Lifting with a broken cable

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  1. crghill

    crghill New Member

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    I have a 2009 Starcraft 3614 that has a broken cable on the front left side. How can I lift it with a broken cable?

    Thanks!
     
  2. terry1419

    terry1419 Active Member

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    Assuming you have a manual winch, you will probably need a second person to lift the LF corner while you operate the winch. Have a support such as a 2X4 of the proper length to support the corner when the top is up.
     
  3. HiFiDave

    HiFiDave Singin round the campfire

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    Yeah, two person job there likely. We carry a 2 x 2 cut to length tucked in on the deck of the E1 just in case a cable pops when on a trip. (one of the cables has a bit of fray to it)
     
  4. BelchFire

    BelchFire I speak fluent vise-grip

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    That's a great idea; I never thought about that. It's super simple to have along and would save a trip if you need it.
     
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    With my luck someone in our party would use the 2x2 as firewood :)
     

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