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synthetic winch line as tow strap?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by ducttape114, Jun 4, 2004.

  1. ducttape114

    ducttape114 1/2 ton status

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    so my trusty strap finnaly snaped. the winch line is stronger, 15 feet of winch rope takes up a lot less space and is alot lighter than 15 feet of 3 inch strap. my concern is that because it dosent strech as well as a strap it could cause some whiplash injurys. but as long as i got all the slack out before i pulled it should be fine right? any input? thanks guys
     
  2. big83chevy4x4

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    i dont think the synthetic line was made to be jerked on, so you still may break it
     
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    cybrfire 1 ton status Vendor GMOTM Winner

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    I guess it would probably work. I don't think I would make a normal practice of it. Definitely not meant to be jerked on, like you said. I might try it if I had to but not otherwise. That stuff is major bucks anyway.
     
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