c. Purpose of Equipment.
Loading trucks from stockpiles, stockpiling materiel,
and excavating undisturbed and compacted soil. Unit also used as a clamshell to
handle irregular shaped objects, as a dozer for general bulldozer work, and as a
1-2. MAINTENANCE FORMS,AND RECORDS
Department of the Army forms and procedures used for equipment maintenance will be
those prescribed by DA PAM 738-750, The Army Maintenance Management System (TAMMS).
1-3. HAND RECEIPT (HR) MANUALS
This manual has a companion document with a TM number followed by -HR (which
stands for Hand Receipt). The TM 5-3805-262-10-HR consists of preprinted hand re-
ceipts (DA Form 2062) that list end item related equipment (i.e., COEI, BII, and
AAL) you must account for. As an aid to property accountability, additional -HR man-
uals may be requisitioned as outlined in DA PAM 31010.
1-4. REPORTING EQUIPMENT IMPROVEMENT RECOMMENDATIONS (EIRS)
If your MW24C loader needs improvement, let us know. Send us an EIR. You, the user,
are the only one who can tell us what you dont like about your equipment. Let us
know why you dont like the design or performance. Put it on an SF 368 (Quality De-
ficiency Report). Mail it to us at: Commander, US Army TankAutomotive Command,
ATTN: AMSTA-MV Warren, MI 48397-5000. Well send you a reply.
1-5. WARRANTY INFORMATION
The MW24C loader is warranted by J.I.Case Company, Racine, Wisconsin for 15 months
or 1500 hours of operation, whichever occurs first. Warranty starts on the date,
found in block 23, DA Form 2408-9 in the logbook.
Report all defects in material or
workmanship to your supervisor who will take appropriate action through your organi-
1 - 6 . O R I E N T A T I ON
The loader bucket is mounted at the front of the MW24C and the engine faces the
rear. Controls for operating the bucket (lift arm, bucket tilt, clam) are located to
the right when you are sitting in the operator-s seat. All references to right,
left, front , or rear are from the viewpoint of the operator when he is sitting in
the operators seat.