General. The A-frame kit is installed on cargo and tractor vehicles equipped with a front winch to provide a means
for lifting, moving, loading, and unloading material and equipment. A-frame load capacity is 3,000 lb (1,362 kg).
Preparation for Use.
Vehicle will become charged with electricity if A-frame contacts or breaks
high-voltage wire. Do not leave vehicle while high voltage line is in
contact with A-frame or vehicle. Notify nearby personnel to have electrical
power turned off. Failure to do this may result in injury or death.
A-frame kit is installed and rigged by unit maintenance.
Maneuver vehicle into position for operation. Be careful that A-frame does not come into contact with wires,
cables, tree limbs, or other overhead obstructions.
Park vehicle and apply parking brake.
Operating A-frame. Operate front winch to raise, lower, or hold load. Refer to paragraph 2-22 for front winch
Do not attempt to lift more than 3,000 lb (1,362 kg) with A-frame kit.
Do not allow cable chain (2) to contact snatch block (1).