LJ20v Rescue

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LJ20v Rescue

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YouTube videos of an expedition to recover a LJ20V that had been abandoned in the mountains for 40 years.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DEM3YITOsgQ

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7IkpK2Y4vo8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3TRl4edM_74

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Re: LJ20v Rescue

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I've been watching those. Pretty interesting series! Amazing how they get the recovery rig back there!
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Re: LJ20v Rescue

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Maybe a recovery chopper would have been a lot easier. Cut a few trees out of the way and lift it. Just thinkin' out loud.
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Bring in the choppah! Probably cost prohibitive, I'd imagine. I wonder what the total cost is to bring in these recovery teams? Sounds like the LJ20V is headed to a fab. shop for resto. I hope they post another video after it is completed!
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Ahhh, well at 17-1900 per hour, probably a 4 hour minimum plus any travel time, might be a wee tad pricey. Course that's Canadian so maybe not too bad.
And to think, I used to rent an airplane for 25 bucks an hour when I first started flying, must be getting old.

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Re: LJ20v Rescue

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I have been following Fab Rats FJ45 build, glad to see they are doing an LJ now as well.

I cannot wait to see finished product for either of those builds.
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