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my winch bag is starting to feel complete :)

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to go along with my new winch (a 5k mounted on the Liberty) I got a snatch block and tree saver for christmas. :D  technically the tree saver is a $22 lifting strap (3" wide, 4' long), but it's rated for 33k so I feel it'll do the job. :L:  

 

so my recovery bag now contains:

3"x30' yank strap

4' tree saver (I'd get a 6' if I do it again)

snatch block

remote for winch

various clevises

clevis adapter for hitch

thick leather gloves

spare hook

spare hitch pin

14' logger chain (not actually in the bag since it has a specific home in the Libby)

 

I carry a crap-ton of other things that are always in the Jeep with my other tools (safety glasses, hammer, shovel, a weight for the winch line, etc), this bag represents things that are only used for recovery and winch stuff. 

 

 

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next step is to flesh out the bumper and move the lights. 

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A 4' strap wouldn't go around a lot of the trees here. :laugh:

 

 

Edit, I use a 20'.  Because it's what I have more than really needing a 20'.  But longer is normally better, and you can always wrap it a second time if you're somehow too close.

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9 minutes ago, DirtyComanche said:

A 4' strap wouldn't go around a lot of the trees here. :laugh:

 

haha, yeah that became obvious once I opened it up  :roflmao:  but, hey, gift horses and all that.  :D  The liberty is more utility than toy when it comes to winch use anyways so it should be fine for now. 

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I have a complete recovery set for my wife's FJ Cruiser with its12K winch, have never used any of it other than pulling out some shrubs in our yard. :doh::nuts:

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