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Recovery Gear Care: How to Disassemble and Reassemble your Snatch Block

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Recovery Gear Care: How to Disassemble and Reassemble your Snatch Block

Snatch Block Maintenance: A Little Care Goes a Long Way We are off-roaders. Everything gets dirty. Whether you are in the desert dust, forest mud or snowy mountains, you can count on dirt, grit and grime getting all over your Recovery Gear.  Here at GearAmerica, we offer a Lifetime Warranty on everything we make, so you know it's built right, but cleaning and maintaining your gear makes it work perfectly for ages. One of the only pieces of gear with moving parts is the Snatch Block. Let's walk through the disassemble process for when it gets REALLY dirty!   It's...

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Tree Saver Q&A with GearAmerica: What is a tree saver strap?

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Tree Saver Q&A with GearAmerica: What is a tree saver strap?
A tree saver strap, also known as a tree trunk protector, is probably the most underappreciated, yet most useful part of any recovery gear kit.  It has many uses, and is many times overlooked when people put together their gear. With its many uses, you need at least one.  Let's talk about all things Tree Saver!

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GearAmerica GOLD Ring: Using A Snatch Recovery Ring

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GearAmerica GOLD Ring: Using A Snatch Recovery Ring

The Gold Standard in Off-Road Recovery The GearAmerica Gold Ring is here!  The Gold Ring is a Snatch Recovery Ring, and works much like a Snatch Block to assist in winch recoveries. Like any other snatch block or pulley, the Gold Ring gives you a mechanical advantage and increases the flexibility of use when winching.  How Does The Gold Ring Work? The Gold Ring, being a pulley, works by reducing the amount of force needed to move an object.  Keep in mind, if you use a pulley simply to lift something (single line) it only allows a direction change (you...

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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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Recovery Gear Care: How to Disassemble and Reassemble your Snatch Block

Tree Saver Q&A with GearAmerica: What is a tree saver strap?

GearAmerica GOLD Ring: Using A Snatch Recovery Ring

Mitigating Risk Off-Road

Protect Your Most Valuable Assets...YOUR HANDS!

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