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Stuck truck update

ATV with truck in the background

The truck is still where we last left it.

Turns out our neighbor with the tractor got a little nervous when he saw how much mud we were dealing with and wants to wait till it gets a little dryer.

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You should be able to get that out by winching it using trees as anchors. We did it all the time growing up. Just run a chain (or strap) from the tree to the truck and use a come along winch. Unless you have an electric winch, then you're cooking with grease!
Comment by Bobby Nations Sat Sep 27 21:32:31 2014

is there any way to fill in the muddy section of road with big rocks from the creek, or hillsides? my road was a swamp.i hauled hundreds,it seemed like,loads of rocks in utility cart,behind 4 wheeler to make it passable

Comment by ron Sun Sep 28 06:49:38 2014

I was researching how to get a tractor out of mud, and found that lime is often used on construction sites:

Comment by Cliff Mon Sep 29 09:20:50 2014

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