2-10. LAUNCHING, FAST WATER - Continued
d. Remove the six tie down cable assemblies (9)
and the two rear stanchions (both sides) (10). Leave
two front restraining cables (11) in place. Install front
stanchions. Remove safety pin from near boom locking
e. Have boat operator and crew install cable and
If boat being launched is MK-2 model, have boat
operator start engines in accordance with TM 5-1940-
277-10 and set throttle to 2000 RPM just prior to launch.
Check that dolly retainer is
unhooked before winch cable is
f. Fasten a safety line to the cradle front cross-
member and attach to transporter near lifting shackle.
Route safety line so that it is free
result if line snags on transporter
or loose items.
g. Back the transporter down to the water and
engage the brake lock.
h. Winch the boat forward by pulling the winch
control lever until the two restraining cables (11) are
slightly loose. Remove the hook (12) from lifting
shackle (13) and install hook (12) into eyes on the front