May 2011 Issue
Lakeland Tiedown Test: What Worked?
A surprise tornado roared through Sun ‘n Fun in March, testing the mettle of both commercial and homemade tiedown solutions.
Sun ‘n Fun 2011 may very well go down as the year of The Claw, the ubiquitous yellow three-leg tiedown system that dominates the portable tiedown market. When an F1 tornado roared through the airport, The Claw got its supreme test. Did [IMGCAP(1)]it pass? It generally appeared to perform well and the company wasted no time getting testimonials up on its Web site. But there were dramatic failures of all the tiedown systems, including The…
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