Uwharrie Off-Road Training Center will be having a 6.5 hour Winch & Recovery Class/Workshop 14 October from 10 AM till 4:30 PM. Cost will be $135 with a maximum of 24 students. No vehicle, just gloves required! Bring your want and willingness to learn! If you haven't bought a winch WAIT till after this class! Topics and Practical lessons: A very detailed class on winching! Stuck Assessment – Vehicle 360 – Vehicle Recovery Points Winch Types: Drives 1. PTO 2. Hydraulic 3. Electric: Permanent Magnet vs. Series Wound Planetary Gear Worm Gear Spur Gear Winch Advantage – ‘Power Zone’ Winch Gear – descriptions for each and common uses Winch Rope – Cable vs. Synthetic (Repairing Line) Pre-Rigging your Winch Hand Signals Single Line Pull and Winching safety Proper use of ‘Tree Trunk Protector’ When to add Kinetic Rope -Demo (Tether) and When to 'Daisy Chain' Demo Winch Advantage (1:1, 2:1, 3:1) -Hands-On! All -Hands-On! Winch spooling and operating remotes Winch Re-Directs Winch Advantage (1.4:1 – 1.9:1) -Hands-On! Roll-Over Winch Recovery -Hands-On! Anchors (Dead Man): Pull Pal, Rocks, Vehicles, Stumps After Action *We will be providing a vehicle roll over demonstration using winch(s). How to properly recover a 4WD vehicle from a rollover! Bottled water, 3 ring Binder (with lots of take home winching information), laminated UORTC 'Go To' cards, Superwinch Gloves, hat and a Superwinch 'Winching Handbook' will be included. A guest 8 to 13 years of age may watch for free. No one under the age of 8 years of age allowed. To Pre-Register: You must prepay via check, credit card or PayPal. One week prior to your class you will receive a detailed informational email. If paying by credit card call me. Contact Mike Morrison at (919) 353-5400 or mike@OverlandExperts.com , with any questions. I will need your email, telephone number and mailing address. Be sure to state which class and date you are paying for . Thank you! We ask for you to arrive at UORTC by 0915 so we can be ready to go by 0950.