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Hooks vs. D-ring Shackles
There is some debate as to what’s best—good ol’ fashion towhooks or D-ring mounts. Well, we give the nod to the towhook. Why? If you are in a rush to stabilize a tippy vehicle, it’s much easier to slip a towstrap or winch hook over a towhook than it is to fumble with opening a D-ring shackle, slipping in a towstrap, and then properly closing the D-ring shackle.