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How to Use a Snatch Block

Snatch block usage can lessen the load on the winch and make recovery much easier. Learn more on how to use these components.

Heavy Duty Towing vs. Light Duty Towing: What's the Difference?

When it comes to towing and auto hauling, knowing the difference between heavy duty and light duty towing ...

Recover Vehicles with New 3-Ply & 4-Ply Recovery Straps (Up to 192,000 lbs WLL)

We expanded our recovery strap line with 3-Ply and 4-Ply Recovery Straps that give more capability with higher working load limits.

Extracting a Stuck Vehicle

How to Calculate Minimum Winching Effort & Minimum Working Load Limit   When extracting a stuck ve...

Auto Recovery Straps vs. Tow Straps

We get a lot of questions about which straps to use when hauling and towing a vehicle versus the best stra...

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