SINGLE WINCH LOADING AND UNLOADING (U.S.M.C. ONLY) (CONT)
Prior to removing a winch cable from payload, winch operator must be sure the
winch cable has enough slack to relieve tension in the cable or injury to personnel
2. Winch operator must pay out enough winch cable (11) to sag to platform to relieve tension.
Extreme caution must be used when removing winch cable from payload. Cable
may be under tension or twisted. If winch cable has tension when removed, slowly
and carefully, using both hands, rotate cable to relieve tension. Do not allow cable
to twist or whip freely or injury to personnel may result.
3. Remove winch cable (11) clevis from two shackles (25) on towing pintle (27).
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