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Old June 19th, 2009, 07:23 PM   #24
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Originally Posted by whiterhino View Post
Personally I don't like the idea of criss crossing. In a scenario like Mclovin's pic above, if one strap accidentally comes loose or breaks, the remaining 3 attachment points are still pretty much holding the vehicle in place. On the other hand, if they are criss crossed, the remaining strap will have a tendancy to pull the vehicle sideways, thus loosening up the entire system.

I do 4, just as 95geo described & as shown in Mclovin's pic.
agreed. i have always used 4 straps to pull straight back or foward.

i had one break one time and 2 hours later when i made a pit stop for fuel i finally noticed it. the jeep didnt move at all and i finished my trip with 3 straps.
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