the -103A/C TEAMPACK shelters for rail transport.
Tables 7-5 and 7-6 provide the bill and application of
AN/MSQ-103B TEAMPACK Shelters. Figure 7-
5 shows blocking and tiedown of six lightweight
TEAMPACK shelters on a wood-deck flatcar. The same
procedures shown to secure the S-250 shelters are
applicable when securing the -103B TEAMPACK shelter
for rail transport. Tables 7-7 and 7-8 provide the bill and
application of materials.
Table 7-1. Bill of Materials for Blocking and Tiedown of M1015 Carrier on Wood-Deck Flatcar (Fig 7-1)
Douglas-fir, or comparable, straight-grain, free from material
defects; Fed Spec MM-L-751: 2- x 4-inch
2- x 6-inch
2- x 12-inch
Common, steel, flathead; bright or cement-coated; type II,
Fed Spec FF-N-105: 12d
Standard, open-type: 5/8-inch
Wire rope, U-bolt clamps, saddled, single-grip, forged steel,
Crosby heavy-duty, or equal; Fed Spec FF-C-450:5/8-inch
Anchor shackles, screw-pin, type IV, class 1; Fed Spec
RR-C-271; 7/8-inch (1-inch diameter pin); NSN
6 x 19, IWRC; improved plow steel; preformed, regular-lay;
table X, Fed Spec RR-W-410: 5/8-inch
Table 7-2. Application of Materials for Blocking and Tiedown of M1015 Carrier on Wood-Deck Flatcar (Fig 7-1)
Brake wheel clearance. Minimum clearance required is 6 inches above, in back of, and on both
sides of the wheel and 4 inches underneath the wheel (fig. 7-1).
Blocks (detail 1, fig 7-3). Each consists of six pieces of 2- x 12- x 28-inch lumber, cut as shown in
detail 1. Nail the two inside pieces together with three 12d nails on each side. Locate one block
against the front of each track as shown in figure 7-1. Toenail the heel of each block on the two
inside pieces to the car floor with two 30d nails. Toenail each side of the block to the car floor
with two 40d nails.
Blocks (detail 2, fig 7-3). Each consists of six pieces of 2- x 6- x 23-inch lumber, cut as shown in
detail 2. Construct and apply (to rear tracks) in the same manner as item B, above.
Side cleats. Each consists of one piece of 2- x 4- x 24-inch lumber. Locate one piece on each of
items B and C (flush with heel of block), and nail it to the car floor with four 20d nails.
End cleats. Each consists of two pieces of 2- x 6- x 14-inch lumber. Center the bottom pieces
crosswise against the heel of items B and C, and nail them to the car floor with four 30d nails.
Nail the top pieces to the bottom pieces with four 30d nails.
Side blocks. Each consists of two pieces of 2- x 4- x 108-inch lumber. Locate the bottom pieces
longitudinally against the outside of each track and nail them to the car floor with 30d nails spaced
about 8 inches apart. Nail the top pieces to the bottom pieces in like manner.
Shackles. Attach one shackle to each front and rear towing provision.
Wire rope. Each consists of one piece of 5/8-inch wire rope, length as required (about 15 feet).
Form a complete loop between each shackle and appropriate flatcar stake pocket. (Wire rope
end should overlap a minimum of 24 inches. The angle of tiedown must not be greater than 45°).
Clamps. Place four clamps on each wire rope at the overlap area, and space 3 1/2 inches apart,
with a minimum of 6 inches from each end of-'