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By the way guys ... I never did get any input on my request to learn about recovering my youth last night! And I heard nothing about your claim (Lars) that there would be some hair recovery techniques discussed too. WTF!!!
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Some good stuff in here..
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uncle ben is looking for his lost youth.... partially recoverable
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We need to cover tree savers as a refresher. I have started noticing winch cables wrapped around trees again both on the trail and on TV.
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Kevin was never young, I heard he was spawned as a full grown man.
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uncle ben is looking for his lost youth.... partially recoverable
Is that anything like only getting up once per night to pee? If so, I'm looking for that too.

Who is volunteering to write an article for Toyota Trails about proper recovery techniques?
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I like Shawn's idea, and also in looking at Daniel's picture it could be nice to cover a scenario like how to recover a flop. Part of the fun would be picking someone's rig to rollover in the parking lot...

Edit: Now that I read Tim's original post, looks like flop recovery was already suggested. Good idea
I have two Rc trucks, one with a winch. We can flip one and recover it.
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Static vs kinetic straps/rope.... use kinetic for pulling/yanking and static straps for winching


This was the day we tried to kill Dan and Kevin. Both trucks had their winches extended as far as they could go.

Keeping at least three wraps on the drum. One wrap across the bottom is even better.

We couldn't quite reach so we used a winch extension that wasn't very long. The winch extension shouldn't have had any stretch to it and we considered it static. Under full pull, the strap broke and recoiled both hooks under both cars.

Lesson learned? Don't winch with anything kinetic, even if you think it may not be. Only use static ropes, cables, extensions, etc.

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Another notable issue in this picture. One 80 is Barefoot and one is not! Obviously, running around barefoot will recover your youth!
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