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Old June 4th, 2007, 08:48 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by Cooter View Post
I use individual hooks when recovering my rigs for obe 15 years- haven't bent a frame yet.

Of course- I will go to the winch (and snatch block, if necessary) rather than continue to fruitlessly use a strap on a hard stuck.

When I pull someone, I use my rear crossmember, which is designed for pulling (2.5" x 4" x 0.25" rectangular tube with a 4" x 0.5" thick tab running all the way through it welded front and back, with additional gussets).

The front, I use a 1" thick tab on each framerail, but I've beefed up and triangulated the front crossmember area.

Come to think of it, I've never had to be pulled forward, yet..

Backward, though

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