Winches on Mall Crawlers?

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My rig stays dirty, and I assure you, I’m no poser, just lazy…….🤣
Im lazy too . I prefer sittin around cuttin the cheese instead of the trees . And we have a ton of them in Vt. ( cheese cutters that is )
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This is the crux of the matter. Who cares what other people do with their jeeps, winches, or blenders? Sheesh.

I have a newer toilet plunger in a guest bathroom in our house. It's never been used, thank goodness, but I'm still happy I bought it. :like: (Now I'm bracing for impact, as we undoubtedly have a few folks here who think I shouldn't have an extra plunger in my house, and we're about to hear why.)

Mom always used to say that unremarkable guys with small hearts and even smaller weaners tend to spend their days trying to make other people feel bad. Oh, wait, that was dad who said that, but Mom agreed. :LOL:.

Capable, confident, people look for ways to raise others up -- and they don't feel obliged to opine on how other folks use their jeeps or plungers.

I say do whatever floats your boat -- even if that means buying an extra toilet plunger or two.
I like the comparison and your dad's analogy lol. I also have two plungers. One is for the nasty stuff and another for sinks and tubs. So I have my Jeep for the tougher stuff and my car for groceries, pizza runs and etc...

Floating my own boat here.
 

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Hey brother, it’s been a minute……
Yeah I musta got lost. So great to tune in and see your post. Glad to see that some things never change, Everything ok down there ?
 

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Yeah I mustsa got lost. So great to tune in and see your post. Glad to see that some things never change, Everything ok down there ?
Yeah man, thanks, I expected to see you down here snow birding by now, lol.
 

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I have a winch that'll never pull me out, KC Daylighters that will never be turned on, shackles that will never have a hook hooked on it and a lift kit to fit 35's that will never be needed. It's all about looks. Isn't that why they make Jeeps????
 

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I have a winch that'll never pull me out, KC Daylighters that will never be turned on, shackles that will never have a hook hooked on it and a lift kit to fit 35's that will never be needed. It's all about looks. Isn't that why they make Jeeps????
Stop copying me. Ok, well, I don't have such a Jeep yet, but I'm working on it. I guess I'm copying you. Sorry.
 

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Then again I have a hard core Warn winch on the front of my steel after market bumpers. I go on hard trails all the time. I have NEVER used it! :) I'm always with other Jeeps and have a bubba rope on me which is so much faster to deploy. I want to take off the winch and regain those 80 pounds, but it does look super cool.
 

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I've got a JLUD that has stock suspension and Gladiator take-offs. I'll never take it off road (live in SE LA, so nearest trail is hundreds of miles away).

So, why to I have 100 LEDs on the front of my Jeep (light bar, pillar lights, bumper spot lights, 4 fog lights, etc.), 2 LED pods on the back bumper, a 12k lb winch, steel bumper, and spare tire delete? Towing. I tow a 23' boat at least once per month. Often, I'm launching it or picking it up at night - hence, the LEDs front and back.

And the winch? Well, my camp floods a lot. It's 25' up in the air, but we have a storage room on the ground. I have built a 6'x6' platform attached to pulleys on the ceiling that holds all electronics and other stuff I don't want getting wet (tools!). It weighs about 500l-1000bs, depending what is on it. To lift it by hand pulling the rope is hard. Like, almost impossible. Attaching the winch to it? Easy button.

Moral to the story is - just because you see a Jeep that is obviously not going on trails, doesn't mean they aren't using their equipment.
 

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As a manual transmission guy, there aren't many other choices. As someone who likes to remove half my roof, same thing. Holding value and last spring's employee pricing for all made the itch impossible to ignore. Everything else had too many doors and not enough pedals.

My son works at the mall, so I definitely crawl there. Several times a week. Maybe I'll drive over a curb there and justify the purchase.

If supply/ demand and resultant pricing make it impossible to ignore, I may own an electric vehicle some day. Buy low/ sell high. Or just keep until I am a geezer--who mall walks.

I can envision a supercharger some day.
 
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