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Old 10-25-2018, 12:03 AM   #1
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Like Title says, my truck is stuck on forestry road in Davy Crocket national forest. I was turning around in the middle of the road, and went into ditch. The front end sunk down, not enough traction in rear. I made it worse, so sitting on frame.
Are there companies that will come pull me out? Never had this before. The **** come-along broke/hung up and I canít get it off/tension off. So Iím also being a a@&hole blocking part of road.
This happened late, Iíve been trying to get it out. Just trying to get ideas so I can fix it ASAP before someone get mad about road.
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Old 10-25-2018, 12:05 AM   #2
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Phone number to the nearest tow truck. Donít see why they wouldnít come get you


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Old 10-25-2018, 12:34 AM   #3
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I’ll check with them, thanks. I’m afraid as rain get worse, the
Mud will worsen, and tow truck won’t be able to make it down there.
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Old 10-25-2018, 12:35 AM   #4
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Most tow trucks are dually trucks, donít think theyíd have much of an issue. If you posted this Saturday Iíd come pull ya out. Hope they get you taken care of


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Old 10-25-2018, 12:37 AM   #5
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You may be able to get it out with a tractor.
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Old 10-25-2018, 02:08 AM   #6
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Invest in a larger wench trust me it’s worth it
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Old 10-25-2018, 06:38 AM   #7
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Look at North Texas off road recovery on facebook. They probably have something similar in that area. Will get you out for free or for very little money.

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Old 10-25-2018, 06:46 AM   #8
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Look up Houston Off Road Recovery on Facebook, those guys live for stuff like this.
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Old 10-25-2018, 06:52 AM   #9
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Does she simply sit in the bed of the truck for added weight/traction?

Hopefully, you've made it out by now. The local Game Warden will also pull you out; I know from personal experience
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Old 10-25-2018, 07:33 AM   #10
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[QUOTE=Sackett;13731107]Does she simply sit in the bed of the truck for added weight/traction?


Lmao.
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Old 10-25-2018, 07:37 AM   #11
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Better idea of location and someone on here might help
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Old 10-25-2018, 07:45 AM   #12
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Did you get out? I'm a member of the Houston area off road recovery on Facebook. If you are still there log onto the sight and post a location, someone will be in the area most likely. Growing up the woods of east Texas I learned early on that a winch is needed. I have my truck set up where I can use the winch either from front or back.
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Old 10-25-2018, 07:47 AM   #13
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If you're still stuck, and in Houston County, I'm in Crockett. Shoot me a PM with your cell number. I'll help you get out.
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Old 10-25-2018, 07:51 AM   #14
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Does she simply sit in the bed of the truck for added weight/traction?

Hopefully, you've made it out by now. The local Game Warden will also pull you out; I know from personal experience
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Old 10-25-2018, 07:55 AM   #15
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I’m on 558A. You turn on 227 in ratcliff, then take first road on the left. I’m still there. Trying to get chain come along right now. I hate to take up somebodies time, be inconvenience.

I let the warden know this morning i was stuck and trying to get it out. He didn’t bring up pulling me out, however I did t ask.

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Old 10-25-2018, 07:57 AM   #16
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The local Game Warden will also pull you out; I know from personal experience
The ones around here wouldn't, at least the last time one was asked. Said it was a liability and they were not allowed. Truck wasn't "planted" either, got it out with a UTV

Still burns dad's butt

Maybe they changed rules or some are willing to bend the rules for the good
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Old 10-25-2018, 07:59 AM   #17
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Man I just saw this and I’m about to head into work. If you’re not out this afternoon let me know and I’ll come do what I can. Got tow straps and a big dodge on 38’s.
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Old 10-25-2018, 08:05 AM   #18
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Iím on 558A. You turn on 227 in ratcliff, then take first road on the left. Iím still there. Trying to get chain come along right now. I hate to take up somebodies time, be inconvenience.

I let the warden know this morning i was stuck and trying to get it out. He didnít bring up pulling me out, however I did t ask.
Do you think a 4wd 1/2 ton pickup will pull you out? Or will you need a wrecker?
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Old 10-25-2018, 08:13 AM   #19
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I don’t think a 1/2 ton will. I’m setting sideways across the road, so you can’t really pull me straight back. Plus, since I messed it up more trying get out, so the front is dug down.

I am going to try and use the chain come along to pull it about 1-2 feet. Then I should be able to get traction back on my rear tires and back up in 4 low.
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Old 10-25-2018, 08:15 AM   #20
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I donít think a 1/2 ton will. Iím setting sideways across the road, so you canít really pull me straight back. Plus, since I messed it up more trying get out, so the front is dug down.

I am going to try and use the chain come along to pull it about 1-2 feet. Then I should be able to get traction back on my rear tires and back up in 4 low.
PM on the way.
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Old 10-25-2018, 09:09 AM   #21
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Old 10-25-2018, 09:12 AM   #22
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Does she simply sit in the bed of the truck for added weight/traction?

Hopefully, you've made it out by now. The local Game Warden will also pull you out; I know from personal experience
I laughed at this harder than I should have
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Old 10-25-2018, 09:38 AM   #23
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Tow company said no go on federal land, never got an explanation
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Old 10-25-2018, 09:42 AM   #24
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Use the chain hoist to pull down on the rear end and help you get traction. Then back up as far as you can and do it again, eventually you should work your way out.
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Old 10-25-2018, 09:48 AM   #25
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Old 10-25-2018, 09:51 AM   #26
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Just keep comealonging. Its slow and it sucks but it works.
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Old 10-25-2018, 09:52 AM   #27
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Have you tried the board and ratchet strap trick?
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Old 10-25-2018, 09:53 AM   #28
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What trick is that?
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Old 10-25-2018, 09:59 AM   #29
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What trick is that?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NSRxhvufvmw

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Old 10-25-2018, 10:00 AM   #30
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Lol! That's the exact picture I was going to post.
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Old 10-25-2018, 10:02 AM   #31
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I donít think a 1/2 ton will. Iím setting sideways across the road, so you canít really pull me straight back. Plus, since I messed it up more trying get out, so the front is dug down.

I am going to try and use the chain come along to pull it about 1-2 feet. Then I should be able to get traction back on my rear tires and back up in 4 low.
4 low is for climbing not mud.
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Old 10-25-2018, 10:24 AM   #32
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4 low is for climbing not mud.
4 low is also very good for snapping u-joints in mud.
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Old 10-25-2018, 10:32 AM   #33
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Tractor if you can get someone out with one. I have pulled some stuck folks out with a 100 hp tractor that the tow tuck could not get out.
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Old 10-25-2018, 10:41 AM   #34
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4 low is for climbing not mud.

Yep.....motor real fast, gears real slow.
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Old 10-25-2018, 10:45 AM   #35
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I will be there some time Tom if you don’t get out. I drive a F250 fx4 if your not out call me 8178568199
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Old 10-25-2018, 10:54 AM   #36
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We need pics!!
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Old 10-25-2018, 10:59 AM   #37
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In for pics. Good luck.
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Old 10-25-2018, 11:03 AM   #38
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Lol! That's the exact picture I was going to post.
I've seen some similar videos where they used landscaping timbers on tractor tires. Seems easier when you don't have fenders.
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Old 10-25-2018, 11:15 AM   #39
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Did you get out?
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Old 10-25-2018, 11:29 AM   #40
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I used chain come along and got it out. Pulled till tight, pulled rear end down and got traction. Then would back up little bit, and do it again. Thanks for all the help yall!

Pics are crappy, and not special. I literally just sunk down the front.
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Old 10-25-2018, 11:38 AM   #41
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stuck or fake stuck?
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Old 10-25-2018, 01:28 PM   #42
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What’s fake stuck?
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Old 10-25-2018, 01:37 PM   #43
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Post the pics anyway, nothing like some good truck got stuck pics. Glad you were able to get yourself out.
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Old 10-25-2018, 01:38 PM   #44
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pDY6bWT5oTM

seemed fitting for all the discussions on getting stuck lately.
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Old 10-25-2018, 01:41 PM   #45
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seemed fitting for all the discussions on getting stuck lately.
aint no Hutterites (sp) in or near ratcliff or canola seed

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Old 10-25-2018, 05:49 PM   #46
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Well.... did you get out??
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Old 10-25-2018, 05:52 PM   #47
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Well.... did you get out??
read post 40
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Old 10-25-2018, 06:19 PM   #48
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read post 40
Guess I missed that post. Lol.
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Old 10-25-2018, 06:31 PM   #49
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I’m out of mud, in woods hunting. Thanks again for everyone’s help, and offers
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Old 10-25-2018, 06:33 PM   #50
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seemed fitting for all the discussions on getting stuck lately.


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