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Quick, cheap traction matt
Got tons of stuff to help get me through any kind of gravel, snow and mud. Like the idea of traction mats. Much better then my old process of gathering wood and rocks.
I am looking for ideas for something easy and cheap to try out. Does not have to be long lasting or the best - just an easy thing I have or can make to toss in the truck before I head west. once idea was plywood with a shingle glued on it. I also saw 2x6's with bolts/nuts.
Might be worse things than being stuck in the mud for awhile with that gal and maybe a six pack? Yow!
I saw some made out of milk crates. But as Lou mentioned, being stuck isn't always a bad thing.
Buy a winch and a danforth style boat anchor, jmo
Come on Lou! Obviously not your style... She’s not in yoga pants;-)
Its kind of funny that I posted that before clicking on treelines link.
Swampbuck you spelled "wench" wrong.
expanded metal, like what is used as base for stucco. Cut into 1 ft wide and 6-8ft long. Just fold and store. Many times you can find scrap at home construction sites.
I use my front floor mats, carpet side down, it works
I use carpet samples. Most times it's easier and more effective to use a come-along. I also have a sand anchor where I can't hook up to anything.
Watch anything long and hard like 2x6's they have a way of getting stuck in the under carriage or removing brake lines and exhaust pipes.
I don't know about folding 8' of stucco lathe and unfolding it. Have you actually done that? I have used my floor mats.
I have used floor mats too but when bad I had them shoot right out as tire grabs them and they do not grab ground. I have also gathered wood and rocks often.
Use that thing betwix your ears and don't get into anything that you could get stuck in.
4 wheel drive and common sense.
Jerez, JDM! I’d have to just stay parked in the garage and never get out!
A stick will work.
When I was a kid a buddy made some out of plywood with lath screen scraps stapled to it. Good thing nobody standing behind it..... it would'a kilt em when it shot out stuck on some ice pack..... maybe needed lath screen on both sides..... He put it on a board because when he used just the screen once it wrapped around the wheel and took em a long time to cut it off with dikes (dykes?)
TD it's dykes. Then again some stories its unclear whether a truck was towed out of the mud by a winch or wench. Both could work LOL.