RECOVERY GEAR Recovery kit

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Wondering whats in your recovery kit? What is always in there and what do you take out depending the situation?
 

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So far I have tire deflators, air compressor, hi-lift jack w slider adapter, soft shackles and 30 foot kinetic rope. I'm still working on more stuff. I need to get a first aid kit together.
 

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Snatch strap, shackle, hitch receiver shackle, hi lift

Need to get: dampner for snatch strap, recovery boards, shovel

Its always in truck. A goal of mine is to make this truck an “always ready” truck
 

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For those keeping snatch straps. What size and strength do you recommend?
 

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all of the above, shovel & traction boards, straps, ropes, shackles, gloves


& not to derail, but you guys using duffel bags or crates for your recovery gear?
 

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Maxtrax, shovel, highlift, 24" scissor jack, receiver shackle, random D shackles, 30ft 4in snatch strap, inflate/deflate tool, air compressor, first aid, tire puncture kit. Using a Rubber Maid Action Packer for packable stuff and rack space for larger items.
 

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I'm running traction boards and a 42" plano gun case on my Prinsu rack with a couple of tow straps and other random tools.
In addition to that I usually throw a shovel in the bed but now that I have a bed rack I'll look to get a shovel mounted on that.
 
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all of the above, shovel & traction boards, straps, ropes, shackles, gloves


& not to derail, but you guys using duffel bags or crates for your recovery gear?
I use the bags most of my power tools came in. Since they did away with hard cases, I have loved the soft ones. Have a tow strap/ random recovery bag, tool bag for 1/2” and 3/8 sockets/ wrench’s etc. They also sell beefy ones at harbor freight (they don’t rip very easy) that hold heavier stuff
 

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Well since I literally just loaded up for some wheeling this weekend, this is my normal- throw in the truck and go.

-Trac boards
-1/2” and 3/8” tool bag, with pliers, pry bars, screwdrivers(6 n 1) etc etc (haven’t needed it for my truck yet but jeeps appreciate all the tools I carry
-recovery bag- straps of different lengths, tree saver, wired and wireless winch controller (throw the wireless one in the cab) d rings etc
-offroad jack (diy)
-air compressor
-deflate tool
-impact drill
-another socket set (like a 200pc?)
-battery saw zall with pruning blade (trim and cut down trees if needed)
-jumper cables
-jump box (very small)
-zip ties 😊

Im sure there’s more but you get the gist. I mostly wheel hard and I’m still getting used to not having to do u joints, pull a transfer case, replace a leaf pack, since I wheel with the truck and not a Jeep. Jeeps will do that to ya, so now I over prepare just in case. 🤷‍♀️
 

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I use the bags most of my power tools came in. Since they did away with hard cases, I have loved the soft ones. Have a tow strap/ random recovery bag, tool bag for 1/2” and 3/8 sockets/ wrench’s etc. They also sell beefy ones at harbor freight (they don’t rip very easy) that hold heavier stuff
How many bags does it end up being? Just 2 medium sized ones or so right? I was looking at the WARN recovery kits just to see the size of the bag and what it will fit for reference. I'm thinking I probably need about two of those for all the gear...

Nice setup, have fun wheelin!
 

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I use one of the Front Runner wolf pack boxes. Stackable and easy to hose off. In there I keep a snatch strap, tree saver, shackles, snatch block, etc. Max trax, folding shovel, highlift and tire stuff live in the truck.
 
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