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A question about tow (recovery) straps.

Discussion in 'Off-Roading & Trails' started by zoptaa, Dec 5, 2013.

  1. zoptaa

    zoptaa [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I am buying a set of recovery straps and from what I've read you shouldn't use the ones with the steel hooks on the end in case the strap breaks and turns it into a 100mph projectile. This makes sense, but the straps that are looped on the end seem like they could potentially knot themselves to the point where you may not be able to undo them.
    The straps are from Northern Tool, 2" x 30' with the loops on the ends.

    Any advice would be appreciated.
     
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    Spoonman Granite Guru

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    ARB ARB705US 2-3/8" x 30' Recovery Strap - 17500 lbs Capacity
     
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    Dan do you guys sell any winch Recovery kits?

    like this

    [​IMG]
     
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    We have talked about putting a kit together, but just have not made it happen yet. I have thought about offering a drawstring bag to throw dirty/muddy straps into. Something like this:
    [​IMG]
     
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    I can certainly do a package price on a kit though. Just don't have cool bag for it.
     
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    sweet :popcorn:

    I need a tree saver, snatch block, choker chain and strap.
     
  9. colinb17

    colinb17 If at first you don't succeed, don't try skydiving

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    i like seeing posts like this :D

    looks like you're prepping to get into some real trouble lol
     
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    Oh yea.
     
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    carcharias Giggiddy what what

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    This is basically what I have as far as pre-made kit, but I also bought more d-rings, a snatch block, some wood blocks, a tow strap, etc. Redundancy....
     
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    colinb17 If at first you don't succeed, don't try skydiving

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    I carry wood blocks all the time great recovery tool if need be.
     
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    colinb17 If at first you don't succeed, don't try skydiving

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    but what do you do with them???
     
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    When stuck in the sand I have had use wood so the wheels grab for traction.
     
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    ^^ Yup. Also for a base so any jack doesn't sink in the ground.
     
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    i haz sand ramps and a hilift base :eek:
     
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    ^^ ooooooOOOOOooooo Lookit Mr Fancy over here..... ;)

    Got 'em all, Ry. Also pm'd you my survivalist bag from my truck.
     
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    Thank you.

    Man i am way unprepared :?
     
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