2-29. MATERIAL HANDLING CRANE (MHC) OPERATION (CONT).
Do not disconnect cable from stowage hook until boom is raised to a 45-degree angle.
Hook assembly could fall. Failure to comply may result in injury to personnel.
If either right-to-left level bubble and/or front-to-back level bubble move out of green area
during lifting or moving load, immediately lower load and adjust outriggers as necessary.
Do not allow excessive slack to build-up when paying out cable. Cable may get tangled
on drum. Failure to comply may result in damage to equipment.
Operate HOIST lever and BOOM lever at the same time.
Open crane control cover (25).
Move HOIST lever (26) to DOWN position and BOOM lever (27) to UP position until boom is at a
45-degree angle as indicated on boom angle indicator (28).
Disconnect hook assembly (29) from stowage hook (30).