Harken Wingman

Harken’s new Wingman offers more from a compact personal mechanical advantage system. The innovative design means it is among the first of its kind to achieve internal progress capture mechanically within the unit, rather than relying on prusiks to achieve that externally.
The Wingman combines a ratcheting sheave to stop the rope with a composite handle or wing the operator can open and close under load for a well-modulated ‘fine-tuned’ release. Under full load even with the sheaves pulled completely together, the system may be released quite easily--with full control using one hand on the wing and the other tending the line.
The minimum overall length is just 8” meaning more clearance under a tripod and more throw during a pick-off. The device is also ideal for creating adjustable directionals, work positioning and much more. It can be configured as a 4:1 or 5:1 mechanical advantage system.
These revolutionary features plus ball bearings within the sheaves that maximize efficiency for raising and lowering loads of up to 308kg / 681lbs, makes the Wingman a simple tool you will always want at your side.
NFPA "G" and EN 12278 certifications are pending.
Comes in an industrial-grade ballistic nylon carrying case with locking buckle. Case includes drawstring and drain grommets to separate unit and line for proper deployment and line drying.

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