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    Wenching

    I'm checking to see if it's time to change auto and condo insurance, and talked with AAA to get a quote. The lady I talked with said she'd send me a list of reasons to join their motor club (I guess she didn't know my name here), and wenching was one of the reasons listed. That sounds like some highly personalized roadside assistance to me....

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    I guess the wenching is good as long as they can include swashbuckling and flagons of grog.
    Sounds like a good marketing strategy.

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    I have AAA. It's inexpensive is all I can say. Haven't had to deal with them on anything, knock on wood.

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    Before you get a wench, specify what type. My preference is the drink wench. Otherwise you might end up with the 1/4 or 1/2 ton wench.
    Flying a jet is no different than riding a bicycle. It's just a lot harder to put baseball cards in the spokes.

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    I think you have to drive a Cutlass or a Corvette to get the wenching service.
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    I think there's a local co-op that offers wenching classes, which I'd love - much easier to whip out your tool and do the wenching yourself, rather than waiting for someone to show up with their own wenches.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FatherAlabaster View Post
    I think there's a local co-op that offers wenching classes, which I'd love - much easier to whip out your tool and do the wenching yourself, rather than waiting for someone to show up with their own wenches.
    Is that Co Op the one with the $20 cover and the two drink minimum?
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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    Is that Co Op the one with the $20 cover and the two drink minimum?
    I think they're calling it a donation! And apparently they don't start you off wenching straight away; you have to spend some time cleaning the floors first. But, worth it in the end. You can even earn a set of your very own wenches.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Will G View Post
    Before you get a wench, specify what type. My preference is the drink wench. Otherwise you might end up with the 1/4 or 1/2 ton wench.
    And you'd be lucky! We had a press release here about 18 months back that had some fancy schmancy new military vehicle that came with two...TWO!! 50,000 lb wenches. I don't wanna see that in action.

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    don't get me started on speech patterns. i come from a looooong line of hillbillies
    (harlan county, kentucky). my dad's parents/grandparents said things like
    'warsh end wrench the ditches'. wash and rinse the dishes.
    weird thing is, i understand that kind of talk with no difficulty. must be somepin' in
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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    I think you have to drive a Cutlass or a Corvette to get the wenching service.
    Silence! What is all this insolence?! I'll have you fighting wild wabid animals within a week with wotten behavior like that.

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    I'm wondering if the OP has taken advantage of the roadside wenching option yet or if he is scared of what the Boss said she would with do with his cojones?

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    Quote Originally Posted by overthehillmedi View Post
    I'm wondering if the OP has taken advantage of the roadside wenching option yet or if he is scared of what the Boss said she would with do with his cojones?
    I haven't taken advantage of that option yet, but I did email her back asking if it was legal to offer that. She responded it would be useful if I ever ended up stuck in a ditch.......

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    Quote Originally Posted by no motor? View Post
    I haven't taken advantage of that option yet, but I did email her back asking if it was legal to offer that. She responded it would be useful if I ever ended up stuck in a ditch.......
    Ah so they lower the wench into the ditch with you! Cool!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Keith99 View Post
    Ah so they lower the wench into the ditch with you! Cool!
    What's the point of the wench if it's inaccessible?
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    Seems like a good wench would be self lowering.
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    Quote Originally Posted by colorider View Post
    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ModoVincere View Post
    Please tell me he isn't going to work under a Jeep supported only by a winch cable.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shimagnolo View Post
    Please tell me he isn't going to work under a Jeep supported only by a winch cable.
    like I have any idea what he's going to do, or did....for all I know, it fell on him and his wife posted the video as a warning to other idiots.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shimagnolo View Post
    Please tell me he isn't going to work under a Jeep supported only by a winch cable.
    No, he is going to brace the jeep with empty beer and or moonshine bottles first, duh.
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    Quote Originally Posted by colorider View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    Seems like a good wench would be self lowering.
    There are many ways you could take that comment.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by no motor? View Post
    There are many ways you could take that comment.....
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