Winch recovery training

As we have equipped our camper with a winch, we needed to practice the usage to get some experience for the case of recovery situations.
Main switch for the winch

Start the engine to provide enough electrical power for the winch
Use of leather gloves strongly recommended
All tools on one place
Winch remote control on defined place in the camper
Receiver unit for the remote control
Connect the receiver unit at the external connector 
Do not forget to remove it after winching!
Switch on the winch with the remote unit
Find an anchor point – tree – to connect the tree trunk protector
put the tree trunk protector around the base of the tree
Ready to connect the snatch block
The WARN winch integrated in the front bumper of the camper
Pull out the rope of the winch 
Snatch block to double the pulling power
Massive shackle to connect snatch block to the tree belt
Open the snatch block and connect the rope
Connect tree belt with snatch block using the shackle
Second anchor at the camper using the standard tow hitch
Connect the end of the rope with the integrated soft shackle to the anchor point
Now we start pulling, the remote unit allows operation from the driver seat or from outside.
Now the rope is under power, for safety reasons we covered the rope with a small carpet

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