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There are many different types of straps used in a recovery situation.  Snatch straps are an indispensable tool, and should be included in every vehicle recovery kit.  Snatch straps are manufactured with stretchable webbing that allows the creation of kinetic energy which is transferred gently into the stuck vehicle allowing it to be freed.  Proper use and safety measures are needed with any recovery and in the following video we show you the best techniques when using a snatch strap.  Keep Exploring!  

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Communication between spotter and driver is key to a safe and successful winching operation.  This helpful overview from Warn Industries outlines the proper hand signals to use when winching.  Share with your buddies before your next outing so you don't have to yell back and forth; possibly waking the sleeping bear right next to the trail.  When spotting a vehicle that has to reverse out of a situation and line of sight with the driver is not possible, ie. when the spotter is on the rear portion of truck, we have found that the best and most consistent verbal cues...

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