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Unread 06-05-2012, 01:03 AM   #46
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Unread 06-05-2012, 01:18 AM   #47
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Looks really similar to the Croatan National Forest in eastern NC, which is a layer of soil a couple of feet thick on top of a bottomless peat bog. Break through the surface, and you've got real problems. Croatan mean shaking earth in the local Native American language.

Couple of suggestions, I was able to pull my truck that wasn't quite as buried as yours by wrapping a tow strap around several bushes, and then using a high lift jack as a winch. A group of bushes actually has a stronger root system than the trees, as I pulled a couple of those right out of the ground. The burying a log trick doesn't work in this terrain because the ground gets softer rather than harder when you dig down.

Only other thing to do is jack it up and keep throwing logs under it. Or find someone with a bigger truck and very wide tires than can make it there and pull you out. As you have discovered standard Mud terrains are doing you absolutely no good, you need Swampers, or if this is your normal terrain to go wheelin' go back to all terrains, you won't bury yourself as quick.
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Unread 06-05-2012, 01:49 AM   #48
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Unread 06-05-2012, 07:42 AM   #49
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So did you get it out?
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Unread 06-05-2012, 09:01 AM   #50
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heck, I'd personally go back with a chainsaw and start cutting down those bushes that are all around you and laying them down like bog mats. Once I had a good mat behind and mostly under the jeep, I'd lay down some sections of 2x8 on top of the mat to give a hi-lift a base to jack off of. Then while the jeep was up I'd pile more matting under the tires. Keep going from there. I bet it's gonna take you a while though (especially if you have to mat the trail all the way back out).

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Unread 06-05-2012, 09:12 AM   #51
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Find a buddy that has some trailer ramps and shove them under your tires, drop your air pressure to 12lbs
Be sure your lockers are engaged and start shoving thing under the tires
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Unread 06-05-2012, 09:42 AM   #52
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Mud can suck literally so why is it so addictive to play in!!!!!
For me, it's not anymore. After enough multi-miled midnight walks out of the bush I realized that if I didn't have the money to afford proper recovery gear I should find a different wheeling interest. I can afford the gear now but the excessive clean up and maintenance time from being submerged in muck has stripped the appeal.

I like trail riding and more diverse terrain. I get more satisfaction out of testing my Jeeps abilities to navigate obstacles rather than trying to get across a mud pit with the pedal down approach.

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Yep hindsight is 20/20 that's for sure!
Don't feel bad, you aren't the first and won't be the last it happens to, especially in ft. mac. If I lived up here I would own a quad before I owned a jeep.

Better pick up some OT shifts so you can have both!
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Unread 06-05-2012, 11:53 AM   #53
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At least you're not stuck in the ocean, had high tide come in and your vehicle end up being stuck 20 feet out in salt water. This picture is after we pulled it from the water.

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Unread 06-05-2012, 03:19 PM   #54
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Unread 06-05-2012, 03:23 PM   #55
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Isn't that a Rubicon in the pic?
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Unread 06-05-2012, 04:02 PM   #56
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Isn't that a Rubicon in the pic?
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Unread 06-07-2012, 09:44 AM   #57
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Well, any news yet? Did you get it to budge?
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Unread 06-07-2012, 01:38 PM   #58
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If you're still marooned PM me your #. My cousin said he'll get it out of there for $200. If you're still stuck that sounds like a good deal to me!

He's on night shift tonight but then he's off for 5 days so he could do it this weekend.
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Unread 06-07-2012, 01:51 PM   #59
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I heard Vex was on his way, but he is in China, so it will take a little while.
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Unread 06-07-2012, 01:53 PM   #60
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Isn't that a Rubicon in the pic?
Damnit.

Well then, mud sucks.
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