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TOWTAPE Steel Towing Strap


Has anyone else seen one of these TOWTAPE steel towing straps? I've never seen another and can't...

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Has anyone else seen one of these TOWTAPE steel towing straps? I've never seen another and can't find any info on it either. Looks like it dates to the 1920s. I got it at an auction a few years ago and thought it would be cool to keep in my Ford TT truck. I don't think it's ever been out of the can. It looks like new. I'm almost afraid to try and remove it from the can. It's coiled up very tightly in there. I can't imagine these were very popular.
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I'll bet trying to put that thing back in the can would be as tough as putting smoke back in a computer!
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That's one reason why I've never taken it out.
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I bet that is rated at 5 rolling tons....
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Looks like it could spring into action
Neat item to have. Merton

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