CRUSH INJURY. PERSONNEL STANDING ON THE TAIL LIFT REAR CROSS MEMBER MUST
BE AWARE OF OVERHEAD EQUIPMENT. FAILURE TO HEED THIS INSTRUCTION COULD
LEAD TO DEATH OR SEVERE INJURY.
It may be necessary to manually swing the far bank support to engage the stirrups on the tail
Remove the pin clip from the latch retaining the far bank support pads and support the
weight of the pads. Using two personnel rotate the retaining latch clear, lift the far bank
support bearing pads from their stowage brackets, and stow them in a safe position.
Place one person on the tail lift rear cross member.
On the tail lift pendant, operate the SWING UP switch to raise the tail lift platform. Make
sure the lift hydraulic cylinders extend and raise the tail lift platform until the bottom beam
of the far bank support engages with the "U" shaped stirrups attached to the tail lift.
Release the SWING UP switch when the tail lift structure supports and lightly compresses
the far bank support. This is noticeable when the shootbolt holding the far bank support
central column in the closed transportation position becomes loose and can be retracted.
Remove the pin clip and retract the lower shootbolt from the far bank support and, on the
tail lift pendant operate the SWING DOWN switch to lower the tail lift platform. Make sure
the tail lift hydraulic cylinders operate and lower the tail lift platform, supporting the far
bank support until its fully extended position is reached.
Tail Lift Pendant