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What is the strongest recovery point on your vehicle?

Posted by Chris Jurden on

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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Snatch Blocks! Which one and why?

Posted by Chris Jurden on

Snatch Blocks! Which one and why?
The Snatch Block is a must-have for any recovery gear kit.  The possibilities are endless when it comes to uses and function.  Whether you are using it to self-recover, change directions, pull someone else out, or double the pulling power of your winch, the Snatch Block is a tool that everyone should have in their rig.

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Tow Strap? Kinetic Rope? Why you need BOTH!

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Tow Strap? Kinetic Rope? Why you need BOTH!

Having proper, well made, safe gear for a recovery is paramount, and here at GearAmerica, all of our products go through extremely stringent engineering, and testing so we can provide the safest gear for tough situations.  Our Tow Straps and Kinetic Recovery Ropes are the best in the industry, but there is sometimes confusion when it comes to needing and using them. A Tow Strap and Kinetic Rope are very different, and are for different kinds of recoveries.

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Hitting The Trails For The First Time? Here Are Some Off Road Basics

Posted by Roger Bobrock on

Hitting The Trails For The First Time? Here Are Some Off Road Basics

So you’re ready to hit the trails for the first time. The thrill that is waiting for you out there can be exciting and exhilarating. Perhaps you don’t know where to start, but now that you’re ready to get out there, GearAmerica wants to be sure you are up to the challenge. The off-roading Jeep community is a tight-knit group that once you get talking to them, they are all more than willing to give you their tips and tricks and help you out. You’ll find that once you hit the trails the community will be there to guide you...

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What is the strongest recovery point on your vehicle?

Snatch Blocks! Which one and why?

Tow Strap? Kinetic Rope? Why you need BOTH!

Hitting The Trails For The First Time? Here Are Some Off Road Basics

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