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2-19.3.2 Anchor winch roller chain adjustment. Adjust top-plate bolts until maximum back and forth chain movement
(when pushed and pulled by hand) is between 3/4 in. and 1 in. (see Figure 2-9).
Check tension periodically and at same time oil with a brush or spout can.
2-19.3.3 Manual brake system repair
See Appendix B page 3 of 4 of the W. W. Patterson Company service manual in Appendix B for replacement of
pawls, ratchet gear or brake band.
2-19.3.4 Anchor cable replacement
For anchor winch operating instruction refer to paragraph 2-9.
Secure anchor directly to padeye on fairlead using turnbuckle.
Slowly unwind cable from drum until anchor cable is loose.
Disconnect old cable from anchor shackle.
Using an empty cable spool, have two persons winding old cable up on spool while another person is controlling
the unwinding of cable from the drum.
A carriage or A-frame assembly may be used for ease of winding old cable on spool.
When cable is completely unwound from drum loosen U-bolt nuts to remove cable from drum, remove cable and
secure cable to spool.
Insert new cable through levelwind, into U-bolt and tighten nuts.
Reel new cable onto drum with two persons unwinding new cable from spool and one person controlling the
winding of cable onto drum.
Apply a liberal amount of multipurpose water-resistant grease (MIL-G-24139) to
cable while winding cable onto drum, to prevent corrosion.
When cable is completely wound on drum reconnect cable end to anchor shackle.
Remove turnbuckle from fairlead padeye and anchor when authorized by Bargemaster.
Anchor winch control panel repair and replacement
Make sure anchor winch control panel and anchor winch heaters are
electrically dead before starting repair or removal. Redtag switchboard
circuit breaker P10 for anchor winches 1 and 2 or circuit breaker P11 for
anchor winches 3 and 4, and power panel circuit breaker 11P13 for
anchor winch heaters. Redtag circuit breaker with: "WARNING DO NOT
ACTIVATE. REPAIRS BEING MADE."