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What recovery gear do you usually carry on longer camping trips?

vehicle mounted electric winch
153 (7.9%)
snatch strap(s)
281 (14.4%)
rated shackle(s)
276 (14.2%)
Hi-Lift jack
66 (3.4%)
Shovel
272 (14%)
MaxTrax, sand tracks or similar
200 (10.3%)
Hand winch (Tirfor/jaws and cable type)
18 (0.9%)
Hand puller (come-a-long/ratchet type)
6 (0.3%)
snatch block(s)
155 (8%)
exhaust jack
26 (1.3%)
portable electric winch
3 (0.2%)
extra rope (s), winch extension strap (s)
179 (9.2%)
tree trunk protector
197 (10.1%)
other
56 (2.9%)
chainsaw
57 (2.9%)

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Re: Recovery Gear - Poll
« Reply #25 on: October 31, 2017, 06:37:21 PM »
Anyone had any experience with the bogout? https://www.bogout.com/


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Re: Recovery Gear - Poll
« Reply #26 on: December 28, 2017, 12:37:21 PM »
I've no experience with these, but the BogOut looks a useful device if only needing to make a shorter distance recovery!?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=muBRlKj6hpc
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MoofMb2pnGI

Then you have the bush winch

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s-9anLglT_I

I smiled at this when looking through the BogOut YouTube videos :)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nJ8U2C-2jU4

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Re: Recovery Gear - Poll
« Reply #27 on: December 28, 2017, 01:47:36 PM »
I've no experience with these, but the BogOut looks a useful device if only needing to make a shorter distance recovery!?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=muBRlKj6hpc
Not sure how that's any advantage over a normal winch? specially if you do need a longer pull or are really stuck and need to do a double line pull etc...


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Then you have the bush winch

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s-9anLglT_I

That's been around for eon's and discussed on many forums.. must be a good reason its never taken off.
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Re: Recovery Gear - Poll
« Reply #28 on: December 28, 2017, 03:30:08 PM »
I think the point is the BogOut may be a useful option to consider for those who don't have or don't wish to outlay for the cost of a vehicle mounted winch and bulbar. It has the advantage of being transferrable from one vehicle to another.
I do concede a bulbar and electric winch would be nice, but personally I can't justify the cost (bull bar, winch, front suspension upgrade).
I'll make do with a hand winch, maxtrax and shovel :) and trying not to get bogged in the first place.
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Re: Recovery Gear - Poll
« Reply #29 on: June 21, 2019, 09:08:39 AM »
I think the point is the BogOut may be a useful option to consider for those who don't have or don't wish to outlay for the cost of a vehicle mounted winch and bulbar. It has the advantage of being transferrable from one vehicle to another.
I do concede a bulbar and electric winch would be nice, but personally I can't justify the cost (bull bar, winch, front suspension upgrade).
I'll make do with a hand winch, maxtrax and shovel :) and trying not to get bogged in the first place.
I rarely use the winch because I'm bogged. Most often it's when I can't quite get enough traction to get through some wombat holes on a steep climb, or to assist with getting over a rock step etc. I'm unconvinced that the bogouts would be particularly useful in those situations.
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