2-11. OPERATING PROCEDURES-Continued.
Inspect rigging before operation.
All personnel should stand clear (at least double the distance of cable) in case lines break.
Controls. The driver controls payout and reeling speeds for main winch cable by using MAIN WINCH
SHIFT lever. Speeds may also be controlled by using MAIN WINCH operating lever (see para. 2-1b).
Prepare main or auxiliary hydraulic system for operation (see para. 2-11c).
Minimum engine speed for winching operations is 1500 rpm.
Lower spade to stabilize vehicle (see para. 2-11d).
Rig winch cable for a single line (90,000 lb) (40,824 kg) or a two-part line (180,000 lb) (81,648 kg).
Move MAIN WINCH SHIFT lever (1) to LOW or HIGH.