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Big Fix Alaska

All Episodes 2016

  • Ended
  • National Geographic (US)
  • 2016-02-03T00:00:00+00:00
  • 45 mins
  • 6 hours, 0 mins
  • Documentary
Big Fix Alaska chronicles the wild adventures of a full service master mechanic shop that takes on high-risk jobs across the frozen Tundra. Risking life and limb on every job, this charismatic 10+ man team of Alaska roughnecks brave the elements and work around the clock repairing super machines under the harshest conditions and in the most remote places in the world. Danger, risk and incredible skill, are some of the attributes these premier master mechanics put to the test repairing anything and everything with an engine. They are specialists of a different breed and can fix things from a stranded crab boats in the middle of the bearing sea to multi-million-dollar cranes frozen to the earth near the North Pole. With a constant work schedule, high stakes and 24-hour service, there is never a dull moment

8 episodes

1x01 Long gone on the Yukon

  • Series Premiere

    2016-02-04T03:00:00+00:00 — 45 mins

The mechanics at Jim’s Equipment Repair go out in the field to fix three large machines, but they must overcome lost luggage and other challenges.

1x02 Kill Drill

  • 2016-02-11T03:00:00+00:00 — 45 mins

Jim and Austin attempt to save a town from starvation. Aven returns to his roots to fix a mid-century Nodwell being used to drill seismic test holes.

1x03 Treading water

  • 2016-02-18T03:00:00+00:00 — 45 mins

When a financial crisis hits Jim’s Equipment Repair, the team bands together to tackle jobs on land and sea in hopes of making payroll.

1x04 Muddying the water

  • 2016-02-25T03:00:00+00:00 — 45 mins

In this episode of Big Fix Alaska, Jim hires Duane’s archnemesis Todd Anderson and then goes on an adventure to fix a hydro-locked Thiokol Snow cat.

1x05 Frankendozer

  • 2016-03-03T03:00:00+00:00 — 45 mins

A high volume of jobs force the team at Jim’s Equipment Repair to divide and conquer, including getting a whole town’s power back up and running.

1x06 Gravel to the finish line

  • 2016-03-10T03:00:00+00:00 — 45 mins

The team takes on repairs of a fishing vessel and large-haul truck, even as tensions mount at the shop over jobs that are slipping through the cracks.

1x08 Whiskey Lake Dozer

  • 2016-03-24T02:00:00+00:00 — 45 mins

Winter is coming, and it’s a race to squeeze in as much work as possible before business dies down for the season.

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