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recovery strap

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by NEK5, May 22, 2006.

  1. NEK5

    NEK5 3/4 ton status Premium Member

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    i was pullin the cable out on my winch today to straighten/tighten it up and the end got ripped off...and the cable is in pretty bad shape as it is with sections every 1 to 2 feet that are frayed....so my question is until i get a new cable can i use a sufficient enough recovery strap maybe 50 feet or so in its place, just temporary?
     
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    NEK5 3/4 ton status Premium Member

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    i dont really see why i wouldnt work...anyone have any thoughts?
     
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    :screwy: not sure about the strap deal, but at work we always go to the rigging shop for new winch cable
     
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    NEK5 3/4 ton status Premium Member

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    well around here there really isnt a place to get the cable...you dont think the recovery strap would work out ?
     
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    NEK5 3/4 ton status Premium Member

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    who?
     
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    sweetk30 professional hooker Premium Member

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    :doah: look up fixed it.
     
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    NEK5 3/4 ton status Premium Member

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    the winch has always been on my truck since i got it....i just never used it.
     
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    the strap would streach a lot
     
  11. NEK5

    NEK5 3/4 ton status Premium Member

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    scratch this idea.....fixing the cable:D
     

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