Winching is one of the things you are likely to come across when off-roading. Whether you need recovered, someone else, or perhaps moving something out of the way on the trail, winching is going to eventually happen at some point.
The problem with most winches on the market is they all come with the standard hook, something that tends to break easily, especially when using thicker larger ropes that are necessary in recovery when extending ropes or recovering larger vehicles such as full size trucks.
This is where the Factor 55 Flat Link comes in handy. Made here in the USA, Factor 55 provides some of the safest recovery options on the market, not only keeping you safe, but your friends and families as well.
Just like the traditional hook that comes on your winch line, the Factor 55 Flat Link is used for self recoveries as well as others. The difference is that there is no chance of a rope being too large or backing out on you during the recovery process.
Simply use your traditional D Ring with the Flat Link, or use a soft shackle to connect to your various recovery gear products, whether they are made by Factor 55 or another company, and recover as you usually would, except in a completely safe manner.
If color matching is your thing, Factor 55 has you covered with their multiple color options of black, blue, gray, red, silver, yellow, orange, bright green, and dark green.
Another positive of the Flat Link is there is no rattle that you would typically have with the hook when it’s connected to a built in recovery point or elsewhere on your front bumper.
Factor 55 Flat Link Specs:
6000 series aluminum
Weighs 23 ounces
Rated to 16,000 pounds — breaking strength 40,000 pounds
Compatible with 3/8” steel or synthetic line
Snap ring removal
Compatible with 3/4 Shackles
If you want to recover yourself or friends in the safest possible way on the trail, the Factor 55 Flat Link is the recovery product for you.