PREPARATION FOR USE AND OPERATION
2-1. PREPARATION FOR USE.
2-2. Prior to use, it will be necessary to assemble the unit to the configuration shown in figure 2. Install
the legs and reinforcing braces as shown and tighten hardware securely. Install the telescoping leg ends
and secure with retaining pins. If wire rope is not installed, S liP the end with the bad fitting through the
slot on the edge of the cable drum, and seat the ball snug while winding the wire rope onto the drum in a
clockwise direction as viewed from the gear end of the drum shaft.
2-3. Examine all parts for wear or damage while setting up the unit. Make certain that cable, shaft, and
2-5. Before applying a load, make certain the legs are set up to provide firm and level support for the
hoist unit. If necessary, remove the hairpin clips and retaining pins, and adjust the length of one or more
legs as necessary to level the unit. Install retaining pins and hairpin clips to secure the legs in the desired
2-6. Set the unit in position, making sure that each leg rests upon a firm support, and lower, or extend the
wire rope by applying a wrench or other tool to the crankshaft, and rotate the crankshaft in the counter-
2-7. When the hook is lowered sufficiently, engage the hook to the load. Make certain the wire rope is not
kinked or twisted. Raise the load as desired by turning the crankshaft in the clockwise direction.