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which is better, rear tow shackle or hook?

hey guys, im gettin a rear tow thing for when i move to spring, TX for spring creek.....which is better.....
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or this:

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jus get it at tractor supply if u get the shackle they got much cheaper than the warn one
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yeah. t.s has some good hitch shackle dealies...

tractor supply has decent clevices, too...

which you need to have for some towstraps... just cuz your shackle has the pin, doesn't mean who will be pulling you/you pulling will have the ability to slip a lopped strap over...

so, get a good set of clevices, too... they'll run you like $12/each at tractor supply.
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x6...when u moving to spring? im right down the road from spring, and im from port barre, la. small world.
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shackle, no doubt
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why did you even ask this? I should slap you. I even know this.




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Dumb question, but is it because it cannot slip off?
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Dumb question, but is it because it cannot slip off?
that and its stonger...and also lookes 100000000x better...
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k awesome, ill be getting the shackle one, anyone got a link to like an offroad bundle? i cant find one anywhere, i looked at 4wheelparts and searched google
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well no tractor supply in the state of LA SOOOO....i maybe can just order from their website....

EDIT: cant order from website...where else, and what exactly is a clevis? got a link to one?
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Shack..i got a shack at work and a piece of metal im gunna fab up some stuff ill get pics
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do i want a clevis slip hook?

i hate looking for things lol

EDIT: lol, what strength and length tow strap should i get?
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A great deal on soem recovery hooks...

http://www.rubiconownersforum.com/ph...ic.php?t=26006
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i gotta shackle and that thing is ssolid...i love it
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i use a 50' fire hose..lol..

never failed on me plus its long and you can double it up...
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the topic does not exist......is a 2"x30' strap too long, should i go with the 20'?
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i use a 50' fire hose..lol..

never failed on me plus its long and you can double it up...
Got pics of that..
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I got shackles (2) use them on the front with pullin starp...
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k, saved in my cart i have the 2" receiver shackle, and a 2"x30' Pro-comp recovery strap....anything else i should get???
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