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Snatch recovery with a Land Rover Discovery 3/LR3

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Published on Mar 19, 2007

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In January we went 4WDing, after it had been raining for 2 weeks... It was great fun!

This movie shows a recovery of a Defender by a Discovery 3. We try to use a kinetic rope to pull him out. A kinetic rope is elastic and allows to make some speed before actually starting to pull. This has the advantage that you don't just use the pulling power of the recovering vehicle, but also the kinetic energy.

I can be dangerous to use this technique (also called snatch recovery), because when you drive too fast, the kinetic energy will be too big, and something will break (either the cable, or the attachment points on either one of the vehicles, potentially causing serious damage or injury. So only do snatch recovery with caution, and use firm attachment points on the vehicles. Even using a tow ball isn't failsafe because it could break...

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