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SAFELY SECURE YOUR GEAR Flashback product review for the trailer in all of us — it’s that time of year for towing and hauling.... Trailer Upgrades, Tie Downs and Safety!


Flashback product review for the trailer in all of us — it’s that time of year for towing and hauling.



Many of us transport our rigs to and from trails and off-road events. Whether its via an open deck trailer, an enclosed trailer, or even a car dolly, we need to make sure our items are safe!

We have seen “that guy” on the road that has secured his rig using frayed, cheap and poor tie downs…and we know its only a matter of time before his valuable cargo ends up somewhere unintended.


“That” guy…


Mac’s Custom Tie Downs

One of our solutions was to install Mac’s VersaTie track in our 24′ enclosed ATC aluminum trailer. Mac’s patented aluminum VersaTie is a sleek and strong mounting solution that’s also the perfect detail to any truck or trailer. Both the surface or recessed options offer incredible holding power and give your vehicle a pro finish. We used the same track on the floor as we did the walls in order to secure items that we just didn’t want to move as we travel.

Packaging and customer service are impeccable from the friendly folks at Mac’s.   Instructions are clear and the help desk will answer any of your questions.  The VersaTie system is fun to organize, layout and install.


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By the way, Mac’s also makes a whole bunch of cool items for your rig! From their Black Box and Trail D-Vise to utility mats, recovery straps and unlimited tie down options, you can be sure that they will keep your precious cargo safe!


Secure your cargo right


From their Website: Mac’s Custom Tie-Downs was started back in 1993, when Colin McLemore realized there was a need for high quality tie-down systems for trailers and truck beds. Through much engineering research and talking with both trailer manufacturers and users of tie-downs, the company developed their patented VersaTie Tracks and Connectors. This system of high strength aluminum tracks and steel connectors has quickly become the standard of the industry. These superior quality tie-down systems and components are used by the best trailer builders in the country, and can be found at virtually any motorsport event.

Mac’s Tie-Downs now has a complete line of track, connectors, deck and specialty hardware and a complete line of tie-down straps. All products are made to the highest quality and strength standards. Special features include: double stitching on straps, CNC machining on all track, highest grade connector materials, and simple, easy-to-use componentry.

For the finest quality tie-down components, complete security, fully stocked inventory and first class service, order from the best: Mac’s Custom Tie-Downs.

They can be reached at: 1-800-666-1586

(Note: originally published here in 2016)

I give the VersaTie 5 out of 5 Jeeps!

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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