Recovery Gear Advice

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YesItsAJeep
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Recovery Gear Advice

Unread post by YesItsAJeep » March 3rd, 2015, 12:46 pm

Gday all,

Now first off, I'm no 4wd expert by any means, I can probably count the number of times I've been out on both hands, but if I have learnt anything from the times I've been out its this: Knoo how to use your recovery gear! I admit I learnt this the hard way... Made a rookie mistake and got myself bogged, it happens. Mate offered to snatch me out so out I hopped and passed him my snatch strap and hooked it up to my recovery point while he gave me a strange look. He then informed me that it wasn't actually a snatch strap but a winch extension strap :rolleyes:
On another occasion I whipped out my new -ubute tire deflator.... Only to realise I had absolutely no idea how to use it :D
So learn from my mistakes, make sure you know how to use your gear!!
I know! I know! I bought a Jeep!

kiran92
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Location: Perth, WA

Re: Recovery Gear Advice

Unread post by kiran92 » March 5th, 2015, 6:17 pm

Good tip, a lot of kits have the different straps in different colours.

practice with new toys somewhere safe before you hit the tracks...
I did the same thing with my tyre deflator, I knew how it worked in theory but didn't quit have the trick of it.
I work for my weekends... and damn it, I WILL enjoy them

Robdeo
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Re: Recovery Gear Advice

Unread post by Robdeo » March 6th, 2015, 9:05 am

Yep, good advice.

Like a first aid kit, you want to know what is in it and how to use it BEFORE you need it.

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