BOOM WINCH OPERATIONCONTINUED
Do not place shift control lever
in N (neutral) when a load is
3 With control handle (2) in pay-out posi-
tion, shift control lever (1 ) should be in N
(neutral) position only when pulling (pay-
ing out) winch wire rope from the boom
winch by hand.
Always wear leather gloves
(item 31, appx B) when handl-
ing winch cable. Never allow
cable to run through hands.
Broken wires can cause painful
injuries, Do not operate
winch/crane with less than four
1 Start hydraulic
system, Refer to page
All controls are spring loaded to
return to center position. Hold
onto control handle at all times
Push control handIe (1) forward
and pay out wire rope about 1
ft (0.30 m) and stop winch.
Refer to page 2-73.
turns of wire rope on drums.
Failure to observe these warn.
ings could result in personnel
Push shift control lever (1) to HI (high
speed) only when rapidly paying out
winch wire rope or paying in winch wire
rope without a load. Always hand hold
wire rope to keep some pull on rope dur-
ing this type of operation.
Push control handle (2) forward to pay
out wire rope.
Slowly move control handle (2) to center
position to stop winch.
Pull control handle (2) down to reel in