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Old 11-23-2011, 04:39 PM   #1
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I'm not 4x4, and have an open diff. So i'm 4x1
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Need A Good Recovery Strap

Iv'e been looking at the Mac's 27,000lb strap but wanted to ask what are people here using without breaking, before I order anything.
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Old 11-23-2011, 04:40 PM   #2
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i always go with the most expensive thing (ie strongest) from tractor supply i can afford with NO HOOKS. loops are the way to go.
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Old 11-23-2011, 04:40 PM   #3
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I use an ARB strap from Sierra Expeditions (which incidentally is a Vendor here and is having a sale this weekend)
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Old 11-23-2011, 04:41 PM   #4
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Wheelers, Bubba Rope, ARB and Pro Comp make good straps. I have a Wheelers one myself.

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Old 11-23-2011, 05:36 PM   #5
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Wheelers, Bubba Rope, ARB and Pro Comp make good straps. I have a Wheelers one myself.

Those Gray ones are sweet. They have an extra abrasion resistant webbing on the edges.
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Old 11-23-2011, 05:38 PM   #6
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Those Gray ones are sweet. They have an extra abrasion resistant webbing on the edges.
Yeah my shackle still looks new. I have only used my strap once so far. Silly prerunners.
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Old 11-23-2011, 05:43 PM   #8
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I have two ARB Snatch Straps that are pretty awesome - you just have to watch the rebound.

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Old 11-23-2011, 05:53 PM   #9
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I'm not 4x4, and have an open diff. So i'm 4x1
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Thanks for the comments. Just picked up a 3 1/4" ARB, that thing looked so nice I had to buy it. It was expensive, lol.
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Old 11-23-2011, 06:31 PM   #10
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I am going with a wheelers 30' strap when I get around to it. They are made in the USA, which I appreciate!
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Old 11-23-2011, 06:48 PM   #12
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Is there a difference between a "recovery" strap and a nylon web sling used for overhead lifting? do they stretch more? are they more elastic?

The reason i ask is at work i can get these a good discount, as we go threw a lot of these. i think this may be cheaper than buying a name brand "recovery" strap.
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Old 11-23-2011, 06:56 PM   #14
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Well, a good recovery strap will only run you $30-50, depending on length.

But if you can get a strap for free, why not? Find out the breaking strength of the straps, they should be adequate for recovery. Most recovery straps have a breaking strength of about 25k lbs.

Recovery straps are pretty static (dont stretch much). Dynamic straps are like snatch ropes, they stretch and aide in recovery, like a rubber band.
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Old 11-23-2011, 07:08 PM   #15
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you need a strap that is the correct weight for your truck. that strap stretches, and that saves a lot of wear and tear on your truck.
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Old 11-23-2011, 08:54 PM   #16
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well i figured that the stretch would help. the slings we have a more than adequate for the weight of the vehicle. thanks for the input
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Old 11-23-2011, 11:57 PM   #17
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I've got a couple of straps from wheelers. Used them lots. Work great!
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Old 11-27-2011, 09:04 PM   #18
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Are these the straps that stretch and yank or just regular straps? If not, are the stretchy ones worth getting?
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Old 11-27-2011, 09:09 PM   #19
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Yes you want a stretchy type strap for recoveries.
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Old 11-27-2011, 09:21 PM   #20
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good. i want to hint to the GF that i want one for Xmas. I need to go to a retailers website and leave the page with a straps description up before she gets on the computer.
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