Posted by johnc on December 23, 2003 at 00:19:42:
In Reply to: Re: Winches posted by Thom on December 22, 2003 at 14:17:22:
The phone company used to drive winch equipped trucks with a capstan pulley on the end of the front bumper. This allowed the winch cable to do a 180 alongside the vehicle. I never saw it used, and I wonder if the cable ever rubbed the side of the truck.