When constructing mount-out boxes, observe the
Screw nails (or flathead screws) and glue must
be used to assemble the boxes.
Covers must be bolted to tapped metal inserts,
as shown in COMCBPAC/COMCBLANT-
INST 3120.1, or an equivalent bolting method.
Box interiors may be compartmented to suit the
Gross weight of the boxes should be limited to
250 pounds each for easy handling without
Boxes must be fabricated of 3/4-inch exterior-
grade plywood, reinforced with 2 by 4 ends.
Special boxes for large items are authorized,
but should conform to the criteria set forth in
Metal comers or other protection may be in-
stalled to prevent shipping damage.
Pre-positioned Stocks and Supplies
Because of the mobile nature of the NCF, it is
necessary to pre-position certain supplies and equip-
ment in anticipation of use in contingency mount-outs.
These stocks include oil, gasoline, lubricants, rations,
and ammunition, plus a full allowance of equipment.
During a contingency mount-out, all or part of these
pm-positioned stocks may be used. As part of the
planning phase, NCF units should check the plan to be
supported to determine the exact amount and types of
supplies to be embarked and the location of the
RECOMMENDED READING LIST
Although the following references
were current when this TRAMAN was
published, their continued currency
cannot be assured. You therefore need
to ensure that you are studying the
Automatic Building Machine Type K-Span Operating
Manual, MIC-120 ABM, M.I.C. Industries, Inc.
Naval Construction Force/Seabee Chief Petty Officer,
NAVEDTRA 10600, Naval Education and Training
Command, Pensacola, Fla., June 1989.
Naval Construction Force/Seabee Petty Officer First
Class, NAVEDTRA 10601, Naval Education and
Training Command, Pensacola, Fla., December