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ShockStrap Ratchet Tie-Down Straps w Shock Absorbers - 2" x 18' - 2,000 lbs - Qty 2

ShockStrap Ratchet Tie-Down Straps w Shock Absorbers - 2" x 18' - 2,000 lbs - Qty 2

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Built-in shock absorbers ensure these ratchet straps stay tight around your gear or equipment so that you won't have to get out and tighten them while traveling. Zinc-coated double J-hooks resist rust. 6,000-lb Max load. Great Prices for the best ratchet straps from ShockStrap. ShockStrap Ratchet Tie-Down Straps w Shock Absorbers - 2" x 18' - 2,000 lbs - Qty 2 part number 297-18RSDB can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 1-636-306-4830 for expert service.
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ShockStrap Ratchet Straps - 297-18RSDB

  • Manual
  • 11 - 20 Feet Long
  • Double-J Hooks
  • 1501 - 2000 lbs
  • 1-1/8 - 2 Inch Wide
  • Trailer
  • Truck Bed
  • 2 Straps
  • ShockStrap

Built-in shock absorbers ensure these ratchet straps stay tight around your gear or equipment so that you won't have to get out and tighten them while traveling. Zinc-coated double J-hooks resist rust. 6,000-lb Max load.


Features:

  • Shock absorbing ratcheting tie-down straps let you secure cargo in your truck bed or trailer
    • Great for tying down construction materials, farm equipment, and more
  • Built-in shocks absorb impact to ensure constant tension, even if your load shifts
    • Urethane-based material stands up to extreme temperatures, saltwater, moisture, oil, fungi, and most chemicals
    • Sturdy Grade 8 bolts and nylock nuts hold shock in place
  • Ratchet mechanism makes it easy to tighten down each strap and maintains tension
    • Plastic-coated handle and release lever ensure simple, safe operation, even if you're wearing thick gloves
  • Double-J hooks secure to anchor points
    • Extra-wide hooks are spot-welded to prevent separation from straps
  • Corrosion-resistant yellow zinc chromate coating on steel hardware holds up to hot, cold, and wet weather conditions
  • Durable polyester webbing is UV resistant and withstands abrasions and water absorption
  • Black color
  • DOT approved


Specs:

  • Dimensions: 2" wide x 18' long
  • Safe working load limit (WLL): 2,000 lbs
  • Maximum load (break strength): 6,000 lbs
  • Quantity: 2 ratchet straps
  • 2-Year warranty


Note: Tie-down straps must be chosen according to their safe working load limit (WLL). The weight of the secured cargo must not exceed the combined WLL of the straps being used. For example, if you are using straps with a WLL of 500 lbs each to tie down a load weighing 1,000 lbs, then you need at least 2 straps to safely secure that load. It is recommended that you always use straps in pairs.


ShockStrap Ratcheting Tie-Downs

These one-of-a-kind ratchet straps from ShockStrap are great for nearly any application, from securing your cargo for your next weekend getaway, to strapping down your favorite toys on your trailer. The 18' length is also perfect for tying down a variety of construction materials and farming equipment, like cattle panels or water tanks.


Unlike traditional straps, which don't stretch or contract, these tie-downs are uniquely designed with built-in shock absorbers that allow the straps to maintain constant tension on your load as you travel.


Built-In Shocks

The webbing of standard straps can't stretch or contract to absorb impacts. As a result, standard tie-downs might become detached from their anchor points, or they may become slack around your gear as the load shifts.


Close-up of the shock on the 2-inch ShockStrap ratcheting tie-down

But these ratchet straps each feature 2 built-in urethane shocks that are designed to absorb impact and to allow give. This ensures that the tie-downs stay taut and won't loosen over time. The built-in shocks help to keep the tie-downs from coming loose or failing, which could result in lost or damaged gear.


Easy-to-Use Ratchet

Close-up of open ShockStrap ratchet

Each tie-down features a commercial-grade, field-replaceable ratchet that is easy to use. To release the ratchet, grab the oversized handle and pull on the release lever. The release lever is positioned on the outside of the ratchet to ensure safe and easy operation, even if you're wearing gloves.


How to Use the ShockStrap Ratchet Straps

To use the ShockStrap ratcheting tie-down strap, first attach one of the sturdy double J-hooks to a desired anchor point. Then stretch the strap over your cargo and secure the other hook to a point on the opposite side of your truck or trailer. Each hook has a wide opening, making it hassle-free to maneuver and attach the hooks to your anchor points.


Soft loops, which are on both sides of the strap, can be used to tie down a piece of equipment that may otherwise be difficult to secure. So instead of using the hooks, which may scratch or scuff your equipment and might be difficult to run through or around other cargo, you can easily cinch each tie-down around your gear and then secure the tie-down to your anchor points as usual.


Once the hooks are in place, tighten the webbing around the cargo and activate the shocks. To tighten the strap, crank the ratchet mechanism until the webbing is taut around your load. Be sure not to overtighten the strap. If your hand cannot fit between the shocks and the safety strap, the strap is too tight.


To activate the shocks, tighten the strap a bit more, stretching the shocks until light is visible through the bolt holes in each shock. In warm climates, the shocks can stretch up to 2", while in subzero climates you may only get about 1/2" of give.


Finally, after tightening the webbing and stretching the shocks, make sure your cargo is completely secure and then tie off any extra slack.


Additional ShockStrap accessories can be added to help with load securement. Use the ShockStrap strap latches (297-2STY - sold separately) to secure the hooks on these tie-down straps to anchor points, ensuring that the hooks won't pop off while you are securing your load or while you are traveling.


Strong, Durable Construction

The sturdy, UV-resistant polyester webbing of these tie-down straps has a high tolerance for abrasion and water absorption.


The shocks are made of urethane, which can withstand elements such as sunlight, saltwater, moisture, oil, fungi, and most chemicals. These shocks can function in nearly any temperature, holding up to hot and cold weather conditions without losing elasticity or becoming unyielding or brittle over time.


The rust-resistant, yellow zinc chromate coating on the ratchet and hardware holds up to the varying weather conditions.


Close-up of the safetystrap on the 2-inch ShockStrap ratcheting tie-down

A safety strap is also built into each tie-down to provide peace of mind should something happen to the shocks. This safety strap ensures that if the tie-down is used improperly, overloaded, or unduly stretched, your cargo will remain secured.



18RSBKP2PK Shock Strap Shock Absorbing Ratchet Tie Down Straps - 2" x 18' - 2,000 lbs

Replaces ShockStrap 18RSBB

Replaces 18RSBKP





Video of ShockStrap Ratchet Tie-Down Straps w Shock Absorbers - 2" x 18' - 2,000 lbs - Qty 2

Videos are provided as a guide only. Refer to manufacturer installation instructions and specs for complete information.




Video Transcript for ShockStrap Tie-Down Straps Manufacturer Demo

Fred: Hi, this is Fred and Tris for the Shockstrap. Today we're going to do a pull off and show you exactly how we work compared to our competition. And again, Shockstrap itself, once you've stretched it and engaged it, that bottom hook doesn't come loose as you'll see shortly. And one of the things that we compare ourselves to our competition, a lot of folks like to see the size of the hooks. As you can see, most big box stores, this is what you get, and ours obviously is oversized. That comes into play when you've got a big quad, a side by side or even motorcycle handlebars.

The little hooks just don't typically go around them. So what we did on our machine, so that we literally could show you a direct comparison side by side, we had some little half inch pipe welded on here just to make it blatantly obvious how it works. We've got it tight, and the first thing we're going to do, and then we'll talk about a few other things, but Tris, let's just go ahead and act like we're hitting a washboard road, it's honestly a speed bump it could happen, and see what happens. You ready That . I know that looks too easy. Right there with you folks, but if you knew how tight this was.Tris: There we go.Fred: Literally, that is a guy thing where you're ...

we've got this tight on purpose. Actually, if you look at ours you're going to see a gap here, we hardly have ours stretched at all, but we really wanted to show you hitting the bumps and what happens. I don't want to belabor the point, most of you know, if you've had straps that they can come loose or come off. And again, most of you know, that if you have our straps, it's got a two year warranty, but we have customers out to 10 years on them now. And, once you engage them, that hook doesn't come loose.

As a matter of fact, Tris has one from 2006, tell them about it Tris.Tris: Had an individual come into our booth at a trade show and say, "I think you guys would be interested in this, bought this in 2006 and when I use it on my snow machines and on my quads, when I'm not using it I throw it in the back of the pickup, so in the winter it's buried in the snow, and in the summer the suns beating down on it", he says. So, here's an example of one that's seven years old and now it still works. We put it on the machine and it does everything that a brand new one will do.Fred: It is amazing, he gave us a pair of those, in fact we gave him two new ones to trade him. He didn't even want to trade those out at first. He literally was saying, "But they still work".

We had to say, "Buddy, you're not going to get five more years out of them, so please let us have them", real story. In fact, I had one recently a lady named Diane from California, her husbands a long-haul trucker, and she does travel with him and he's always trying to teach her how to tie knots and said, "Fred, I'm not a knot tier, I will never be a knot tier, I use your straps I just set them, they work, we go down the road". Recently she say, "I needed to buy more, in fact he's the one that asked me to buy more". I quizzed her a little further, I said, "But I thought he was a rope guy". She goes, "You know what, he wants three 19 footers for himself, so I think you just won him over". It's always nice to have those stories, and Tris was in Miami recently at another dealer and this is another funny story.Tris: I walked into this shop, it was a motorcycle and four-wheeler shop and I asked the owner of the shop if he had time to watch a video and I had to Shockstraps in my hand. And he saw what I had and he says, "I don't need to watch any video" and he says, "How many cases of those straps do you have with you, I've been looking for them and I can't find them".Fred: He has been a dealer years ago and we got him back very quickly. So, the other thing that I didn't mention as I was showing you the competition, if you ever get the chance when you're going to go buy straps, look at our packaging and look at theirs. If you flip theirs over on the back, it typically says right on there in black and white on the bullets, every 30 to 50 miles pull over and adjust the tension on the strap. That's true, there is no doubt, they do come loose, or quite frankly they may be off. You won't see that on ours folks. That bottom hook never comes off. Tris, let's just pull this again just to show people. You may see it flex, as you can see, obviously the Shockstrap working, but that bottom hook just stays tight doing exactly what it's meant to do. There's always tension on that bottom hook. So, we told you about real customers. We certainly told you we have a two year warranty, we haven't mention that it's 6 foot, 10 foot, and 19 foot, and black and red. It's all in the stretch, Shockstrap. Thank you.


Customer Reviews

ShockStrap Ratchet Tie-Down Straps w Shock Absorbers - 2" x 18' - 2,000 lbs - Qty 2 - 297-18RSDB

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (348 Customer Reviews)

Built-in shock absorbers ensure these ratchet straps stay tight around your gear or equipment so that you won't have to get out and tighten them while traveling. Zinc-coated double J-hooks resist rust. 6,000-lb Max load.

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These things are awesome. Nothing has come loose using these; even though things have shifted these maintained enough tension that the load overall was fine. The only thing I wish I had done differently was get the shorter straps as I have not come close to needing the full length of them yet




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The ShockStraps are amazing! They stay where you put them. We use them primarily for securing our UTVs to the trailer when traveling back and forth to our hunting camp 3 hours away. Prior to finding the ShockStraps, we would normally have to stop 2 or 3 times each way to resecure the ratchet straps, even if we wrapped electrical tape around the hooks and trailer rails. Would definitely recommend without reservation.




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I've used these straps exclusively to tie down my side-by-side on a trailer and travel over 3,000 miles. Straps hold perfectly and much better than any other straps I've ever used. Also hauled a 1,300 lb safe over 1,000 miles and lost an axle on the trip. The safe stayed tied down perfectly and I didn't lose the load.

The only issue I have is the ends of the straps getting frayed in the wind.




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Great customer service good products




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Great value and excellent service. Delivery was very quick.




by: 04/28/2021

nice product but sent items to my billing address and not the shipping address ups was able to figure it out by zip code




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Shipped fast and worked as intended and advertised. Would buy again anytime.




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Review from a similar Shock-Absorbing Ratchet in Ratchet Straps


Heavy duty straps straped my utv down made a 2 hour trip they stayed tight just like they advertise had good promt service with etrailer they are more expensive than some other straps but very much worth it


Comments
Good product works like advertised
Charles - 11/03/2022


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Review from a similar Shock-Absorbing Ratchet in Ratchet Straps


I use these to tie down Honda Rancher ATVs, I took out the rubber shock as it's useless(too stiff) for the weight of the ATV and provides no shock motion. The strap itself is unbeatable. Heavy duty, with the loop and latching hook that make this strap a super safe option. The strap and hook WILL NOT come off going down a rough road, due to the safety mechanisms. Well worth the price if you want long lasting AND safety as peace of mind.




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Review from a similar Shock-Absorbing Ratchet in Ratchet Straps


Best tie downs made , good price for what you get . I carry a 13 ft boat in my toy box . It use to end up against the wall or ice maker . With many trips now that boat has never moved 1/4 of an inch . The safety clip on each end really works too . I love em , will never buy anything different .




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Review from a similar Shock-Absorbing Ratchet in Ratchet Straps


Great product when they work as designed. Unfortunately one of the ratchet handle assembly units would not operate properly. I was lucky to have one the right size that I could adapt to fit the strap, now it works perfectly. With a higher quality ratchet these straps are awesome




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Review from a similar Shock-Absorbing Ratchet in Ratchet Straps


I use the Shockstraps to tie down my Harley Roadglide in my toy hauler, straps work excellent!




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Review from a similar Shock-Absorbing Ratchet in Ratchet Straps


Used the ShockStrap Ratchet Tie Downs to transport our Ranger Northstar over 800 miles and had no issues. Excellent product!




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Review from a similar Shock-Absorbing Ratchet in Ratchet Straps


I have placed several orders with E-Trailer over the past few weeks and everything arrived in perfect condition and on time. I would highly recommend this company to anyone looking for Trailer parts and accesories.




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Review from a similar Shock-Absorbing Ratchet in Ratchet Straps


Heavy Duty and just what I was looking for!


Comments
These by far are the best ratchet straps I have ever used! I tell all of my off-road friends about them.
Dan - 10/28/2022


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Review from a similar Shock-Absorbing Ratchet in Ratchet Straps


I love these straps! They don't come loose and hold the SXS really well. Much better than standard straps! Standard straps would come loose on my SXS, these do not. I like the length, so I'm not tying off long ends. The loops give great flexibility too. Great straps, highly recommended and would buy again. My only question/concern is how long the "rubber" shock part will last. Don't know if over time it will crack or sun will harm, etc. But other than that they are great.


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Still the best tie downs Ive found. Would buy again!
Dan - 06/03/2022


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Review from a similar Shock-Absorbing Ratchet in Ratchet Straps


Awesome straps. We'll worth the cost. The only product to safely and securely tie down SxS or ATV toa trailer without worrying about plain ratchet straps coming loose while transporting.




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Review from a similar Shock-Absorbing Ratchet in Ratchet Straps


I brought this product as my 29' boat needed very strong bow straps to address movement while trailering. Just completed a 3,000 mile tow and the difference was amazing!! No jerking motion and the shock absorbers did their job on I95 bumps.

I highly recommend this product.




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Review from a similar Shock-Absorbing Ratchet in Ratchet Straps


The best ratchet straps I have ever used, I will never use any other straps from here on out.




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Review from a similar Shock-Absorbing Ratchet in Ratchet Straps


Great tie downs no problem at all




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Review from a similar Shock-Absorbing Ratchet in Ratchet Straps


These shock straps are great for hauling our ATV. We had been using just regular ratchet straps and had to stop several times to tighten them back up, but with these shock straps, they stay tight the whole trip! They are truly wonderful!


Comments
They are the most wonderful straps ever! My ATV doesnt move an inch on my trailer. These are the best straps ever!
Cathy A - 01/29/2022


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Review from a similar Shock-Absorbing Ratchet in Ratchet Straps


The product performed as it was advertised. The straps were well constructed and it was obvious a great deal of thought went into the design. I shoot sporting clay targets and haul a John Deere Gator 825 XUV to events, as a means of transportation around the course. Roads traveling to and from events, often, are gravel or dirt. This can and does create rough road surfaces to pull trailers and XUVs on. I used the Shock Straps this past week and watched to Gator as I drove on some rough terrain. The Gator did not move or sway during the trip. When I got to my destination, the straps were as tight as when I left for the trip. There was absolutely no play in the straps. Previously, I was always adjusting the straps and the XUV would rock and bounce on rough terrain. No any more.




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Review from a similar Shock-Absorbing Ratchet in Ratchet Straps


I trailer my golding trike from MN to AZ or TX every winter.
Other tie downs tended to loosen up during the trip allowing my bike to move around.
These shock straps ABSOLUTELY stay tight and hold during the 1200 or 1500 mile trips!
TOTALLY recommend to all!!




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Review from a similar Shock-Absorbing Ratchet in Ratchet Straps


Love these tie downs. Easy to use, holds great. Went from WI to FL and back without any problems.




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Review from a similar Shock-Absorbing Ratchet in Ratchet Straps


Looks like an excellent product from all the reviews and highly recommended by Dirt Trax TV. Delivery was good although it was one day late but not e-trailers fault. The tracking was excellent. I could see where my package was at any moment. Will post more once I actually use the product.


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Have been using them for awhile now and absolutely love them. Easy to use, strong. Definitely recommend to anyone needing a good tie down.
Phil H - 01/07/2022

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