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Old February 27th, 2008, 08:00 PM   #101
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I would but mine is over kill and most can't and wont do it exspecily on regular Jeeps as the gas tank is in the way, but it can be beafed up close to mine
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Old February 27th, 2008, 08:05 PM   #102
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Old February 27th, 2008, 08:50 PM   #103
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those are all nice looking towpoints
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Old February 27th, 2008, 11:12 PM   #104
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safty first after watching your friend DIE and holding his wife off the ground because she can't stand and being a plawbearer at his funeral makes you error on the side of nothing is coming off my rig and the back glass on mine and my sons rig will be 1/8" rod woven in a screen from screener from work nothing will come in the rig either.... thats why at out bogs we use a dozer or a good set up rig so when I do rip off a tow hook it wont even touch me, and better scratch my rig then let some one else hook up and die

on a side note another mistake I see people do is leave there strap on the rig while the mud to save time when getting stuck ...unless you know that will happen dont do it it one can bottom out and get screwed up....but also it gets dirty and when you done wheeling I power wash mine and hang it up to dry as the dirt and mud get inside the srap and the sharp granuals of sand can cut the strap as it is streched thou minor it adds up over time Just my opinion

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Old February 28th, 2008, 12:14 AM   #105
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With the number of new faces it is a good idea to talk about it for a bit

Here is a well known image on the web of recovery gone bad. It speaks a more than a 1000 words can. Look closely at it.

Holy Shit. That almost happened to me and my '98 K1500. Me and some friends were at a mud pit, at the time mine was completely stock and there was one hole that I was trying to avoid at all costs. Well mud is mud, and as fun as it can be it was being a bitch that night, got sucked right into it. Lucky enough there was another group of people and between us all we had more than enough lline to get the recovery vehicle out in the open where the traction was better. So here I am with a 7200lb full-sized truck being pulled from a hole by a quarter ton Tacoma. Attached to me was tow strap, a cheap NAPA strap, and a mooring 2in mooring line. Well the NAPA pos broke and the tow strap shot the hook through my rear window, bounced off of my head rest and left a huge bruise on the passenger. The only thing that I remembered was him yelling "look out!" hearing the glass break and getting bitch slapped by the frayed end of a nylon rope covered in mud and glass.

Luckily, we were both alright for the most part. He was bruised, I had a bloody face but my eyes (no protection) were fine, and coincidentally there was a nurse present. Of course it was close to freezing and we were a good two hours from home.

FYI EB Gray is an awesome heat insulator, but sucks in the road noise department.
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Then anyone know where I could get some?
I've got two 3in wide 30,000lb ones from TSC. Haven't tried then out yet. Think they were in the $80-100 price range. If anyone has had any problems with these let me know. I'd rather find out that I've wasted my money on them now, instead of out in the woods.
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