OPERATION OF FRONT WINCH (Contd)
Ensure each layer of cable winds evenly, if not equipped with level wind.
With parking brake applied, place transmission selector lever (2) in 1-5 (drive) and pull transmission
power takeoff control lever (3) back to ENGAGE. Return transmission selector lever (2) to N (neutral).
Pull front winch control lever (14) back to WIND and hold.
Winding speed and pulling capacity of winch is regulated by engine rpm.
To increase, depress accelerator pedal (5) or adjust hand throttle control (1).
Release winch control lever (4) to stop winding.
Pulling Indirect Loads.
If vehicle (11) cannot be lined up straight with load (6), line vehicle (11) up with a reliable go-between
such as a large tree (10).
Do not perform front winch operation if direct pull or use of a go-between object is unavailable.
Unwind enough cable (7) to reach tree (10) and load (6). Refer to task b. for instructions on
unwinding cable (7).
Attach snatch block (8) to cable (7) (task c).
Rig chain (9) from tree (10) to the snatch block (8). Attach cable chain to pintle hook or lifting
shackles of load (6) (task c).
Wind cable (7) until cable chain reaches snatch block (8) (task d).