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Ensure that intermediate sections or strings are completely aligned before
locking the connectors.
At engagement, the female guillotine lock bar snaps under the overhanging projections of
the female lock housing preventing unintentional release of the lock.
As extended and locked male connector pin (1) enters female connector (2), use a sledgehammer to drive
female guillotine bar (3) down.
If female guillotine does not close completely, lift male guillotine bar two to three inches and repeat step c.
Place the hands on top or on the outside of ropes/lines so that in an emergency the
lines can be released quickly to preclude being pulled into the equipment. Failure to
observe these precautions could result in serious injury or death.
Maneuver and assemble two segments together end to end using warping tugs, ropes/lines, flush turn tubes and
lift lugs so that the tapered surfaces of male and female shear connectors mate together in general alignment.
DIRECTION OF PULL