If this were the Army we’d strip these Generals of their title. The owner has roughly $40,000 worth of machinery on an estimated $2,000 trailer, and is using $20 tie-down equipment. The math just doesn’t add up.
- As we often see, this owner chose open style, non-safety hooks attached to a stake pocket.
- The webbing is routed around a “sprung” part of the vehicle (the roll cage). About 1″ of suspension compression is all the non-safety hook needs to come detached.
- It appears that the rear machine is held to the front machine by a tie down strap routed around the a-pillar with a non-safety hook.