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Gearbox lifting



Azimuth Gearboxes Sling Arrangement, over 1Tonne in weight

Strop eye end miss-use and unnecessary stress on ferrule

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Strop permanent distortion of strop eye end at winch hook

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General arrangement of Azimuth Gearbox suspension and location of suspect attachments of chain hoists,

with a Messy arrangement and ferrule resting on bend point (middle photo)

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Overview of Strop run
Beam clamp could have been used here if clamp to wiring was moved, preventing stress point, and a unsuitable anchor point.

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