SECTION IV. PREPARATION FOR STORAGE AND SHIPMENT
2-8. PREPARATION FOR STORAGE AND SHIPMENT.
a. Because it is a very expensive and delicate item, the periscope must be carefully protected even If it is being returned
for repairs. It is strongly recommended that when a replacement periscope Is received, that the packaging materials in
which it arrives be used to package, store and ship the old periscope.
b. If the above packaging materials are not available, the following procedure should be used:
(1) The eyepiece should be removed, wrapped In cushioning material (Item 2) and placed In a bag (Item 1). Heat seal
or tape closed (Item 3).
(2) Immobilize all moving parts, such as the arm, with tape (Item 3)
(3) Wrap periscope in wrapping paper (Item 4) and cushion (Item 2). Place the cushioned periscope In a bag, either of
plastic or other barrier material (Item 1). Heat seal or tape closed (Item 3).
(4) Place the telescope and eyepiece in a fiberboard box of appropriate size. Fill all voids with cushioning (Item 2). Tape
box closed (Item 3) and apply proper marking.
36" X 100 yard
1" thick, 20" X
36" X 600 feet
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