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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Recovery 101 Winching

    Introduction. ‘A winch is the ‘Great Equalizer’ out on the trail. To whatever level your Jeep is built, a winch can be your ‘one way or another'...

    Started by JeepinSoldier, 01-17-2008 01:50 PM
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    01-19-2008 07:09 PM Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Recovery 101 Straps

    Straps are one of the most used pieces of recovery gear. Straps are used more often than a winch line because they are faster and simpler. There are...

    Started by JeepinSoldier, 10-17-2007 10:21 PM
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    12-31-2007 02:25 PM Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Recovery 101 HiLift Jack

    The HiLift brand jack is also known as a farm jack or sheepherders jack. Other companies make copies of this jack. The quality of these is from...

    Started by JeepinSoldier, 10-17-2007 10:49 PM
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    12-19-2007 02:42 AM Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: Recovery 101 Trail Tools

    There are several basic tools that are useful for assisting in recovery, as well as for trail cleanup/maintenance, and general campsite use. ...

    Started by JeepinSoldier, 10-17-2007 05:53 PM
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    10-17-2007 05:55 PM Go to last post
  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: Recovery 101 Introduction and Vehicle preparation

    Welcome to Recovery 101! This will begin a series of informational posts that explain basic vehicle recovery from stuck situations. The posts...

    Started by JeepinSoldier, 10-17-2007 12:56 AM
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    10-17-2007 01:02 AM Go to last post
  1. Jeep recovery in Dumfries.

    Sat 11 March 2011 we are going to attempt the recovery of a TJ on 31's in Dumfries, VA. Linkup will be 9AM at: 18001 Wilmer Porter Dumfries, VA...

    Started by JeepinSoldier, 03-11-2011 01:42 PM
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    03-28-2011 11:09 AM Go to last post
  2. Hi Lift used as a winch

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d9mqMTS8C_8

    Started by H2_RECOVERY, 03-28-2011 06:24 AM
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    03-28-2011 06:24 AM Go to last post
  3. Talk about stuck!!

    Here is the track digger/derrick (Go Track) that we have at work which we use for setting poles in areas that are inaccessible to normal trucks.........

    Started by YJSos, 03-22-2011 10:14 PM
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    03-23-2011 11:28 AM Go to last post
  4. Winch Choices

    Which one do I get ? I like the Synthetic lines, but the Warn is pretty nice. Superwinch EPi9.0S Winch with Synthetic Rope...

    Started by Scrambler84, 02-28-2011 02:25 PM
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    03-14-2011 03:40 PM Go to last post
  5. Exclamation Help Needed: Stuck Jeep in Fairfax Station

    I was four wheeling in Fairfax Station today on what I later found out to be private property and got stuck being stupid crossing a creek and have to...

    Started by StephenESimmons, 01-02-2010 08:57 PM
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    01-03-2010 08:45 PM Go to last post
  6. Free Recovery Gear Contest!

    If you are currently in the military, or have served in the military - and own a Jeep, Military Jeepers is having a contest where Masterpull is...

    Started by JeepinSoldier, 03-01-2009 10:37 AM
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    03-01-2009 10:37 AM Go to last post
  7. snatch block and synthetic rope.

    Hey All, I'm thinking of getting a synthetic winch rope. Any tips I should keep in mind when using one with a snatch block, other than the obvious...

    Started by Gonzowerke, 03-18-2008 07:50 AM
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    03-26-2008 08:54 AM Go to last post
  8. looking for a Training Opportunity?

    Not sure if you are a fan or not but the guy does have some good life experiences. Bill Burke will be holding a two day training session in VA...

    Started by Fifthpro, 03-18-2008 10:13 PM
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    03-18-2008 10:13 PM Go to last post
  9. Pull Pal - Where are you storing it?

    ToBlave & ElevatorGuy, Where have you found to be the best spot to store your Pull Pal when packed out? Up until this weekend I was sitting...

    Started by Fifthpro, 06-19-2007 12:00 PM
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    03-12-2008 02:56 PM Go to last post
  10. Second annual Beltway Jeepers Recovery 101 class

    The Trailride comittee proposes that the Beltway Jeepers conduct a second annual Recovery 101 class, in conjunction with a trail ride and overnight...

    Started by JeepinSoldier, 02-07-2008 03:51 AM
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    02-07-2008 04:29 PM Go to last post
  11. Sargent, how deep should I make my fighting position?

    Well, anyone who has ever been in the military knows the answer to this question.......armpit deep! Know where I am going with this? Well, you...

    Started by Fifthpro, 01-20-2008 01:00 AM
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    02-02-2008 05:39 AM Go to last post
  12. snow recovery

    I recovered a beamer in the ditch, 06 and towed him home made 40 bucks too

    Started by jackedjeep, 01-18-2008 01:30 AM
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    01-19-2008 03:42 AM Go to last post
  13. SPOT Satellite Messenger

    Not knowing where exactly to post this, I decided that this would be as good as a spot (pun intended) as any. SPOT. The World’s First Satellite...

    Started by Fifthpro, 12-29-2007 03:50 AM
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    01-03-2008 05:06 AM Go to last post
  14. Jeep roll

    Here are some pics of my buddies Jeep from over the weekend. :shock: Looking for replacement parts for a 2003 Jeep TJ. Complete...

    Started by Pacifier, 06-18-2007 02:54 AM
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    07-24-2007 12:41 PM Go to last post
  15. You just rolled your rig...now it's time to blow in place?

    Considering the lack of publicly available C4, this just may be your solution. Thermite

    Started by ToBlave, 07-19-2007 03:34 PM
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    07-19-2007 10:46 PM Go to last post
  16. You just rolled your rig...now what?

    Hopefully this does not happen to you! If it does happen to you or a fellow club member maybe this will help answer the question of "Now what do we...

    Started by Fifthpro, 03-07-2007 03:49 AM
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    07-14-2007 04:27 PM Go to last post
  17. Winch Cable & Synthetic Line - Some thoughts.........

    First let me say that this is my opinion on some "Do's & Dont's" in dealing with winch cable. If you do not agree, that is fine but please explain...

    Started by Fifthpro, 02-05-2007 04:17 AM
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    06-22-2007 11:47 PM Go to last post
  18. What should be in this tool bag?

    Last weekend I picked up a nice AWP 16" tool bag to carry my trail tools in on the trail rides. Im looking for advice from our mechanics here on...

    Started by JeepinSoldier, 05-11-2007 01:12 AM
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    05-29-2007 02:18 AM Go to last post
  19. Beltway Jeepers Recovery 101 Class

    Want to learn the basics of how to properly recover your Jeep? The Beltway Jeepers will be conducting a vehicle recovery 101 class on Sat April...

    Started by JeepinSoldier, 02-24-2007 10:48 PM
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    05-10-2007 02:41 AM Go to last post
  20. There are some valuable lessons to be learned from this clip

    The first being that people in orange Jeeps or wanting to paint their Jeep orange are just plain NUTS. :razz: Clicky, Clicky, warm and sticky

    Started by ToBlave, 05-08-2007 09:07 PM
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    05-10-2007 02:38 AM Go to last post

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