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Tarp Straps: Natural Rubber vs. EPDM

Here in the Midwest- like most of the country- we’ve had some extreme temperatures this summer. While we all know hot temps can be dangerous if you’re outside for a long time, it’s also important to remember your outdoor equipment is taking a beating in the heat and sunlight as well. One type of equipment […]

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How To Tie Down an ATV Using Ratchet Straps

Ratchet straps are an easy and fast way to secure an ATV for transport, and generally range in size from 1″ to 4″ wide. For best results, be sure to choose a ratchet strap with an adequate working load limit (WLL) to secure the weight of your vehicle. Once your ATV is on the trailer […]

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Galvanized E-Track vs. Painted E-Track

The choice of using galvanized etrack or painted e-track can be based on three factors: price, color and installation location. Price Painted e-track is slightly cheaper than its galvanized sibling.  But for the most part – galvanized is only a couple dollars more, because of the process used to treat the metal. Color E-Track’s color is also based […]

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How to Thread Ratchet Straps and Cam Buckle Straps

While both ratchet straps and cam buckle straps are used to haul various types of cargo and come in sizes ranging from 1″ to 4″ in width, there are some key differences between the two. Ratchet straps A ratchet strap is available with many different fittings: chain extension, d-ring, e-track fitting, e-track double stud fitting, […]

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E-Track Fittings for Ratchet & Cam Straps

This video shows the proper procedure of inserting and removing an E-track ratchet strap & cam buckle fitting onto E track and A track rails. The 2″ Spring E-Fitting is the hardware found on the ends of E-Track and A-Track ratchet straps and cam buckle straps. The end of the fitting has a “spring trigger” for […]

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How to Thread a Toothless Cam Buckle

Cam buckles can be confusing to thread webbing onto for the first time. This video explains the proper procedure for feeding webbing onto a 1″ toothless cam buckle. Cam buckles come in all different sizes, so make sure the strength of your buckle is appropriate for the item you are securing. US Cargo Control shows you […]

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Strap Winder Keeps Your Winch Straps Neat and Secure

This strap winder is a handy tool for any flatbed hauler. The flatbed strap winder easily attaches to any standard side rail on a flatbed and keeps your excess winch strap neat and secure. INSTRUCTIONS: Feed the strap through the take up spool and fold the webbing over. While holding the strap with your left hand, […]

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How to Create Tie Down Points Using L Track Single Receivers

This video explains the uses for our airline track single receivers and single stud fittings with o-rings. This item features a 2″ round base with two holes for mounting on pickup beds, RV’s, trailers, etc. The spring-loaded plunger squeezes easily to slide into the base and snap in place. It can be used to tie […]

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How To Create a Motorcycle Tie Down System in a Pickup Truck Using LTrack

This video shows how L-track (also known as L track, airline track or logistic track) is used to create a motorcycle tie down system in a pickup truck. L-track installed on a the bed rails of a truck provides a wide variety of anchor points to tie down motorcycles, ATVs or other cargo you want […]

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How to Create Tie Down Anchor Points with E-Track Singles

E-track singles create anchor points for small spaces such as pickup boxes, moving dollies, or anywhere you need a tie-down point. This short video explains what they are and places you might want to install them. See the full transcript below. For more information or to purchase products used in this video, click on the […]

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L-Track Fittings: Small But Mighty

What’s round, measures less than 2″ high, yet has the ability to withstand up to 4,000 lbs. of pressure? A single L-track fitting with round ring. This simple workhorse is easy to install- just attach the round airline track single base using screws and click the fitting into the recessed area. But more importantly, these […]

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How To Insert an E-track Fitting into an E-track Rail Section

For more information or to buy the items shown in this video, click on the links below: E-track tie down with o-ring 5′ painted horizontal E-track E-track fittings are easy to insert and remove from etrack sections: 1.) Hold the fitting at a downward angle while pulling up on the locking pin using your index […]

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