PALLET CONTROLS AND INDICATORS (Contd)
BII TOOLBOX LATCHES -- The latch at each end of pallet toolbox that is
opened by pulling lever up and swinging latch off catch.
BII TOOLBOX HOLD-DOWN BRACKETS FOR BII -- Each pallet toolbox
contains hold-down brackets that secure the required tools for operating REB.
Both pallet toolboxes contain the same brackets. The Basic Issue Items (BII)
are secured/stowed in pallet toolboxes as follows:
-- Each toolbox contains one ratchet stowed
on left side
toolbox. The ratchet is used to operate supporting cylinder hand-operated
winch. To remove ratchet, pull it from two prongs. Installation is the opposite.
Fastening rod -- Each toolbox contains two fastening rods stowed on back
wall of toolbox. The four fastening rods are used to secure bridge halves on
pallet for transport on CBT. To remove fastening rods, remove thumbscrew
and hold-down bracket. Then remove fastening rods from mounting brackets.
Unlocking rod -- Each toolbox contains one unlocking rod stowed in
bottom of toolbox. The unlocking rod is used to unlock bridge quarters prior
to retracting. To remove unlocking rod, lift up lever, swing latch off catch on
both latches, then lift unlocking rod out of toolbox.
Retrieval positioning-aid -- Each toolbox contains one positioning aid
stowed next to unlocking rod. The positioning aid is used to position
transporter at correct distance from emplaced bridge for retrieval. To remove
positioning aid, pull it from prongs and lift it out of toolbox.
Roadway marker pole -- Each toolbox contains two roadway marker
poles stowed in pairs on inside panel of toolbox door. The marker poles are
used as visual aids to guide vehicle operator to center of bridge while
crossing. To remove marker poles, loosen two thumbscrews, turn hold-down
plates, then lift marker poles from mounting brackets.
Hold-fast -- Each toolbox contains two anchoring hold-fasts. The hold-fasts
are used for anchoring bridge prior to crossing. To remove, lift hold-fasts
from toolbox; no hold-downs are required.
Anchoring strap -- Each toolbox contains two anchoring straps. Four
anchoring straps are used to anchor the bridge and are also used to secure
REB to PLS trailer. To remove, lift anchoring strap from toolbox; no hold-
downs are required.
RCU stowage box key -- The key for opening RCU stowage box locks is
stowed on a retaining chain mounted at right corner of passenger side
Transload roller -- Each toolbox contains one transload roller stowed at
left bottom corner of toolbox. Transload rollers are left and right-hand in
configuration, and are installed on pallet fixed axles with one straight pin
and lynch pin each. Retain pins with each roller when not in use. To remove,
lift transload roller from toolbox; no hold-downs are required.