order to assure an even flow of aggregate. Normal
operation of the spreader is illustrated in figure 2-1.
d. When moving from one job to another in a short
move, proceed as follows. Leave the spreader hitched to
the truck and raise the dump body about one third; then
fasten a chain to each top corner of the tailgate and to the
hopper. When the dump body is lowered, the spreader will
clear the ground sufficiently to allow travel (fig. 2-2).
2-2. Operating Controls
a. General. This section locates, describes, and states
the purpose of the controls of the aggregate spreader.
All references to right and left will be as
viewed from the operators platform.
b. Clutch Control Lever . The clutch control lever
assembly is located on the left-hard side of the spreader. It
is used to engage or disengage the agitator and feed roll
Do not spread sand with this aggregate spreader.