preventing a sticky situation

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  1. mr bond

    mr bond

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    just wondering what everyone uses on wet grass so you dont get stuck do you use something to park on while you are in your motorhome and then drive straight off them or do you put them under the wheels to try and get traction prob sound stupid but new to all this would be gratefull fo all your feedback as i know some have you have all the answers:thumb::thumb::thumb::thumb::thumb::thumb:
     
  2. Jaws

    Jaws Funster Life Member

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    After getting caught out, if I even THINK it might be a bit boggy I walk it first and prod about a bit with my trusty steel tipped umbrella !

    If it is iffy then I put the mats down and drive straight on them..
     
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    rainbow chasers Read Only Funster

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    You can use mats/bread crates for traction. When parking up in iffy weather, use your levelling ramps well......if you level off in the direction you will be leaving in by backing onto the ramps, they will offer a little bit of initial momentum - which is the point where you are more likely to slip.

    Make sure you have everything stowed, roll off them and keep going - you can leave your other half to grab the ramps - or if you are crafty, attach a peice of cord to the back of the ramps, and hook the to your towing eye, so when you leave, they get dragged along behind until you get to firmer ground. lol!
     
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    Now THAT I like .. a lot !!! :thumb:
     
  5. gazz

    gazz Formerly "gazznhelz"

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    i drive a rear wheel drive motorhome with 3 tons over the twin rear wheels,

    i ease the clutch up in 2nd gear at idle, and dont add any revs untill i am sure i've got enough momentum to keep me going if she slips a bit.
     
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