TRAVELING AND EARTH MOVING OPERATIONS CONTINUED
Right-Hand "V" Ditching
C AU T I O N
Make sure the blade is lowered to the ground before adjusting centershift. Failure to follow
this caution may result in damage to machine.
Make sure frame is in straight alignment. If the machine is articulated, the tire sidewalls
may be forced against the back slope, causing tire sidewall damage and also forcing dirt
between the tire and rim, causing air loss and flat tires.
N OT E
Steps 1 through 7 pertain to making a "Marking Cut."
Ditching is normally done on the right side of the grader as it has greater reach to this side.
1. Position the grader outside the working area of the project.
Figure 41. Positioning Grader.