B-4. EXPLANATION OF COLUMNS (SECTION IV).
b. When National Stock Number or Part Number is
(3) STOCK NUMBER Column. This column
lists the NSN for the associated part number and
(1) First. Using the Index of National Stock
manufacturer identified in the PART NUMBER and
Numbers and Part Numbers, find the pertinent National
FSCM columns to the left.
Stock Number or Part Number. The NSN index is in
National Item Identification Number (NIIN) sequence
(4) FIG. Column.
This column lists the
[see B-4.a.(1)]. The part numbers in the Part Number
number of the figure where the item is identified/located
index are listed in ascending alphanumeric sequence
in section II.
(see B-4.b.). Both indexes cross-reference you to the
(5) ITEM Column. The item number is that
illustration figure and item number of the item you are
number assigned to the item as it appears in the figure
referenced in the adjacent figure number column.
(2) Second. After finding the figure and item
number, verify that the item is the one you are looking
B-5. SPECIAL INFORMATION.
for, then locate the item number in the repair parts list
a. Fabrication Instructions. Bulk materials required
for the figure.
to manufacture items are listed in the Bulk Material
Functional Group of this RPSTL. Part numbers for bulk
materials are also referenced in the description column
of the line item entry for the item to be
BULK in the figure column will have an index number
shown in the item number column. This index number
is a cross-reference between the National Stock
Number/Part Number Index and the bulk material list in
B-6. HOW TO LOCATE REPAIR PARTS.
a. When National Stock Number or Part Number is
Using the table of contents,
determine the assembly group or subassembly group to
which the item belongs. This is necessary since figures
are prepared for assembly groups and subassembly
groups, and listings are divided into the same groups.
(2) Second. Find the figure covering the
assembly group or subassembly group to which the item
(3) Third. Identify the item on the figure and
note the item number.
(4) Fourth. Refer to the Repair Parts List for
the figure to find the part number for the item number
noted on the figure.
(5) Fifth. Refer to the Part Number Index to
find the NSN, if assigned.