Last weekend we took a long weekend and went down to Rocky Point, Mexico. It was quite restful and very enjoyable. Part of our time was spent playing in the sand.

Test 1 - Burying the back wheels in 2WD and using 2 MaxTrax to get us out.

We started off slow. We figured if this didn’t work we could always throw it in 4WD Low and pull ourselves out.

Buried back wheels

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So we got two trax out and placed them under the back wheels after digging out the sand a little bit. Bam! We were out of there!

That was easy.

Test 2- Being Slightly stuck and using 2 MaxTrax up front to pull us out

Next we decided to get stuck again and try pulling ourselves out just by the front wheels.

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Another Success!

Test 3 - Get as stuck as possible and see if we can get out using 4 MaxTrax.

Step 1 - Get very stuck... CHECK!

We buried it all the way to the diffs. There was no way we were getting out of there without help.

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We dug out a little and placed all 4 trax. Moment of truth time.

Voila! We were out!

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It was good to get out and test these things in a low stress environment. We were able to practice our recovery in a low stress situation so when the time comes we know what we need to do.

Also I feel it is important to note that a winch would not have saved us in this situation. We only had one vehicle and there was nothing to winch off of.

10/10 i would recommend MaxTrax as some essential recovery gear for any off-road enthusiast.