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We dont get the snowfall the west does, but we do get ice. I made a set of chains a few years ago out of old chain parts from our f550s plow truck. Only one of the chains around the tire is from tire chains, so I had to make the other 3. I used regular chain and cut/welded the hook to fit into the normal size chain. Some of the cross pieces are studded, the other are v bar.

These CHANGED how I wheel in the winter so much that I get sad when they come off in the spring.









Couple others around running chains.







https://youtu.be/3BnAOLp6tsg

I drag these across trees and rocks all day, and they hold together pretty well, but always looking to make another/better set. I put them on in November and take them off when the snows gone in March-ish. I keep looking for a used set of tractor/skidder chains to cut down, but $$.

Anyone got any good chain tips?
 

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apparently not.

cool pics. do they get in the way of "floating" on deep snow, or do they dig?
They dig. They turn into scoops. Plus my truck is fat and doesnt float well anyway. So the hope is the front tires pack a trail for the chains to dig into.

This is about as floaty as it gets for where we are. Were around 1000-3000 elevation.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gn6mZ3U4DOo

But to great in what we get.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lPQZ1VzRg-s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3BnAOLp6tsg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cwwm2VsOWHE
 
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