4x4 and Touring

Clearing Tracks using a Drag Chain

Need something moved in a hurry? Here's a quick guide to get it sorted.

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Out on the tracks and need something moved in a hurry? The Ridge Ryder Drag Chain might be the product for you.

Constructed using grade 70 high tensile steel and 7 millimetre links, this chain has a lashing strain of 2.9 tonnes, and a breaking strain of 5.8 tonnes.

The 5 metre length is perfect for attaching to just about anything – and packs away neatly in a rugged storage bag.

Here's how easy it is to use.

Step 1 - Assessment

Step 1 - Assessment

Step 1 - Assessment

Using a drag chain is a simple task. In most instances; it will be necessary to wrap the chain around what needs to be pulled.

In this case, a large log blocking the track. This may require some digging to pass the chain through.

Step 2 - Completing The Loop

Step 2 - Completing The Loop

Step 2 - Completing The Loop

Step 2 - Completing The Loop

Once this is done, either the hook can be passed through the loop and back to the vehicle, or the smaller hook can be attached which connects directly to the chain.

Now attach the hook or loop to a rated recovery point on your vehicle.

Step 3 - Dragging

Step 3 - Dragging

Before you begin, ensure all bystanders are well clear of the area.

Then take up slack in the chain and drag the obstacle in a controlled manner.

It might not be the most often used piece of recovery gear, but when the time comes; you’ll be glad you had a Ridge Ryder Drag Chain.