In the lead-up to Elmer's purchase in September 2010, Nick had carefully researched 4WD recovery options. Prior to setting off on our Yowah Christmas/New Year adventure that year, we bought various quality items including a high-lift jack and snatch strap.
Even back then, we both were very impressed by demonstrations of the Maxtrax Vehicle Extraction system. The tracks were too dear for our budget at the time, so we put them lower down on the wishlist.
Of course, after shelling out $330 for our recent off-road recovery (receipted as Stockton Beach salvage!) we now see the MaxTrax price-tag as more reasonable - and purchasing a set has a higher wishlist priority!