Does anyone have a good source for a synthetic line snatch block/pulley? It must be designed not to pinch the synthetic fibers. Most places only have ones suitable for steel line.
I've got a 5/16" thick MasterPull line.
I run 3/8ths line
we did a recovery of a mid 70s caprice for a cleanup of BLM land this weekend
used my warn steel snatch block, no issues at all
here is the skinny, I use derlin rollers on my roller fairlead, and I bought the regular steel snatch block new, it has never been used with cable. Anyone who knows me knows my winch gets used, a lot, not just for getting guys out of jambs, but I do volunteer work with the forestry service in the local NF, and we do trail maintenece and it gets used a lot there. this weekend we had to winch a rusted hulk of a caprice up a 30 foot ravine and then tow it 3 miles to a place they could get a tow truck to pick it up. The 9000 pound rated winch was about to bog at points the pull was so hard. I have never had an issue with synth line, use a new snatch block that steel has never been run on and everything will be ok.
the preasure created by that pull was one of the hardest I have ever done, and the Warn Brand steel snatch block never injured the line one bit.