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Desert Explorers - Displaying items by tag: driving techniques
Wednesday, 28 September 2016 08:57

What is "A Martin"?

A Martin

To do a Martin is to get stuck while deviating, for no apparent reason, from a well-marked, solid road; it is not to be confused with a Perko, which is to get stuck while on an imaginary road or a Lawrence, which is to get stuck on no road at all.

An example:

An example of a Martin

What's wrong with this picture?

This picture shows a typical Martin
[Note the Desert Explorer in the foreground, anxious to help
the hapless victim,
showing no concern for his own well-being
or potential damage to his vehicle,
especially the clutch]


Published in 4WD Tips & Tech