Heavy Duty Winching Team Saves High Reach From Muddy Grave
A heavy duty winching team was required to save a rented high reach from it’s muddy grave. The client was refacing the front of a bank in Monroeville and had rented the high reach to complete the job. All was well when the client drove the high reach onto the bank’s grassy, but frozen, lawn. As the day went on and the temperatures rose, the lawn began to thaw. The weight of the high reach was too much for the lawn and it quickly began to sink into the mud.
The contractors tried to move the high reach but it was an impossible task. The only way to rescue it from the mud would be to winch it out! This is where McGann & Chester’s heavy duty winching team came in to save the day! They brought in their rotator and began the three point recovery.
First, they winched the high reach backwards around 75 feet. At that point, due to tight spatial constraints, they had to lift up the high reach and turn it around. Once back on the ground, they continued to winch the high reach up a small embankment and onto solid ground. The team knew that had they simply winched it out of the hole it sunk into, it would be impossible to drive it on the soft lawn.
Fantastic work out there team!
Details of Heavy Duty Winching Team Saves High Reach From Muddy Grave
A call requesting a heavy duty winching team was received at McGann and Chester’s 24/7 dispatch center. A heavy duty winching team was dispatched from 390 Glademill Rd, Valencia, PA, 16059. The heavy duty winching team made the 30 mile driving on I-76 E. The heavy duty recovery team arrived at the client’s location outside a bank in Monroeville, PA.
The heavy duty winching team assessed the situation. The client was replacing bricks at a bank and had rented a high reach in order to reach the higher levels of the building. The heavy duty winching team noted that the ground was frozen solid when the client had driven the high reach onto the grassy lawn of the bank. As the client was working, the ground thawed and the high reach began sinking.
The heavy duty winching team noted that the only way to get the high reach out of the ground would be to winch it. The heavy duty winching team noted that they needed to winch it off the lawn completely as the lawn was too soft for the high reach to be driven. The heavy duty recovery team hooked onto one point of contact and winched the high reach backwards around 75 feet.
The team then unhooked their cable, attached two different points of contact and were able to lift up and turn the machine. This allowed the heavy duty winching team to pull the high reach back up the embankment and onto solid ground. The heavy duty winching team unhooked their cables from the high reach.