c. Loading/Unloading of the Scissored Bridge to/from a Flatbed Semitrailer
(MS71 or M872 ) - CONT
(e) Lift and retrieve the folded bridge onto the launcher.
(f) Ensure that the bridge is properly stowed on the launcher and locked in position on its
(g) Remove and stow the chain holding the bridge's tierod ends together.
The chain holding the bridge's tie-rod ends together is removed and stowed on the
(h) Remove and stow the timbers from the trailer bed, the wheel chock blocks, and the chain
binders prior to moving the trailer.
d. Loading/Unloading the Scissored Bridge to/from a Lowbed Semitrailer using a Second
Launched Bridge as a Ramp.
This Task Covers:
Second launched bridge used as a ramp
General Mechanics Tool Box,
Timbers, two 8 x 8 in. x 8 ft. (placed on treadways
for launcher tracks),
Two 4 x 4 in. x5 ft. (placed on treadways for launcher
pad or foot),
One 4 x 4 in. x 10 ft. (placed on bed between
rear duals of trailer),
One 4 x 4 in. x 5 ft. (placed across gooseneck
Chock blocks, two each (for rear duals)
Chain binders, ten each (four on each side and two at
the center front of folded bridge)
Chain, 3/8 in. minimum, ten each
Three to five (minimum)
2-94 Change 2