2-76 Change 5
When all but about 3 ft (91 cm) of wire rope is
on drum, disconnect wire rope hook (1) from
lighter vehicle or anchor. Attach wire rope
hook (1) to hull bracket (2) and pay in wire
rope until slack is removed from wire rope.
Engage winch stop (3) to winch control lever
Place winch shift lever (5) in LOW (handle
up), making sure lever is firmly seated in the
assembly. This will prevent wire rope pay out
when winch is not in use.
wire rope in accordance with Appendix F.