Just used our JL to winch out our 37ft motorhome! Vid

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Hey guys, we just started our trek across the country in our Motorhome towing our jeep and get it pretty wedged. Check our our video if your interested and let me know what you think. Thanks!

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What’s the max you have pulled with your winch? Ever broke the line?
 

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You could have slid the end of the tre saver into the hitch and used the hitch pin to keep it in place. It would have been safer. Factor 55 has a nice book that focuses on safe recovery. I suggest you get a copy and read through. Lots of great information.
 

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Great job. Your kids are getting an education and a childhood that only a lucky few get. :like:

I can imagine the local folks running over that pothole you dug for the tailpipe for the nest 50 years. They will be cussing the city folk that came through for years to come:CWL:
 
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Tie off the Jeep to a tree or use energy rope for tugging. Use frs radios for communication. Double the line back to the Jeep with a snatchblock.

You are not really pulling 10k with the winch. It's probably closer to 2k lbs of pull on a smooth surface like that. The trailer ramps might have been useful as a Maxtrax.

For way out communications also recommend a cellphone booster. Ham radio too. Download offline Google maps for any areas you will be visiting.

Thanks for sharing.
 
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You could have slid the end of the tre saver into the hitch and used the hitch pin to keep it in place. It would have been safer. Factor 55 has a nice book that focuses on safe recovery. I suggest you get a copy and read through. Lots of great information.
Thanks man! good info, still learning. Growing up we used a chain and farm jacks for 90% of our recoverys ha ha. So much better and safer stuff now days. Ill check it out for sure.
 
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That room you showed in Tucumcari at the Blue Swallow is the room my wife and I stayed in this past March on our way down Route 66. Loved the little pink stove.

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Wow that is so cool! We loved that little hotel and town!
 

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My favorite part was Christy Brinkley driving the Ferrari.
 
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