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snatch block

Discussion in 'Off-Roading & Trails' started by SoutheastTaco, Jan 11, 2010.

  1. Jan 11, 2010 at 7:32 AM
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    SoutheastTaco

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    can somebody please explain to me how to use a snatch block i've seen them just never used or seen one be used i cant figure it out i believe the proper term for me is ra'tard? thanks for any info
     
  2. Jan 11, 2010 at 7:47 AM
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    luk8272

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    You attach your block to a stable object (tree, using a tree saver), run your cable from your winch through the block and back to your vehicle. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Td92wGxvujU

    Also very good for pulling friends from around a bend. When your not able to be directly in front or behind them. Run the cable from your winch to your block then to friends truck. Attach the block to a fixed object again and pull away.


    This drawing shows a typical Double Line:
    [​IMG]



    A Double Line as used for self recovery using an anchor point such as a tree.
    [​IMG]

    Indirect Double Line PullIndirect pulling may be required because of obstacles. The pulley block is attached to the load and the wire rope is attached to an anchor point offset from the direction in which the load is to be moved. Note that this procedure is not recommended unless necessary as the winch pulling power and line speed will decrease as the angle between the wire rope increases.


    [​IMG]Single Line Pull
    [​IMG]


    Whilst this configuration uses a pulley block it is only a single line pull and the pulling power will be as the winch line pull rating as described above.
     
  3. Jan 11, 2010 at 7:57 AM
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    Great info thanks!!!​
     
  4. Jan 11, 2010 at 8:04 AM
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    No problem man, better to ask here than to show up to wheel and not know whats up and risk getting hurt. Have fun playing with this.
     
  5. Jan 11, 2010 at 8:12 AM
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    Great write up!
     
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    I have used snatch block's to lift things from time to time :D
    I used 4 block's to lift this F550
    [​IMG]
     
  8. Jun 15, 2011 at 11:13 PM
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    I am gonna go out on a limb here and guess that the hoist on the beam wasnt working?
     
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