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Machinery

What are people using for pulling out stuck equipment?

I am considering purchasing a recovery rope and I am wondering what size to get for pulling out the combine. Where is the best place to get one?

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Verified FBN Member (WI)

https://mmetalworks.com/the-mud-ox

The mud-ox tow kit works wonders for pulling out combines puts a lot less stress on the machine by pulli...

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Verified FBN Member (IA)

We use 3/4 inch chain from tulsa chain company.


Verified FBN Member (SK, CAN)

We use a 8"x40' tow strap (can't recall the load rating) a 40' tow cable (1" or 1-1/8") with integrated thimbles connected via clevis.


The ...

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Verified FBN Member (MN)

We like to use 3/4" or 1" cable with loops braided into each end. You can braid the loops yourself with a little practice, there are also a...

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Verified FBN Member (IA)

Check out the Mud Ox Combine Towing Kit. https://mmetalworks.com/the-mud-ox


Verified FBN Member (MT)

I use an 8" tow strap with d rings on both sides I think it's 250k lbs. Price was 850ca. Can roll it up and store anywhere.


Verified FBN Member (MT)

I use a Bubba rope with Bubba rope fabric clevises. They are rated for 130,000 lbs and are the kinetic energy type. I wanted to get get al...

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Verified FBN Member (NE)

Google here i come! We had an "operator error" using the rope and clevis and had two 110lb front end weights go flying towards the stuck cab...

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Verified FBN Member (IA)

Fun times...


Verified FBN Member (IN)

Wisco Lift or Wrecker Supply USA. 6" 4 Ply Recovery Strap. We pull tile plow with it tied to an excavator. Lightweight for what it is and...

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Verified FBN Member (SD)

Go to your local runnings or fleet farm and buy the biggest tow strap you can find, most are $50-$70 and last fall I pulled even the loaded ...

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Verified FBN Member (MN)

Dakota Riggers in sioux falls sd has a lot of stuff you need to pull something out. I would check it out


Verified FBN Member (AB, CAN)

Bought ours at Flaman, work well 180000 lb I believe ours have. I like the flat ones better, easier to store and have in the field (graincar...

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Verified FBN Member (SK, CAN)

We have a 50' rope, I believe it's 100,000lbs. Used it lots over the last 15 years. It's important to use a large clevice to loop chains th...

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Verified FBN Member (SK, CAN)

We broke our rope this fall trying to pull a loaded semi after it sunk on a Sandy Hill. Should have known better. Off loaded the wheat and i...

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Verified FBN Member (SK, CAN)

For the sprayer and combine we use a bridle type of tow strap and pull from both sides of the unit. Around these parts most dealers sell or ...

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Verified FBN Member (AB, CAN)

We use an 80T tow strap. Works for stuck semis as well. Cost $400 CAN

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Verified FBN Member (MT)

Champion ropes are really good ropes. They are also way safer then nylon or straps Remember that when you buy a rope to size it to the mach...

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Verified FBN Member (MI)

Have used them with good results, but be very careful. I've known a clevis to break or part of the machine that its hooked to and it acts a...

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Verified FBN Member (IA)

we use 40' recovery rope 125,000 lbs cost about $900 worth every penny. will stretch 10' and use all the kinetic energy.

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Verified FBN Member (DE)

Custom rope has what you need. Light weight and works well

Verified FBN Member (IA)

What brand is your rope and where did you get it?

Verified FBN Member (IL)

Same thing here certainly got our moneys worth this past 12 months!

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