2-29. LIGHT MATERIAL HANDLING CRANE (LMHC) OPERATION
i. Raise and Lower Load.
Do not lift load over maximum load rating for Light Material Handling Crane
(LMHC). Failure to comply may result in damage to equipment.
Use only a straight pull when lifting load. Failure to comply may result in
damage to equipment.
After performing eight cycles with Light Material Handling Crane (LMHC),
allow 30 minutes to cool down. A cycle is defined as the pickup, moving,
and placing of a load. A cycle may be from cargo bed of vehicle to ground
or ground to cargo bed of vehicle. Failure to comply may result in damage
Steps (1) through (7) require the aid of an assistant.
(1) Adjust boom (1) until end of boom is over load (para 2-29g).
(2) Place hoist control switch (2) in up position to pay out cable (3).
(3) Connect hook (4) to load.