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Another option is to build custom shackles onto your axlehousing for quick hookup, but be sure the welds are solid and professional. Also don't use your winch cable as a tie-down-it's not designed for that and the winch brake won't necessarily hold. But remember if you are the driver of the tow rig, it is your responsibility to double-check every strap and tie-down; it's your driving record on the line if your buddy's rig comes off your trailer and smears a busload of kids.

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