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What straps for tying down?

Discussion in 'Trucks, Trailers, & RV's' started by DustinS, Jun 2, 2017.

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    DustinS Dustin SXS Nation Rookie

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    What straps do you use for tying down when you haul?
     
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    For any Utv/atv I would say hands down the setup from macs. A bit pricey but the quality is great. Also get full suspension travel while rolling down the road so no harm at all to the machine

    UTV Wheel Net Pack
     
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    airshot Ken SXS Nation Team Leader

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    I have an enclosed trailer and I just use a typical rachet strap rated for 1000 lbs. I use four, one on each corner to the D rings on the floor. Used the same setup when I had an open trailer, never had an issue....knock on wood.....
     
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    I have been using a "Pro-Locker" on the left front wheel and until yesterday I was using a 3/8" chain across the trailer hitch at the back. I am trying out a single strap 3000# over the top of the right rear tire to two d-rings on the floor.
     
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    Expat Larry SXS Nation Team Leader

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    MACs through the wheel with suspension free. I tow 4000-5000 worry free miles each year with them.
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    2013 XP 800 Ranger, Three 2017 Polaris 570 Full Sizes. All subjected to hard ranch work, long hours and rough conditions. 5 years or bust!

    I don't haul my stuff much, but if I made a habit of it, I'd use the Mac's stuff- Just based off of what I've seen from others who do this so much you'd swear it was their second job!
     
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    Expat Larry SXS Nation Team Leader

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    It is!
     
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    tims900xp Tim SXS Nation Regular

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    I don't haul the Ranger a lot and right now the only trailer I have is a 16' car hauler with an added 2' dove tail. I went to the local semi trailer repair shop and bought 2 10' strips of E-Track. I cut these in half. Put the ranger on trailer and positioned where it needed to be over the axles to be balanced correctly. Then centered the wheels in the middle of the e-track and fastened them down. I also bought 4 2" wide 3000# e straps to go over the wheels. Now I can adjust the ranger in case I put a 4 wheeler cross ways on front of the trailer. Sorry I don't have a picture. The e-tracts were $26.00 ea and the straps were $15.00 ea. So for about $120.00 I can secure each wheel and still have a flat floor on the trailer.
     
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    Purchase a set of for wheel bonnets from harbor freight, work really nice.[​IMG]

    Sent from my SM-G928P using Tapatalk
     
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    Now that looks like it might work. How much?
     
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    I think I had just over a $120 into the bonnets. They are treated for 3500 lbs. Got sick of replacing ratchet straps every year

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    I love my mac tie downs. Made a 8 hour drive with them first trip. Well worth the money! Make sure you give yourself a month lead time. They are backed up pretty good right now.
     
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    I would consider getting a good quality set for a vehicle and have something with multiuse, Amazon.com: tire bonnets
     
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    Craig Sterley SXS Nation Regular

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    Compared several brands of wheel bonnets and went back to harbor freight. The same basic design and load ratings. The Commander rides so much better on the trailer now than ever.
     
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    On some machines with the more expensive shocks I like to put suspension stops in place then strap down and not let the machine bounce while trailering and put more wear and tear on the shocks they go bad fast enough as it is and pricy! did the same thing with my race cars
     
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    SUBD : MAC'S
     
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