Flip Flop Winch idea

Discussion in 'Winching and Recovery' started by cruiserpilot, Aug 10, 2018 at 4:41 PM.

  1. cruiserpilot

    cruiserpilot

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    I watched this, very cool. Worth knowing and maybe trying something like it next time I'm out in
    the bush.

     
  2. george_tlc

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    Love the thin green line to hold the main winching spar - do that with the vehicle actually putting some real tension on the line (vs vehicle on level and hard ground) and I can see excellent darwin potential as he steps over the spars and the green line gives way or slips off and the spar flips up and over and smacks him into the ground like a pile driver.

    Clever mechanism but I'll stick to a real winch - that already has enough potential to kill if mishandled/misrigged :)

    cheers,
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  3. flintknapper

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    So....the guy had to have:

    *A saw.
    *Some rope/strap.
    *A sledge to drive the posts in.
    *Ground soft enough to drive posts into.
    *Poles available from the surrounding environment.

    Amazing the trouble some folks will go to....to get themselves out of a bind, instead of just being 'prepared'.

    It's not that hard.

    4 ton puller.jpg
     
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