Step 34: In Operation: Shutting Down
Or it may not. Other camps, packing up, may still be contributing their final dishwater. Not a problem: the dismantling process gets rid of the water. You may want to wear rubber gloves.
- Remove the nut or skewer that holds the propeller to its metal angle. Unscrew the propeller arm from the mast.
- Remove the wing nuts holding the gussets to the tray, and remove the masts and drum.
- Remove one plywood staple anchoring the filter bucket, and remove the filter bucket.
- Drag the tray to a nearby vacant area and, while you continue dragging, lift one end slowly. As long as the spillage trickle you leave behind you doesn't form a mud patch, it's legal; it has been treated and dispersed. When only mud remains in the tray, drag it back to camp.
- Remove the rest of the plywood staples. Lift the black plastic liner by its corners and drop it and the towel into your garbage bag or bucket.
- Remove eight carriage bolts.
- If you trapped the keeper with a small screw, remove it. Turn the drum vertical and squeeze the beveled junction so the keeper slides to the other end of the axle. Remove the short and long axle pieces. Put the collapsed drum and the propeller into the large clear plastic bag for travel.