SHIPMENT AND LIMITED STORAGE
Section I. SHIPMENT WITHIN ZONE OF INTERIOR
h. Exterior Surfaces. Coat exposed, machined,
141. Preparation of Equipment for Shipment
ferrous metal surfaces with preservative (P-6)
Detailed instructions for
conforming with Specification MIL-C-11796, Class 3. If
preparation of the fire truck for domestic shipment
outlined within this paragraph. Preservation will
Automotive and Artillery, may he used.
accomplished in sequence that will not require
Marking. Mark fire truck in accordance with
operation of previously preserved components.
requirements of Military Standard MIL-STD-129.
Inspection. Inspect the fire truck for any
Pumps. Spray interior of pumps with P-3
unusual conditions such as damage, rusting,
preservative oil conforming to MIL-C-16173, grade 3.
deterioration, accumulation of water, and missing
Seal openings that will permit the direct entry of water
components. Inspect in accordance with steps outlined
with Type III, Class I, waterproof pressure-sensitive
in tile quarterly preventive maintenance services.
adhesive tape, PPP--T-60.
Cleaning and Drying. Before al)plying any
Disassembly, Disassembled Parts, Basic
preservative or paint, thoroughly clean all exterior
surfaces by an approved cleaning process.
cleaning and before applying any preservatives or paint,
Disassembly will be limited to the
dry thoroughly all surfaces. Approved methods of
removal of parts and projecting components that tend to
cleaning and drying are described in TM 38-230.
increase the overall profile of the equipment and that
which is subject to pilferage.
Painting. Paint all surfaces where the paint
has been removed or damaged. Refer to TB ENG 60
Disassembled items will be packed
for detailed cleaning and painting instructions.
with the publications in the tool box if possible.
Otherwise, items will be packed in a suitable container
and secure to the equipment to prevent loss or pilferage.
depreservation instructions on DA Form 2258
(Depreservation Guide of Engineer Equipment)
Hose and Couplings. Recoil on hose reels.
concurrently with the preservation of the fire truck. Any
Shroud exposed hose not protected by storage facilities
additional requirements will be outlined in blocks 27
with waterproof wrapping paper (UU-P-271).
through 33 of DA Form 2258. Place completed DA
142. Loading Equipment for Shipment
Form 2258 in a waterproof envelope marked
"Depreservation Guide" and secure it in a conspicuous
Use a suitable lifting device, and hoist the
location on or near the operator's controls.
fire truck on the carrier. Refer to paragraph 6.
Lubrication System. Drain the water pump
Note. Spreader bars should be used
crankcase and primer pump oil tank and fill with
to keep hoist cables from coming in
contact with the fire truck.
and oil tank are filled with preservative oil.
Block and secure the fire truck to the flatcar
Sealing of Openings. Seal all openings that
as illustrated on figure 4.
will permit the direct entry of water into the interior of the
Apply handbrake and place transmission in
engine or other components of the fire truck, with tape
conforming to Type III, Class I of Specification PPP-T-