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#6016513 - 11/07/15 12:43 PM Gotta call from the lease
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Registered: 12/14/08
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Loc: North Texas - God's Country
The boys at the lease called in, they're muddy and wet. No deer seen, one bobcat down. Buddy's new 4x4 stuck 50 yards beyond my feeder. Look at the road behind my feeder. That's the high end of a long gentle slope so the farther you go, the deeper it gets.



He's driving his new 4x4 and thought it could walk on water I guess. I won't take the gator past my feeder when the road is covered like it is today. This is old pic but today this is how it looks in Throckmorton.

He asked me to haul my tractor out there and pull him out. Regretfully my trailer is parked out back in what is now standing water.

What's that we always say about the difference between 2wd and 4wd?

Is there anybody out there that can help him? Five miles east of town. He is trying a chain come along but there aren't many big trees out there to pull against.
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#6016517 - 11/07/15 12:45 PM Re: Gotta call from the lease [Re: Cast]
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Registered: 11/22/09
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4x4 only means you get further off the main road before you get stuck roflmao
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#6016520 - 11/07/15 12:47 PM Re: Gotta call from the lease [Re: Cast]
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Yep. Four wheel drive gets you stuck farther off the road. Wish him luck For me.
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#6016565 - 11/07/15 01:32 PM Re: Gotta call from the lease [Re: Cast]
bull279 Offline
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4wd either gets you stuck twice as good or twice as fast.
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#6016572 - 11/07/15 01:34 PM Re: Gotta call from the lease [Re: Cast]
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The difference is how far you gotta walk out.
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#6016575 - 11/07/15 01:34 PM Re: Gotta call from the lease [Re: Cast]
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Yep, when a 4x4 gets stuck he is stuck. Gonna be a rutted mess to repair when it does dry out.
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#6016591 - 11/07/15 01:41 PM Re: Gotta call from the lease [Re: Cast]
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Never good or fun. He can always try this grin

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#6016595 - 11/07/15 01:42 PM Re: Gotta call from the lease [Re: Cast]
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One thing is for sure, probably wont happen again!
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#6016660 - 11/07/15 02:33 PM Re: Gotta call from the lease [Re: Cast]
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cheers Part of hunting... Son & i packed up ta head ta a WMA for a hunt... Hit town, could smelll brakes locked up on the Ram... Pulled inta gas station, banged on brakes, & got em free'd... Looked at son, could tell he was wanten ta still go just like me... Not looken good, asked if he still wanted ta go, twas before cell phones, he said yah, told him don't tell your mom... At WMA hit trail with standing water, started going threw, felt tires slip a little, so stopped, worried about brakes locking up again... We grabbed rifles, & hunted till close ta noon... Got help getting pulled out, couldn't even tell some one got stuck... If brakes wouldn't have up earlier, would have thrown in reversing, think could have gotten out, twas more slipping than stuck... Few weeks they'll laugh bout it.... Stay Safe... flag
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#6016818 - 11/07/15 04:52 PM Re: Gotta call from the lease [Re: Cast]
tlk Online   content
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yeah we packed up and came home - no way to get around our lease - nasty nasty mud and we are all in polaris, mules, etc. Sometimes you just plan to come back another day
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#6017021 - 11/07/15 07:29 PM Re: Gotta call from the lease [Re: Cast]
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Hundred yards further and 2 feet deeper is what Dad said when I bought my 1st 4WD. He was right.
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#6017054 - 11/07/15 07:50 PM Re: Gotta call from the lease [Re: Cast]
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Originally Posted By: Cast
The difference is how far you gotta walk out.


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#6017055 - 11/07/15 07:50 PM Re: Gotta call from the lease [Re: Cast]
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Always get the tow insurance as long as you aren't trying to get stuck they will pull you out best few dollars per month I spend.
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#6017652 - 11/08/15 09:24 AM Re: Gotta call from the lease [Re: Barny Topwater]
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Loc: Athens, TX
Originally Posted By: Barny Topwater
4x4 only means you get further off the main road before you get stuck roflmao


Put a winch on it and you can get even "stucker" further back in when you try to go places you have no business going to in the first place. I learned a long time ago it is easier to just walk in the last little bit than it is to dig the truck out after pushing it too far!

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#6017698 - 11/08/15 09:50 AM Re: Gotta call from the lease [Re: Cast]
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Cast

Did they get him unstuck?
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