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A common cause of an override is tailing the line quickly before you have taken the slack out of the line. If there's slack in the line, the spinning winch can grab the line and pull it over itself. When using a winch, always take the slack out of the line before you start to tail it quickly. Also, keep your eyes on the winch while you are tailing it, and stop tailing instantly when you see an override developing. You can often clear it before it gets bound tightly.
 
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