Recovery points

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Re: Recovery points

Post by pgreeff » 25 Apr 2018 15:43

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Daai recovery punte lyk blerrie smart, was hulle duur?
Hy't my geroer ou maat, brood en water vir my vir die res van die maand. Dit was 'n hele R240 vir die stel.
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Re: Recovery points

Post by hugejp » 25 Apr 2018 15:47

pgreeff wrote:
25 Apr 2018 15:43
hugejp wrote:
25 Apr 2018 15:21
Daai recovery punte lyk blerrie smart, was hulle duur?
Hy't my geroer ou maat, brood en water vir my vir die res van die maand. Dit was 'n hele R240 vir die stel.

Ja kyk, die bier geld is maar al wat oor is na so 'n gerookery...

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Re: Recovery points

Post by Peter Connan » 25 Apr 2018 19:32

Goed genoeg vir 'n tydelikke oplossing, maar moet asseblief nie snatch op daai nie. Tensy hulle baie dikker is as wat hulle lyk.

Om 'n Patrol te snatch soek jy ten minste 'n 16mm dik plaat.
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Re: Recovery points

Post by Alex Roux » 26 Apr 2018 08:33

Peter Connan wrote:
25 Apr 2018 05:26
Get a new one from Nissan, as there is nothing available aftermarket that is in the same league.
Tinus lotz wrote:
25 Apr 2018 11:55
Paul send pics or come borrow mine nissan one is the way to go...
My understanding is that the Nissan recovery point is a hook.
So a single recovery is one thing, bit non-stop towing in 4x4 conditions would not work, unless one can prevent the strap from unhooking?

Secondly, why (or under what circumstances) would the hook be more suitable than the aftermarket points made by Piet?
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Re: Recovery points

Post by pgreeff » 26 Apr 2018 09:01

Peter Connan wrote:
25 Apr 2018 19:32
Goed genoeg vir 'n tydelikke oplossing, maar moet asseblief nie snatch op daai nie. Tensy hulle baie dikker is as wat hulle lyk.

Om 'n Patrol te snatch soek jy ten minste 'n 16mm dik plaat.
Dankie Peter. Gepraat daarvan, maak jy nog recovery punte? Salaris is in, so ek soek nou vir decent recovery punte voor en agter. Ek sien die kerels se mooi goed van jou werk.
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Re: Recovery points

Post by IanT » 26 Apr 2018 11:44

Paul, pop in for a beer, either before or after my lodge is just down the road :bravo:

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Re: Recovery points

Post by Peter Connan » 26 Apr 2018 19:21

Alex, you are correct, the standard point is a hook. But, it has a plate on which prevents the rope from un-hooking. Rolf's car had a standard recovery hook, and you know how far we towed that.

To my mind, a well-designed hook is better as it does not require a shackle, thus fewer points of failure. But, this only applies if the hook is of such design and manufacture that it won't damage the rope.

But I don't have the equipment to make beautiful hooks like that, which is why I make plates with holes in them.

Paul, I do still make recovery points, but only for the front and I don't have a product suitable for the 4.8's. Sorry.
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Re: Recovery points

Post by pgreeff » 02 May 2018 14:54

Ian, thank you, circumstances did not allow a detour on Monday. I could have used a cold one though.
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