Figure 17. Theodolite eyepiece prisms and sunglass, removal and installation
Section II. MOVEMENT TO A NEW WORKSITE
11. Dismantling for Movement
(2) Handle the carrying case carefully to
avoid sudden jolts, continued vibration, or
other shocks that might damage the
a. Short Distances. For short distances in cleared,
delicate parts of the instrument.
level areas, the operator may carry the instrument
(3) Do not drop the carrying case into a
mounted on the tripod. If the instrument is carried while
vehicle or on the ground during
mounted on the tripod, the operator should not carry it in
any position other than upright.
Note. If the carrying case is accidentally
dropped, the instrument should be
Exercise care when moving the
thoroughly inspected for damage.
theodolite mounted on tripod.
Handle the instrument carefully.
(4) If the theodolite is to be carried long
distances by manpower, the pack rack
Never subject it to bumps, jars, or
shocks. Never leave the instrument
unattended for long periods of time
12. Setting-Up Instructions After Movement
unless it is returned to the carrying
case. Never carry the instrument
over the shoulder.
b. Long Distances.
(1) When the theodolite must be moved for
long distances or over rough terrain, the
instrument should be transported in the
Section III. CONTROLS AND INSTRUMENTS
14. Controls and Instruments
This section describes, locates, illustrates, and furnishes
The purpose and normal settings of all controls and
the operator or organizational maintenance personnel
sufficient information about the various controls and
instruments for proper operation of the theodolite.
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