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Starting to sort the recovery rig…

After my recent requirement to help dig/pull a couple of lads who had managed to get themselves stuck in the Coromandel - I thought it was well over time to start sorting out the recovery gear for the truck.

SourceMaxtrax
, Starting to sort the recovery rig…

While I have carried some recovery boards and a method of digging for a long time – my ‘towing’ capacity has consisted of a tow rope and the towbar – not ideal for actual recovery work.

, Starting to sort the recovery rig…
Maxtrax and a Shovel have been carried with me most of my time owning the Defender.

I am well aware that you should never try to recover anyone bogged down with a towpin/bar – so I was keen to at least sort the rear of the truck out properly – at least until I can get the long term plan for it underway (finances allowing!).

, Starting to sort the recovery rig…
The long term plan.

Information overload!

There are already plenty of great resources out there for learning from – so I don’t intend to emulate them here – for example:

, Starting to sort the recovery rig…
Kerry Adamshttps://thebloke.co.nz
A constant learner with an inquisitive mind, Kerry created The Bloke as a way to share what he was learning from the community of experts he found himself surrounded by. Precision Shooter and GunSafe soon followed. Somewhere along the line, he picked up one or two things himself. But don't call him an expert.

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