The Claw Aircraft Tie-Down Kit

$99.95
$99.95

Availability: In stock

Product ID: 1570A

The only tie down with a mechanical advantage

Designed exclusively for aircraft, the Claw® is one of the best tie-downs on the market. In a product test here at Sporty’s, it outperformed the rest by holding up to 480 lbs. of force. Three arms extend to hold three stakes at an angle. The harder you pull, the more it grips the earth. Includes carrying bag, 20 ft of rope, 3 anchors, 9 spikes and one hammer with a custom head to easily remove the spikes. Weighs only 8 lb...Read more
The only tie down with a mechanical advantage
Designed exclusively for aircraft, the Claw® is one of the best tie-downs on the market. In a product test here at Sporty’s, it outperformed the rest by holding up to 480 lbs. of force. Three arms extend to hold three stakes at an angle. The harder you pull, the more it grips the earth. Includes carrying bag, 20 ft of rope, 3 anchors, 9 spikes and one hammer with a custom head to easily remove the spikes. Weighs only 8 lbs. and has a limited lifetime warranty. Made in the USA.
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Would You Recommend?
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4 / 5
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4 / 5
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4 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
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5 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
Claw works for me
Used them to tie down my 10X20 canopy at Fly-for-Tots the other weekend . Worked very well and showed no signs of pulling free even with the load I placed on them with my ratchet strap tie downs.
September 25, 2017
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
4 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
4 / 5
Value
3 / 5
Cons: Rope provided but not great, straps can be added to bag for personel preference. otherwise works great
December 31, 2014
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
3 / 5
Pros: Used The Claw at Oshkosh this year and I really like it. It seemed to really hold the ground as well or better than any other portable tie down I have used. Also, it comes in a fairly substantial zip up carrying bag to keep from messing up the interior of the plane. Cons: It would be nice if the tie down rope was a little more substantial and if it was cut in three even lengths. It is shipped with a single length of nylon rope that is fairly light and as complete as the kit is (even comes with a hammer), we had to improvise to cut the rope when we used it the first time. Also, we needed a lighter or some sort of flame to melt the ends so the nylon rope didn't come unraveled. We weren't prepared for that, so we just tied knots in the ends. This is a minor complaint, but it was the only problem with using it the first time. I would recommend the product to anyone and I believe it will last a long time. The parts are pretty hefty except the tie down rope. It isn't cheap, but it is a good product.
December 31, 2014
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Pros: excellent tie down system Cons: wieght
December 31, 2014
Durability
4 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Pros: Compact and comes with a small carrying case, simple set up and take down, should last for years even with heavy use. Used on a C182 in gusts of 45 knots - held with no problem. Cons: The rope that comes with them really isn't very good - trade it out for heavy duty tie down straps or better rope. Keep the rope for emergency use. A bit on the pricey side but worked as advertised. A good, sturdy system for alternative tie downs. Product should last may years even with heavy use. So far I've only used them in sandy soil and they worked well.
December 31, 2014
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Pros: You might as well tie down to a rock--this thing ain't goin' anywhere. Perfect for soft/gravel/dirt fields where you won't find existing tie-downs. Cons: Might want to get your own tie-down cords. This is relatively plain rope.
December 31, 2014
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
3 / 5
Pros: Light weight, heavy duty. Great overall performance. Cons: A bit pricey. The fact that it is a one time purchase is the only way to justify the price, but it sure makes a wonderful gift.
December 31, 2014
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1 / 5
Reliability
2 / 5
Performance
4 / 5
Ease Of Use
4 / 5
Value
3 / 5
Pros: Easy to use. Cons: Only used one time and the yellow paint is already falling the anchors.
December 31, 2014
Durability
4 / 5
Reliability
4 / 5
Performance
4 / 5
Ease Of Use
4 / 5
Value
2 / 5
Pros: Seems to work well. Cons: Was a little overpriced. Wieght in catalog showed 8 lbs. Actual weight was 9.6 lbs.
December 31, 2014
Durability
1 / 5
Reliability
1 / 5
Performance
1 / 5
Ease Of Use
1 / 5
Value
3 / 5
Cons: A bit overpriced for what you get. The tie down rope that came with came unraveled before we could get the ends secured.
December 31, 2014
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