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Old 02-20-2013, 12:32 AM
ryan41 ryan41 is offline
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Rachet Straps

I just bought a brand new Gravely 260 ZTR that weighs around 1,200 pounds. I need to get bigger straps that will not break with this much weight. I am kind of confused on how to figure out if the strap will work. I found these 2" straps for a good price - Let me know if they will work. I like the S hooks because they wont scratch the paint.

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Old 02-20-2013, 01:37 AM
ecurbthims ecurbthims is online now
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the ones you posted only have a 900 lb.working load limit as a complete unit ,they would probably work just fine as a pair ,but why trust your new mower to a crappy strap when a good quality one is literally a few bucks more .I bought some kinedine 4000 lb working load limit ones last week for $15.00 each ,and just one strap can handle your mower and a few of his friends .
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Old 02-20-2013, 01:56 AM
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Rachet Straps

Technically had to be strapped down at four points atleast in iowa. But yea I buy all 2000lb or higher straps
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