1-1. Purpose. To provide user and support personnel supplemental maintenance and repair parts instructions that have
special application to commercial construction equipment items.
1-2. Scope. This publication applies to Department of the Army units, organizations and activities that use and/or
support the Mixer, Rotary Tiller; Model HDS-E, NSN 3895-01-141-0882.
1-3. Description. The Self-Propelled Rotary Tiller consists of a 4-71 Detroit Diesel Engine, Hydrostatic Drive
Transmission, and a 4 Cylinder Air-Cooled gasoline engine driven emulsion/asphalt pump, mounted on a pneumatic tired
1-4. Operational Concept. The Hydrostatic Self-Propelled Stabilizer is a heavy duty machine designed specifically for
use in pulverizing the subgrade prior to addition of a suitable binder, or blending in the case of purely mechanical
1-5. Procurement Status. The procurement contract number is DAAEO7-82-C-6328 and was awarded on 20 Aug 82 for
a total of 14 units.
1-6. Equipment Publications.
a. Initially two sets of manufacturer's commercial publications will be overpacked and shipped with each Mixer,
Rotary Tiller (reference Appendix A).
b. The overpacked publications are located in the tool box attached to the Mixer, Rotary Tiller.
c. Additional commercial manuals may be obtained by requisitioning from Defense Construction Supply Center,
DCSC. Requisitions to DCSC should be prepared in the same manner as for part numbered repaired parts, using the
Federal Supply Code for manufacturer's FSCM and manual numbers listed in Appendix A. If DD Form 1348-6 is used,
mail it directly to Commander, DCSC, ATTN: DCSC-OSR, Columbus, OH 43215.
d. If additional assistance is required, contact the address in paragraph 1-11 of this publication.
1-7. Personnel and Training.
a. MOS Requirements:
(1) Operator: 62J General Construction Equipment Operator
(2) Organizational Maintenance: 62B, Construction Equipment Repairman.
(3) Direct and General Support Maintenance: 62B, Construction Equipment Repairman; 63G, Fuel and
Electrical Systems Repairman, 44B Metal Body Repairman.