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Mitigating Risk Off-Road

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Mitigating Risk Off-Road

GearAmerica is an off-road recovery gear company.  Our products are designed to be tools to safely help in potentially dangerous situations. We understand that situations can get out of control in a heartbeat, so having the toughest, safest gear is the only option. Recovery gear should always be in your kit, but there are many moving parts to off-road adventures when it comes to safety. As we come to the end of another summer, there have been a rash of off-road accidents that, for the most part, were completely preventable.  Now, I understand that some situations have variables outside of...

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Protect Your Most Valuable Assets...YOUR HANDS!

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Protect Your Most Valuable Assets...YOUR HANDS!

Tools and Gear We all agree that having at least the minimum of necessary tools, as well as GearAmerica Recovery Gear is important for any off-road excursion.  This goes for short trips or long outings, because you never know when a recovery will pop up.  It's easy to remember the straps, shackles etc, but there's something that often gets overlooked...GLOVES! Gear Maintenance In a previous post, I talked about Gear Maintenance.  We like to take care of our gear so we can get years of good use out of it.  Well, that same statement is true for your hands.  If...

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THE HEAT IS UPON US! ARE YOU PREPARED?

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THE HEAT IS UPON US! ARE YOU PREPARED?
Well, it's here.  The temps are officially at triple digits here in the Arizona desert! I know not everyone lives in this kind of heat, but summer heat doesn't have to be in the hundreds to be harmful.  In fact, most heat related emergencies happen well under 100 degrees, so it's good to be prepared. 

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When should you replace your off-road gear?

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When should you replace your off-road gear?

Take care of your gear, and it will take care of you! Does that sound familiar?  That was the first statement on the gear maintenance post a month ago.  It's true, but will gear last forever?  Maybe, let's dive into some reasons to replace it and make sure you have quality, safe gear that will always be ready for a recovery. Let's break it down There are several completely different items in you recovery kit. All of them require different maintenance and cleaning, and all of them can wear in different ways. This goes for any gear, any brand.  Here at GearAmerica,...

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What is the strongest recovery point on your vehicle?

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What is the strongest recovery point on your vehicle?
A true recovery point is a spot on a vehicle that can support the weight of the vehicle when being towed or pulled.  These points are usually frame-mounted, like a shackle mount on a steel bumper, or a tab underneath the front or rear end with a solid hook or loop. Most vehicles have a spot somewhere...just in case they need a tow or basic street recovery. But what is the strongest, safest spot?

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Mitigating Risk Off-Road

Protect Your Most Valuable Assets...YOUR HANDS!

THE HEAT IS UPON US! ARE YOU PREPARED?

When should you replace your off-road gear?

What is the strongest recovery point on your vehicle?

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