When the part to be used differs between serial
numbers of the same model, the effective serial
numbers are shown as the last line of the descrip-
economically reparable, con-
tion. In the Special Tools List, the initial basis of
demn and dispose at the direct
issue (BOI) appears as the last line in the entry for
each special tool, TMDE, and support equipment.
Reparable item. When un-
When density of equipments supported exceeds den-
economically reparable, con-
sity spread indicated in the basis of issue, the total
demn and dispose at the gen-
authorization is increased accordingly,
eral support level.
g. Unit of Measure (U/M). Indicates the stan-
Reparable item. When beyond
dard of the basic quantity of the listed items as used
lower level repair capability,
in performing the actual maintenance function.
return to depot. Condemnation
This measure is expressed by a two-character alpha-
and disposal not authorized
betical abbreviation (e.g., ea, in, pr, etc.). When the
below depot level.
unit of measure differs from the unit of issue, the
lowest unit of issue that will satisfy the required
Reparable item. Repair, con-
units of measure will be requisitioned.
demnation, and disposal not
authorized below depot/spe-
h. Quantity incorporated in Unit. Indicates
cialized repair activity level.
the quantity of the item used in the breakout shown
on the illustration figure, which is prepared for a
Item requires special handling
functional group, subfunctional group, or an assem-
or condemnation procedures
bly. A "V" a ppearing in this column in lieu of a
because of specific reasons (i.e.,
quantity indicates that no specific quantity is appli-
precious metal content, high
cable, (e. g., shims, spacers, etc, ) .
dollar value, critical material
or hazardous material). Refer
to appropriate manuals/direc-
4. Special Information.
tives for specific instructions.
a. Repair parts kits and gasket sets appear as
the last entries in the repair parts listing for the
figure in which its parts are listed as repair parts or
c. National Stock Number. Indicates the Na-
are listed at the end of the repair parts listing for
tional Stock Number assigned to the item and will
the last figure containing parts of the kit.
be used for requisitioning purposes.
b. The following publications pertain to Com-
d. Part Number. Indicates the primary number
presser, Reciprocating, and its components.
used by the manufacturer which controls the design
and characteristics of the item by means of its en-
Operator, Direct Support,
gineering drawings, specifications standards, and
General Support Mainte-
inspection requirements to identify an item or
range of items.
Direct Support, General
Support and Depot Main-
When a stock numbered item is requi -
sitioned, the repair part received may
have a different part number than the
part being replaced.
e. Federal Supply Code for Manufacturer
5. How to Locate Repair Parts.
(FSCM). The FSCM is a 5-digit numeric code listed
a. When National Stock Number or Part
in SB 708-42 which is used to identify the manu-
Number is Unknown:
facturer, distributor, or Government agency, etc.
(1) First. Using the table of contents, deter-
f. Description. Indicates the Federal item
mine the functional group within which the repair
name and, if required, a minimum description to
part belongs. This is necessary since illustrations
identify the item. Items that are included in kits
are prepared for functional groups, and listings are
and sets are listed below the name of the kit or set
divided into the same groups.
with the quantity of each item in the kit or set indi-
(2) Second. Find the illustration covering
cated in the quantity incorporated in unit column.