Uses for 3/8 or 5/16 chain
I carry about 20 feet of 3/8 chain in my jeep for my hi-lift to be used as a winch. Yes I have a winch and know a hi lift is not a great winching tool, but me and my wife prefer to have it. My question is what are some other uses for chains that I have not thought of ??? I Just lack ideas on what else they might be good for. I know not to use them as a tree saver or snatch strap,I seem to know more donts with chains then dos
I use them for pulling rocks and trees out. No jerking but gentle pulling where a strap would get damaged, I frequently use chains for pulling tree out of the way on my property or dragging the to a place where I can chop them up. I have also used them to pull rocks out of the ground. I have also used it a few times to remove the lawn mower when stuck in the mud, but again no jerking just gently pulling it out.
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Originally Posted by RogueSpear2023 View Post
I think chain is a good idea for a hi-lift winch because even straps that are not flexible still give a little and you need everything you can get when you're hi lift winching (because you're probably SOL otherwise).
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