Not sure what it takes to be a pro. Started running OTR in 1984. But this was not my first Rodeo.
And agree its not about gaining speed. But staying in control. Along with not letting that tire know its in control just yet.
Fairly new tires rarely have rapid air loss. Known to us non professionals as a blowout without insertion of a sharp piece of something. I had the left steer tire blowout as I entered one the Texas Creek bridges in the oil patch west of San Antonio. Vehicles had dragged a lot of gravel onto to the road . Not a fun ride but stayed in the right lane, two lane bridge. I did remember to add fuel. I know the speed didn't increase but I always had control.
Yes you drove over something. And yes you get an attaboy for not jumping on the stop pedal. Congrats on surviving a potential disaster.
Many years ago when I was a wee tyke I remember my father using a drive wheel on our Willis Jeep to winch something, I don't recall what or why.
It's somewhat like the way sail boaters use their winches, the line is never physically attached to the drum they just take several turns around the drum and pull on the bitter end of the rope while using the winch handle.
That is a bit pricey. I was hoping for just a Smart Plug to do this. I did find a Zooz product,
but it needs a hub.
I'll keep looking for a smart plug.