COMPONENTS OF END ITEM AND BASIC ISSUE ITEMS LISTS
Section I. INTRODUCTION
This appendix lists components of end item and basic issue items for the bolster trailer models M796
and M796A1 to help you inventory items required for safe and efficient operation.
The components of End Item and Basic Issue Items Lists are divided into the following sections:
a. Section Il. Components of End Item. This listing is for informational purposes only, and is not
authority to requisition replacements. These items are part of the end item, but are removed and
separately packaged for transportation or shipment. As part of the end item, these items must be with
the end item whenever it is issued or transferred between property accounts. Illustrations are fur-
nished to assist you in identifying the items.
b. Section Ill. Basic Issue Items. These are the minimum essential items required to place the
bolster trailer M796 and M796A1 in operation, operate it, and perform emergency repairs. Although
shipped separately packaged, basic issue items must be with the bolster trailer during operation and
whenever it is transferred between property accounts. The illustrations will assist you with hard-to-
identify items. This manual is your authority to request/requisition replacement basic issue items on
TOE/MTOE authorization of the end item.
C-3. EXPLANATION OF COLUMNS.
The following provides an explanation of columns found in the tabular listings:
a. Column 1, Illustration Number (lllus No.). This column indicates the number of the illustra-
tion in which the item is shown.
b. Column 2, National Stock Number. Indicates the national stock number assigned to the item
and will be used for requisitioning purposes.
c. Column 3, Description. Indicates the Federal item name and, if required, a minimal de-
scription to identify and locate the item. The last line for each item indicates the FSCM (in
parentheses) followed by the part number.
d. Column 4, Unit of Measure (U/M). Indicates the measure used in performing the actual
operational/maintenance function. This measure is expressed by a two-character alphabetical
abbreviation (eg, ea, in., pr).