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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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