5.2. Fabrication Instructions. Bulk materials required to manufacture items are listed in the BULK
MATERIALS Functional Group of this RPSTL. Part numbers for bulk materials are also referenced in the
DESCRIPTION AND UOC of the line item entry for the item to be manufactured/fabricated. Detailed fab-
rication instructions for the items source coded to be manufactured or fabricated are found in TM
5.3. Index Numbers. Items which have the word BULK in the figure column will have an index num-
ber shown in the item no. column. This index number is a cross-reference between the National Stock Num-
ber/Part Number Index and the bulk materials list in Section II.
6. HOW TO LOCATE REPAIR PARTS.
6.1. When National Stock Number or Part Number is not known.
6.1.1. First. Using the table of contents, determine the assembly group or subassembly group to which
the item belongs. This is necessary since figures are prepared for assembly groups and subassembly groups,
and listings are divided into the same groups.
6.1.2. Second. Find the figure covering the assembly group or subassembly group to which the item be-
6.1.3. Third. Identify the item on the figure and use the Figure and Item Number Index to find
6.2. When National Stock Number or Part Number is not known.
6.2.1. First. Using the of National Stock Number or Part Number Index, find the pertinent National
Stock Number or Part Number. The NSN index is in National Item Identification Number (NIIN) sequence
(see 4.2.1). The part numbers in the Part Number index are listed in ascending alphanumeric sequence (see
4.3). Both indexes cross-reference you to the illustration/figure and item number of the item you are looking
6.2.2. Second. Turn to the figure and item number, verify that the item is the one you are looking for,
then locate the item number in the repair parts list for the figure.