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Soft Shackles: Why You Need Them

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Soft Shackles:  Why You Need Them

A Brief History of Recovery Gear The world of recovery gear has evolved quite a bit in the last few decades.  I can remember a time where chains were the method of choice for a stuck vehicle extraction.  Large, heavy and unruly, chains were replaced with cables and straps. Winches were always spooled with steel cable, but now most winches come with synthetic line.  Everything is getting lighter, safer and stronger. What's Fishing Got To Do With It? Braided rope from organic material has been around for 4000 years. Most people don't know this, but synthetic ropes have been around a...

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How your purchases help kids with cancer

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How your purchases help kids with cancer

GearAmerica and St. Jude in 1962, Danny Thomas opened St Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, TN.  For over 70 years, St Jude has been the world-recognized leader in advances for the treatment for cancer in kids.  They never slow down, then never stop. This kind of selfless tenacity is why we at GearAmerica, donate to them with EVERY purchase made. No Cure? Not quite yet, but St Jude is working tirelessly to find cures and advance treatments. The research done, steps taken and relentless pursuits have put them on the path to CURE at least 60% of children with...

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Hey! Who's the New Guy?

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Hey!  Who's the New Guy?

Hello GearAmerica Nation!  Today marks the start of a new chapter in the GearAmerica story! My name is Chris, and I am joining the Social Media and Marketing Team here at GearAmerica!  What an amazing time! New, innovative products made int the USA, great customers and a great big world to explore with all of you! OK...HOW ABOUT A LITTLE BACKSTORY... My wife, kids, dogs and I are outdoor and off-road enthusiasts. We lived in the Great Northwest for years, and have had out share of mud, snow and rain.  About 6 years ago, we decided to pack up everything into a...

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