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Old 01-03-2009, 08:52 PM
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SO......It's 9pm and no posts as to how exciting the run was??

Hmm....wonder if you're all back in town yet

Hope you had a safe trip!!
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Old 01-03-2009, 09:18 PM
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Funny, I was thinking the same thing. Skipped it this year. Skied with my kids instead.
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Old 01-04-2009, 03:40 PM
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It was a decent snow run for this time of year. A small group of big-tired vehicles made it through. The rest of us made it about a mile above the playground.

Someone asked about my pull-rope. It's a 1", 33,500# Super Yanker. It lets you snatch a stuck vehicle out by hitting the end of the rope at a run without any jerks or jars to either vehicle. Straps that claim to stretch are not even in the same league with this rope.

http://www.masterpull.com/cpage.cfm?cpid=425

My opinion is that the 7/8", 28,500# would be a better choice for my Taco, and the 1" better for heavily loaded FJs and Land Cruisers.

I've heard that the 19,000# versions can be broken by a too-energetic jerk even between Tacos.
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Old 01-04-2009, 07:25 PM
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Don
It was I who was asking about your rope. Thanks for the info.

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Old 01-04-2009, 07:56 PM
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You can also find them here http://www.winchline.com/towlines.htm
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Old 01-04-2009, 08:28 PM
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Yea that roped is best thing going when you are trying to pull out a rig larger than yours - like an 80. Wow, it's exspensive (120.00) but the best strap for the job no doubt.
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Old 01-07-2009, 06:56 AM
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Yikes!, I got mine last year and paid $100 delivered! Maybe we should invest in Masterpull?
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