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Old 09-10-2012, 07:41 AM
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the g stands for G force or multiply the weight by the number in front of the g.

If machine weighs 10k pounds 10,000 x .5g = 5000 pounds. The chain will need to rated higher than that.


http://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/rules-regul.../cs-policy.htm

There are the rules.
Anything over 10k has to have a min of 4 tiedowns. Under 10k can go with 2 tiedowns if I read it right.LOL
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