Originally Posted by CJ5_fan
The usage of a snatch block as a mechanical advantage is often not truly understood by new jeepers and can be dangerous if used incorrectly for the amount of total load.
I was a Vehicle Recovery Specialist in the Army back in the day and I have found that the US military FM-20 says it best:
You can see the difference in load based on the way it is used....
OP, Also keep in mind that you get the most power out of your winch with all the cable ran out. The first layer of cable on the spool is where you actually have 9k of capacity. You will probably have like 4k capacity on the last layer. Or something like that...
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