OPERATION OF FRONT WINCH (Contd) |
To lower load:
Push front winch control lever (2) forward to WINCH.
Observe directions of ground guide.
After load has been lowered, release front winch control lever (2) to NEUTRAL.
Direct ground guide to maintain tension on cable while unrigging load.
After Winch Operation.
Direct ground guide to maintain tension on cable.
Pull front winch control lever (2) back to WIND.
Watch ground guide for signal indicating cable chain coupling is approaching drum.
Release winch control lever (2) when signaled by ground guide.
Direct crew member to:
Disengage drum clutch by pushing clutch control lever (4) toward the winch.
Do not force clutch control lever. If lever does not easily disengage,
slightly engage winch control lever in WIND until clutch control lever
returns without force.
Swing hinged latch (3) down to lock clutch control lever (4) in disengaged position.
Pull out drum lock knob (5), rotate 90 degrees, and release. If necessary, rotate drum by hand to allow
drum lock plunger to engage.