2-17. CALM OR FAST WATER BRIDGE BAY RETRIEVAL (continued).
Release HOOK ARM switch (19) when cylinders
(20) are extended approximately 6 inches (15 cm).
k. Position MAIN FRAME switch (21) to UNLOAD and release when main frame is fully extended.
Position HOOK ARM switch (19) to UNLOAD and release when winch cable hook can be reached from the
Always wear leather gloves when handling winch cable. Handling winch cable with
bare hands could result in injury to personnel.
m . Have assistant maintain tension on cable.
n. Position WINCH switch (22) to OUT and release
when cable has been winched out about 8 feet (2.4 m).
Return hook arm to 6 inches (15 cm).
o. Turn HIGH IDLE switch (18) to OFF.
p. Release parking brake.
Water depth for fording should not exceed 4 feet (1.2 m) or damage to equipment
If this is an interior bay, go to Step q. If this is a ramp bay, go to Step r.
Place transfer case in low setting prior to backing Transporter into the water.
q. Back Transporter into the water and stop when top of back tire hubcap is at the water line (hubcap is in the
water). Go to Step s.
Back Transporter into the water and stop when top of back tire rim is at the water line (rim is in the water).