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Old 12-29-2008
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Originally Posted by seed60 View Post
That would be great to take some extra weight off the front of the truck. I've never really looked into synthetic line before. I'll have to check it out.
Its like $2-400+ depending what brand you buy and what size you get.

but fully worth it, i think some people, masterpull? someone linked it in one of my threads, but they have a warranty on it. *i think*

When it breaks there's no recoil, it just drops to the ground.. But putting a towel on a steel cable does the same thing, I've personally witnessed it before someone calls bull **** on it!!

So, especially on a truck like yours and mine, weight is a major factor and that synthetic line is wayyy lighter. You do need to switch the fair leads out with those special fair leads w/o the rollers for the rope.

You do need to be careful that you don't pull it along/over anything abrasive w/o a guard over the line or you'll break it that way as well.

Originally Posted by ranger View Post
and 800# are too much.

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