BASIC ISSUE ITEMS LIST
Section I. INTRODUCTION
stall the listed item. The maintenance level
This appendix lists items which accompany the
c o d e is-
arc welding machine or are required for in-
stallation, operation, or operator's maintenance.
(3) Recoverability Code indicates whether
This Basic Issue Items List is divided into the
unserviceable items should be returned for re-
covery or salvage. Items not coded are expend-
a. Basic Issue Items-Section II. A list of
able. Recoverability codes are-
items which accompany the arc welding ma-
chine or are required for operator's mainten-
ance, operation, or installation.
Applied to repair parts and assemblies which are
b. Maintenance and Operating Supplies-
economically raparable at DSU and GSU ac-
Section III. A listing of maintenance and
tivities and are normally furnished by supply
operating supplies required for initial opera-
on an exchange basis.
Applied to high dollar value recoverable repair
parts which are subject to special handling
3. Explanation of Columns
and are issued on an exchange basis. Such re-
The following provides an explanation of col-
pair parts are normally repaired or overhauled
umns in the tabular list of basic issue items,
at depot maintenance activities.
Applied to repair parts specifically selected for
salvage by reclamation units because of pre-
cious metal content, critical materials, high
a. Source, Maintenance, and Recoverability
dollar value reusable casings and castings.
Codes (SMR), Column 1:
(1) Source Code indicates the selection
b. Federal Stock Number, Column, 2. This
status and source for the listed item. Source
column indicates the Federal stock number for
c o d e s are-
c. Description, Column 3. This column in-
dicates the Federal item name and any addi-
P Applied to repair parts which are stockpiled in
or supplied from GSA/DSA Army supply sys-
tional description required. A five-digit manu-
tem, and authorized for use at indicated main-
facturer's or other service code is shown in
parentheses followed by the manufacturer's
X2 Applied to repair parts which are not stocked.
part number. Repair parts quantities included
The indicated maintenance category requiring
in kits, sets, and assemblies that differ from the
such repair parts will attempt to obtain them
if not obtainable
actual quantity used in the specific item, are
through cannibalization, such repair parts will
listed in parentheses following the repair part
through normal supply channels.
d. Unit of Issue, Column 4. This column
indicates the unit used as a basis of issue, e.g.,
(2) Maintenance Code indicates the low-
ea, pr, ft, yd, etc.