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Thread: Man killed in recovery by broken snatch strap

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    Man killed in recovery by broken snatch strap

    https://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/nat...18-p4z4x1.html

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    My brand new never used snatch strap is being used to straighten a tree we planted as it's the safest and most practical use for it , never used one never will it's winch or dig .

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    Wasn't it a tow strap not a snatch strap?
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    WARNING: Towballs used for recoveries can, and do kill people and damage property.

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    Not good.
    I would like to know what the condition and age of the strap was.

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    Is this a tow strap?

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    Quote Originally Posted by drgtr View Post
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    Is this a tow strap?
    No put it in the bin.
    Its a Nissan! =====> Its a Keeper!! ....... Got a TD42 in it BONUS!! ....... I'm a lucky bugger! I've got 2 of em!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rogue Dung Beetle View Post
    Wish it was Nissan though, Toyotas just can't keep up with the Pootrol pace.
    The only good thing about an 80 series is..... the front end?? Wrong!!, the Engine?? Wrong!! the Full Time 4WD system?? Wrong!! Its the NissanPatrol.com.au stubby holder fitted over the transfer lever.
    WARNING: Towballs used for recoveries can, and do kill people and damage property.

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    I know what a snatch strap is but I never heard of a tow strap so I googled it and thats what It came up with.

    or is the news article meaning a snatch strap?

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    I cant believe its still happening...RIP young fella...strength to all those he left behind.
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    I would say it was a snatch strap, they probably put tow strap thinking most people would not know what a snatch strap is.

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