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In this edition of Fieldcraft Survival on advanced 4x4 techniques for our Go-Rig, we will look into the safe and effective handling of a hi-lift jacking device, as the following two articles in the series will cover the more advanced techniques of winching and deep water obstacles. As your confidence increases with the regular usage of your 4x4 vehicle and you consider tackling more challenging terrain, it becomes an imperative to purchase a good quality hi-lift jack to add to your recovery kit. A hi-lift jack can extricate a vehicle in almost as many situations as a proper winch, for...

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In the first of a our new six-part series, we will provide you with the hands-on knowledge that you require to take your brand new 4x4 vehicle or go-rig, off-road for the first time in a safe and practical manner.  Considering that more than 95% of all SUV’s & 4x4’s sold, are never utilised for other than pavement driving, Advanced Off-Roading will take you through the most elementary steps required to venture off-road with confidence and to ensure that you derive the full pleasure of 4x4 ownership whilst limiting risk to yourself and your passengers. In the coming months, our...

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 1. PAYLOAD CAPACITY MATTERS: The Average payload capacity including passengers is around 1,000lbs for SUV’s in America. Now think about that, a family of 3, dogs, all your gear and you’re nearly there and we haven’t even started with the modifications. In the industry, there is a tendency to get all the gear and widgets in building out the dream GoRig. Steel is amazing for rugged full-size trucks, but maybe not the best option if your load capacity is around 1,000lbs. So what happens when you are over your load capacity? Well if its only a  hundred pounds you are...

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Imagine the world turns inside out, the infrastructure falls apart and we are left in absolute isolation. You have bands of men hunting other men for resources and control of terrain. A lawless and hostile place where the only way to survive is winning the fight. The only asset you have are chopped vehicles and living off the grid. Staying mobile, staying light, and maintaining situational awareness. You might think I’m describing a zombie apocalypse or a natural disaster that’s destroyed most of the planet. I’m actually describing my time in Afghanistan where the Taliban and now ISIS dominate the...

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