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    Winch safety chain.

    After a scary ramp incident where winch unlocked I figured a safety chain was in order.

    See any potential issues with this setup?

    Sliding chain up the vertical bar gives just enough slack to undo the snap ring.

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    Looks good, not sure, but that chain and clip may not technically be rated to hold your ski. May want to look into that.

    Here's mine: http://www.greenhulk.net/forums/show...=1#post1929866

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    The snap ring is the weak link at 400lbs working load...

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    I think you might be right about the load rating. I decided to go back to old tech with a tie down. Plastic coated hook and 1500 lb rated and no slack to allow ski to build momentum.

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    Quote Originally Posted by wickedsprint View Post
    I think you might be right about the load rating. I decided to go back to old tech with a tie down. Plastic coated hook and 1500 lb rated and no slack to allow ski to build momentum.
    That should work fine. That's what I used before I went to chains.

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