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Old November 28th, 2013, 07:56 PM   #1
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Thanksgiving side pull gone wrong

I said whoa but they must of heard go.
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Old November 28th, 2013, 08:00 PM   #2
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that sucks. hope every one was ok.
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Old November 28th, 2013, 08:48 PM   #3
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Old November 28th, 2013, 08:59 PM   #4
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that sucks. hope every one was ok.
no problems just lack of communication, it was a slow roll
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Old November 28th, 2013, 09:09 PM   #5
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Looks like fender flair down, any more damage?
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Old November 28th, 2013, 09:14 PM   #6
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How did this happen???
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Old November 28th, 2013, 09:31 PM   #7
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Not cool.
I know, I was mad but I held my tongue. It was a learning experience for all.
Partly on me for not extracting myself( there was a tree and my hi-lift gear in back) but we only had 2 hours of wheeling today. So I asked these guys to pull me out and a mixture of muddy windows and lack of communication they could not see the tipping point of our Jeep and over we went.
The worst part is the loss of our 2 cell phones to water damage (no insurance).
I did shake the drivers hand and said that all is well (he was very quiet throughout the ordeal) I hope they chime in and tell their side.
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Old November 29th, 2013, 12:54 AM   #8
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I would be pissed. It looks you like you are on flat ground?
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Old November 29th, 2013, 05:35 AM   #9
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I be kinda bummed.
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Old November 29th, 2013, 06:03 AM   #10
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The last pic looks like people fighting in the bushes
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Old November 29th, 2013, 06:11 AM   #11
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I know, I was mad but I held my tongue. It was a learning experience for all.
Partly on me for not extracting myself( there was a tree and my hi-lift gear in back) but we only had 2 hours of wheeling today. So I asked these guys to pull me out and a mixture of muddy windows and lack of communication they could not see the tipping point of our Jeep and over we went.
The worst part is the loss of our 2 cell phones to water damage (no insurance).
I did shake the drivers hand and said that all is well (he was very quiet throughout the ordeal) I hope they chime in and tell their side.
Sorry for your loss.
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Old November 29th, 2013, 07:52 AM   #12
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Old November 29th, 2013, 08:10 AM   #13
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accidents happen.
I agree and I've been on the wrong end of a similar situation. My take on it (since I've been there) is that the driver of the vehicle being extracted is responsible for his own vehicle. In this situation: ME If you don't like the situation, stop it. In my case, I expressed concern, others said I was OK and in the end, I went over. (also a slow roll) I can't blame my spotters either. Every one of us who has done much wheeling has made a bad judgement call on spotting. (mine most recent was last Sunday at the Mounds ) The most important thing is know the people who are helping you and keep a good line of communicaton.

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Old November 29th, 2013, 04:38 PM   #14
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Jim is that the start of the undertaker?
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Old November 29th, 2013, 04:45 PM   #15
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Why did they pull sideways?
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Old November 29th, 2013, 05:42 PM   #16
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Old November 30th, 2013, 07:40 PM   #17
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Old December 1st, 2013, 04:52 PM   #18
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The last pic looks like people fighting in the bushes
LOL it really does but they wer unhooking the chain clevis and winch cable from the base of the tree
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Old December 1st, 2013, 05:11 PM   #19
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Why did they pull sideways?
I was on the edge of a peninsula at The Mounds with 2 tires on ice and the left front sunk in mud. It was only 2' deep by the drivers door and 6" at thr left rear tire.
All I had to do was hand winch myself straight back to the tree with the Hi lift and I would have been fine. But I was impatient and asked for a tug sideways thinkig it would slide the rear around.
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Old December 1st, 2013, 05:13 PM   #20
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