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Meanwhile, out in the real America, decent Americans are working at their jobs…

MORR: One of my very favorite YouTube channels and success stories. From a towing service in Hurricane, Utah to global TubeStars. I’m convinced that people are now driving to Zion in order to get themselves stuck and be pulled out by Matt and the crew. And what a great crew it is. They know how to do a job of work AND they have become self-taught video producers as well. Plus they are genuine and good people who refused to destroy their lives over the past year and a half “because Wuhan Flu”. 

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  • Jim September 22, 2021, 8:47 AM

    Found this wonderful channel from a link I think you posted awhile ago. Matt, Jamie, and family and crew are hardworking, very talented, and fun to watch. Same for their friends Paul and Michelle, Fab Rats.
    Fun to watch, and always interesting how they approach tasks which to me see too complicated. Paul and Matt casually tearing apart truck frames, welding and fabricating parts.
    they are happy and confident and a joy to watch.

  • Dirk September 22, 2021, 9:07 AM

    These guys do magic on vehicles. Lack those skills, but we still have our 1979 Toyota Land-cruiser, in stock configuration. Mild cam, headers and 30mm Weber carb. Two inch lift, been in some really tough places, she always gets us out.

    We’re noodling the idea of going throttle body injection for fueling duties. Use to be in a club down in Auburn Placerville, “Toys On The Rocks”for a short while. Learned quickly I’m not interested in following others. Weird!

    Rather go it alone, count on our skills sets.

    Some of these new crawlers are amazing, the exoskeletal roll cages are mostly made here in Klamath falls, by a couple young gents. “ I’m sure their made other places aswell” just been happening here for 25 years now.

    Our cruiser is the first item my wife and me purchased 40 yrs ago, it’s still a daily driver.

    4×4 is a fantastic family fun sport. If you can get even three miles off the main roads what you will see, and experience is amazing. Not to mention the fly fishings killer. Big ol lunkers just waiting to be caught and released.


    • John Venlet September 22, 2021, 9:35 AM

      Not to mention the fly fishings killer. Big ol lunkers just waiting to be caught and released.

      Though some are aware that rather than putting in at the first pull over spot on a stream is not the place to be to throw some line, I’m glad that most flyfishers do put in at the first pull over spot, rather than four wheeling deeper down or upstream. I’ll drive in as far as I can, usually, and then hike a bit further just to stay clear of the riff raff. Most times, I’m put off if I see another flyfisher wade into my sight.

  • James ONeil September 22, 2021, 9:37 AM

    Yep they do good work.

    However, thinking back I’d got my rigs out of similar situations, including the pond, over the years with a handyman jack and, sometimes, a length of chain. The handyman, as well as a jack, can be a very powerful comealong with a chain attached.

    The video also brought to mind a friend coming to visit during the winter. Drove his VW off the bridge made from a railroad flat car over the slough. Tipped the rig upright back on it’s wheels, pulled it up off the ice out of the slough back up on the road. Brought it back to the house, glued the windshield that popped out back in place with ice (-40° weather). The rear window had shattered so we visqueened the hole.

    Actually he drove it the rest of the winter with the windshield iced in, not much of a heater in those VW bugs.

    • Teresa Pittman September 22, 2021, 12:48 PM

      Not much of a heater! I drove one in Spokane. I never had to worry about getting stuck and having to walk in the winter. I had to wear full gear to stay warm in the car. They are great in snow, though because of the 15″ tires.

  • Mike Austin September 22, 2021, 9:39 AM

    These guys—and the gal—are the kind of folks that formed America and, more importantly, keep her running. I can easily see them milling about the frontier during the French and Indian War (1754 – 1763) or heading West from Missouri in the 1800s.

    They are of course hated by the ruling “elites” of the US: hated, insulted, derided, despised. Rednecks, Trump voters, Red Staters, hicks, and on and on. These are the types who actually do things, who actually produce things, who actually fix things. Imagine a town of, say, 10,000, without a lawyer. Now imagine that same town without folks as in the video. Ain’t happening.

    Pundits of all stripes like to blather on about “the Fall of Rome” as if that were some apocalyptic catastrophe. In fact, when it happened—at least in the western part, in 476 AD—nobody gave it any notice. It was only a century or so later, when the Romans could no longer find anyone to repair the roads, the aqueducts, the buildings, that Rome in the West withered away.

    When America runs out of folks like those who appear in the video, she will wither away as well. Or rather, sections of the US will. How long can the crude, barbarian hordes in New York City survive without linemen? Plumbers? Construction workers? Subway repairmen? Cities like New York produce only paper and words. Like infants, they need to be fed from the outside.

    Imagine a politician or a media type or a Hollywood vulgarian changing the oil in his car. Or fixing his plumbing. Or pulling his car out of the mud. Ain’t happening.

    When the Four Horsemen bring the next civil war, it won’t be Utah or Oklahoma or like-minded areas that collapse. It will be the big cities. You know, those exact places where the ruling class hates outfits like Matt’s Off Road Recovery.

  • Anonymous September 22, 2021, 10:52 AM

    FYI the town name is properly pronounced “hurri-kin.” I lived in St. George nearby long enough to learn this.

    • Dirk September 22, 2021, 9:49 PM

      Was in St George Utah for a week, I attended a gentleman named Lavoy Finnicum”s funeral, after he was ambushed and murdered on a country highway outside Malhur Or Burns Oregon.

      I know the OSP trooper who shot him in the back, most don’t know that this is the second man Cody has shot in the back, while on the Oregon State Police Swat team. For his chickenshit deeds Cody was promoted to LT, and was the Albany Oregon Station Commander. Fuck him.

      Most folks also don’t know that OSP headquarters every 90 days files a writ in the courts, to hide Cody’s identity, cuz some crazy patriot just might shoot that fucker in the back. To fucking bad.

      A heck I ruined the fly fishing moment with my outburst.


  • james wilson September 22, 2021, 11:55 AM

    I spent a day in Beaver when my crankshaft blew. The fellow who ran the three bays at the service station also took the tow. He began working those bays as a local farm kid at fourteen and when he returned from college there were no jobs anywhere for engineers so he went back to the bays and ran them for forty years, also owned the towing service. Raised six kids, doctors, engineers, and airline pilots. Still working. Best six hours I spent anywhere in a long time. But I’m used to seeing that in legacy America.

  • bruce wayne, my real name September 22, 2021, 2:54 PM

    Matt and his crew are great. Youtube is replacing TV.

    • Anonymous September 23, 2021, 12:14 AM

      Which raises the question: where do all these people get the time to plan, film, edit, upload and market these videos?

  • rongalt September 22, 2021, 5:23 PM

    Short one man and yet they still got ‘er done!