HARKEN RIGGERS WINCH 500

Using A Frame Mounted Winch Should Be An Acceptable Tool… Why Isn’t It?

Hey all, It has been interesting hearing from many of you with respect to the use of “rigging or rescuers winch systems”.  We’ve been discussing both the Harken LokHead Winch and Harken Riggers Winch. There seems to be 3 camps… Departments who swear by the 15:1 SSSF and 1/2″ rope only. More adventure-based riggers who …

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Friction and Resultants: How Come We Don’t Fall Down When We Walk?

Hey all, I want to preface that before we dive into this stuff on resultants, friction and direction of vector forces… this is tough stuff.  The reason I am bringing this out in the open,  is because it is critically important to understand.  Not just slightly important, but critically important!  Why?  The very ground you …

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