Figure 2-5. Ground Rod and Slide Hammer.
Impact disk (3) must be tightened to end of threads on ground rod. Also, lock washer
and nut must be tightened firmly against impact disk. Failure to observe this warning
could result in severe personal injury and/or death and damage to the equipment.
The terminal lug supplied with the ground rod is too small. Use additional
ground strap provided with power unit. Refer to generator TM 9-6115-639-13.
Install impact disk (3) on rod (4). Tighten impact disk (3) to end of threads on rod (4).
Install lock washer (2) and nut (1). Tighten nut (1) and lock washer (2) securely against
impact disk (3).
If installed, remove nut (6).
Position hammer (5) on rod (4). Install nut (6) and tighten to end of threads on rod (4).
c. Connect ground rod coupling (10) to ground rod (7) and screw slide hammer rod (4) into coupling
(10). Make sure that slide hammer rod (4) seats on ground rod (7).
d. Drive ground rod into ground until coupling (10) is just above surface.
e. Remove slide hammer assembly and install another section of ground rod (7).
f. Install another coupling (10) and the slide hammer assembly. Drive ground rod down until new
coupling is just above ground surface.