DUAL WINCH LOADING AND UNLOADING DISABLED PAYLOAD WITH MINE CLEARING BLADE
A manila rope will be used to pull the tractor winch cable through the snatch block
for use during unloading procedures.
(9) Remove manila rope (5) from platform stowage compartment.
(10) Starting from front streetside corner of platform, pull one end of manila rope (5) back and through snatch
block (6) and forward to front curbside corner of platform.
(11) Tie both ends of manil a rope (5) to front lifting eyes on platform (just inboard of each front support leg).
(12) Perform procedures in paragraph 2-2a, steps (9) thru (30), and position payload chocks, curb guides, and
tiedown chains; adjust platform to loading position; and lower ramps.
Observe the following precautions during the loading process:
If possible, provide ample clear space behind the disabled payload during loading
to prevent serious injury or death to personnel and damage to equipment should
cables break while payload is being loaded.
Ensure that winch cables are not kinked, clevises are secured to winch cables, and
snatch blocks and shackles are in good condition and properly secured or serious
injury or death to personnel may occur.