(3) Push drum clutch lever (2) as far
as it will go toward winch drum to disengage
drum jaw clutch.
(4) Pull drum lock knob (3) all the
way out, rotate 90, and release.
(5) If winch has a level wind, pull out
level wind lock knob (1), rotate 90, and
Always wear leather gloves when handling winch cable. Ncver allow cable to run
through hands. Rusty or broken strands of wire call cause paintful injuries.
Do not operate winch with less than 4 turns of cable on drum. Failure to observe
this can result in personnel injuries.
(6) Pull on end of cable until required length is unreeled. Do not kink cable.
A drag brake on drum flange prevents drum from unwinding too rapidly.
(7) To unwind cable under power without a load, refer to step c.
c. Lowering Load or Unwinding Winch Cable with Power.
During winch operation, direct all personnel to stand clear of winch cable and load.
A snapped cable or shifting load can bc extremely dangerous. If load shifts so as to
present a hazard,redistribute the load. If failure of any part occurs, stop operations
immediately and notify organizational maintenance personnel.
Do not force drum clutch lever
(2). To free drum clutch lever,
move winch control lever (5) to
L (low forward) or R (reverse)
position, as required, while
slipping engine clutch.