2-4. STARTING TAMPER (Cont).
Perform step d only If engine Is cold.
d. Raise choke lever (2).
e. Pull starter cable (1) briskly one or twice to
Position choke lever (2) approximately halfway and
pull starter cable (1) until engine starts.
g. Lower choke lever (2). Allow engine to warm at idle
h. Raise throttle lever (3) to full throttle position.
2-5. OPERATING TAMPER.
a. General. Become familiar with the normal operation
of the tamper. Damage to equipment, extensive re-
pairs, and downtime can be avoided by an alert op-
erator who can detect problems in early stages and
help Unit Maintenance correct them before they be-
DO NOT operate tamper on hard, unyielding
surfaces. Failure to follow this caution may re-
sult in damage to tamper.
During operation, guide the tamper, but allow
the tamper to do the work. Bearing down on the
handle is not necessary and limits the shoe
The tamper moves forward in rapid jumps on
level surfaces. On uneven surfaces or inclines it
may be necessary to rock the handle slightly to
assist the tamper to move forward.
Always guide the tamper so that the whole
shoe, not just the front or back edges, does the
Refer to Figure 2-2, Stopping Tamper, for
steps a through d.
The VR11C and VR11 tampers are stopped
the same way. The VR11C is illustrated. -
Lower throttle control lever (2).
Push shorting switch (3).
Perform steps c and d only if tamper will remain
out of service due to job completion and/or
Close fuel tank cap vent (1).
Close fuel valve (4).