of the Hook Arm Extension.
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