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TIE DOWN STRAPS


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  • 1 month later...

I wish I had a nickle for every strap I ever tightened down.

I even got three or four surplus straps to tie equipment down on my trailer.

I do put the equipment CG just slightly forward of the tandem axle center, but no, I do not make out a Form F every time I load the trailer.

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I remember being in awe of you Loadmasters hustling around all over the cargo compartment putting on and tightening straps while I was thinking I was helping you while trying to make one strap work! I got better as time went on, but I learned to stay out of your way when in-country and time was of essence!  

I have been wanting to say that for a long time!

 

Ken

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Putting chains and straps on, or taking them off,  sitting on the ramp without a pile of gear on was no big deal. When it got bad was climbing over the loads, getting the straps off flying low level, while wearing flak helmet, flak vest, survival vest,  parachute,  and the plane is rocking and rolling, down some river valley just above the water.  Getting everything set for a drop wearing all that gear was a work out. 

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