SINGLE WINCH LOADING AND UNLOADING (U.S.M.C. ONLY) (CONT)
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.
(g) Remove winch cable (11) and two shackles (25) from towing pintle (27).
(h) Remove linch pin (14) and keeper pin (15) and open snatch block (2). Using two people, remove winch
cable (11) from snatch block (2).
(i) Close snatch block (2) and install keeper pin (15) and linch pin (14).
A manila rope may be tied to cable to guide cable clevis under payload.
(24) Winch operator must pull back winch cable (11) toward gooseneck and allow winch cable to remain laying on
platform in front of payload.
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