How do you store ratchet straps with hooks?
How do you secure a loose end of a ratchet strap?
Why do my ratchet straps come loose?
Should you twist ratchet straps?
When putting a half twist in the ratchet strap this reduces the flapping of the ratchet strap. Not only could this cause possible friction, but it could cause severe burns in your tie down webbing due to the amount of wind these straps endure during transportation.
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