2-8. Pallet Sling Retrieval.
a. General. Empty or nested pallets and cargo pallets with a maximum of 10,000 pounds (4536 kg) can
be retrieved using a cable sling and a 5-ton crane or equivalent (figure 2-6).
To avoid injury to personnel or damage to equipment, do not launch or retrieve a
pallet loaded in excess of 10,000 pounds (4536 kg).
To avoid death or serious injury, enrage both parking brake and brake lock before
using hydraulic controls.
(1) Using ground guide, position transporter; turn off engine and set parking brake and brake lock.
(2) Unlock transporter tie down hooks with prybar and insert quick-release pins.
(3) Remove quick-release pin from cylinder locking pin bracket. Use pin-out control lever to disengage
cylinder locking pin.
Figure 2-5. Nesting Pallets.