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e. Supports D (4 x 4, length to suit, four required minimum).
Place
supports
E
under
trailer-bed  frame  at  suitable  points
Toenail  to  car  floor  with  thirtypenny
as shown in figure 72.
nails. Place 2 x 4 cleats around supports D and nail to car
floor.
Place  cushioning  material  as
re-
f. Cushioning Material E.
quired at all points of contact with strapping or dunnage.
g. Straps F (2 x 0.50 high-tension steel straps). Pass steel
straps through shackles and fasten trailers to each other.
h. Cable or Wire G 5/8-in, 6 x 7 steel cable or three strands
No.
8
black
annealed
wire,
lengths
to
suit). P a s s
cable
or
wire
through
stake
pockets
of
car
and
through
suitable
points
of trailers' as illustrated in figure 72. Tighten cable or wire
by twisting with steel rod or pipe.
i.
Pocket
Stake
H
(6
x
6
x
length
to
suit).
Place
stake
H
in
nearest
convenient
stake
pocket
and,
lock
in
place
with
wedge J (j. below).
Proceed  as  in  i  (above).
j.  Wedge  J  (fashion  to  suit).
k.  Brake  K  (6  z  6  x  length  to  suit). P o s i t i o n  b r a c e  K
from pocket stake H to fit smugly against trailer body.
l. Cleat L (2 x 4 x random length). Nail
double
cleats
to
car floor in a manner that will prevent brace K from shifting
as shown in figure 72.
m. Cleats M (2 z 4 z random length). Nail
double
cleats
M to car floor against trailer body to prevent shifting and
nail
back-up
supports
to
cleats
as
shown
in
n.
Dunnage. Place dunnage at all points of contact where
rubbing may occur.
118.
Marking
a. I d e n t i f i c a t i o n m a r k i n g w i l l b e s t a m p e d o n m e t a l t a g s , t h e n
dipped
in
ordnance
yellow
paint.
Attach
securely
with.
soft
wire
to
the
front
and
rear
of
each
trailer.
b. F u r t h e r m a r k i n g a n d p r o c e s s i n g i n f o r m a t i o n w i l l b e a s
prescribed
in
TM
9-1005.
Section Il. DESTRUCTION  OF  MATERIEL TO PREVENT
ENEMY  USE
119.
General
a. D e s t r u c t i o n o f t h e 1 2 - t o n 4 - w h e e l w r e c k e r l o w - b e d s e m i -
trailers
M269,
M270,
and
M270A1,
when
subject
to
capture
or
abandonment
in
the
combat
zone,
will
be
undertaken
by
the  using  arm  only  when,  in  the  judgment  of  the  unit  com-
mander concerned, such action is necessary in accordance with
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