By Héctor Tobar
Whilst the San José mine collapsed outdoor of Copiapó, Chile, in August 2010, it trapped thirty-three miners underneath hundreds of thousands of ft of rock for a record-breaking sixty-nine days. the total global watched what transpired above-ground throughout the grueling and persistent rescue, however the saga of the miners' reviews under the Earth's surface—and the lives that led them there—has by no means been heard till now.
For Deep Down Dark, the Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Héctor Tobar obtained particular entry to the miners and their stories. those thirty-three males got here to consider the mine, a cavern causing consistent and thundering aural torment, as one of those coffin, and as a church the place they sought redemption via prayer. Even whereas nonetheless buried, all of them agreed that if through a few miracle any of them escaped alive, they might proportion their tale in simple terms jointly. Héctor Tobar used to be the individual they selected to listen to, and now to inform, that story.
The result's a masterwork or narrative journalism—a riveting, every now and then stunning, emotionally textured account of a unique human occasion. Deep Down Dark brings to haunting, tactile existence the adventure of being imprisoned within a mountain of stone, the horror of being slowly ate up through starvation, and the religious and mystical parts that surrounded operating in this kind of harmful position. In its stirring ultimate chapters, it captures the profound method within which the lives of each person focused on the catastrophe have been perpetually replaced.
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After installing output shaft, proceed as follows (see figure 6-11): a. If removed, press new bearing cone (64) onto input shaft (65) to bottom out on shaft shoulder. Use suitable tubular drift that contacts bearing cone inner race only. b. Install pilot bearing in input shaft (65) as follows, depending on bearing type: 1. Roller bearing Assembly. Install bearing assembly (66B) in end of input shaft (65). 2. Individual Bearing Rollers. Coat bearing rollers (66A) with petrolatum and install in end of input shaft.
C. Engage 5th shift fork (51) with previously assembled (paragraph 6-7) 5th synchronizer assembly (45) and install together in transmission noting the following: 1. Install 5th synchronizer assembly over rear end of countershaft gear. 2. Guide shift rail assembly (53) through reverse fork, pin and roller assembly and spring (103 and 102, figure 6-6) previously installed. a. Install 5th synchronizer retainer (44) and snap ring (43). Figure 6-12. T5 WC Speedometer Gear Figure 6-13. T5 WC 5th Synchronizer, Shift Fork and Gear 6-7 6-16.
T5 WC Ball in 3rd-4th Position Figure 6-21. T5 WC Bearing Preload Adjustment 6-11 e. 07 mm. f. Select shim(s) (62) of thickness calculated at step e and install on end of bearing cup noting the following: 1. 2. Thickest shim shall be installed adjacent to bearing cup (63). 012 in. 30 mm). Thinnest shim shall be installed adjacent to bearing contact surface in input bearing retainer (60). g. Apply continuous 1/16 in. 6 mm) bead of sealant (Neutral Cure RTV, Loctite 598) all around transmission case (117) mounting face for input bearing retainer (60).