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Rotopax is making a traction board, RotoTrax

Post by VinceAtReal4x4s » Sat Jun 13, 2020 10:40 pm

I havent seen these in person yet but the $99 price is really good right now if they are even half as good as the Australian made Maxtrax or Tred-Pro's. I carry the Tred-Pro's which I can't recommend enough to people. In fact I'd go so far as to say they are more useful than a winch for lots of recovery situations! (Did I just say that?)

I like the idea of these using the gas can mounts which are also lockable.

If you don't carry anything, I'd consider buying these. I'd love a review but they need to be compared to quality versions like listed above. These are US made!
The Chinese crap that's flooded the market is just like the winches they make... cheap, scary to use and won't last.

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Post by audiocontr » Mon Jun 29, 2020 6:53 am

I just purchased a set. I'll let you know
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Post by rmel » Mon Jun 29, 2020 8:51 am

Back when I was looking into traction boards, the ones I would
have bought were as Vince pointed out -- Maxtrax or Tred-Pro's.

I ended up going with Waffle boards about the same cost but also
can Bridge, as well as Traction, and useful as a makeshift table.
They are heavy, and no easy place to mount thus takes up a lot of space.
Got mine here, https://www.okoffroad.com/stuff-waffleboards.htm

At the price, I would have given these RotoTrax's a try if they had been
available. As far as bridging goes, if I need that, I'm probably on the
wrong trail anyway :P
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Post by Derrickbwg » Tue Jun 30, 2020 12:56 pm

Ordered a couple on the 14th of june after vince posted it up. Today I received a shipping confirmation from "great outdoors" stating it was getting ready to ship. Not exactly setting any shipping records lol.
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Post by audiocontr » Wed Jul 01, 2020 11:18 am

Yup! Same!
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Post by audiocontr » Wed Jul 08, 2020 7:54 am

I'm not over impressed. I feel the $75 amazon X-Bull are better than these. Top traction looks fine, but there really isnt an underside to em. No real traction nubs on the underside. Its basically the outer edge only that will sink into the mud/sand and provide resistance.

They will do awesome for the haflingers i guess.
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