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4x4 Equaliser Straps: Usage and Benefits for Safe Vehicle Recovery

4x4 Equaliser Straps: Usage and Benefits for Safe Vehicle Recovery

During a 4WD recovery, the chassis experiences significant stress, making it crucial not to exceed the rated capacity of recovery points. Many people use snatch straps with higher ratings than the recovery points, which can cause damage to both components. Equaliser straps offer an effective solution by distributing the load more evenly between two recovery points, virtually doubling the recovery capacity and reducing the risk of damage.
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  • A High-Lift Rig Demands a High-Lift Jack!

    A High-Lift Rig Demands a High-Lift Jack!

    G'day adventurers! Tony here, back with another tale from the trails. This time, I took my trusty rig on a crawl through the majestic Glass House Mountains. The scenery was unreal - volcanic plugs jutting out from the landscape, golden sunlight dappling through the trees... pure bliss. But as you know, the path less travelled sometimes throws you a curveball.
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  • How to Use our Pocket Chainsaw

    How to Use our Pocket Chainsaw

    Mean Mother Pocket Chainsaw: Small Size with a Big Bite The power of a chainsaw in your back pocket! We're talking about the Mean Mother Pocket Chainsaw. This handy little tool packs a punch, letting you tackle woodcutting tasks without...

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  • Weekend Adventures: Gordon Country

    Weekend Adventures: Gordon Country

    We all have the dream of heading off into the outback and exploring this glorious country, with all its diverse and different terrains and climates, deserts and forests, sand and snow. And with the advent of easily accessible mapping software,...

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  • 4x4 Winch Spooling Guide: Prevent Failure

    4x4 Winch Spooling Guide: Prevent Failure

    Recovery gear doesn't do you any good if you can't rely on it.

    Winch ropes and cables, both synthetic and steel, rely on proper spooling for safe and efficient operation. Tight, even spooling under tension is necessary for the winch rope to work the way you need it to. It stops the outer layers of the rope from getting under the lower ones.

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  • The Ultimate Guide to Recovery Straps and How to Use Them Safely

    The Ultimate Guide to Recovery Straps and How to Use Them Safely

    As a 4x4 enthusiast, having a recovery strap readily available in your kit is essential. By the end of this guide, you will have a comprehensive understanding of recovery straps and be able to make an informed decision on which one is right for you. We will explore the benefits of recovery straps and provide tips on what to look for when buying one and how to use it properly.
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  • How to Properly Maintain Your 4x4 Recovery Equipment | Mean Mother 4x4

    How to Properly Maintain Your 4x4 Recovery Equipment | Mean Mother 4x4

    Before embarking on an off-road adventure it important to do pre-trip checks on your recovery equipment! When you’re out on the trails, you never know what kind of situations you might find yourself in, so it’s essential to make sure that all of your gear is in top condition and ready for action. In this blog post, I’m going to walk you through what to check for on your 4x4 recovery equipment to make sure you’re prepared for anything that comes your way.
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  • 4WD Recovery Kit: What 4x4 Recovery Gear do you Really Need

    4WD Recovery Kit: What 4x4 Recovery Gear do you Really Need

    Importance of a 4WD Recovery Kit

    A 4WD Recovery Kit, that's something you should never leave home without, especially when you're hitting' the great outdoors. I've come across too many folks stuck in a boggy beach with no recovery gear, and it ain't pretty. Before your 4WD even leaves the pavement, make sure you've got a basic recovery kit and the know-how to use it safely.

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  • 4x4 Equaliser Straps: Usage and Benefits for Safe Vehicle Recovery

    4x4 Equaliser Straps: Usage and Benefits for Safe Vehicle Recovery

    During a 4WD recovery, the chassis experiences significant stress, making it crucial not to exceed the rated capacity of recovery points. Many people use snatch straps with higher ratings than the recovery points, which can cause damage to both components. Equaliser straps offer an effective solution by distributing the load more evenly between two recovery points, virtually doubling the recovery capacity and reducing the risk of damage.
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  • How to decide What Recovery Gear to Use and When

    How to decide What Recovery Gear to Use and When

    Getting stuck off-road is never a fun experience, but it doesn't have to be a disaster. The key is to stay calm and follow some simple steps to get moving again safely Safety is paramount in any recovery situation, so take the time to assess your situation and make sure you have a plan that is safe, easy and simple.
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