Now it was time to try this again! I fired up the truck, engaged the PTO, and it seemed to be working ok. I shut it back down, as I hadn’t installed the outriggers yet, so I didn’t want to cycle any of the valves yet as nothing was labeled.
Everything on this crane is heavy, so I got the forklift out to lift them, move them to position and install. Since it was over the July 4th holiday, my brother-in-law Mike was available to help!
Here’s the outriggers getting installed:
Here’s a picture of me sliding one of the outriggers out, yes they are that heavy!