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Warn Industries Releases New Forged Aluminum Rigging Accessories Products in Direct Connect Secure Rigging System offer faster, easier, rigging Making their debut at the... New Secure Rigging Accessories from WARN!

Warn Industries Releases New Forged Aluminum Rigging Accessories

Products in Direct Connect Secure Rigging System offer faster, easier, rigging

Making their debut at the 2018 SEMA Show are two new innovative WARN® Direct Connect Secure Rigging System accessories that provide faster, easier rigging with more direct connections to an anchor. Part of the Epic line of accessories, the new WARN SidewinderTM and HyperlinkTM are made from forged aluminum and steel, and help users get the most out of their winches while adding rugged style.

The Sidewinder

Faster, easier rigging

The inventive Sidewinder replaces a winch hook and the need for a shackle to provide a faster, easier, more direct link to recovery points and rigging accessories. It will quickly attach to most bumper recovery points, D-ring shackles, recovery straps, rope extensions, and soft shackles allowing for faster, easier rigging.

To use, simply unscrew the pin and insert a rigging accessory, such as a strap or a rope extension—or attach to a bumper recovery point. Screw the pin back in and begin winching.

Sidewinder’s body is made from ultra-durable forged 6061-T6 billet aluminum with a forged steel screw pin. It can be used with 18,000 lb. capacity winches and under and has a minimum 64,000 lb. ultimate breaking strength for the heaviest, most difficult pulls.

When not in use, Sidewinder nests neatly against a fairlead for a sleek look with minimal bumper protrusion. A polyurethane isolator, available in black or red, is sold separately and protects the pin from debris and provides a clean appearance. Sidewinder’s shape compliments any vehicle and is available in three finishes: polished, black, or gunmetal. The black and gunmetal versions wear a type III hard-anodized finish for years of good looks.

The Hyperlink

Dual-pin shackle for direct attachment


This unique, multi-purpose dual-pin shackle allows for direct attachment to bumper recovery points and recovery accessories for fast, easy rigging. The Hyperlink’s dual screw pin design can be used with most hooks, straps, snatchblocks, rope extensions, shackle mount links, D-ring shackles, and soft shackles.

To use, simply unscrew the lower screw pin and insert your strap, rope extension, or use for a an anchor point on a double-line pull. Reattach the pin, and you’re ready to pull.

Like the Sidewinder, Hyperlink’s body is also made from ultra-durable forged 6061-T6 billet aluminum and has two forged steel screw pins. Hyperlink is also available in either a polished finish, or black or gunmetal with the latter finishes being type III hard-anodized. There’s also an optional black or red polyurethane isolator (sold separately) designed to protect the bumper’s finish by preventing direct contact with Hyperlink. Additionally, it helps to prevent debris from damaging the pin shaft. Hyperlink has a 36,000 lb. working load limit and a 72,000 lb. minimum ultimate breaking strength.

About Warn Industries

Warn Industries is the world’s most recognized brand in off-road products such as hub locks and vehicle recovery winches. The company designs, manufactures and markets a full line of off-road equipment and accessories that enhance the performance of four-wheel-drive and powersport vehicles. Warn Industries is headquartered near Portland, OR.

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Corey Osborne Co-creator

After 23 years of corporate life, I decided to pursue my passions in the off road industry. Specializing in marketing, visibility, relationship and brand building, and acting as MetalCloak's field marketing representative, I have travelled across the country (quite a few times!) using Metalcloak’s CTI (Corner Travel Index) to educate the off road enthusiast. I have also worked with Jeep Jamboree USA as event staff, to provide additional value and education to its participants. I've been fortunate enough to work with both international as well as domestic media; have attended most of the off-road events across our country; and have driven a wide variety of vehicles. I'm a certified PADI scuba instructor and have a BS in Computer Science.

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