Flip flop winch

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  1. gila_dog

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    I happened upon this on youtube and thot it was pretty cool. I've been stuck in the sand, mud, and snow and had a miserable time getting out. Usually somebody has to come along and pull me out with their vehicle. But this could make getting unstuck by yourself possible. I would probably use a chain instead of a rope, tho.

     
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    Dyneema rope I spose you could move a mountain . Very cool
     
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    Nice. Creek Steward showed how to use that recently on an episode of SOS How to Survive
     
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    Another video on the same concept:

     
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    We always called it a "hillbilly come-a-long". Who would have thunk it had a real name.:4:
     
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