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7hi PREIVENTIE MAINTENIANCI moro.i.o
I S. No I0 9 198 6 5
IN THIS ISSUE
GENERAL AND SUPPLY
Special Fs, rurE-PLl Fpea.la 3-21
0Diev CL.n't.r-sor 6063
Hrt Wet ier G6das 64
Ship. y 23 31 39 40.43 45.41. 8. 52.57
MI.0 MC 2225
PFCbiil 0I un 25
M61i Tnk 26.27
I.j ;cobo 28
GROUND MOBILITY 37.48
Cru Cr. a i v- 37 1 1 il
Mj-Al 38 4,vean Cloinwg
rnrb Plug Gan 38 To. Eirn
ipnh., i.trr, 39 TrI Blo.Er Motor 4
Nl% Hvin 39 M?I I Sploon Shlri
Gas iiivr Cap 40-43 Prop n POOp
PFrndiC IlprchoDi 49
U.LlA ndO ellllIr 5%0,51
CH ] Da.i;,rs 52
El Tht Wlord
AN PS-4 55 AM-655 .ih 58
Arnt l-no i nies 5 AN,URM-I 5 59
Gr.un.woi Rinm 57 Tipe Trl Cord 59
*.'li ir, G.-j 57
U .1 r..-oo or *I.hl-l1i or Iti.i 0.01.00
Vil too OfI ipp-i0on ead~ ule,,
rlqa0lnpa a1 Iht lrl-1 0 A.11 19.2
aIRISMION 1.1 I4c cor rcoolil IC
cl-orarmfl So. tted em iD 0To- 124
Mi' ~iAlr j,~iiI
SZr eXC -.I
Your TOE tells you what kind and how much equipment your outfit can
have. Your property book officer keeps an up-to-date tally on unit equipment
.. it's called the equipment density list. and normally sour section has a cop\.
It's your job to provide the repair parts needed to maintain that equipment.
UNIT ORGANIZATION: STOCKAGE CODE LEGEND
PRESCRIBED LOAD LIST
26 FA Bn C Combat Essential
OF a Ibun i El SiCl Iul.
iS.i'I. MihEEh S Nlru& ijll N O TI 11 CRf, E MlA IL.
OK, CONNIE... I
7ROUNDEO UP AL. THE
PA2Trg MANUALq FOR
ALL OUR EQUI.PMENTf
THE ONE; [ DIDN'T
HAVE, I REOUI4ITIONED
ON A DA FORM 17.
.-/ FINE... NO%%
N -EV A LIST
;%C111rUTiF~i~y- PAIZ'rS (~
%NJNV QUIOTING ALLO%%-%NCE5
\.OiV'RE AuTHOcIEC' Tr0 STOCK.
-3L' GET ALL THE INFO FIZOM
THE MANUALS. THE Li5T IS
CA.LL& : A ___ESCRIBED
LOAD LIST.. (PL L).
'rAKE A LOOK kr TmIS
IF your in o lush lot1
specific imanuol you con thectl
noul nea(isl tech libroiv
The kind of form used for the list. and when and hotw the list goes to s-"
support is decided by the installation commander Itatrc-sidc and overseas, b\
the comparable overseas commander. See para 30c. AR '335-51.
It's usually a simple listing, columned off to keep things order) and cas to
read, and with enough space to enter corrections and changes as needed. Here's
a sample PLL.
L \ PARTS AND RECORDS PARKING \ "- \
The repair parts and repair parts records arc normally kept at the unit Icle
where the organizational maintenance chores are done
And. the records and parts lif possible. naich. must al"a.s be cai to reac
Irom sour s% ivel chair.
Your PLL tells support he must
stock sour items for quick re.
replenishment. Therefore. ani
changes Ion sour need for a par)
which %ou make on sour list. \ou
must also forward to support for
their information. You can send
support the change on a DF IDA
Form 2-069. a memo. b) letter. or
w hatever written notice .our sup.
Like was said, to find the parts for
your PLL you check your manuals, TM-
20P's (and any other manual listing
organizational repair parts, along with
-7, -7-8 supply manuals), and TM 9-
2300-223-20P (Oct 64), "Consolidated
Authorized Organizational Stockage
List of Repair Parts for Tank-Auto-
motive Materiel," (CAOSL for short.)/
1. Rerenw the allowance note in the intloducion section of your parts manuals--and check
lor ony rre-nl hingess (ii a manual doesn't quote allowances, look for a note in that
section telling you where to go for your authorized allowances.)
2. On repair ports common lo two or more different typei of equipment, you base your
initial allowance on the overall total of equipment you have that will use the port. Also, in
figuring up allowances for common parts you make your selection from the parts manual
covering the type of equipment having the greatest density.
3. In the case of tank-auto equipment you use the CAOS1 instead of the equipment's individ-
ual parts manual if most (the greatest number) of the different kinds of equipment you
have are authorized parts in the CAOSL.
(THE TM-TYPE PARTS MANUALS~
In some TM-type parts manuals for specific equipment you find the initial
15-day allowances quoted per 100 items. To find your allowance, you multiply
the total number of equipment that will use the part, times the figure shown
in the allowance column, and then divide by 100. The answer is your 15-day
initial allowance for that part. For example, if:
Multiply y" y5_5
Multiply 30 by 5.9
I. x 30
S E N ---- 177.
Divide by 100 .
1.77 y u
100 [ 177 ge
If your answer sits anywhere between 0.5 and 2.4,
you're authorized to stock 2.
And, if you end up with less than 0.5, forget it...
you can't stock it. You'll get the part as you need it
for immediate replacement.
When the formula gives you on answer consisting of a whole number plus a fractional value
of .5 or higher you round the onswel to the next higher whole number.
For instance, if you come up with a 2.5 you stock 3. \ \ 3f
When your answer gives you fractional values of less than .5, you round the total to the next
lower whole number.
That is, a 3.2 answer gives you an allowance of 3.
is Between Allowance i
0 and .4................................. 0
.5 and 2.4 .................................2
2.5 and 3.4 ............................. ..3
3.5 and 4.4............. ............... 4
HERE'S A HANDY
MAUS TOTE UP TO AT
LEAST 0.5 BEFORE
y OU CAN STOCK AN
So, your minimum stockage allowance is 2. This'll leave something in
the bin when you issue one, and will help tide you over till your replacement
request comes in.
AOSL? WITH THE CAOSL
CONSOLOIDTEp Setting-up your allowances per TM
-'i 4AUTHORIZED OR6AN- 9-2300-223-20P (tank-automotive re-
v i IZATIONAL STOC AGE
S L IST OF REPAIR pair parts) is fairly simple. This parts
PARTS FOR TANI'- manual provides a practical PLL work-
SMATERIEL / sheet.
Along with each part listed it identifies the specific equipment (by SNL or
model identification), the part is authorized for. And, its four allowance columns
(headed a, b, c, d) list the number of parts authorized for density totals of equip-
ment supported, like this: 1-5, 6-20, 21-50, and 51-100.
You simply enter how many of each major item you have in the equipment
nomenclature (SNL or model) slot provided (for each part) in column 3; add up
your density total; select the allowance column which covers your equipment
density and total; circle the allowance you're authorized.
I,- ,; Each iem listed alphabetically : -'
'" with FSN on left.
! E l____ Z
... .... .. ... Enter lotal of
major item here.
If you have OTHER major items that aren't LISTED in the CAOSL ... but
their maintenance requires parts which are listed in the CAOSL you can add
the major item's SNL or model info in the CAOSL nomenclature column
(column 3) and include the item in your density total when you figure up
The CAOSL lists repair parts alpha-
betically by Noun Nomenclature. It
also lists parts by FSN in numerical
sequence in an index in the back of the
book. The FSN index also gives you
the CAOSL page number where the
part is listed. And, if a part applies to
only one kind of equipment, you find
the SNL listed along with the stock
i ,.. ..........
T .AL ...: ..-'" ........ .... ......... ......... ...
number in the FSN index.
If you gain or lose equipment you
simply cross-out the old total in the
nomenclature column and its related
entry in the allowance column. Then
you note the new info in both columns
and send the change info to your supply
KINDS OF PARTS
Parts manuals identify repair parts you're authorized like this:
Combor Essei i' I t (C! )-Parts shown in parentheses () are CEI's, and once a (El goes
on your PLL, you stock it in the exact quantities authorized by the manual ... never less. Any-
one can increase stocks of CEI's, of course, if demand info (after six-months use of the part)
proves the manual's 15-day allowance isn't enough. But, the quantity authorized by the manual
(for whatever total of equipment you support) is the least amount a TOE outfit can carry of
that item (para 31e, AR 735-35 and DA TWX 42928 DCSLOG/C 2).
) TO RECAP
* Your initial PL isn't an iron-clad contract with
your repair part support outfit. Your unit's demand
for repair parts is your authority to increase your
allowances for any part that's been on your PL for
six review periods (180-days).
You can even reduce your allowances of other-
than-CEI's to zero, and you can also change your
range of stocked items by proving your need for
"as required" items (See Change 4, para 29c, AR
You can do all this with your PL. All it takes,
like was said at the beginning, is complete, accurate
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EQIPMENT A-POCATICHN 2- -2 S.-O9)2
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allowances pegged with
manuals indicate "as req
and you don't include
initial PLL. You get them
as you need them. Howe
have a call for an asteri
pair part, you start keep
when you've had three
for the part (anytime with
monthly review periods)
be added to your PLL.
Items" page 17, this issue
HERE'S THE DEAL
This stock-according-to-demand deal keeps you from totin'
around, tying-up, and bottle-necking stuff you don't need .. and
should keep you from hurting for things you do need.
70TAL DENSITY .--------------- -------------- ----
SWITCH: puI, nuno lak 1 }
TOTAL DE15ITY .-- - - - - -T
an in parts parts are listed in the manual without
[uired" items parentheses. They're parts that won' .
'em in your put equipment out of commission hen
from support they fail, and generally thcr're fa st
ver, once you turn-over (high mortality) parrs.
sk-pegged re- Initial stock is per TM allo3.inces,
ng count and but after 6 review periods y)ou increase
separate calls or decrease stocks according rto demand
in six current If any of these items collect less than
the item can 3 demands within 6 review periods,
See "Fringe turn in any on hand as excess. This goes
e. for all outfits-TOE and non-TOE-
(DA TWX 42928 DCSLOG/C2).
DEMAND RECORDS BACK YOU UP
To keep tabs on what parts are fast movers and which parts are slow,
or just plain dead-wood, you use DA Form 2527, "Record of Demands"
It's a simple form, easy to keep and best of all it tells all at a glance...
you make a card out for each item on your approved PLL.
TEAMED UP WITH
A TITLE INSERT,
SPA rORM 1543,
ANPD EPT INA
VISIBLE I NPE
You record all demand info on the card so it'll give you (and all others con-
cerned-like inspectors) complete, up-to-date info on repair parts usage.
For convenience, easy handling, etc., the card's teamed up with a title insert,
DA Form 1543, and kept in a visible index file which gives you a finger-tip
index of your PLL. On this record combination you record parts info as follows:
THE TITLE INSERT
Equipment it s used an and (El identifcation allowance
its inlerchangeability, applicable shown in parenthees).
TM uni of issue.
I-- ] ----
FSN and item description Location (parts room, shop
andtemiler, cabinet, bin, etc) Autlhorized slockag level
THE ROD CARD (RECORD OF DEMAND)
The organization document number (from block C1 of DA
Form 2765, or from whatever supply form you use) goes The column reading document number"
in the date column. Or you use the date and the abbrevia- gels changed to read "Balance on hand"
tion SSSC (self-service supply center), SALTI (low-cost turn- IBOH, for short) You make entries in the
over items), or DX (Direct Exchange) in the date column. BOH column in pencil so you can change
(Dates of receipts and issues aren't recorded in the card's them to show receipts and issues.
date column.) ___
S55C Ir960 -/4-7 74
'. O, 4 mt e n te ri nhnn orne o f m
5020-001I 5 7 5703-/03 7 ( Z
5026-014 3 13______
5FOZ-2/N 9 0 ___
5043-003 7 2 2
504--09 5 6 The stock number (recorded on the title insert)
500-7 0'3 4 Q / I' goes on the upper right hand corner of the DA
5057020i 2 _8 Form 2527.
7-0741- M 3
F7 .-0/O W 9
"081-0/1 I S3
5090-001 7 1If __
DA ,' 2527 *"'
Uf\ 1JI ""X \
The quantity requested or DX'd goes in
'Ouantity Demanded" column. When
get any part of the amount requested,
circle the amount requested and note
amount duein (in pencil) outside
circled amount. When due-ins come in
the n-, o- ..? -"
The "Cumulative Demands" column shows your running totals. You
keep it correctly totaled up all the time. At the end of each month you
draw a line under the last cumulative entry for the month. If you've
recorded three separate demands, or more, within the last six monthly
:review periods (180-days) you readjust your authorized allowance.
All you do is total-up the (last six) separate cumulative totals and
divide the amount by 12.
The TOTAL requested in SIX review periods isn so, you
DIVIDE the total requested by I?.
12 |"1 I
SFake I 58, round off haclton to NEXT WHOLE NUMBER
.. you now hoveEwhich is your re-adjusted allowance.
And, as mentioned earlier, is the minimum slockage
allowance on demand-supported items
In : PLL allowances, when you come up with a figure anywhere
from 0.25 to 2.4 your allowance is 2. (DA TWX 42928 DCSLOG/C2).
REVISING PLL STOCKS
In the future, anytime your outfit needs the item you can get it from support
as an "as required" item. However, each time you have a call for the item, you
record the demand on its card (which you kept in your visible index file when
you turned-in the excess parts) and if ever the card shows up with three separate
demands within the six current review periods, you can figure up your new
authorized allowance for the part and it goes back on your PLL. Again you
give support written notice on the change.
When your outfit is no longer au-
thorized a specific type of equipment
and it's turned-in, any repair parts you
have (which are used only with that
equipment) you turn-in also. In this
case you can toss out the cards on the
parts and just cross the parts off your
PLL. And, of course, you write support
a note on the change, so they'll correct
ROD CARD INVENTORY
Your record of demand cards are due a periodic inventory-informal, and
as called for by the Old Man. Count slips and adjustment reports aren't needed
on these informal checks.
You can use colored sig-
nals behind the title insert
windows as a visual check
on the status of your parts.
For example, one color to
show due-in's, another to
show zero balance, an-
other to flag CEI's, etc.
FRINGE (*-PEGGED) ITEMS
You set-up a DA Form 2527 for each "as required" item you request. You
fill the cards out just like a ROD card for your PLL parts, but you don't make
a title insert for 'em, and you file the cards separately (in a file folder, box, cabi-
net, etc., just so's they're safe and handy), and you keep 'em in FSN sequence.
You review each card each time you make an entry, and anytime you've
accumulated three separate demands on a card, the repair part can go on your
PLL immediately ... with the Old Man's OK, of course ... and support's knowl-
spcdayw ya llwti sxm nhl cren)rvew pros.Yu nl ii i h i
' NO SWEAT/
YOUR. ONLY LIMIT
15 THREE DEMANDS
lt *, if you record two separate demands during 5 monthly review periods,
and none on the next review period (which closes out the 6th current review
period) the part does not qualify for your PL.
yro W AVE
INITIAL ALLOWANCE ON*-PART
Multiply the total of the three separate demands by
15 (your days of supply) and divide the total by the
/ TO FiuRE number of days in which the demand occurred. But first
ALLOWANC INITIALF you round off this number of days to the nearest 15-day
AN "AS REQUIRED" increment.
irEM yoU USE THIS
FORgMU)LA. EXAMPLE: 3 s for: parts, in days
MULTIPLY 27 X 15 --- (15 days supply) 27 X 15 = 405
Hi E4 is a multiple 9
DIVIDE by c ... of three 15 day
supply periods 45
SO Your INITIAL ALLOWANCE IS: I9which goes on the title
insert (which you make-up for the coad when you Iransfer it from
y 4 our fringe item file to your visible index file
SNOTE: P )is closer to 5?. than say 30 or 60 days total mus
b be to the nearest 15 day increment
Like w ich sour PLL allowances. fractional 'atlues of .* or higher ger rounded
to the next higher hole number. For example. an answer of -.8 i ttll g l,\ < sou
an allowance of 5. And. iractional 'alues belotn .5. ou round to the next lo"er
Shole number ii.e.. uih 2 3 answer iour allont ancc Ie onls 2' And remem-
bcr, minimum scockage for demand supported items is m ,.
's O fEOUETfl Urgency of need designalo. or prnoity code dole
Document number (of supply form)
Control number (assigned by youi support
.. .....' outfit)
Remarks (FSN and item name, etc.)
_Technical service (your support's identification
__ -. Quantity requested
cOianlity received or turned in
I_ I I Date transrction completed
Hand-receipt file number lif needed)
ORGANIZATION DOCUMENT NUMBERS
The document register records the document serial number you assign to your
supply request. Your outfit will provide a separate block of serial numbers for
your repair parts register-see Para 8, AR 711-17.
Your first request on 21 May 65 would have document serial number 5141-
001 and so on to document serial number 5141-050, if you put out 50 requests
on that day.
Based on review of
monthly demands after
initial 6-month period
Based on review of
monthly demands after
initial 6-month period
Based on review of monthly
demands after initial 6-month
period,but not below quantity
shown in parenthesis
Based on review of monthly
demands after initial 6-month
period. If less than 3 demands
in most recent 180 days, item
is turned in as excess
KEEP YOUR EYES
CHANGES TO YOUR
DA SUPPLY PUBS
PUBS PAGE IN
EACH NEW PS
YOU WON I BE
FOR INITIAL PLL
Quantity shown in parentheses '
Quantity as shown in manual, with a
minimum of 2 if based on 15 days
per 100 items type manual and com-
puted quantity is between.5 and 2.4.
If less than .5 the item will not be
Not authorized for
- WHEN THE
Any time you get a hankering to let the bolt
on your M60 machine gun fly forward (with
the barrel out)-DON'T! You could be asking
for a pack of trouble.
Why, even with the barrel in there you could
Figure it this way. With the barrel in, you
have a forward moving bolt entering the barrel
socket like it ought to, right?
But, when you're dry firing, you won't have a live round
or dummy cartridge in there to soften the blow as steel meets
steel. As a result, wear on the bolt locking lugs and the barrel
socket locking recesses will be increased.
With the barrel out of the receiver, the situation's much
worse. Then if the bolt's released and goes forward under
force, the actuator cam roller'll hit the rear of the cartridge
S Tcxo much battering of the bolt stops like this will bang up the recesses or
stops This. in turn, will let the actuator cam roller strike the cartridge feed
tra% during firing.
Ho some t r. if you get in a bind with the barrel removed and the bolt in
the forward position, and you can't retract it by the operating handle, here's
how .ou can straighten it out without sweat or damage:
1. Hold the machine gun like 2. Press straight down like this. 3.Retract the bolt by using the
so *ith the operating rod This'll make the operating cocking handle, like so:
on a wooden surface to keep rod turn the bolt to its un "- \ --
ornm damaging it or thi locked poiliion Be sure you
forearm press STRAIGHI DOWN You I
don I have to slam II, eith .
Not that much lore is
needed Il'A 1
If this system won't work for you, get your sup-
port to lend a hand. Whatever you do, DON'T
try to force the bolt Forcing the bolt back /MOT i'
agin the receiver guideways can cut a piece off the .
So, in future, whenever you have to remove the barrel, do it this way: Retract the bolt till it's
seared. Then move the safety to the safe position and raise the barrel lock lever to the vertical
position. Then remove the barrel.
But don't stop there. Next, put the barrel lock lever in the horizontal position, retract the operat-
ing handle fully to the rear. Place the safety in the fire position. Pull the trigger and then E-A-S-E
the bolt forward.
Doing it this way will lessen your chances of dry firing and prevent damage
to your M60.
This'll damage or break the reinforcement bar. And the base
of the actuator cam roller will strike the bolt stop on top of
BONG, BONG!... DR. ARMORER!
...IN M60 SURGERY! HO E IT...
So these guys come knocking on your arms room door, i
carrying an M60 machine gun that's suffering with a chipped
bolt and a burred operating rod yoke. And they want to
know can they keep on using this weapon.
Well, before you snap an opinion- I
best take a good look at the patient. TANT
Depends on what surgery's possible. HO
For instance, if WHERE
S the bolt's only I IT 'rE
chipped at the left CHI
front corner of the
(' upper locking lug, _~
^ chances are you can
cure it by smoothing out the rough sur-
faces with a fine sharpening stone. This
treatment will work every time-as
long as you have at least half of the
cam surface of the radius left when
you're through honing. Once half of
the radius is gone, of course, the bolt's
But, if the rear surface of one or
both lugs gets chipped, the bolt's auto-
matically beyond help. Replace it.
AN... ER... GULP.. DOC, I
BEFORE YOU OPERATE IF
YOU GOT ANY DOUBTS... WH
NOT CONSULT SUPPORfT
FILL THIS WHOLE
Don't be surprised if you can't
get repair parts for your 105-mm
towed howitzer's recoil oil gun, ,
even though it's listed in TM 9-
1015-203-20P (20 Mar 61). Under
a new deal, if any of these parts
give out, you requisition the whole k! \
item. Uncle's found it's cheaper to 7 ,
Y replace the gun than to stock its
" parts. So, if you need any repair
parts listed in the -20P, ask for
this instead: Gun, Fluid, FSN
WATCH YOUR BRASS
Ow! Ooh! Ouch! My achin' .. !
Some M60A1 tankers are Itarning
the hard way: You use the FAST posi- ,
tion on the reversible breech operating
cam only when the temperature's below
zero degrees. r'
If you use it in above-zero "reaher.
somebody or something's gonna get hit
by a flying object. The brass comes spit-
ting out and bounces off the ballisic
shield and into anybody or an thing
that's in the way. Man and breech mech- i'
anism parts can get hurt.
DRY DRY- DRY -'~"'"
Sure, Joe, you know about keeping grease, oil and moisture off the firing
contacts and insulators in your M60 tank's gun cannon breechblock. Could
short-circuit the electrical system, right?
Well, the same deal goes double for the firing pin. The firing pin MUST be
Here're two special times when you want to keep this in mind:
When you're reploaing or doing PM on any of the breechblock
group ports-take on extra second to see that the firing pin has
no oil or grease on it. 1.,
After a rain or fog or a sudden change from warm to cold weather 4
-take out the firing pin and wipe it dry with a dean rag. Mois-
ture, y'know, can sneak in the openings in the retaining plate. IING PIN
WANNA SAVE -, ,
A GIG ? d ni- re.is,,n
.re [Ii capon uncrll, .
N,,, Einm ,-.ur [,,,Ld .,r llh.r, -Sr i.hen I,, u Ih hc ntr -",r
piece ,. oc in tor rpiir. L 'L U. ,,rh .J hA l f I har '
p,:,r t,- rcrr,,,m the L un b,,c k L n. pw,. t r.Ak-n -' n
uminer wd [rettt up ihc crc% hli, -p on ftrinL:
with id irad p.int The con
raincr' not needed an, m,.re-- And
(,LI .inrl'[ [ 1 [e.i i r emlon-n[- blI
.ou rc noti Elih. P 't"b'r i ti ,
lake c off. So .THIS
PLL- PLUS! The Pb Ii
th l- N110 ;p
suedr n't ', irL
c-inn---n 5 b K -- -lr
r.n .n no Till th-, h9'
uri. du 'hac p% h d Ind use
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hii r "ortd". n 'c -i i i prmg
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FSN 11I 1 ;''-
8 ., Ok-i
.Gooi... l ,.odi' N iu iAl.u re u-
th.-rzcJd nl..ir lintc n Iir pr..
icribed I..,d 1 [ i :.t r rcp ar .rn [.h
1i cal M I' l .)I l pi[,t,l .,rd the
M (lI ma;.hinr !Llun. \,i, II lind
the c PLL adcli[j..n in [lit \:c.ap
on' p-jrts nianu.,l-rM I 9.ilis.
21 1 !2P. 2 29 \pr (,-, :,,r ch,
p1-i Il and TM 9. Il(oS.22-2.i.)p
-" lil i--4i hr [he Mdi
I was spring along the Imjin
And the moose were out in force
From Naha up to Moonsani
Troops swore they "had the course!"
Oh, the TAERS forms- The logbook cards
DOP No DA form was right!
Yet, no one blamed the system, see...
'Twas the work that gave 'em fright!
Now, 'way up high where such things count
Them Vital Facts grew short!
No Answers to... "How ready, Sir??"
or... "where do you need support? ?"
SSo, up the good ol' MSR
They deployed our Connie Rodd
To whip-it-to some men she knew
With heads of monkey pod!!
YOU AY YOU'RE
OVEIWWIPELM P.;? : WERE GOING TO
-YOU 5AY TUERE ARE A UMPTeEN C lp THE WHOLE DEAL
FORM? IN THE S yTEM AND /
YOU DON'T KNOW WHICH 41 DOWN TO ,A E
WHICH ?? ESSENTIALS,
...iTLLYOU WHAT /
I'M GONNA DO.'
FIRST OF ALL LET'S AGREE ...YOLU'RE
AN OPERATOR...YOU'RE UP TO YOUR
ARMPITS IN DRIVING, SHOOTING,
COMMUNICATION DIGGING OR
WHATEVER ...YOU VE GOT TO HAVE A
LITTLE TIME TO GET USED TO A NEW
SYSTEM ...OKAY, SO, YOU'VE HAD A
LITTLE TIME... NOW GIVE ME A
LITTLE TIME AND I'LL SHOW YOU.
r UT/I SUPPOSE YOUR '
P# CHECKING TURNS UP A
FAULT/ SAY A DENTED FENDER.
You'D WANT TO RECORD IT
ON YOUR WORKS) EET TO...SORT
OF PROTECT urLI.9EL, y
>. BRIGHT JS
WHO WANTS TO AL WE SHOULD
RECORD IT MIAFTA DO
SDAY-AFTER-DAY IS RECORD IT
JUL`T T'SHOW ONCE,. LIKE
WE'RE GLINe -I!! MAYBE ON A
N BOY THAT'S JUST WHAT YOU 1AVE
iN TH ITr'S TE
UNCOPRECTEP FAULT RECORD!
...ONCE A FAULT IS RECORDED THERE,
YOU DON'T WAVE TO
KEEP NOTING IT ON
. YOUR 2404.... )
FOR A GUIDE TO
AND TWEIR USEs
wAN )* .
[PE[AT@Sng USE Tcl vwm mm aiM U LAuLY
2404 INSPECTIONS DAILY
408a14 UNCORRECTED CHECK WHEN YOU
8 FAULTS USE DA 2404
S OPERATION, FUEL, OIL WHEN EQUIPMENT
(Dily) ADDED, LUBE STATUS IS OPERATED
2408-l SUMMARY OF DAILY EACH MONTH
AND PDLA[~1P THESE...
OPERATION/USEFOR ADM. VEHICLES
2400 OPERATON/USE OR AS REQUIRED BY CO
408 LUBRICATION WHEN LUBRICATED IN
LN ACCORDANCE WITH LO
... AND @ TIE[S- THESE!!
2408-3 MAINTENANCE EPE APRT
2409 MAINTENANCE &OTHER WHEN MAINTENANCE
(Consolidated togq HISTORICAL DATA OR SERVICE IS REQUIRED
2408-4 GUN TUBE RECORD WHEN WEAPON IS FIRED
-rnM MKFNn ATin
WHEN YOU HAVE A
IF TOU WANT 10 IlrLAT IHI 5 CILIIHriL I UN TUUK UULLIIIN B5UUIPK, UrLN IArLYL, UI II UUI AnU n n II ur.
I (DR portionJ)
Iil ll M,1 ,
N, YOU NEED TO KEEP N ATIVE..PUTTINGTH
EPFEL LEOJN TYPE OF PERMANENT INFO
ST, ...SO WLERDE ARE ON THE WO~I~-IWET?9 WILL
HT GOING TO JOT THIA MEAN KEEPING THEM FOREVER
LOWN PT (OR ELSE COPYING IT ONTO A
MORE PERMANENT FORM)...
S O THE INSPECTION SHEET
so"You NEED A SIMPLE PERMANENT SHEET
TO RECORD THIS OPERATION DOPE ON...
WHICH IS WHY YOU HAVE THE SI3c 'b (THE
DAILY AND MONTHLY LOG)..THE DOPE FROM
THE DAILY GOES ON TO THE MONTHLY AND BECOMES
A VERY IMPORTANT RECORD ON YOUR EQUIPMENT.
NOW, YOU'LL NEED A WL E RE LOVE'
FOR THIS, YOU'VE GOT THE OIJR
CHANCES ARE YOUR MECHANICS9
MECHANIC WILL FILL THIS OUT
EwJi". T LusxA D
o1KAY...SO FAR YOU'VE BEEN BECAUSE YOU USED S
OPERATING DAY-TO-DAY WITHONLY A REPAIR PART..,AND
PINPOINT RECORDING HERE'N' REPAIR PART USAGE TEL
THERE... 9UPPENL-.y YOU A REAL SHARP STORY
NEED SOME REPAIjZ1WOZ ABOUT YOUR EQUIPMENT.
AND 1PAWE PAZT'-, WHERE THAT'S WlWY.U HAVE A
PO You RECORD IT? OA 3 4
(AGAIN, YOUR MECHANIC
WILL DO MOST OF THE
RECORDING ON THIS FORM).
WHY RECORD IT... TIHEM CA=JIC WILLSEND
IF WE'RE DOING > A qp7 WORK
THE WORK?.. REQUEST TO
SUPPORT IF HE
CAN'T DO THE JOB!
-IT ALL BOILS DOWN T IF YOUR EQUIPMENT STARTS
TO THIS.? ACTIN' UP, THEN YOUR RECORD
AS LONG AS YOUR SYSTEM STARTS WAVING WARNING
EQUIPMENT A- FLAGS A LL UP AND DOWN THE LINE
YOUR RECORD-KEEPING WHEN YOUR COMBAT READINESS- I5
IS JUST A MATTER AT STAKE, YOU NEED ALL THE WARNING
OF MINUTES A DAY YOU CAN GET/
90, MEN, IT'S AS SIMPLE AS THIS-
GET THE LEAD OUT-AND THE BALLPOINTS.
THE ENTRIES YOU MAKE TODAY CAN
SHARPEN THE EDGE OF YOUR
MATERIAL READINESS TOMORROW.
o those along the MSR
who faked and fought the bit
Now make the scene and know that forms
Are not a pail of grits.
SIn fact those .sl Shorttimers who
Drive daily 'longsan Pass-
Put down the facts in proper slots
To save Iheir sweel ol' gas.
While up at Bra-sville in D.C.
They use Ihe EIRs
And thus back down comes improved stuff
From guns to new staff cars.
jr -'MOTHBALLS' AND
-- CLSEOUT ON
CROSS CH "iP S
Winter's gone and might as well be forgotten-but don't forget those tire
chains that gave you a fighting' chance with ice and snow. They'll be rarin' to
go at a moment's notice next winter if you put 'em in good shape before storing
Busted or worn-thin cross chains are no reason for chuckin' out the whole
chain assembly. Too many guys have been takin' the easy-and expensive-
way out, so supply's got cross chains in stock clear up to the ears.
SYou'll find FSN's for the right size cross chains
in TM 9-2300-223-20P (Od 64), pages 263-264. ,l
After you've got your chains repaired, give the
whole works a good slathenn' of used engine oil
and hang 'ern out of the way. Or you con leave
ernem sitting' in a can of used oil, like it says in
S TM 9-1870-1. Pages 111-117 tell all about in-
saollation and rore of tire chains.
And if you don't already have tire chains, now's the time to be thinking-
AND DOING-something about that, too, or you'll be sitting' out in the cold
in more ways than one come next winter. TM 9-2300-223-20P also gives the
FSN's for chain assemblies-and tells who gets 'em and how (see pages 260-
ROUNDIN' THE CORNERS
When you're slippin' the dipstick to
your M35A1 2V2-ton truck, be mighty
careful or you'll chew up the threaded
top of the dipstick tube. The sharp
corners where the double layer of the
stick ends can play hob with the threads
so the cap won't screw on.
Better yet, get rid of those sharp
corners by rounding 'em off with a file
or grinder. Do it careful-like, tho, so
you don't cut into the part of the dip-
stick that goes on down into the crank-
CORNERS I ROUND
THREADS O FF
START BY BLEEDING
The secret's in the bleeding
when your M35A1 2/2-ton truck
runs out of fuel and-doesn't want
to start with a new load in the KiJ
tank. The fuel lines have to be bled
BEFORE starting is attempted. It's
a simple job with a crescent wrench,
but it's strictly for organizational
mechanics-not drivers. If you try
starting without the bleeding,
chances are you'll just run the bat-
*i ,i7 t v ,
If you have an M37, an M37Bl-or any other member of /K =NO T
the G741 3-ton truck family-you'll want to know that the COPECT GAP
ON HIS PLUG.
correct spark plug gap is 0.028 to 0.033 inch like it says on
page 181 of TM 9-8030. If there's any question on this, check
with your Support. They've been given the latest word from i
the national maintenance point. -
If any of your tactical wheeled vehicles have the older type ignition switch
-the one with a resin potting material around the wire leads-you've gotta
keep an eye on 'em. TB Ord 634 (Oct 61), says to inspect the old switch (FSN
5930-776-0409) at every periodic maintenance ("S") service for cracks and
When the potting metal cracks, moisture seeps thru and shorts the unit-
makes for a fire hazard.
Replace all cracked switches with a new Switch, Rotary, Ignition, FSN 5930-
699-9438. This is the ignition switch that's listed in your copy of TM 9-2300-
To put this metal encased switch in your truck for the first time, you'll need
Kit, FSN 2920-796-2655 to make the installation. The TB gives the hook-up
NEW HORN NOTE
Do any of your 4-ton G758 or
21-ton G742-series trucks need a new
If so, requisition Horn, Electrical,
FSN 2590-678-6140. This horn super-
sedes the one given in both vehicles'
When you mount this new horn on
G742 vehicles after serial numbers
121098 and M31098 that have the old
type horn, you'll need additional elec-
trical connectors. You can get 'em in a
kit under FSN 2590-766-7722.
ON PRESSURIZED FUEL SYSTEMS...
You'll have a mean ole' tiger lyin' in wait for you if you don't keep tabs on
the filler cap of your vehicle's pressurized fuel system.
That ornery cat's apt to come tearin' out of the filler pipe right into your
face. Or, if he can't wait for you to let 'im out, he may reach down into the
engine and raise hob.
This terror of the fuel tank is pressure-too much pressure, that is. He can
drench you with fuel (bad stuff in the wrong place) when you take the filler
cap off. He's a double threat when he shoves gas right through the engine into
the crankcase, diluting the oil and making a perfect set-up for an explosion.
To keep that temp'r'mental tabby dozin' peacefully in the tank:
CHECK THE CAP
There're three different filler caps:
DON'T CROWD HIM
Another way to keep from annoying
that cat-under-the-cap is to leave room
for some expansion and pressure build-
up when you're filling your tank.
A good reminder is a line painted
across two inches from the top of the
tank, with this warning-' CAUTION:
DO NOT FILL ABOVE THIS LINE."
Leave a couple inches for expansion.
This is for fuel tanks that are in full
view. If your gas tank can't be seen,
stencil near the fill pipe-"CAUTION:
DO NOT OVERFILL-ALLOW FOR
EXPANSION." TB 746-93-1 (26 Oct
64), Color and Marking of Military
Vehicles, Construction Equipment and
Materials Handling Equipment, has the
full scoop on this.These warnings are re-
quired no matter which of the three
gas caps you have.
THE END OF A TALE
TAKE A WHIFF OF THE
DIP5TICI4-O0 A SNIFF AT
DON'T HIIT THAT THE FILLER PIPE-TO SEE
yor'e CHECE U IF THERE'L DA TO N
I O ECCFUEL ODOrZ,
V.,HENEER YOU'REE TAKING ANV
TyIPE OF FuEL TANK FILLER CAP OFF,
S0 IT EAS% LIKE. MNAkE SURE PRESSURE
iS RELIED sTH CAP AT SEMIl-LOCKED
A SEMI-LOCKED .. TURN IT THE REST OF
POSITION, WIGGLE THE WAY TO OFF.
I THE WAY TO OFF.
Another good habit is always wiping dirt and other stuff away from the filler
opening and cap before taking the cap off to refuel. A speck of dirt you can
hardly see can stop a big truck dead until things are torn apart to get it out.
has. fur,.Ld f,.cI. or a.Ic k,,t turnct. in[-
the crank,.in. Th~ iul tair a lIr,
ST.ART THE FNLINE Ha'e rhe miin-
rtnance unit che,:k -in R hlucihr Eh.rc,
,i' much! prrciure or Nonmic .-rhr rro',
bit If prterurc k. the probien-i. Eihc
crankcasc has to be drlined .and retilldc
before tarrtrng (he enrcine.
The wing nut for mounting sour
MI51 truck's spare wheel was made
for hand tightening. But hand tighten-
ing's not enough, so the wing nut
loosens and backs off. So get a wheel
lug nut (FSN 2530-678-2974) to do the
job. Put 30 to 40 foot pounds torque
on that nut and it'll hold!
mert~f, like rucks ar.ci raorss
STre sfea~r :]oes ; ";rs f-er -nd ccisjsr fher^ solne,,ts, but wQ are folfd t"u* vze
-- o r-' ue y gQleam;, bjlr f tey cionr't s5y we can'P, epiter.
SP5 J. C
Dear Specialist J. C. N.,
Maybe you're better than most guys in running that steam outfit, but the
truth is, there's an awful lot of damage done by men who don't know how to
operate the steam cleaner right. The guys in direct support do a lot of cleaning
with steam and know what to watch out for.
Since the various truck TM's don't say you can do steam cleaning, the best and
safest bet is to stick with the tools your outfit has. As you know, only support
units have steam cleaners authorized.
TM 9-8024 says to:
USE DRY CLEANING SOLVENT VLATLE
S O VOLATILE MINERAL MINERAL
SPIRITS TO CLEAN OR / C IAN SPIRITS
SWASH GREAS OR OIL / LVEN
PROM ALL PARTS OF 0E
If you're interested in your own safety (speaking of that green stuff in your
billfold), you're not going to have the TM to back you up on steam cleaning
when your CO hands you a statement of charges for damage to equipment-
and, believe me, it has happened.
What became of the tow chain
that used to be a part of the OEM for G742-
series 2' 2-ton trucks with winches?
The winch-equipped trucks have blocks.
But a block's not much use without the
chain. And the chain's not listed with
other OEM in Change 5 to TM 9-8022.
Sgt. R. B. W.
Dear Sg. R. B. ..
If sour G -42.serie_ truck has onl a fr.,,nr nch. O,.u nced Ch.in. urih.1.
10.f[ long. FSN -4010-t-,.166
Bur if %ou h sec 2 :-.En Inght rocker which hai rl, winhes. .0n in ifrJni
and o-ne on rht boom bcd. ,.)u necd thL 16-fr chain FSN I401) 61i (rl61, plt,_
Ch .un, I- I4[i long. FN -i010-0-* 902
Ge-r ,'ur suPppl) wr.ingl cr nt, buck riquiq lr,n to( d p.r %h -rL' the :hi.ins
T1ERE SHOULD BE NO S9%VEAr
GErrTTiNG'Em BECAUiE T-cE'\t)
BEEN OFFICIALLY ADDED TO THE .
G742-SERIE TmUck. OEM.
You'd better believe it! If you crew
members on an M60-series or M48A3
tank fluff off on that "after operation"
check of the air cleaner blower motors
you're asking for big troubles.
A dead blower motor causes clogged
up air filters, which means loss in power
and lets dust into your engine.
When dust gets into the cylinders, it
acts like sandpaper and grinds away at
the rings, pistons and walls shorter
Regardless of which blower motor
you have-earlier model (FSN 6105-
801-8716) or later ones (FSN 6105-
873-5379) the check gets made.
Find a "dead" motor? OK, let your
sergeant know so he can get a me-
chanic to look at it.
Your mechanic can make a check for
loose connections. If it's not in the con-
nections, then he'll hafta replace the
dead motor with a good one.
Your dry-type filters (made of dacron
felt) will do a good filtering job for
1500 miles under normal operation.
After this the mechanic should inspect
'em and clean 'em up like's called out
in the -20 TM's.
The crew checks 'em every 750 miles
S. you pull out the filters and check
them for damage and see to it the gas-
ket's in good shape. Your -10 TM's
have all the poop.
O'course, you check more often when
you operate in dusty areas.
They've got to be kept clean. Re-
cently, an outfit with M60's let a screen
in the engine area clog up.
Natch, with the intake screen clog-
ged, the engine had to get air some-
where else. Like a big bully, it picked
on the blower motor. The blower motor
which normally exhausts the air parti-
cles overboard was forced to reverse
and suck the air inward. You can guess
the rest. Soon the filters were filled up
and likewise the engine-with dust. A
S-o-o-o-o, the few seconds you take
to check out the motors or screens is
like putting money in the bank. It helps
to make sure your tank will go when
you get the word.
IS IN YOUR
f g REPLACING THE BLOWER MOTOR
S Like we said in PS 134, there's a new improved blower motor in supply
i- for the M60, M60A1, and M48A3 tanks. Ask for it as FSN 6105-873-5379.
Here's how you identify the new and old blower motors:
NOTE: RECESSED GROOVE
AIR CLEANER BLOWER
MOTOR. "NEW TYPE"
PART NO. 10905006
NOTE: NO RECESSED
AIR CLEANER BLOWER
MOTOR. "OLD TYPE"
PART NO. 8395503
FSN 6105-801 8716
Fir-l. when you order the motor,
that's just what you get the motor
alone without the cover or the fan
housing. So hang on to these non-
supply parts when you disassemble the
motor, because you're not going to get
new ones when supply gives you a new
Second, dust and dirt can get into
the motor housing unless the two pre-
formed packing are installed. Requi-
sition 'em as FSN 5330-585-7864 and
FSN 5330-805-8165 when you order
the motor for your M60 series tanks.
They're listed on page 55 of TM 9-
2350-215-20P (Nov 62). Install 'em
when you put in the motor and you
won't have to worry about gook in the
IThirl. if you have an M48A3 tank,
you need the same two preformed pack-
ings. So order 'em by the same FSN's
like above. That way you won't get the
F.'ourth, if you have the impulse to
save, put some money in the bank or
buy some bonds but don't try to save
the blower motor cover or the fan hous-
ing when you have to evacuate your
tank to support for repair. If you do,
they'll deadline your tank until you
turn in the missing parts.
REMEMBER FOUR LITTLE THINGS
Dear Half-Mas:, W
Our M21 2 2 2-fon cargo trucks w/winch had their winches yanked, leaving
the front bumper bare.
Is there a plate that'll cover this gap and how can we get it?
Dear Sergeant R. D. K.,
There sure is. What you need is
Shield, splash, front bumper, center.
The shield is a support item and it's
listed in Ord 8 SNL G749 (Apr 57). It's
identified with manufacturer's number
Although the SNL doesn't list the
FSN, your support can get it with FSN
You install the shield like it says in
paragraph 285 of TM 9-8024.
PROP SHAFT POOP
E% EZ WONDERR Q
SHAFT GETS G
rHE SLIP JOINT
AT THE P03%%EM-
Well, it's'causethere's less angular
action at the transmission-transfer
end than at the axle end, making
for less wear on the slip joint.
Then, should the shaft ever pull
apart at the joint, it'd be the short-
end that'd whip 'round-less dam-
USE YOUR OWN TIMES
Dear Sergeant D. D. C.,
Your own past experience is the best judge on how long it takes to pull a
periodic inspection, Sarge. There is no published manhour guide right now
on average periodic inspection times for any aircraft. Besides, there are too
many differences that have to be taken into account from aircraft to aircraft
. and from inspection to inspection. So your only way to find a guide is to
make your own ... by keeping manhour records on the most recent periodic
for each ship. /
HOT WEATHER OTTER FIX ...
I- I K
\OU CONTROL HOW MUCH AIR
\OU .ANY DEFLECTED AT y/OU
B V RISING OR LOWERING
It 'oo< nobout two hours c:rl 54 worth of marerni:l to mtke the deffector
No drying or ctfing of the a,-craff's necessary since the deilectors are al-
tached to existing rives.
These delecfors have reduced the lafigue caused by cockpit heat for us.
Perhaps other units would like to install a set.
SERDA Aviation Section
Oar-- Holloman AFB, New Mexico
[Amnt.' Reducing flight fatigue automatically
increases the flight safety factor.)
EXIT THE EXCESS
There's no such thing as an irresistible force meeting an immovable object
-something has to give!
Take the lag dampers on the rotor hub of your Shawnee (CH-21).
Suppose you fill the old-style dampers, FSN 1560-092-3382(P/N 22R2013-2)
or FSN 1650-313-5767 (P/N 5517188), to the brim. These are the types that
don't have a sight gage to fill by, or a relief valve to vent excess fluid.
During operation the fluid heats up and expands. Then that irresistible force
(hydraulic pressure) partially separates the damper body from. the reservoir
cover 'tain't a healthy situation.
That's why you want to follow the poop in TM 55-1520-205-20, Chapter
II, Section I, Paragraph 1-97 when you fill those oldies.
The action to focus on is just after the hydraulic fluid overflows the filler
FLUID EXPANSION CAUSES
To get rid of the excess
fluid you simply rotate the
damper until it rests on the --
face of the mounting lug DAMPER
opposite the open filler RESERVOIR BODY
hole. Then you put the (OVER
filler plug back, torque it
to 10-15 inch-pounds and
make with the lock wire.
EIR THE MESSAGE
S Dear Windy,
One of our birds came to rest in a not-so-normal posi-
tion so we fired off a message to AVCOM according to the
accident reporting rules spelled out in AR 385-40 (23 Sep
Included in the message was info about suspected ma-
teriel failure, as required in paragraph 23d(9) of AR 385-40.
Does this mean that we do not have to follow-up with an
-_ Lt R. O. W.
Dear Lieutenant R. O. W.,
Negative! The engineer-types at the head hangar are
looking for a follow-up EIR. Small wonder, when Para-
graph 12f of AR 750-5 (3 Aug 64) on maintenance policies
S says to make with a DA Form 2407 (Part III) when bird
Processing of the EIR, which could result in AVCOM
TM 38-750 (15 Jan 64).
THERE'S NO HOOD NUMBER
We've been having trouble order- ONLY ORDERED
ing the hoods for the instrument panel THE MINK.
lights for our U-8D aircraft. When we
order this part from TM 55-1510-201-
20P we get the whole assembly. All
we want is the hood for the light.
Sgt C. R: A.
Dear Sergeant C. R. A., '
Sorry. The only way to order that I
hood is to ask for the entire light as-
sembly. There've not been enough de-
mands from the field to justify stocking
the hood as a separate supply item with
its own FSN. /I
MORE TRAFFIC LIGHT PUBS
Here' the latest list of ovail:.-
Equipment Serviceobility Criteria TI i
Check it out-if you need any-get re
word to your Pubs sedion for prore
TM 3-1040-202-ESC, Nov, General.t
Smoke, Mech, Pulse Jet, ABC-M3A
TM 3-1040-203-ESC, Nov, Compren
Recip, Pwr Drvn, 7CFM, MIA1.
TM 3-1040-204-ESC, Nov, Flaen
Thrower. Portable, M2A1-7.
TM 5-2104-ESC, Nov, Water Purifi-
lion Equip Dioromile, Set No. 4 po.i
TM 5-2400-201-ESC, Nov, Troat;
Full Trkd, Low Speed, Dsi Drvn, Cr,
Mdl D-8, IHC Mdl TD 24.(241).
TM 5-2400-203-ESC, Nov, Tradvl
Whid, Case DI, Masey-Harris-Ferp..
Oliver 77, Oliver 770.
TM 5-3800-202-ESC, Nov, Cro'-
Shovel, Crawler MDT; 40 Ton, 2 ,:.
FYD, DED, Baldwin-Lima-Hamilton Maj,
802, Bucyrus-Erie Mdl 51 B, Harnis,'
feger Mdls 855 BG, 855 BG2 c-a
855 BG3,, Manitowoc Mdl 3000B
TM 5-3800-208-ESC, Nov, Dish o
Water. Tank Type, Gas: 1,000 G;i
Mtd on Ord M61 Chassis.
TM 5-3800-213-ESC, Nov, Intrench .
Mach; DED; Wheel Mtd. Pneum Tire-
Barber-Greene Mdl 750, Unit Rig Ma.
TM 5-3800-223-ESC, Nov, Rock Dr ,
TM 5-3800-209-ESC, Nov, Distrib, I a
8itum Material, Tanless Type.: [',
Driven; Trailer Mid, 4 to 24 Ft Spr.:
bar, 375 GPM Pump Seoamn-Gunr
son, Mdl MTD.
A selected list of recent publications
of interest to Organization o Mainte-
fance Personnel. This is a list compiled
from recent Adjutant General's Di-
tribution Center Bulletins. For complete
details see DA Pam 310-4 with latest
TM 1-1H-23C-3, C2, Nov, OH-23
TM 5-3810-220-20P, Oct, Crane-Shov-
el, 7-Ton, Gorwood Mdl GW7; Koeh-
ring Mdl 155-1A.
TM 5-3825-221-20P, Oct. Distrib,
Water, Tank Type: Goa Driven; Trk
Mid (McLeod Mdl W15A).
TM 5-41 10-20B-20P, Oct. Refrig
Unit, Mech: Panel Type Elec Mtr;
10,000 BTU; Thermo King Mdl QLE10.
Army Mdl SPE 34; Elliolt Mdl QAU-
18E, Army Mdl SPE 34A; Elliott Mdl
QAC-1BE-2, Army Mdl SPE 34A; El-
liotl Mdl CAC-I8E-3, Army Mdl SPE
TM 9-1185-112, Dec, EOD.
TM 9-1300-206, Nov, Care, Hdlg.
Preserve and Desir of Ammo.
TM 9-1430-253-12P/1/2, Nov. Nike-
Here (Imp), TMP, Ground Con Equip.
TM 9-1430-512-12P/2, Nov, Hawk,
Trng Devices (All).
TM 9-2300-224-20/2/1, Nov, Carrier,
Per, Full Trkd: Armd M113A1 (Dies-
TM 9-2320-224-34, Nov, Carrier, Cmd
and Recon:Armd, Mll4 and M1l4A1.
TM 5-2895-708-ESC. Nov, Mier. Bit.
um Mall. Non Sell loading Barber.
Greene Mdl 848
TM 5-4300-210-SC. Nov. Come. Ror.
600 C(M. lpneill .Ropd DR.600.
Jaeger ENG 600
TM 54310-221B-SC, Nov, Coop Rot
Wheelbarrow Frame Mid 7 Pr.u.n
Ti.- Goa Engine 60 CFM, 6 5 PSI.
Hannin Mdl I3M
TM 5 6100-704-ESC, Nao Ger. Se.,
Allen 6C .100; AtlanIeh 60AM. Cer..
el Er., p 1SB.1- Hollirgworlh
IHV iA S JHGV2B. [el.nd Bel IOE
660: COc. OTC 33. OTC 33]H &
?BH ?12F Wlnerlfndl US sr.le,
Co9E i'u 17421 ?US- '.Oon er i
EG.C 4 P.aneer Geo BC:-1
1M i5.00-708-1SC. N I. rcn !r.
Skid *s Dil Fnq Dnn i ,W *.
1?', .8 and 240410 1 Pr u
Wire .. 60 Cyc. Can-e,-..e- Io 1 :
KW ;J0 i16 V 3 Ph ts *i'e .
50 Cr. I q Coalea
IM 5 olOO09-ESC No. C. e. e'
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IT TAKES 1"
TO KEEP ONE
One good way to insure a peep from your Pipsy is to be extra careful with
the VOLTAGE ADJ switch. That's "1" to remember.
Although there's a big, fat decal on the control panel of the AN/PPS-4
radar set warning not to connect the battery unless the VOLTAGE ADJ
switch is in Pos. 1, some Joes do it. Naturally, pffftt!! goes the set and you
cart it off to the shop.
Maybe they're bleary from the one they tied on the night before, or maybe
dream dust from last weekend's babe is still in their eyes. But, maybe again
they're gonna need that set real bad .and they won't have it because of
a couple' blown power converter transistors.
Maybe it would been better if they'd forced their eyeballs open and con-
centrated on the job at hand.
SNO MAT E. STANDBY- ,TRANSMIT
WHAT ELS-E 1 9
ON 1 MIND ORANGE
71) Be sure the Pow 4 5
POWER switch is off o
and the VOLTAGE 2- 6
ADJ is at Pos. 1 I
) before you connect VOLTAGE
the battery. AD.
A fully charged battery jolts your set when you hook it up with the VOLT-
AGE ADJ feeding more juice than the set can handle.
S One forgetful minute can send you packing: The "1" spot on the Pipsy's
panel can keep you cracking.
CG FOR AN RT
1. sT THE
Not only that, but they act different
... even though they look as much alike
on the outside as identical twins.
You're with it. They're the antenna
cables (RF cable assemblies) used in the
AN/GRC-3 thru -8 series radio sets.
You've got two-the CG-530/U and
the CG-568/U. Because they fit each
other's couplings, some Joes have been
known to switch 'em around. This
doesn't work so hot, since the CG-5681U
is just not built to do the job of the
So why? Well, the single wire con-
struction of the CG-568 makes it little
more than an extension of the antenna
-a real simple gadget built to do a
simple job. The CG-530 features braid-
ed RG-62/U cable. It's more compli-
cated; built to put out on, and pull in,
the higher frequencies.
Which clues you that the CG-568 is
for low frequencies only, like those in
the RT-66 receiver-transmitter. And,
naturally, you use the CG-568 only on
So wot's with the CG-530?
Is easy. The CG-530 is always used
on the RT-70. And, since the RT-67
and RT-68 have the higher frequencies,
it's always used with those two receiver-
transmitters. Which means, too, that
you never use the CG-568 with those
Telling the cables apart is no sweat.r--,
Before you attach 'em to the RT, grab
a look at the nomenclature band which
is clamped on the cable. The "CG-
530/U" or "CG-568/U" is stamped in
If the nomenclature's missing, your
support can let you know what you
have by backing off the nut of the con-
.. ori,-.( ABOUT
Next time you're putting' together the Like, just because it's an antenna
MP-65( ) mast base for your AN/ base, don't assume a grounding ring
GRC-19, AN/GRC-46 or whatever, automatically comes with it.
don't be a groundhog about grounding Some Joes, used to living with the
rings. AB-15 and its grounding ring, go so
MP-65 GETS far as to scrounge the ring off an AB-15
NO GROUND and put it on the MP-65.
SWell-intentioned as that may be,
they're not doing anybody any favors.
The MP-65 doesn't get the ring. Give
it one and ground it, and the antenna
What's more, a couple' parts in the
AB-15 HAS equipment may do a slow burn just
GROUND RING long enough to burn out.
SOLDERING GUN SWITCH
M. To tET A
FOR. THAT TIRED
TL-650/U, USE ,
A fizzled fusing gun got you frothing at the mouth? Lay off the rabies shots.
Help is on the way.
SB 11-593 (14 Oct 64) is your authority to turn in that beat TL-650/U solder-
ing gun and ask for a new soldering gun by using FSN 3439-729-6770.
This SB applies to all field users of the TL-650/U soldering gun, providing
the gun is defective.
Nosireee, and no indeedy! Don't flip
that AM-65 selector switch!!!
I II d 101 1( 1 C I-
tIoL-r tp [ i ifie .
That ol' message is stenciled right
over your AM-65 switch. Unfortu-
nately for the amplifier, familiarity can
blind a guy to a message like that. Even
though it's under your nose, you don't
see it... and you forget it.
That kinda' forgetfulness leads to
all kinds of interesting damage to the
amplifier parts. That's why the re-
Do like the stencil says: "DON'T
SWITCH TO RT-70 WITHOUT RT-
It'll pay to remember.
'Nother power point on the ampli-
fier: Turn the juice off before you re-
place any tubes.
When you locate a bad tube, turn the
power off and then take it out. With
the juice on, you can burn out the tubes
that remain in the AM-65.
When it comes to switching on your
AM-65 amplifier, you can stay one
jump ahead by pausing one jump
In other words, when operating the
OFF-INT-RT-70 switch, slow down for
a couple-three seconds at INT before
jumping over to the RT-70 position.
When you go from OFF to RT-70 in
one quick switch, a sudden shot of
voltage is applied to the filaments of
the tubes in your RT-70. And this
can burn 'em out in short order.
PUT THE SCREWS
TO IT... GENTLE-LIKE
Next time you're about to put the screws-
to the front panel of your AN/URM-105 ..
multimeter, remember this: AND DolrN "
PUT TOO MUCH
Be sure the washers us ,5 M UCLE
Soie on Ih ew\ ,' TO THE'
ale on Ihe strews t (a,
If 3ou forge hr th ashers, or o\eriighctn the mounting scr .%, ), u stand a
good chance of breaking the edges of the panel at the mounting holes.
Since you can't get another front panel, you either cannibalize one or rig
up some over-sized washers that may be able to hold down what's left of the
To avoid those kinda problems, make sure the original washer's on, and just
snug up the screw finger-tight. You don't have to exercise your arm muscles.
TAPE FOR A TIRED CORDi:'
t4-, gd d04-207 handsets can fai Lot quid .
tiredcordon can ee o au of the
SWo a layers of insulating tape ep yu
want ct. -, Bu cu
Sequisiio ine oo lari,: Normal "ear. fle\ing
k 10 tie9 -r and unlcx\ing gtr ro the Ihandscr cord
.RE. neir %\ htr- it ti ach-, to [he hanJdci
Th cord xcnduLtrs uruallk brLak at
.. cihe cd c ot the crainr rchet bh,,-)r rh.a
St,-d in[r) [hi hindaci
A9 laucr ti lipt. t F'N i0'Iloii.
', ', '3, ,-,io' r the strailn r lcli-t bo,,t. pIUs
S, ) .. I crs a1' n uLn.d fir ,ab'.ur t'.'
.n. i up (th. ord. -.an Lliminan c niuch
A. rhc lfit inrg and really iadd life t, the
cord Run the tape up fri.m he Strain
relief, and bc:k to it at[cr W.iu'
covered the strain relief boot itself.
&7 i -.
SSure, your Davey M-210-R P
Sair compressor's got plenty of rliai.
Does just about every job G. A
al soiu'd %ian it lo-an1 lihen -mhne..-
But, if you leI ii Ilown.
ou could be in for a leilo ,n.
Like when your Davey's putting out
ilh Ihe mu-cle on a con-truclion jolb.
R-T--A-M ... it gives a couple of shak
(3'. a long ga.p and quil- cold. k
HOW? WHAT HAPPENED? A AA.
In the shop, you find your Davey
with its innards pretty badly torn up.
Second stage rotor's busted rotary
vanes're cracked, broken ... a hunk of
vane's jammed between the rotor and
Could be caused by several things engaging the clutch
running metal particles in the air compression chamber .
Here's the best way to keep sour Dave\% health .
Give it the cure:
GX Engage the clutch permanently.
This will prevent accidental movement of the clutch when the engine's
It's a minor operation and won't affect the performance of the M-210-RP in
any way. Fact is, all you're doing is coupling the compressor directly to the
engine. 'Course, there'll be some new starting info for you to follow, but other-
wise your set will operate the same ... or better than ever.
Do it like this:
1. Engage the clutch. 2. Now, unscrew the hex head 3. Slip the lever off .mark
mounting screw. it and stow it away.
NEW INSTRUCTION PLATES
Once you've removed the lever, you'll need
some new operating instruction plates.
You can come by them by contacting the
HERE'S U. S. Army Mobility Equipment Center
you Post Office Drawer 58
CAN Attention: SMOME-MML-C
/ N.E St. Louis, Missouri 63166
Be sure to include the serial number of
each of the rigs for which you need plates.
Meantime, here's the word.
Follow the Before Starting info in TM 5-4310-229-10. Then:
1. Turn the fuel tank shutloff valve counter-
dodrwise to the "OPEN" position.
A CLEAN FILTER
Remove the cover basket and filter element.
4. Push reset button on engine oil pressure
2. Pull out the choke control, being careful /1 o
not to overchoke. 5. Open one service valve.
3. Turn the ignition switch to "ON" position. 6. Push ster utt
WKi l th d 1s
wIllii* unr~~~a~a W f 'w^^^S
1. Turn the ignition switch
to the "OFF" position.
2. Close the fuel shutoff
valve by turning it
GO WITH THE LO
Another item in the "stay
healthy" prescription for your
Follow LO 5-4310-229-15
all the way.
This means that the only lubri-
cating oil you'll use in the com-
pressor oil chamber is 2190 T (FSN
9150-235-9061) or 2110T-H (FSN
9150-985-7234). Nothing else will
WHEN THERE'S A HEAT-WAVE HULA...
CALL FOR GH
GH is the Grease, aircraft, high temperature, Mil-G-3545, that's specified for
the ignition cutout switch and clutch points on your IHC TD-24 tractors, f'rin-
stance, or the magneto cutout switch on your Unit Rig 4262 intrenching machine.
You can read about the use of it IGN
in LO's-such as LO 5-2410-205-20-1 (UT-OUT
(8 Jan 60) or LO 5-3805-212-20-2 (13 .1- SWITCH
Nov 61). The main thing to remember ... USE
is that GH is effective where GAA GH
won't do. It's good for temperatures .-.-
up to 300F, where GAA's effective ".-.,.
only up to about 1750F. ,'
But if you figure it's hot enough to (
use this much, maybe you'd better head
for the shade till the heat-wave hula's
You'll find these FSN's listed in Fed-
eral Supply Catalogs C9100-ML and
C9100-IL, both dated 1 Dec 64, and
Grab a copy of Change 1 (5 Oct 64)
to DA Cir 725-5, "Removal of Compo-
nents from Assemblages and Sets of
Equipment." It's got some important
poop on recording separate components
in your property book.
These are the components, such as
compressors, generators, and such, that
used to be issued with sets, kits and the
like. They are now issued as separate
Change 1 to the circular also tells
you how to report the separate compo-
nents on your AR 711-5 report.
If you need to up-date your periodic
maintenance services, you need DA Cir
750-6 (16 Dec 64) to get the latest list
of TM changes covering services for your
equipment. This circular supersedes DA
Cir 750-3 mentioned in PS 148.
KEEP OUT THE FOGGY DEW
Is your equipment log book getting
damp from the foggy dew? Then try this
for protection: Envelope, transparent,
visible thru both sides, side opening,
17-in Ig, 11-in w, FSN 7510-272-3172,
price 174 each. It's listed on page 4.6
of C7510-IL-A (1 Dec 64).
Would You Stake
the Condition of
BATTERIES BITE, TOO
Like the flesh-eating piranha fish, any
unleashed and unwanted battery juice'll
chew and devour your battery-operated
electronics equipment during storage or
lay over for repairs. So, remember,
take that bitin' battery out of your idle
MEET MEC IN ST. LOOOEE
Here's an address change for Ap-
pendix II of your TM 38-750. The Mo-
bility Support Center listed there for
Engineer and QM-type equipment is
now in St. Louis and is called the USA
Mobility Equipment Center. Make the
address: Commanding General, US
Army Mobility Equipment Center, ATTN:
SMOME-MML, P.O. Drawer 58, St. Louis,
When you swap your M9A1 protec-
tive mask for an M17 protective mask
don't try to force your old prescription
glasses on the new mask. They won't fit
the new mask, and you could harm it.
Specs for the M17 are specially designed
to fit the contour of the mask's eyepiece.
AR 40-3 (26 Mar 62) "Medical, Dental
and Veterinary Care," covers the scoop
on special specs.
Your Life !'-on
H ESE k.a MFo MoUR E uT
SEE yOUR TM
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