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Old April 1st, 2020, 07:10 AM   #21
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Awesome, when this blows over my neighbors may be interested, they bought a family 4dr jk and have been asking me tons of wheeling questions... what you're doing would be perfect.
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Old April 1st, 2020, 07:41 AM   #22
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I think it's good stuff man, and I think you are the perfect person to make this a very successful and fun endeavor.

I look back like 24 years ago when I got my first truck and my stupidity trying to use it in 4WD. Lucy I'm alive, between that truck, then a Jeep, then another truck, then 4 more Jeeps (one rolled) LOL I think I'm a little smarter by now but I know I could have used your instruction long time ago.
We all did stupid stuff. Now there are more newbies than ever and people on the internet thinking it's funny to say "send it" to someone who has never been to the dunes. And then we wonder why so many people are getting hurt. Hopefully we can help people to make smarter decisions..... and know why.

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Awesome!
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Old April 2nd, 2020, 06:49 PM   #23
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"So I decided to launch a new business at the WORST possible time."
Some of the most successful businesses still around today started during the Great Depression. As long as you avoid debt, you should be good to go.
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"So I decided to launch a new business at the WORST possible time."
Some of the most successful businesses still around today started during the Great Depression. As long as you avoid debt, you should be good to go.
Thanks for the encouragement. This is a pretty low cost start up. I initially was going to conduct classes on-site at the ORV park in an enclosed heated/cooled trailer. But I couldn't come to an agreement with the county, which ends up saving me money.

Instead, Jared, owner of America's most wanted 4x4 graciously offered me the use of his conference room for all of our classes. This is an awesome offer and a God send for us. Can't thank him enough!

The bigger hurdle now is I fear the ORV park opening will be delayed due to Covid-19 which will make things more difficult.
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The bigger hurdle now is I fear the ORV park opening will be delayed due to Covid-19 which will make things more difficult.
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I'd like to see a recovery class. a few videos of heads rolling, then a live demo (sans head-rolling) of winch techniques, education of trees as an anchor point, reverse vs forward towing, etc.
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I'd like to see a recovery class. a few videos of heads rolling, then a live demo (sans head-rolling) of winch techniques, education of trees as an anchor point, reverse vs forward towing, etc.
That will be part of the advanced class and will be more expensive.

(seriously though, that would be a great class to teach)
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A dedicated "recovery" class gets a little bit iffy from an insurance and liability standpoint. I will be covering do's and don'ts, good practices, proper tow points, commonly used equipment, why things are done certain ways, etc. as part of the classroom portion.
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good luck jim!
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First hand training at Snofari 😎

https://youtu.be/H88fm4BZex0


A jokes aside that was a fun day and the most that I have to pulled cable.
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First hand training at Snofari 😎

https://youtu.be/H88fm4BZex0


A jokes aside that was a fun day and the most that I have to pulled cable.
Damn Dave. You gave away my secret training slogan.
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