Fatal Towbar Recovery

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WayneSchalk
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Fri Feb 13, 2015 8:06 am

I saw this post on 4x4com, it just highlight's how dangerous it is to do recoveries if not done properly and safely.



http://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/sho ... p?t=212594

Be warned it is a bit graphic!

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Masekind
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Fri Feb 13, 2015 8:23 am

Dit is bad het dit op FB gesien
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jacques kotze
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Fri Feb 13, 2015 8:31 am

Dis al n ruk terug wat ek hom gesien het. Kan nie mooi onthou of net een of albei daai twee wat op die grond le dood is nie. Weet verseker van 1 wat dood is.
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WayneSchalk
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Fri Feb 13, 2015 8:32 am

So paar jaar terug het ek en SWAMBO opleiding gedoen met ORRU, en hulle was baie streng met recovery points, en rated recovery gear. Met goeie rede!

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4x4BEES
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Fri Feb 13, 2015 8:42 am

Wow, thats bad.

Why did they do the recovery so hastily?
Especially with all those bystanders so close by :shock2: :shock2:

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Stuart Baak
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Fri Feb 13, 2015 1:09 pm

Wow that's insane... Will NEVER pull anything but a trailer with my tow bar!

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