Sec. 6-Fig. 21-C (New-10-1966)
BOATS 27 FT., BRIDGE ERECTION, IN CRADLES, TWO PER CAR-FLAT CARS
No. of Pcs.
Brake wheel clearance. See Fig. 2, Sec. 1.
Block pattern 67. Nailed to car floor with three 60-D nails and two 30-D nails, and toe-nail each
side with two 30-D nails.
4 in. x 4 in. x 96 in. nailed to floor with 40-D nails spaced 8 in. apart.
2 in. x 4 in. x 48 in. placed at top of forward end of bow sections and secured under Item "T".
4 in. x 4 in. x 24 in., top, tapered entire length of 3 1/4 in. thickness at one end and wedged
under bow sections as shown. Toe-nailed to car floor with three 16-D nails.
2 in. x 4 in. x length cut to suit. Ends cut to fit contour of bow section. Nailed to Item "R" with two
16-D nails at each joint.
3 1/4 in. x 4 in. x 24 in. for bow section cradles to rest upon. Nailed to car floor with three 40-D
4 in. x 4 in. x 51 1/2 in.; ends notched to fit within the knee brackets.
Metal anchor plates; fastened to car. floor with eight 20-D cement coated nails.
4 in. x 4 in. x length cut to suit. Pieces placed crosswise against each end of each of the stern
section cradles and nailed to floor with 60-D nails placed 6 in. apart.
Steel bolts, 3/8 in. x 1 1/4in. with flat washer, lock washer and nut, fastening cradles of bow
sections together. Four to each side of cradles.
Steel bolts 7/8 in. x 6 in. with fiat washer, lock washer and nut. Placed through knee brackets.
Girth strap, high tension band 2 in. x .050 in. x length as required, fastened to floor by anchor
plates Item "J".
Hold down, high tension band 1 1/4 in. x .050 in. x 25 feet long, placed over one cradle base
Fastened to the car floor by anchor plates Item "J".
Girth strap, high tension band 1 1/4 in. x .050 in. x 28 feet long. Place around both bow sections.
3 in. x 6 in. x 72 in. nailed to car floor with 40-D nails spaced 8 in. apart.
2 in. x 4 in. x 48 in. side blocking for stern sections cradles, nailed to car floor with six 20-D nails.
Each to consist of 6 strands of No. 8 gage annealed wire. Pass through stake pockets to top
bolts, Item "M" on upright bow ends of boats.
Each to consist of 6 strands of No. 8 gage annealed wire. Pass through stake pockets to top eye
bolts, Item "V", on upright bow end of boat.
Each to consist of a shoulder nut eye with nuts and lock washers inserted through 1 in. pipe
spacer 3 3/4 in. long. Bolts to be 3/4 in. diameter with a 6 in. long shank.
2 in. x 4 in. x 12 in. longitudinal blocks placed against Item "K" and nailed to car floor with 40-D
nails spaced 3 in. apart.
See General Rules 4, 5, 7, 9, 14 and 15 for further details.