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Old March 16th, 2008, 07:29 PM   #21
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yeah that Ian dude or whatever always has some Horrible write up in Crawl magazine too, he must not know much
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Old March 16th, 2008, 07:46 PM   #22
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Practically everyone has more wheeling experience than I do, and mine is all from 20+ years ago.....

But having seen "how to" shows on things I HAVE experience in, I still wouldn't use TV as a reference.

Personally, if I wanted to go gain knowledge of things off-roady, I'd go with someone who does go often and can help in person.
Television is primarily entertainment IMHO

My point is unlike many do it yourself TV shows this show actually has good information and some cool stuff.

yes not everything is super relevant, not everything is super interesting but most of the time it's a pretty good show that can appeal to most offroaders of all levels.
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Old March 16th, 2008, 07:49 PM   #23
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My point is unlike many do it yourself TV shows this show actually has good information and some cool stuff.

yes not everything is super relevant, not everything is super interesting but most of the time it's a pretty good show that can appeal to most offroaders of all levels.
Ok, point taken.

But, who would you rather wheel with, someone with real experience or someone who just watched TV?

And yes, I would be almost as useless as AJ on the trail....
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Old March 16th, 2008, 07:52 PM   #24
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they also showed how to use a hi lift jack safely and how to use it as a winch, i question the safety of that because they were using chains and with having to operate the hi lift your in danger.
The chain thing is fine as the chains that are sold in the winch kit are rated higher than the shear pins in the hilift. I've used the winch kit many times in deep goey mud and it's slow but works great. I've bent the pins in the handle and where the andle mounts though on my hi lift and have had to replace them many times. And all I've used it for is winching. Glad to have a real winch now though..
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Old March 16th, 2008, 08:19 PM   #25
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its a good show if u dont like it dont watch it.. Ok we're done here now. Personally i was kinda taken back when they took the time to help out newcomers to the sport.. the chains are ok as long as they're used in the right place.. they gave good examples and the hi lift on the body there was no one in harms way if it were to fall.. if you're wheeling like that you shouldnt be concerned about JC penny's ..

If that show offends you go grab your truckin' magizine and park out at the mall on a snow bank !
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Old March 16th, 2008, 08:25 PM   #26
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Ok, point taken.

But, who would you rather wheel with, someone with real experience or someone who just watched TV?

And yes, I would be almost as useless as AJ on the trail....
hahaha, if you admit you are that useless you have already proven you would not be that useless.....
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Old March 16th, 2008, 08:28 PM   #27
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its a good show if u dont like it dont watch it.. Ok we're done here now. Personally i was kinda taken back when they took the time to help out newcomers to the sport.. the chains are ok as long as they're used in the right place.. they gave good examples and the hi lift on the body there was no one in harms way if it were to fall.. if you're wheeling like that you shouldnt be concerned about JC penny's ..

If that show offends you go grab your truckin' magizine and park out at the mall on a snow bank !
I'm not saying it's a bad show, or that it offends me.

I just don't care much for television in general.

But then, I wouldn't want my doctor getting his training from watching ER.

I'll just put it this way:

When and if I ever get my jeep to the level where I would feel comfortable wheeling it, I would rather go with the experience of some of the people on this board than just sit and watch an "Extreme 4x4" marathon and THINK I'm prepared.

Simple question:

Is the information obtained from "Extreme 4x4" accurate and complete enough for someone with little or no actual experience to be able to use that information without being a danger to themselves or others?
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Old March 16th, 2008, 09:03 PM   #28
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i would eat corn and peanuts out of jessi combs shit!
There are much hotter girls at the bar on any given weekend. I have met her in person also.
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Old March 16th, 2008, 09:23 PM   #29
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There are much hotter girls at the bar on any given weekend. I have met her in person also.
but can they weld and mock up axles
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Old March 16th, 2008, 09:26 PM   #30
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thats all true they should set better examples but there human and not alot of guys out there proly ever are totally safe but and as for the toyota thing i woulda just let the shit burn the whole vehicle lol i see where yer comin from tho
go away.

that toyota is 1000000x more hardcore than anything you will ever own.
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