Need trailer straps- Snapping Turtle?

Discussion in 'Viper Racing/Dyno Results/Time Slips' started by Viperrick, Jan 25, 2002.

  1. Viperrick

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    I bought some straps from a place in Pennsylvania a few years back. They were called Snapping Turtle. Does anyone know if they have a web site? Had my straps stolen (they were in my trailer) and I need to get some new ones. I had some nice "T" hooks which fit into the factory frame notches and they disappeared also. Any help appreciated.
     
  2. Janni

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    Rich,
    We have had some customer service issues with Snapin Turtle so we sought out another source... (They are still in business at 1 800 TIE DOWN, I belive) but we re bought out by a trailer company.

    Anyway, we were at a car show in Charlotte, NC, and saw some tie downs with some HW with some nice features - like a "handle" on the outside of the clipso you don;t have to reach up so far underneath the car. And also, a long ratchet handle for better leverage. Nylon appears to be nicer, too, with a smoother edge. Appears to be a better deal and lower price. Win-win...

    Best part is that they were cheaper than Snappin Turtle. ($26 / tie down) and carry the proper "R" hooks. They can be reached at www.44nylon.com (website is a little "sparse...") Anyway, I am looking at one of the straps right now - they are date coded and rated with a tag on each strap, and they are DOT Approved. Give them a call - things arrived quickly. 1-800-44NYLON

    What happened to YOUR trailer? Maybe its a conspiracy - all the strap guys are stealing them so we'll have to buy more....
     
  3. Viperrick

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    Thanks for the info Janni. I suffered the same problem that you and Henry had....someone stole my trailer. I am about to start dealing with my insurance carrier on getting reimbursed as the Chicago police dept. didn't locate it. I don't know how it will go as I am not sure if State Farm knows much about trailers. At this point I am trying to come up with a list of items and their associated replacemnt costs of items which were in the storage box. I had the Snapping Turtle straps which worked but the quality of the self closing clasps was bad. I think the first one broke the secong time I used it. Anyways I will definately take your suggestion on this new manufacturer when I start replacing items.

    Thanks
     

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