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DIDN'T CHECK THE
DA FORM 2408-13
TO SEE IF THE 'DAILY"
WHY DO YOU
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THE GUY WHO POE5
THE ?AY -T-1A PA M
CRE:I2T FOIf OUR
A piece of equipment's
no better than the man
taking care of it. kou
are doing a fine job of
caring for those genera-
When generators have
to operate 23 hours daily,
it doesn't give you much
time for PM. So it does
prove one thing. You're
making the most of that
I want to take my hat
off to you for taking
such good care of those
'-E PRCYEVINTYI MAINTENANCE m..or
I N..ho 167 196S .,
IN THIS ISSUE
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AIR MOBILITY 10-23
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Ne. Arl SFEr. M:h il UH IS 23
GENERAL & SUPPLY
Rep.r Parni Siply 24 2
DAForm i404 4953 New PueDlicmIOni 37
Al Compressor 5464 Supply 16 38.39.45
Use ol lands for prnting at Ithi public
ion has been approved by Heaquarltners
Departieal of the Asnn. 19 February 1965.
DISTRIBUTION: I accordance with re
quirements submitted on DA Farm 124. ;
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FOR YoU "
HERE ARE SOME
NUMBAH ONE PM
KEEP )LU GC- -0./
HOW TO FIGHT CARBON )
PREVENTING LOSS OF THE
FRONT SIGHT SWIVEL...
POINTERS TO PONDER
'-Combat rnpes can's emphasize rhis /' u
enough: Clean the gas port in the bolt
carrier group after e'erN dai of firing
-and lake it real ea. wilh Ihe lube.
Dirt and powder-fouling-plus an I \
overdose of lube oil-will give iou a
sluggish rile. .Numbah 10 Thou'
in a combat situation!
So. when You get sour baby stripped
for cleaning, like it sass in para 3-2' in
Change 4 to sour TM 9-1005 249-14 I lun 6-4. take an extra 5 seconds to get
at the port hole do"n there in the front end of the gas tube. Like so:
1. Work a bore blushful 2. Then use a pipe deaner or the like to poke the gook out of the port.
iof bore leaner around In a pinch you could use a stripped green twig or stem of gross to do
inside e the tube. the job as long as it won't peel in therein t o't use wire, though, or
you might saotch the tube and set up worse trouble later on.
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Now, when you come to lubing, do it like so:
1. Put one drop of oil (count it on your right 2. Put one drop in each of the bolt ring holes
thumb-one!) in the gas tube. This one (count 'em on each thumb!). This is the
drop'll also lube the outer surface of the way to do it in a combat situation, say,
tube in the receiver when you mate 'em. but if time is plentiful you'd be better off
taking the bolt apart and putting one
drop on each side of the bolt rings and
then work it in good with your finger.
Whatever you do, though, never dunk your bolt in lube oil-and never
pour lube oil into the firing pin well, like some guys do. This'd make it like
a hydraulic buffer, meaning it'd slow down the forward movement of the firing
pin and give it a light touch on the cartridge primer.
I s r 3. Add a light coat (brush 3 drops, soy) on
all surfaces of the bolt and bol carrier. ^
And that's all!
Another couple places you won't want to forget when you're cleaning your
weapon are the claw under the extractor in the bolt group and the locking lug
recesses on the barrel extension down in the lower receiver. If dirt and crud
collect under the extractor, the claw won't be able to snap over the rim of a
cartridge case. And if gook and brass chips from cases gather in the recesses,
your bolt action will be stymied. So, bear down on your bore brush in both
TIPO While you have the bolt group apart-and after you clean
S 'em-make a practice of eye-checking these parts:
BOLT- Cracks or fractures, especially in the cam pin hole
area. This bolt has a great service record so far, but it pays to
be on the lookout for that first sign of weakness. Don't worry
about any discoloration you find there, though. It's harmless.
CAM PIN- Cracked, chipped, missing. Be sure it's in place
When you put the parts back together. A rifle could explode if
S you fired it with the cam pin missing.
FIRING PIN Bent, FIRING PIN RETAINING PIN -
cracked, blunted. Bent, busted, badly worn. If one
or both tangs are busted, there's
no sweat as long as it'll hold the
firing pin in place. But, be mighty
careful you don't lose it when
you're doing PM. A rifle fired with
this pin missing may fire once -
but that's all. The firing pin would
then fall out and no-fire!
It you're ha ing trouble with the front ling
s~i\el falling out, it means the spring pin's
getting weak like ill naturally do after a
spell. No sweat. though. Get sour armorer to
stake it thisawa .
Stick the spring pin through the swvsel. mak-
ing sure both ends of the pin are about flush ith
the outside surfaces. Then take a center punch
and rap the area about 1/ 16 inch from the swivel
spring hole. Stake both ends for good measure.
/ tl' I// orr a little more about
-A ',,Y iour ritle like. h.bab I a
TIP .* bi. F'rinrtance. hen you're
a /' out in the bonnie-. be careful
S4h here )ou pur it dow n and
I / how )ou put it don n. Never
drop it in mud or water or
7- q sand. L(an it, muzzle-end
up, against a tree or some
thing. just keep in mind thar
S.ou ma\ hac to, use it before
,ou get a chance to clean it
Take care of your magazines-and hang on
to 'em. Sure, there're plenty of 'em in supply- vC
world-wide--but they could get mighty scarce \/
in your own sector. So, protect 'em from dents i
(soft aluminum like that can't take rough treat- \
ment)-and especially, remember to bring
those "empties" back. The one you save just
might save you some day.
glp I + t" lo
& W LUBRICANT CASE 7790995
Nosir-e-e h. ic lubc cistI nri',r
getu iikghr in the buttOf' oL r M I i-
rifle It u put It In afler rhe conibi
tool and brurh likc Fig 26 of TNI 9-
~jF 100i.212312 iFeb (61 sa%
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When )uu lire blank inmmo in )our Mllt rnlk
without using your blank firing attachment you
get a lot of carbon in the gas cylinder. You can
head this off by turning the gas cylinder valve to
the closed position.
After you fire blanks, and before you fire ball
ammo, you want to open the spindle valve.
The valve can also be open when you fire blanks
with the blank firing attachment on the end of the
barrel. When you use the attachment, enough gas
is kept in the bore to operate your rifle semi-
automatically or automatically if you have the
selector lever on your rifle.
Pages 14 .nd 3" of )our Ml-1 rifle's TIM 9 I(05-223-12 (8 Feb 65) tell you
to make sure your weapon's cocked before you put the safety on. Why?
Trying to pull back on the safety with the shooter uncocked can mean a
busted safety tip that's why. When the rifle's not cocked, the tip of the
safety's leaning against the bottom of the slot in the hammer and pressure
on the tip can break it off.
You might not even notice a small piece that breaks off not right away.
The first sign could be something in the firing mechanism getting jammed by
the broken tip.
Eur IF A BIGGER PIECE- CM
-1 'z2 INCH ER'EAK5 7FF...
THEN THE 55FET' A'N'T
sOIRK V1HEN COu TRS T3
PLuT IT 'N.
PS IS FOR GUNNERS...
and Drivers, Vehicle and Weapons Crewmen. Riflemen, Morrarmen. Gener-
ator Operators, Radio and Radar Operators .and an. other man who uses
or mainlains an% Army equipment.
Is your outfit getting enough copies for ever) bods to read? No? Then. just
crank up a new DA Form 12-4. tell hoa man, copies of PS your outfit needs
each month and send it thru battalion to the Baltimore pubs center.
nE. LcOk'A PRfOBL EM?
It's a smart operator who checks out his M60 machine gun before he goes to
play a tune with it.
And one of the things he looks at as if it mattered because it does is
the cover for the buffer assembly. Could be he'll find that the lock pin is
making its way out of the buffer because the cover has moved.
Not that a loose pin will make a lot of difference in the way the gun oper-
ates. But if it drops out, and you fire the gun, you'll need a box for the buffer
In other words, make sure the cover is twisted around so that the pin is
where it belongs.
And don't let itchy fingers get the best of you when you have the buffer in
your hand. It's up to your support people to take it apart not you.
r 1" down all deficiencies or shortcomings and if they can't be corrected on the spot,
enter them on the DA Form 2408-13.
Pulling a complete aircraft inspection is a breeze these days with the check-
sheets located right in the log book. It's a breeze provided the mechanic has
developed a "roving eye, feel technique" thru on-the-job training.
Yessir-e-e-e,when you're in the wild blue yonder there's no pulling to the
side of the road for repairs all of these preventive maintenance checks are
With a sharp pencil and a DA Form 2404 worksheet handy, here's how to
pull the Preventive Maintenance Daily on your UH-1D model. Be sure to jot
EXTERIOR Look for damage, especially lor
or split antenna ends and loose lock nuts.
"PfT' 'BE S iPR
PITOT TUBE, STATIC PORTS
Clean, no loose screws,.
'" .C .i:'.".' ,+' '
weld cracks at the antenna mount,
Always use a warer-soaked
clean rag n hen cleaning plexi
glass. A drn rag. or a dirn one.
will cause scratches. A ind-
shield can also be ruined b\
running the wipers on dry
/ IF WHAT 5 UP
/ FRONT Cc-LJNT35 %H-T NOT
GI E. IT LOTS OF
RADIOS-A "power on" operational
check can be made by following the
poop in TM 55-1520 210.10 (28 Dec 65)
Chap 5, Sect VI.
If a radio is out, be sure you
check all circuit breakers to be sure
they're set before iou alert the
organizational signal repairman.
He can replace shot fuses and make
set changes, but only .our direct
support can make repairs.
One way to avoid wind-
shield wiper scratch on a wiper
motor check is to, wet the plexiJ
glass with water.
-Inspection of Ihe XM-23
weapons system can be
made by following the into
in Chapter 14 ol
and the armament pubs
,,. .; . . .,.....
NOSE COMPARTMENT-Clean, no tools,
rags or other foreign items. Check radios
for loose connections, security and lock
Be sure bartcrn is clean, connected
and secure. The cleaning poop is in TM
55-1520-210 20. Chap 12. Sect III.
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Door latching secure? When you
button up the compartment, or an%
access door for that matter, never flip
the-e high% loaded latches closed with
one singer replace more broken
latches that wa3!! It pays to be "all
thumbs" here one on each end of
LOOK FOIZ CACKS BROKEN l
r MRET5 :51N cM&aGE Erc..
Be sure 'ou don't ocrlook the %enrilator drains
A plugged drain stores up water produces a
jhoncr in the cabin n hen the i neilaior is opened!!!
A mniall amountt oi compressed air will clear a
plugged drain sure 'null.
CREW, CARGO DOORS- Open and close
crew and cargo doors to check for positive
latching. Check for cracks, and dents. Check
rollers or sliders on cargo doors for damage,
security, operation. Be sure the cargo door
rear latch is flush before you slide it open.
Otherwise, you'll be minus a latch when
the door hooks Ihe latch upon closing"
Also, be sure all the
door jerrison pins ire
not corroded or rusted.
All windows should be
CABIN INTERIOR- Clean andil clear ol
tools baggage, loose objects
FIRST AID KITS- In place, secure, seal
unbroken and inspection dale tag at.
tached. See TB AVN 10 (19 May 651 for
LANDING GEAR Check for damage and security. Eye cross tubes for middle-age
spread and if in doubt you'll find inspection limits in Chap 4, Sect VI of the organize.
tional maintenance pub.
EXTERNAL POWER RECEPTACLE-Check
access door and caution light switch for
security and general condition.
OIL COOLER, DUCT, BLOWER, SCREEN,
BLEED AIR LINE, SUPPORT STRUCTURE
- Look for obstructions, damage, loose
nuts, broken screen or other damage.
SCREEN N~/ /
SPON'T TURN YOUR BACK
SN ANY OF THESE!!
FUEL TANKS Test for water and dirt
by taking a sample al the sump drains.
Push in on draincocks and use a sam-
pling jar and water detector kit, FSN
6640-892-2264. See TM 10-1101 (28 Jul
65) on reading your sample Check fuel
supply lines for loose connections and
CARGO SUSPENSION ASSEMBLY Se-
cure. Eye manual release. Check non.
swiveling type by hand rotational play
indicates a broken snear pin. --
DERS in fuselage be.
.- low pylon Secure,
not damaged, no leaks
from cylinders and
EXTERNAL STORES Secure
MAIN ROTOR HUB Pillow block reservoir oil level (completely lull). Grip reservoir
oil level (half-full) Hub, blade grips, pitchhorns, drag braces, main rotor blades -
aged, connecting linkage
level (full). See para 8-33 of
maintenance pub for filling
Cracks? Dents? Hinges and
fitings worn, damaged?
SLEEVE Check for damage.
All connecting linkage should
- Secure connections.
ENGINE COWLING, FAIRING- Secure, no
cracks or dents.
Remember that the presence of
particles ma., or ma. not, mean
that a gear box is shot. Para 7-3
and 7-4, plus Fig "-2 of the main-
tenance pub will clue you on chip
identification and the action sou
A loose wire could snag on
the lineal actuator, or another engine
part, and short out the fire warning
a.sbtrarnd pads tight? Oil lies leaky,
-E1E IC0ESSR011E, saeE1ritl
- Eye for damage, security,
Be sure you never circle any tailpipe
defects with a lead pencil. If you do, the
next time the engine is runup the carbon
in the lead you left behind will act like a
cutting torch and the circed piece will drop
right out of the tailpipe ... what a revoltin'
...YOL COLLP IDENTIFY
A PAMAGED AREA CON
THE PA FORM 2408-15)
S LIKE THIS...
TAIL ROTOR (90') GEAR.
BOX Secure? No leaks?
Oil level full? -.
TAIL ROTOR CONTROL IN-
clean sprocket and chain,
aft cables in good condil
lion. / \ -,
ELEVATORS, TAIL SKID-Use your
Smitts to check the elevator and
the stinger for tightness.
TAIL ROTOR HUB AND
BLADE ASSEMBLY Se-
cure? No visible damage?
1 TAIL BOOM ATTACHING BOLTS.
i Secure? Fittings cracked?
"C sure you [nruv ubc
the VHF navigation an-
tenna as a handle (much
.J,^ as it looks like one) be-
'7 ." aii cause it can't take rough
The slide-in handle is %11:.'
the babv to use for mov- ... ".
ing your bird, sure 'nuff. ---I
;. TAIL ROTOR DRIVE SHAFT
ASSEMBLY- Check secur.
'- I ity of shafts, hangers, cou.
piling clamps (installed 900
-_;. apart for proper balance)
and covers. INSP
INTERMEDIATE (42*) GEARBOX Secure?
No leaks? Oil level full?
\ hen adding oil to the inctrmediate .0
and tail rotor gear boxst be sure sou
don't switch filler caps, or )ou won't c u
get the proper seal on one... the inter-
mediate gear box will be pumped dn
and you know what that means (ugh!!).
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:';l *-t ., ''
it- Ji iw
in para ~2'
sMOOT T .E JUICE
S THERE'RE SOME CHECKS ON THE PAILY
S THA CAN ONLY BE MAP.E W ITH "POWER ON'"
S TO SAVE THE BATTERY YOU CAN PLLJU IN
,1 AN AU XILIARY POWER UNIT.
CAUTIOl PMB. LUGTS-- Check I ERIOR LGHNS Dome, cock-
for illumination on TEST switch pit, console, pedestal, instrument
position. lights operate.
PIE OT EATER-Check
for radiating heat.
EDE CIOEULS Free
action through full range,
idle stop button release
and governor RPM actuator
EM1ME Check ior freedom of rotation (with starter energized). Be sure the
ignition system circuit breaker is "out" so the engine doesn't start when you
trigger the starter. Rotate the engine for a maximum of 40 seconds. There should
be no unusual noises during coastdown.
Mil FUE STU ER (Mechanical type) With the fuel boost
pump ON, check for fuel line leaks. Check the transparent dome
of the fuel strainer and if the red warning indicator is up, the
strainer element is clogged. In this case the strainer has to be
cleaned and the indicator re-set according to the info beginning
in para 5-75 of the maintenance pub. There isn't any drain valve
on this strainer so be sure you sampled your fuel before by
tapping the fuel tank sump drains.
For screen P/N 204-060-217-1, FSN 1560-
923-6027 (found on most FY 63 and later
"B" models) you wentd-- gine nlet Air
Seen Mesh It. PIN 204-706-073-1. FSN
For aeen, P/N 204-060-210-101, FSN
1560-956-9920, (found on FY 62 and earlier
"B" models) yoO wnt- Engine Inlet Air
Semen Mesh Kit, P/N 204-706074-1. FSN
THE NEW .E .
Fro po /OUR JOB RIGHT, .. AND YOUR
YOU NEED YOUR UNIT'S UNIT PROPERTY BOOK
i@)g* O SHOW YOU WHAT OR EQWPMAEi PENSITY LIST
YOU'RE AUTHORIZED... To SHOW YOU 1HoW MUCH OF
S THE EQUIPMENT YOU'VE
,- I s GOT ON HAND!
*TOE = TABLE OF ORGANIZATION AND EQUIPMENT.
Don't let it complicate your life. By keeping these two main points in mind
you get your parts and components faster, and ... a lot more of them!!
KNOW YOUR EQuIIPM T-AD THEIR B)RTSMAWAI
YOUR IF YOU'VE NOW 6OT oR
TOE WILL TELL WILL GET THE EQUIPMENT,
YOU THE OUVE OT To HAVE THE
NAMES OF THE PARTS MANUAL
E IPMENT YOU WHICH SUPPORT THEM..
ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR!
PA PAM 310-3**
WILL CLUE yOU IF YOU
PON'T KNOW YOUR
**INDEX OF DOCTRINAL, TRAINING AND 24
***REPAIR PARTS & SPECIAL TOOLS UST, (OR RPSTL'S).
USE THE INDEX
No sweat. DA Pam 310-4 (with latest changes), (Index of Tednical Manuals,
Technical Bulletins, Supply Manuals, Supply Bulletins, LO's and MWO's) does
the job real neat for you, both alphabetically and by publication number.
Maybe you've got a Truck, Utility, Vi-ton, M151. Check the 310-4 for
"Trucks, Utility." You'll spot what you want in pubs in the %-ton, M151
5 BE SURE YOU KEEP UP
ANOTHER WITH THE LATEST CHANGES
FRINSTANCE...IF YR IN THE 31O-4...THE PAMPHLET Ii
TOE 5As5 'ou GOT A REPUBLISHED EVERY MAY,
RAPIO SET AN,/VR-12!' LIS-ING SUPPLy BULLETINS
A... JUST ARIP 7TE AND CHANGES AND
SiNJU5T lOP mE REVISIONS TO EXISTING
510-4 INDEX TO
"'RADIO SETS.". THEN PARTS MANUALS (RPSTL'S).
ZiP POWN THE LIST TILL
'r'ET TO ANI/VRC-12
ANCL THE PARTS MANUAL
LISTED FOR IT!!
I .:il iJB M B ^ BI- ~--~
^- ^da^ :""*~
owER PINPOINT, AUTOMATICALLY
Another thing... if your unit didn't have the parts manual which identifies
the parts you need, then it's likely your unit's order on the 12-Series DA Forms
for automatic pin-point distribution is not up to snuff.
So, get out your unit's copy of all the 12-Series Forms and find out how many
copies are on order for each type of equipment your unit has. If somebody didn't
order enough, then you need to send new 12-Series Forms to the publication
OPERATOR'S ORGANIZATIONAL MANUALS
At least 1 for each item, plus
enough for sergeants.and lieu-
tenants. (As a supply mon.
you'll have to have 1 copy, too,
because the BilL Basic Issue
Items List-is in the -10.)
an t rpeat- -Vo. 0T 6 0o
Some TM's have consolidated operator's manual, organizational maintenance
and repair parts. TM 10-1670-224-23 is an example.
Remember that it does you good to order manuals on equipment that your
unit does not have and does not expect to get. So, be real careful in ordering
your manuals. And, skip the higher level maintenance pubs; they're for your
' KEEP GOING
BACK TO THOSE
THEN NO MATTER
THING SEEMA *T'
GET YOU CAN
OUT ON TOP.
PROPLE4m5 CAN BE
SOLVED WITH THE
1 S U B.- S
IN THESE PUBS!
OKA Y. SUPPOSE I
NEE A PART OF A TOOL EAS
KIT... ENGINE OR A REPAIR GREASV- THE
KiT, ANP ALL 1 .OT In THE TRACTOR SET, FIRST FOUR NUMBERS
FSN FOR THE WHOLE DANG SCREW OF THE FSN GIVE
KIT CR ITE4P' LIKE THE FSN 5120-540-14 THE GENERAL
MANUALS LIST ON L THE SUPPLY CLASS.
F5N FOR THE WHOLE KIT7
The DA Pam 310-6, Index of Supply Catalogs and Supply Manuals, breaks
down three basic kinds of supply pubs aside from the parts manuals and gives
you both an index of components and an index by the four-number class.
F'rinstance, suppose you need one of the tools in Tool Kit, Electronic Equip-
ment TK-105/G FSN 5180-610-8177. Check the component list index of the
Pam 310-6 under "Tool Kit," and you'll see the TK-105 is listed in SC 5180-
91-CL-R07 (Nov 64) supply manual, where you'll find all the FSN's you need.
The 310-6, in addition to listing supply manuals, also lists the Army Supply
Catalogs (F'rinstance, for the above, it would be SC5180-etc.), and Federal
catalogs (FSC) (C5180-IL etc.).
PAM SAYS TO
BE SURE THE
FSN IS ACCURATE ANP
DON'T FORGET TO
FULLY IDENTIFY THE
PUB IT CAME FROM./
INCLUDE THE PAGE
NUMBER. AND A
Since your duties as unit repair parts supply man almost surely will include
prescribed load lists (PLL), you'll find the dope you need to set up your PLL
in para 6-2, Section VI, AR 735-35.
In order to maintain your PLL, the pubs and procedures previously men-
tioned will make the job cut the mustard with considerably less sweat.
PON'T FOR6ET TO INCuDE
THE TYPE, NUMBER ANP YEAR
F THE PUB WHEN KEEPING&
YOURZPLL VATA UP TO 5NUFF.
Ideal listing for unit PLL includes the FSN, type of stockage, nomenclature,
cost code, unit of issue, quantity ... and the TM dope. Naturally, your initial
PLL is determined by -15P, -20P and -25P manuals on the equipment you have.
Naturally, too, it can increase, based on demand experience.
N.U'RE ITHE KEY MANI! 501
A RECENT ARMY STUlW SHOWS BRINGb O
THAT 4-OUT-OF-IO REQUISITIONING THAT DA FORM
PROBLEMS IN IDENTIFYING PARTS 2765 OR 2765-1
ARE CAUSED By HUMAN ERROR- ANP L.ET'5
LIKE FOULING UP F5N NUMBER MAKE TH
WHEN COPYING M' SCENE
. .. ..... .. .. -
YOUR TEETH.I DA
;ET GJFEBULMP5 ... 2765
NOW WHAT 5 TNPE
YOUIR PR)SLEn Al FORMS
NO NEED TO GO INTO A
SPIN, BOY...ONCE YOU
KNOW 'OUR FORM 2165
AND REALLY UNPERSTANP
SHOULD ALL BE A
' FIRST, ANP FOREMOST,
MAKE SURE YOU'RE RIGHT!!.
> -ALL FSN'S
ANP WRITE CLEARLY.'/
LEARN TO QUICK-
SCAN 'EM 50 YOU
PICK UP THE RIGHT
YEAH, ONE BEFORE YOU
BUT HOW START TO FILL IT
NEXT, MAKE SURE TO CHECK
THE UNIT OF ISSUE COLUMN...
ORPER ONLY THE RIGHT AMOUNT.
A QUANTITY GOOF CAN FOUL
YOU UP...LIKE, IF YOU GET TOO
MUCH OR NOT ENOUGH-
SUPPORT WILL HOLD UP
YOUR REQUEST UNTIL
THEY'RE SURE OF HOW
MANY YOU WANT!!
ANP BE 5URE
.uSE TE RIGHr
UN~D'~ SEE PAGE
.-I 'M 'r 735-35
Supply know-how isn't that
S' Know the system and know it
REFAIR A T / ., ".'..
;F. Write clear and precise,
S' No sense doing it twice,
LA 0-T L 'Cause just one correct card
TROUI LE gets the stuff.
IF YOU WANT TO DISPLAY THIS CENTERPIECE ON YOUR BULLETIN BOARD, OPEN STAPLES, LIFT IT OUT AND PIN IT UP.
r FOR THOSE VOU MUST
IDENTIFY THE POCUMqENT 'CLU
U5Er, MANUAL, TOE, TA, Tri,
NUMBER, END ITEM ON WHICH
USED, ETC. PUT IN PUB'S NAME,
L NUMBER, PATE PA6E IN BLOCK 0.
HOW ABOUT A SIMPLE
LOOKING ITEM WITH NO
SUPPLY INFO ON IT?
ALSO EASY! ALERT SUPPORT
AHEAD OF TIME, SO THEY
SCROUNGE UP SUPPLY INFO
SOURCES. THEN THEY'LL BE E
PREPARED WHEN YOU YELL -
FOR REPAIR PARTS SUPPORT-
MOW... ABOUT YOUR STATUS CARPS
r;;NGT INC TO
p0 ON AN OPEN
REQUEST 15 TO 'ENVJ
A FOLLOW -UP
YOU BET IT IS... BECAUSE IF
YOU SENP IN A NEW REQUEST
YOU'RE AT THE BOTTOM OF THE
LIST... 50 GET SQUARE AWAY
ON THE CANCEUNG BIT WITH
AR 73S-35 (PARA 4-5).
WOT YOU SEE,
AR 735-35 15
C OOP FOR ALL
A se~ecfed ira af ratent pubira;.ons
of .r.lres io Organ.uraaonal MU .
r.ancs PerscnnaF rh., is a Frp cI.jr l
Imr.v. reaor. Acd..reao Gnrre.oi 1 0 '
bfr.an Ca~afr ufflnr Fr coG m erle
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TM 5-3805-232-75P. Api. order.
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Cup I % C Yd SAE Rared Cap I '
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TM 5-3895-259.12. Api. Di:er Mnler,
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TM 5-3195- 59-25P. Apr. Dr-r Mla.r.
BLitunnaou Co.cla.t Matona.., GED.
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IM S-4310-250-27P. Apr. Conprsor
RFulryi DED. 250 CFM 100 P51. Doaey
TM 5-410-256-15. May. Comprsso,.
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TM 9-1072-O00-12 C1. Apr. Ho-.use.
loPud. MnI4AI. As PropellWd.
FM 9.1055-201-14. C1, May.
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TM 9.1090-201-12. Cl. Mau. Airr.
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TM -1440-5001.-1P/I CI, Apr. IM 55-1520-209-20PM.I CI, Jun.
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2 .- *' .
212-TON MULTIFUEL TRUCK...
GROUND MOBILITY SHORT CLUTCH ROD
Look for a short clutch control rod if you're havin' trouble adjusting the free
travel of your 2V2-ton multifuel truck's clutch pedal. This goes for the M35A1,
M35A2 and all other trucks that have the M44A1 and M44A2 series chassis.
Some control rods have popped up with more than an inch missing from the
threaded end. Measured in a straight line through the threaded end (not follow-
ing the bends), the control rod should be exactly 13 inches from the threaded
end to the center of the holes at the fixed yoke end.
1 11 7 31 4 1 6 1 8-- "- ---i -i1
20 (Apr 65). But you may not be able to get that much if you've got a short
A short rod should be replaced by a new one. You can get it by ordering
Rod: control, w/yoke, assy, FSN 2540-752-0977. It's listed in TM 9-2320-209-
20P (Jan 65).
If your rod's OK and you still can't get the right free travel adjustment,
check out the linkage for binding. Then get direct support to give you a hand
in making sure the release bearing and bearing sleeve are working free. If
they're binding, they'll have to be taken apart and lubed.
OW `0 ^FREEDOM
r--^ rg3 [\\ l> KIPFtQ <.
These pictures show the trouble we
had breaking cables and hoses on
M296 2!' -ton utility trailers. Under-
brush and the support leg itself were
always snagging lines.
Finally, we cannibalized a Hitch-
Hiker from a junk truck-tractor and
mounted it on a bracket like these S
pictures show. It solved our problem.
We have since found out the Hitch-
Hiker is Part IHC-105820R91, and THIS
shows up in figs. 4, 33, and 34 of
Sgt. G. A. D.
2 WAYS TO TELL
Ever so often it becomes a problem
deciding if an engine has had a modifi-
cation applied to it. Particularly when
the engine, or the entire vehicle, is a
Well, there are two quick ways to
tell... by data plate and log book.
First, TB ORD 1030 (Oct 63) shows
the "Installation and Use of Overhaul
and Overhaul/MWO Data Plates." So,
in the case of a modified engine, a data
plate like the one on page 2 of the TB
should be staring back at you from the
For backup, your vehicle log book
should contain a separate DA Form
2408-5 MWO Record for the engine
only, showing a completed entry de- the engine itself
scribing the same modification, modification. Bu
If both the data plate and MWO job, you'll just h
entry were overlooked, you can eyeball gine shop that di
NOTE IT IN,
to hunt for an outside
t if it was an internal
lave to contact the en-
d the work to find out.
BLEEDER VALVE SWITCH RE--
Look on page 438 in TM 9 8024
(Oct 55) and )ou'll see a picture that /
may not be worth a thousand words ,
but it's worth 20 real important words:
be-installed-in-top-hole hydraulic- IAKE
brake-line must be- connected-to- the VALVE
Some guys have been switching 'em job of bleeding. The bleeder valve and
around the other way. the hydraulic line have got to be in
What happens is, when the bleeder the right place to do a good job of
valve is on the bottom you'll do a bum getting all the air from the line.
jjOL I1 CL:
Dear Private J. A. B.,
Both. However, they
I n,.-,,. wntprfretotfn
" THE CORRECT WAY
TO MAKE Y'RIAZL'LY
i. him durog "*W mda
se ai levl is adt ielw
COD RAIma a- 1i VSqeL
2. Slot engage ad
run 3 to 5 minutes
at ide speed (650
mo mhr Irakes
laked d anl ms-
missie in D (dpve
renge to le tie d
3. After oil is t nor-
pel tle tranmis-
sion in N (netral)
te: Be sure not to overfill because that could cause
loss of power and overheating.)
M60 TANK PINTLE POOP
Take a look at the pintle on your
M60-series tank or M728 (TI 18EI)
combat engineer vehicle. Is the pintle .li
sleeve lube fitting on top of the sleeve? FIlING
If it is, then take out the bolts and 5
give the sleeve a 90" turn to the left, l
then install and tighten the bolts again.
This'll give the lube fitting some pro-
tection from falling objects such as
MII3A1 CARRIER FAMILY...
STEER HANDLE HAZARDS
That's what a double set of steer
handles can give you if you try to use
both sets at once.
THESE / Either the pivot or regular steer on
OR W our M106 mortar or M113A1 series
If ou use both pivot and regular
handles at the same time you can rip up
some internal gears in your differential.
Remember it like this: Pick a pair
(of steer handles) never mix 'em.
You use pivot steer for sharp, short,
rurns on land, for water operation or
O for c-mergency stops, but never use
PICK A PAIR, pivot steer if you are going over 10
PON'T MIX n MPH or you'll damage your vehicle
and prob'ly yourself as well.
CoMMUNICAroNsS THE CASE OF THE
WEDGED LOCK PLATE
Is your IM-174/PD radiacmeter getting robbed of service 'cause the lock plate
on the empty battery box is wedging in the case?
When the BA-1288/U and BA-1318/U batteries are out, the lock plate can
jiggle off the lock plate screws and settle tight inside the case. Diggin' at it with
a screwdriver or other pointed tool can damage the plate and radiacmeter case.
SFreeit"vwh A~ 4, flthedd screw. it the
siiew. o iiti oe. i:: the. lodring holes il ..
Your best bet is to put a piece of
plastic insulating tape (FSN 5970-644-
3169) on the lock plate, securing it to
the side of the empty battery box. The
tape's listed on Page 55 in the GSA
catalog (Jan 66).
A good cure for a switchboard with the Asiatic hiccups might be a mixture
of alcohol and varnish.
Sound a little rich? Read on.
Whether you're sweating it out with Charlie or just plain sweating, bet a
nickel the humidity's high. That soggy feeling breeds corrosion which has
been getting to the contact springs of the TA-208/P and TA-220/P cord and
operator packs of the SB-86/P switchboard.
The kind of corrosion you get where the VC come calling can No. 10 your
switchboard soonest. But, there's a PM cure that'll make it No. 1 and keep
it that way with minimum sweat on vour part.
THAT'S 4 FINE
Like, at the organizational level you can swab the contact springs at least
once a month with rubbing alcohol (FSN 6505-299-8095) or cleaning com-
pound, (FSN 7930-395-9542). A good dabber is a cotton swab, like Applicator,
After you've cleaned the springs, use a cotton swab to dab them with varnish
(like moisture-fungusproof varnish FSN 8010-840-7494). Remember, a little
varnish goes a long way, so try not to slop it on. Also, stop at the bend in the
spring so's not to get it on the contacts. Varnish makes a good insulator -
which you sure can do without on the contacts.
You'll find the varnish in SB 11-573 (Feb 64), Painting and Preservation
Supplies Available for Field Use for ECOM Equipment.
Because of high humidity damage, the cord and operator packs should go
to general support at least once a year for complete cleaning and re-varnishing.
Dear Sergeant R. S. I.,
FSN 5305-014-0861 will get you a setscrew for any R-390 knob on the front
panel except for the big kilocycle and megacycle change control knobs. The
stock number's listed on Page 805 in Fed Cat C5305-IL-A, Vol 3 (Jul 66).
MOUNT CLAMP I#-*"
YOU'LL SWEAT w
Dear Specialist H. L. G., -
There's no FSN for the clamps. They're not maintenance items, so units have
to be real careful about misplacing or abusing them. Replacement clamps have
to be made by your support or depot. You might even get lucky and scrounge a
matching clamp from your support's common hardware or by local purchase.
Are you about to boost the signal
along the line with your AN/TCC-II
telephone repeater? That's fine.
While you're setting the controls in
the Ji and J2 end assemblies, make
certain the O-ring (preformed packing)
is around the bottom of the controls
access port cover. A missing O-ring
(FSN 5330-290-8806) will let moisture
in and corrosion'll be close behind.
Then, whether the repeater's up a pole
or on high ground, it'll make a bum
When it comes to spot painting elec-
tronic test equipment, forget the Tom
Sawyer method of whitewashing every-
thing in sight.
F'rinstance, with a TS-352()/U
multimeter or TV-7()/U tube tester,
touching 'em up with paint where the
sets need it is supposed to head off rust
and corrosion, not create a salvage
For touch up work your best bet's
to use a brush and go sparingly with
mI Bti i BKUS H
If you have to use a spray can or gun
make sure sensitive areas such as dials
and air vents are taped. Same goes for
nameplates, decals and other markings.
Paint in the wrong'place can damage a
set beyond repair.
TB Sig 364 (Feb 64) with Change I
has a lot of good tips on painting elec-
I nt AKu II
HOW TO STAY ON TOP WITH...
YOUR DA FORM 2404
You've gotta live with it-day by day!
So, learn to get along with DA Form 2404--and to
write its language. AH
DA Form 2404 has 2 operator/crew uses. (1) It's a SWEET
worksheet for making Before-During-After-Operational 2 04!
checks-let's call 'em BDAOC. And it's for making
Equipment Serviceability Criteria (ESC) ratings. As an
operator or crewman, you'll be doing the BDAOC, and
-if the equipment is required to be reported on DA
Form 2406-you'll use DA 2404 along with the ESC
TM to make the numerical rating for each point.
For both of these operator/crew uses of the DA 2404,
you fill out blocks 1 thru 5 the same way. But entries in I
blocks 6 and 7 are different.
so YOUL LOVE
THAT FORM...THAT'5 \
GREAT FOR OPENERS
NOW LET'S LEARN
HOW TO USE IT.
EQUIPMENT INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE WORKSHEET
ORG~ZANI7 L )IEENCLATURM A-. DODL
Co A. ?/-5 INf 6. r46c#| --/ /
A REGItRATION SMLES b. C OUN T DT
6F8942 /o3 E6 s"
"rM NUMLE "TM TME R TRA
7f 3-Z0-18-ESC 1/6 F. 66
When you're making the ESC rating, the block 6 entry is "ESC," and the block 7 entry is
the ESC TM number and date.
Here's how to complete operate /crew entries for the ESD use of DA 2404
JS WHENOPERATOR ETIES
ating As required Col a, ESC item No.
required) (ratm( g will be needed (ol b, ES rating (numerical).
for enlry on DA 2408-3. (Col t, ESC item nomenlature.
submitted quarterly). Block 10, Overall ESC rating
(GREEN, AMBER or RED).
Block 80, signature and rank.
r NP0 IS CORRECT ""f
10 8/ODVANOFRAM I TMq ,-230-2AU-/ 0 T .'OCT6'
-- ,, 5"... AMA For the Before-During-After checks (BDAOC, the block 6 entry is "Operator Daily" (or "Crew
.Daily" for aircraft), and the block 7 entry is the number and date of the equipment operator's
I s RDEFICIEN T ACCESSORIES w/C ANGEL/ IACTIONMA 63
F.CN T APPLY
C, YOu\I v
_SIM 4 us>
W C I -a -40 I
Normally the operator or cren man
who finds a fault makes entries in
columns d and e only if he corrects the
fault. But a crew chief Imechanic) nwho
finds a fault on an aircraft that affects
flight staru enters "DA Form 2408-13"
in column d to show that the fault was
.EE' IT 4F ELT T
-rTE FLIGHT STATUS!
FLT T I .-N PA FORM "
S2408- 13 !
transcribed there. Otherwise, column d
and e entries are made by the mainte-
Even though uncorrected faults are
transcribed to DA Form 2408-14 when
this is permissible, the operator/crew
should check DA 2408-1i before mak-
ing entries on DA 2-i04. Uncorrected
faults on DA 2408-14 don't need to
be re-listed day by day on DA 2404.
O'course the fault should be re-listed
on DA 2404 if it gets more serious.
And remember this: Besides keeping
an e~ e on the equipment and DA 2408.
I-1. )ou want to natch the other log
forms-especially DA 2408.1, 2408-2
and 2408-3. This -1-2-3 check will tell
you hon )our equipment stands on
periodic PM ser% ices. iThe DA 2408-1,
daily, has the dates these services are
due. DA 2408-2 and DA 2-i08-3 shon
the last time the ser ices %cere per-
formed.) Also. DD 31-i is the official
schedule of periodic sen ices due.
YOUR ROTARY AIR COMPRESSOR
You've got a spaceman helping you in that Rotary Air Compressor, diesel
No astronaut's hid in the works, true, but the muscle under that hood will
claw through mountains and put your Army right where it needs to go here
on terra firma. _
USING THE RIGHT OIL
That's LO's gospel, and you'd better believe it. It tells the one and specific
kind of oil you want in that air-shoving end. Some types you may have trouble
MODEL OIL TYPE FSN QUANTITY
Davey M-210-RP 21901 9150-235-9061 5.gol drum
Joy RPA210 series 2110 9150 223-4137 5 gal drum
Dovey M25'URPV and
Joy 250 series
55 gal drum
That 2110TH is popular stuff in the air-cramming business Ingersoll-Rand
DR315s and DR-600s use it too and don't forget the TH part of the spec.
CHECK OUT YOUR FILTERS
EYE ON 'EM.
You've got 4, and 3
of them can gang up on
you any time. That is,
intakes on engine air
and compressor air can
choke up within min-
utes of each other, and
you'd better be ready
with fresh underwear
for both when it hap-
pens. Then you have to
watch what goes on in
that oil separator ele-
ment-it's strictly not
built for overtime work.
The 4th one, on the
engine oil, you can't ne-
glect either. --
Here is the word on the critical ones.
ITEM MFR CODE PART NUMBER
Engine Air, Davey 250's 18265 P10-564?
Engine Air and Compressor
Air Intake, Joy 250 s (FSN 2940-225-4832) 00736 200146-07
Compressor Air, Davey 250's. 18265 P10-3055
Oil Sepaialor, Davey 250 s 00736 200508
Oil Separalor. Joy 250 s 00736 200658
What, only one FSN? Correct-but you can order 'em by part number. And
there's a little trick that'll provide life insurance for those air intake insides,
especially on your Davey, if you don't have a muffler.
If that's the make you've got, put a
55-in length of exhaust extension on
in place of the rain butterfly -it's FSN
4720-595-4146, hose, metal, inter-
locked, unpacked. And point it away
from the air intakes.
FSN 2990-225-4838 gets you a muf-
fler from Fed Cat C2990-IL-A-CB6
(Aug 66). When you get it, take off the
55-inch extension and put the muffler
on-and put the rain butterfly back.
No matter what pedigree rig you've
got, but especially if it's a Davey 250
CFM, you'll need a supply of spare
innards if you're to work in the field.
Washing the Davey's engine air filters
in non-sudsy cleanser is fine--but they
take 2 days to dry.
But wash, change or whatever, those
filters are there to protect the insides
of your rig. Dirt in the air lines and
exhaust soot in your carburetor will
make a hangman's noose for sure-
and dirt in that aircrammer equals
stuck rotors, broken vanes, bent shafts,
and an unhappy crew staring right
straight at you.
CHECK OUT YOUR ENGINE...BEFORE
SO, YOU'VE SEE WORKING FOR A
HALF HOUR AN' YOU'RE STILL NOT
STARTED T-O-U-6-H. THE PRE-
START CHECK-OUT 1S THE MOST,
I AND TIGER, WE'VE GOT MORE
S TO DO!,
CRANKCASE OIL- Level right? Hour-
meter say it's time to change?
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM-Terminals tight?
Electrolyte over battery plates? No bare
wires that need tape? Generator belt
RADIATOR- Coolant within inch of
top? Hoses tight, no drips or cracks?
ACCESSORIES- Fire extinguisher
charged? Tools, pubs and forms in
order? Bolts and clips tight?
FUEL SYSTEM-Tank full? Sediment
filter clean? Joints tight?
CHECK OUT YouR
COMPRESSOR... BEFORE YOU.START
THAT'S JUST HALF
OF YOUR ONCE OVER!
NOW BENP A GAZE TO
WHERE THE MUSIC COMES
OUT, THE AIR-CROWPING C
If you're new on the job or if somebody else has been in the saddle before,
or if you just plain prefer this work to diggin' foxholes, check 3 more things-
OIL SEPARATOR LINES Solid, no kinks or breaks?
Beenorv ed by COUPLINGS Facings smooth, gaskets good?
kets light? r ---
If support's not around, and the rec-
ords are messed up so you can't be sure,
you can feel that oil separator's pulse
by taking the lid off. If it's smeared by
tough varnish, not just normal sludge,
that's a red flag and a sign for support
cleanout and oil change.
NOW LET'S START
If everything checks out, the worst is over. Next, get-
SERVICE VALVE FUEL SHUTOFF OIL PRESSURE GAGE -
Open. Open. Reset Button
Pushed of you have one)
ThOn Daveys, stop cable out es of a fe
This brings on 5 critical minutes of a fine morning.
If she turns over OK push STOP CABLE and SAFETY CON.
TROL in, if you're a Davey llp IGNITION SWITCH on it
you've a Joy and start.
On a Davey, that Safety Control overrides the Low Oil Pressure safety switch,
and you keep shoving until pressure builds up over 15 PSI. Otherwise the
enjyne'll try to shut down on you even after it's kicked off. On Joy makes, just
keep pushing the Start Button until pressure's built up.
A fast idle does it. Engine and air
GET TH E compressor both have to get in shape.
k v GET THOSE
S MOLECULES The oil molecules in those rotors have
3 MOVING,. to limber up, and that radiator tem-
perature has to bump 140-165'F to let
your power loose. So here's the drill-
AIR LINE COCKS- Open to blow condensate until just clean air comes out.
Maybe you've got a blow-thru unit or a moisture trap,
but you'll wait until your engine temp gage says 1400
to close the Compressor Unloader if you've made a cold- J
weather start. You can start coaxing in the Idle Control
Now maybe you've got a lever air
control, or maybe a globe valve. On a
1 Davey, you can wreck your fuel line
and fuel gage pickup wire by tromping
on 'em reaching for the valve, so watch
where you put those boots.
Hawkeye that Pressure Gage. When it hits 100 PSI,
you're ready for customers. If you took good care of that
pre-start routine, you got a head start on a good ...
But there're things you've got to watch. That's what for you got issued a set
of eyeballs and hands and brain cells. Be careful of:
DUST-Lip wind irorm those drills and
chisclis %% wh.ih [ \ou %,int. .ind It'll pa \
iou omoae around ift hc n nd change.
Your air hlitrs %ill lic longer.
HOSES -Keep out of the way and kink-free. A busted high-pressure line
can whip around and wham you right into the marble muster.
NOISE-Tanker's ear plugs will keep you from getting
deaf to high-pitched sounds. That goes for the guy on
the tools, too. Rifle cleaning patches or cotton wads help,
but best get the medic to fit you with plugs.
PANEL LIGHTS-On if it's night. so you can
GOVERNOR--Your bypass and valves
take care of output mostly, but if you
hear a roar and tht kicker overspeeds.
chop that throttle fast.
Closing up the store the right way is another big piece of insurance. Fact is,
you can't start right the next day unless you stop right when shutdown time
With the load eased off, you cool at
idle 10 minutes. If there's an Idle Con-
trol, use it. You can use up your excess
air to clean out your tools, blowing out
muck and water.
Idled long enough? Whoa, now-detail, Halt! Right
now is time for a magic charm on that Joy 250, if yours
S..j is such-
Just before you chop that ignition, rev 'er up to 1500
RPM for a minute-then, Whammy! Off she goes, and
Just a few seconds does it.
This you do to avoid hydraulic lock when you fire up again. The Joy 250
has a small sump, and it's got a temperamental oil inlet valve on the older
models. If those rotors get crammed with oil, oil that won't compress, that means
sheared vanes when you kick 'er over again.
HOSE REELS- Make sure LO's-Look for dry OILERS-Service now
rbere're no kinks. That bearings, drippy and count noses; all
Dasey will snap hoses if gaskets, hot spots. present?
)ou let it, or unless you If you find metal
get support to put in a spe- chips in oil, call
cial 30" ell. support.
That fan guard is nothing to neglect T he heermcal screws
can pull out and let the lan blades hit. nhich could mean a slice
0' our of :sour skull. Bolts ith lockwashers and double nuts are
good saferN measures.
When fueling a Davey. sou can take our that X-faced screen,
use a funnel screen, and sase an hour, besides working with .*ij
Thar record bit %ou "on't shrug off. either. It s the wa J Nou
keep track of thoso liber-core separators, for instance.
Those separators shred when guck-loaded, and fibers ball
up eiervthing. A take-apart cleanout b% support, no less. is
the only cure.
Lines that break )ou'd best ger replaced by steel if available
And look extra sharp where the. come thru the housing That's
where r vibration is worst.
If your automatic shutdown cuts in and stops the rig, you've got to know
Why, Big Why, before you think of trying to run again.
That automatic shutdown is a thermal-switch sentry deal which means
it's a beat-hater-in your oil and water supply. When it chops the gun, you
can bet something's cooking too brown.
Could be a vane's gong's rung, an oil line's blocked, or a pump's gone--
but the trouble you've got areddy will be as nothing' to what's ahead, unless
you look for reasons.
But maybe you drove past Deadline Alley after all. While you wipe up an)
diesel juice that spilled, and pick up the carp to put over your jewel for the
night, take one last look -
Ignition Of? Fuel Valve Closed? Panels Shut? Attachments Stowed?
Scram. Cbow'll be all gone.
Recei: w om -3 to -2 2% 7on iti&uaet
When you add recoil oil to your
mechanism, make a note of the type and
amount on the DA Form 2408-2 (Lubri-
cation Record)-not on the 2408-3
(Maintenance Record) like it said on
page 28 of PS 162. The rules are the
same as those for lubricants in paras
4-6a and 4-6c(9) of Change 2 to TM
Your infrared metascope assembly
(Polan Model P-141), FSN 1090-560-
0110, may need new batteries, so ask
for BA42 dry batteries, FSN 6135-120-
1010 and not FSN 6135-120-1020. If
you didn't get Change 1 (Jan 66) to TM
5-1090-201-15 then you'd better jot the
number down so you can have it handy.
DV4 orm 12-31
Your pubs which cover airdrop of
equipment are now on pinpoint distribu-
tion and should be ordered on DA Form
12-31. It goes to CO, US Army AG
Publications Center, 1655 Woodson
Road, St. Louis, Mo. 63114.
Would You Stake
the Condition of
The choice is easy when you need a
new oil-filter element for your M44A1 or
M44A2 series 2/2-ton multifuel truck.
Parts kit, oil filter, FSN 2940-884-4801,
includes the element and gaskets and is
for either oil filter in either truck. The kit
is listed in TM 9-2300-223-20P (Jul 65).
Water B'ag Faetct
Need a faucet or 2 for your water
sterilizing bags, FSN 4610-268-9890?
Then order 'em by FSN 4510-277-9569
from the Defense Construction Supply
Center, Columbus, Ohio. Be sure to use
their Routing Identifier S9C on your re-
quest. The cost of each faucet is 650.
If you're havin' a tough time getting'
DX action on carburetors for your M151
1-ton trucks, find out if your support
has heard about the repair kit for the
Zenith carb. It's Gasket Set, Carburetor,
Zenith, FSN 2910-884-2172, listed in
Ch 1 (May 66) to TM 9-2805-213-34P.
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