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  1. Michael

    Cancelled Test Only - Lets all port our heads!

    We're gonna whip out our grinding tools and dremels and start grinding away to increase port flow.
  2. Michael

    US West Trail Clean Up - Cow Mountain OHV

    The Bureau of Land Management Ukiah Field Office is inviting volunteers to come help repair fire-damaged recreation facilities and trails in the South Cow Mountain OHV
  3. Michael

    Cancelled Overland Expo 2019 Caravan

    Join me for the drive from SF Bay Area to Overland Expo 2019 with a one-night camp out in the desert!View Rally Point Here is a map of the route:
  4. Michael

    Overland Bound FZJ80 Build

    Well here we are! I guess I never felt like the size of the job ever warranted a build thread, but when you blow up an engine and have to make decisions about what to do next - I feel it is at the build-thread worthy level. So, without a lot of words - this is what I decided to do: So now the...
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    The Overland Bound Rig Built by Overland Bound Members.

    Yup - that's that. I blew up my engine. The other day while traveling up to Cow Mountain OHV to do some trail maintenance, my engine quit. Long story short...it was the head gasket, and a rod knock, and a warped head, and... So I took the Rig to @Cam_Cam_Tech at Top Shop Auto (they do all...
  6. Michael

    On Call w/ Chris EP6: Scene Safety!

    If you come across an accident, how do you approach the secen. Lets check in with Chris on call!
  7. Michael

    On Call w/ Chris Ep5: Head Injuries

    When can you manage a head wound, and when do you need to call a trip short?
  8. Michael

    On Call w/ Chris Ep 4: Basic Wound Care!

    How do you care for a wound? Here is the basic treatment from Chris, Overland Bounds medical adviser, trauma surgeon, and overlander.
  9. Michael

    On Call w/ Chris Ep3: CPR!

    What are the best practices when providing CPR off the grid?
  10. Michael

    Overland Bound Software & Migration Update

    Hey all - this post is to provide the Overland Bound Community with a little context for the changes happening on the website, and for that reason, it may ramble just a bit. Bear with me. Things I'll touch on briefly: Why Overland Bound develops software. Why this "upgrade", specifically...
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    Changing Forum theme to Light or Dark!

    Hey all, depending on weather it is day or night, or you like light or dark, you can change your theme color by clicking this button at the bottom of the forums! Please choose a them that works best for you!
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    OB Approved Maintenance Tonight!

    Hey all, This is a reminder that we have scheduled maintenance tonight (tomorrow morning). At ~1:00 am PST, the site will go down for about 30 minutes, then come back up in "read only" mode for about 3 hrs, and then com back online. Tomorrow, we will have a better, faster, more secure site...
  13. Michael

    US West SF East Bay / Rigs / Coffee / First Aid Training - 03/16/2019

    There will be rigs. There will be coffee. And there will be Chris Solis, medical adviser for Overland Bound, leading a First Aid class. Come join us at Shadow Cliffs Regional Recreation Area for a morning of community and education! It's a drop-in event hosted by the Overland Bound HQ team, and...
  14. Michael

    Tornado Driving - What to do

    Michael submitted an Article on the main site! Tornado Driving - What to do We found ourselves driving through a tornado - here is what we learned. [SIZE=3][B][FONT=georgia]7 Tornado Safety... Continue reading the Original Blog Post.
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    Don't Leave Home Without This - Tool Roll Essentials

    Michael Don't Leave Home Without This - Tool Roll Essentials What's in your kit?! Every off-grid capable rig needs to have a tool kit capable of handling most repair needs on the trail. The kit is going to be vehicle dependent, so you need to do a bit of research on the basic tool...
  16. Michael

    US West Event Cancelled - KC HiLiTES - IGNORE Johnny Campbell Off Road Tips and Giveaway TEST - 04/30/2019

    Join Baja Racing legend Johnny Campell for driving tips and and a KC light givaway! Be prepared off road by being able to "read" the trail and make solid line choices. Stop by for fun, education, and a great group of folks. We'll also be raffling off a Gravity Pro 6 5 light bar. We hope to see...
  17. Michael

    On Call w/ Chris Episode 02: Trauma vs First Aid

    Its second episode time! This time, Chris is talking Trauma vs First aid, and some of the mindset and med kit implications.
  18. Michael

    Don't Talk About It, Be About it - Trail Guardian

    Hey Members! This is a message to you about Overland Bound's Trail Guardian Program and the roll we play in its success. Together as a community we can leave the world a better place than we found it. Thank you for watching! Link to Trail Guardian Event Creator: Create Trail Guardian Event
  19. Michael

    Don't Talk About It, Be About It - Trail Guardian

    Hey Members! This is a message to you about Overland Bound's Trail Guardian Program and the roll we play in its success. Together as a community we can leave the world a better place than we found it. Thank you for watching! Link to Trail Guardian Event Creator: Create Trail Guardian Event