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Alabama thread!

Discussion in 'South East' started by Davtopgun, May 18, 2009.

  1. Mar 4, 2019 at 7:31 AM
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    My whole truck is Chinese. Dont trail ride beside me it might implode.
     
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    ALLLL DAY! But don't use your chinese CB, it might fry at first transmission!
     
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  3. Mar 4, 2019 at 7:32 AM
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    Davtopgun [OP] Weeeee mod time!

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    Has this become the "@stronghammer argues with everyone" thread?


    It's snowing in Shelby county right now.
     
  4. Mar 4, 2019 at 7:32 AM
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    T4golfR Golf dad > Soccer mom

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    So is this just a lynch mob against Chinese products? What's everyone's opinion on Japanese products?:popcorn:
     
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    Its "everyone argues with me" to be more correct.
     
  7. Mar 4, 2019 at 7:34 AM
    T4golfR

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    LMAO not to add to it, but you literally just argued against his post.


    I LOVE THIS THREAD!:rofl::laugh::laughing:
     
  8. Mar 4, 2019 at 7:34 AM
    Davtopgun

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    :devil:
     
  9. Mar 4, 2019 at 7:35 AM
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    Lol yep. But on the original post we have Trey, Wes, Tanner, and Scott all arguing with me over it. I didnt tag a bunch to start arguments they all quoted me to disagree.
     
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  10. Mar 4, 2019 at 7:36 AM
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    True. You'll get no argument from me:rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl:
     
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    For some reason this brings to mind the people who argued about "I'll only buy a Tacoma assembled in the US, I aint buying a Mexican made one!"
    How stupid are you to not understand that BOTH tacomas assembled in Mexico and tacomas assembled in south TX or South California are likely all assembled by Mexicans!?
     
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  12. Mar 4, 2019 at 7:38 AM
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    One has a better name printed on it dude. C'mon
     
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    Well to be fair, you were wrong. Soooo, there's that.

    :boink:
     
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    I wasn't, though. They are made the same.

    Maybe not tested, but the manufacturing process is most likely extremely similar if not exact.

    Most (if not all) basic shackles are made in the same manner, possibly same factories, then branded.
     
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    Do you have proof they are made the same? This is the real argument.
     
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    Names don't matter though, at least not on shackles :boink::bananadead:
     
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    In that regard, do you have proof they aren't?
     
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    Forged or cast, that's your two options.

    Do you have proof they aren't made the same? This is why I said ask for more information about the manufacturer.

    some reading material from one guy: http://www.balancecommunity.com/slack-science/all-about-shackles-2/

    particularly: "I went to a local wirerope shop that has a giant pull testing machine to do some break tests recently and I was talking to the owner of the shop. He said that one time he was testing a batch of 3/4" Anchor Shackles that came from China. These shackles all had a working load limit of 7-tons stamped on the body. He pulled all of these shackles to the point of failure and all of them tested out above the specification except for one. This one shackle broke at a measly 3,000 lbf, or 1/5 of the working load limit, which is supposed to have at least a 5:1 safety ratio! This goes to show that manufacturer errors DO happen and for a piece of gear that we put so much faith into, we need be absolutely sure it is reliable. The only way to do this is to only purchase shackles that are individually tested for strength, or at the very least, batch tested. Companies such as Van Beest, Crosby, and CM test a set percentage of the shackles they produce to be sure the entire batch is reliable and consistent. Other companies, such as Peterson, pull every single one of their shackles to 2x the working load limit to be absolutely sure that it will withstand the loads that they advertise them to. These shackles may cost a few extra dollars, but they are guaranteed to hold the working load limit for as long as they are used."

    some companies only test a batch percentage, and some chinese made ones are fantastic and test above their ratings.
     
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