GUN SHIELD (MANTLET) COVER INSTALLATION PROCEDURE (CONT)
Manually elevate 165-mm gun and traverse turret so that gun is positioned over left
front fender of vehicle (TM-10).
Set turret traverse lock to LOCKED (TM-10).
Put gun shield cover (1) over end of gun tube and slide cover toward turret.
Fit cover (1) over telescope, machine gun ports, searchlight brackets, and lifting eyes on
gun shield (2).
Line up screw holes in cover (1) with holes in turret.
Put metal strap (3) in place over right side of cover (1).
There are thirty five screws that hold the cover to the
turret. Of these thirty five screws, ten are shorter and are
installed across the top row.
Put screw (4) with lockwasher (5) and flat washer (6) in all screw holes of metal strap
(3), except end holes.
Repeat steps 6 and 7 for metal strap (3) over left side of cover (1).
Put metal strap (7) in place over top part of cover (1) and under ends of left and right
metal straps (3).
Using hand, put screw (8) with Iockwasher (5) and flat washer (6) in all screw holes of
metal strap (7).
If necessary, manually depress gun to do steps 11 and
12 (TM-1 O).
Put metal strap (9) in place over bottom part of cover. Repeat step 7.
Put metal straps (10) in place over lower comers of cover (1) under metal straps (3)
and (9). Repeat step 10.
Using socket wrench, tighten all thirty five screws.
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Para 34-3 Cont