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    Default First Winch Recovery

    Performed my first winch recovery tonight. Sunday morning another Jeeper (a Marine) had gotten his YJ stuck and then recovered and Sunday night a guy with a Dodge 1500 (another Marine) wanted to see where he got stuck. And of course he got stuck. They tried to pull him out but couldn't get him out. After work we headed over there and I got him out. He was across a ditch about 50 feet. I put a tree saver around a tree with shackle and pulley and tied my Jeep off to a tree with another strap. Threw a weighted bag over the cable and winched him out. Took maybe 15 minutes total.

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    He wasn't really that stuck in the first place but the YJ pulling couldn't seem to get him loose. The Warn had no problem though.


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    Damn, two recoveries back to back....I'm jealous. Good pulls.

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    ha i bet ryan is jealous last time he tried a recovery the cable came off lol hahahahaha
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    Quote Originally Posted by miljeep View Post
    Damn, two recoveries back to back....I'm jealous. Good pulls.
    No, just one. Wouldn't have minded doing two though. It definitely was fun though.

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    First recovery had a change of direction pull. Good Job!
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