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Old Nov 04, 2012, 07:08 PM
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Dion and others,

4m is a pretty big wing, and if it's a scale bird I think it would be the heaviest yet on the OneWinch.

As others have pointed out, having good tension at the start is key. If trying ROG I would either have someone hold the plane (or have a release mechanism) so you don't waste all your line capacity getting up to speed.

Don't forget that the limiting factor is power. Instead of putting the tow strap around one person's waist you could remove the buckle and have two people pull from the ends. This is uncharted territory, but putting two people instead of one on the business end of the pulleys is well within the equipment's capacity.

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