Micro-ROV Tether

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qfolkner
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Micro-ROV Tether

Post by qfolkner » Mon Apr 08, 2019 5:07 am

Are we allowed to use something like a hand crank to reel in the Micro ROV tether from the surface?

Matthew Gardner
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Re: Micro-ROV Tether

Post by Matthew Gardner » Wed Apr 10, 2019 4:42 pm

No.

1) You cannot pull the micro ROV tether from the surface. No exceptions. No pulling by hand, by manual winch/crank, by electrical winch/crank.

From the Important Forum Rulings post:

Companies cannot use a powered (or manual) surface winch/crane to lift the cannon (or other devices).


Good luck.

Matthew Gardner
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