SHIPMENT AND LIMITED STORAGE AND
DEMOLITION TO PREVENT ENEMY USE (OPERATOR)
Section I. GENERAL
The methods outlined herein for shipment and limited
This chapter furnished the operator with information for
storage apply to the shop set as a unit. It is the
preparation of the equipment comprising Shop Set,
responsibility of the! operator to become familiar with
Aircraft Maintenance, Semitrailer Mounted, C-6,
the technical manuals for each item of equipment in
Machine Shop, for shipment and limited storage.
order to adequately prepare the item of equipment for
Instructions are also included for demolition of the shop
shipment and limited storage. The methods outlined for
set to prevent enemy use.
demolition of equipment to prevent enemy use are
intended as a guide for the operator.
Section II. SHIPMENT AND LIMITED STORAGE
transportation corps mechanical equipment stored under
such authorization will remain with the organization or
activity to which issued. Equipment no longer required
The operator is responsible for the initial steps in
for accomplishment of the assigned mission will be
preparing Shop Set, Aircraft Maintenance, Semitrailer
returned to stock. When the shop set is placed in
Mounted, C-6, Machine Shop for shipment. These
limited storage it will be preserved as specified.
responsibilities consist of the following steps.
Equipment will not be blocked up and will be so spaced,
a. Perform "at halt" and "before operations" daily
where practicable, to provide independent access to
b. Place tools and equipment in storage bins or
. Install locking bars
in cabinet drawers (fig. 6).
When equipment is to be stored for
d. Secure equipment in open bins with web straps
30 days or less, clean and oil with
or special fastenings.
e. Store cables and hose in storage boxes.
58. Limited Storage
b. Operator responsibility. The operator of the
equipment is responsible for certain phases of
a. General. A shop set which is temporarily not in
preparation for limited storage; normally these
use, will be placed in limited storage (not to exceed 6
responsibilities will coincide with those listed in
months), when authorized by major commanders or
heads of Department of the Army agencies. The
Technical manuals for individual items of equipment
provide the operator with the necessary information
required to accomplish limited storage of the equipment.