3-9 REPLACE SLING ASSEMBLY COMPONENTS - CONT
Inspect the shackles (1) for
damage or excessive wear.
assemblies (2) for frayed or
thimbles (3) for excessive wear.
Check the lift ring (4) for dam-
age or excessive wear.
Remove the screw pins (1) and
Remove the screw pins (3) and
shackles (4) to disconnect the
lifting ring (6).
Shackles are to be replaced
in sets of four, unless the
replacement shackle is iden-
tical to the original in speci-
fication and dimension.
Install the bow of the shackles
(4) through lifting ring (6), and
through the thimbles in the end
of the cable assemblies (5).
Install the bow of the shackles (2) through the thimbles in the end of the cable
a s s e m b l i e s ( 5 ) , a n d i n s t a l l t h e screw pins (1) through the anchor shackles on the