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    Old Timer GraniteCrystal's Avatar
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    When Things Go Wrong

    I've found it really helpful to watch videos of when offroading goes wrong. Videos of tricked out Jeeps climbing huge obstacles sometimes make it look super easy and it's a good reminder to me to watch a video when things didn't go well and analyze what went wrong.

    Throw up any video you have that'd be helfpul for newcomers or just a good reminder to ol timers to always take the trail seriously.

    Here is one to get us started.
    https://youtu.be/wyIDNn73H4U

    What went wrong: too much skinny pedal and a poor spotter

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    Knows a Thing or Two Clutch's Avatar
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    That is scary.

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    Nothing but a Thing Brute's Avatar
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    It's always a difficult decision to entrust someone you've never met before to spot you on an obstacle that you've never been on...


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    Quote Originally Posted by Brute View Post
    It's always a difficult decision to entrust someone you've never met before to spot you on an obstacle that you've never been on...


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    YEP! Also, driver was focused on spotter with 100% trust. I usually trust a spotter whom has solid hand movements and i know, but always stop and check myself, talk it over and come up with a plan before its executed. I like this topic because I'm always a little worried in a two door. I feel like its gonna roll over on everything with a steep approach.

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    Nothing but a Thing Red Knight15's Avatar
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    That was some shitty spotter hand signals


    Jeep with stuff on it.

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    Friends don't let friends wheel with morons!

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    WORST SPOTTER EVER!


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    Nothing but a Thing JeepFan's Avatar
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    Too much Jeep and not enough driver is a big problem in the off-roading world!! 😬

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brute View Post
    It's always a difficult decision to entrust someone you've never met before to spot you on an obstacle that you've never been on...


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    That decision isn't so difficult when the spotter is experienced. You know whether or not they are at the first obstacle. That guy was awful and looked like that was his first time spotting the way he was waving all over the place. He looked like the General in the control tower trying to land Buddy Hackett & Mickey Rooney's plane in "It's a Mad Mad World!



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