ORDNANCE MAINTENANCE-OBSERVATION TELESCOPES M48 AND M49
b. Disassembly of the Cradle Assembly. Remove nut and lock
washer from end of bolt A7575950. Drive out the bolt and remove
washer A7575951 (fig. 26). Take out the elevating thumbscrew
A7575956. Take off the cradle, at the same time removing the com-
pression spring from between the arm and the cradle. Take out screw
BCFX2AD and remove the fork that it holds. Drive out the taper
pin that secures the tube to the arm and remove the tube.
ASSEMBLY OF TRIPOD M15.
a. General. To assemble Tripod M15, reverse the disassembly
procedure. Before assembling the tripod, determine whether the parts
are in serviceable condition and replace where necessary.