HIGH-BANK LAUNCH OF BAY (Contd)
INTERIOR BAY SHOWN
af. Open two foldlocks (12) at both ends of interior bay (11).
ag. Move HIGH IDLE switch (9) to ON position.
If bay does not hang level when lifted from ground, set
bay down, shorten or lengthen chains with intermediate
chain hooks, and repeat step ah.
ah. Hold MAIN FRAME switch (10) in UNLOAD position until bay (11) is
approximately 1 ft (77 cm) above ground, then release switch (10) and move
HIGH IDLE switch (9) to OFF.
When backing CBT to edge of bank, assistant will
ensure rear wheels are a safe distance from edge of
bank. Failure to comply may result in damage to
equipment or possible injury or death to personnel.
To aid in alignment of bay when suspended from IRB
lifting sling, ensure both transload rollers are in the UP
position to prevent possible damage to bays outer pontons.
Have two assistants use taglines to steady bay when
backing CBT into position.
ai. Slowly back CBT until bay (11) is hanging over edge of bank with sufficient
clearance from side, then apply service brake (15), move transmission selector
lever (14) to N (neutral), and pull PARKING BRAKE control (13) out.
Have boat crew use taglines to keep bay parallel to
bank and from swinging while lowering bay into water.