Tie-Down Violation – Expedition

Routing a tie-down strap over a vehicle, left-to-right, does not provide much security. Plus, the webbing will damage the paint finish. Using an open-style hook runs the risk of detaching with the slightest loss in tension. Tying your webbing in a knot reduces the...

Mac’s is More Than Tie Downs

Mac’s is More Than Tie Downs So, you purchased the industry’s strongest tie downs. What next? Mac’s has everything you need to complete your tie-down package. A variety of fittings that transform your VersaTie track into a versatile tie-down point...

Tie-Down Violation – Knot Good

Knots are not good. Always use proper end-fitting hardware to properly secure your webbing to an anchor point. Tying a knot reduces strength by at least a third. Also, never run a tie-down strap through the looped end of another tie-down strap. The friction will...

Mac’s Kept Bad from Getting Worse

Jason Anderson, owner of Minnesota-based Anderson Motorsport, was heading home after picking up a 1995 Audi RS2 in Pennsylvania. The vehicle was secured inside his 48-foot enclosed trailer with the Mac’s Ultra Pack. While traveling on the interstate, he noticed the...

Tie-Down Violation – VW Van

If you know anything about classic VW vans, a majority of the value comes from the roof structure and unique window configuration. Never route a tie-down strap over glass or over the roof of any vehicle for that matter. When routing tie-downs left-to-right, there is...

Mac’s Improves the Chassis Stabilizer

Mac’s Improves the Chassis Stabilizer We don’t rest on our laurels. Our team is always looking for new ways to improve our products. The latest innovation is with the Chassis Stabilizer. The inflation nipple is now machined out of hex stock, making it...