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  1. Nickzero

    Moab, UT to Expo West Flagstaff, AZ

    What's up guys! I am currently in Colorado traversing Sam's TAT routes from NC. We have a YouTube channel called Nikko and Lee. Check us out as we cross north america on the trans america trail! We are excited to reach Moab in our Jeep wrangler unlimited. From Moab we planned on heading south...
  2. Nickzero

    Jeep Wrangler - DIY Sleeping System Build

    (Nikko OB12727) I am deciding to share my sleeping platform system project I recently completed on my black 2017 Jeep Wrangler Sport (JKU). A bit about our travels: I wont be linking many pictures since I have published a 3-part series of videos on our YouTube Channel. Please Subscribe to our...
  3. Nickzero

    MPAC Spring Tail - JK Tailgate Table

    For the JK Jeepers! I found MPAC online a few months ago while searching for a tailgate table. The cost was right for the quality they seemed to offer. I noticed the table was versatile with the addition of molle holes and rugged with a nice powder coat finish. I decided to give the company a...
  4. Nickzero

    Tacking the TAT April 1st 2019

    Whats up guys! My girl friend and I will be attempting the 'Trans American Trail' on April 1st 2019 in our black 2017 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 6-speed. We have branded ourselves and now have our own You Tube channel up and running. The name of the channel is Nikko and Lee. Feel free to...
  5. Nickzero

    Dana 44 Spider Gears - Damaged

    I was replacing the differential fluid today on my 2017 JKU Sport. The front Dana 30 seemed free of damage or debris once inspected. However once I got to the rear Dana 44 I popped the cover and immediately noticed the spider gears (top and bottom) missing large chunks of metal from their teeth...
  6. Nickzero

    OBD2 Vehicle Data App's

    I have been on the hunt for an 'OBD2 Blu-Tooth Plug-n-play application' for my Android in order to keep tabs on my rigs data over a long trip. These suckers are neat and have been becoming popular amongst the overland community guys. I would say these blu-tooth obd2 plugs would be useful to...
  7. Nickzero

    How to Create 4x4 Trails?

    I have a friend who was wondering what tools he would need in order to pave some trails on his land. His land is primary consumed of dense forrest in NC. I recommended: • Gas chain saw with sharp chain • Bow Saw / hand saw • Long shears • Heavy Axe • Tough woodsman line (for hauling or...
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    Edit Request for 'RSVP' Rally Point button

    Recently I have noticed a few of the members confused on where to 'RSVP'. This has also stumped myself in the past as I was searching all over the Rally Point page to find an attendance button in order to show others I am going to the event. One of the members had to screenshot a picture of...
  9. Nickzero

    Rock Slide Engineering EZ Rack Strap

    This is my review on the 'RSE EZ Rack' kit for the RotoPax cans and accessories. The system is well designed and a breeze to instal. The kit ships with 1 nylon ratchet strap and 2 steel mounting plates that are to be woven through the nylon strap. Once the pax mounts have been installed onto...
  10. Nickzero

    Fallen trees on the trail

    How do you guys deal with these types of situations considering they are obstructing the passage of the convoy? I have heard of winching techniques and using both a chain saw and winch combined to pull obstacles clear of the trail. Have you ever encountered this issue and if so how was it dealt...
  11. Nickzero

    Any experience with 'Dead Man Off-Road' Earth Anchor?

    If you re living in a place where sand and dirt primary occupies more terrain than hills and rocky mountains then you should look into this piece of recovery gear. This works in all terrain environments however trapped on a beach or in the dunes alone could cost you more than a cold night. Sup...
  12. Nickzero

    Kayaking next to old train bridge

    My girl friend and I packed up the Jeep and set sail for the nearest boat launch. We noticed a very interesting train bridge next to the dock and so we went exploring. Here are a few pics from our journey. Sanford, FL.
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    Best Trail Tire from BFG?

    Hey guys, First off I decided to post this under 'Trail Q&A' instead of 'Rig Q&A' because the thread has to do with the type of trail / terrain these tires perform best in. For the last 30,000 miles I have been rolling around on 35'' BFG KO2's. These are some outstanding tires and most of the...
  14. Nickzero

    Gas Lantern or Battery powered Lantern?

    A camp lantern is still on my list. I love the original feel of a gas lantern however most people I have met carry battery powered ones around camp. Since I want a good one A. Which one would you guys recommend B. Which type would you recommend? I would like to hear some pro's and con's of each...
  15. Nickzero

    Simple Taco Salad Recipe for camp

    If you like ground beef this is the recipe for you! A simple recipe that can feed an army at camp. Gear necessary for the job • Gas stove or heat source • Medium sized cooking pot (Metal) • Stirring spoon (plastic doesn't scratch) • Personal eating bowl • Spork or Spoon The Recipe • Ground...
  16. Nickzero

    Colorado Trails?

    What's up community. My name is Nikko and I drive a black 2017 JKU. I hear CO has some pretty cool 4x4 trails to venture through and was looking to get some expert suggestions on where these locations are. I will be moving up to Westminster CO next month from central FL and would greatly...
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    US Southeast Jade Jamboree 2019 Ocala, FL - Food Drive

    Had the great pleasure in driving out and meeting Jake from the youtube channel 'IAmJake' this past Tuesday. The event was held at Blue Sink next to the Pine Castle NAVY bombing range in Ocala National Forrest, Florida. Many overland and outdoor enthusiasts gathered at Blue Sink ONF to donate...
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    US Southeast FS: KC 50'' Light bar and brackets for JK / JKU

    Selling my KC 50'' Light bar, brackets and complete wiring harness with switch since I got my Gobi rack mounted up. I am going a different route with overhead lighting. Selling the entire package for $450.00 firm. It is all plug and play from KC. Take it or leave it. Phone: 321 666 1516 (Will...
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    Production Value vs The Experience

    Is one greater than the other after all? One may argue the production derives from the experience anyway. The other will argue that the constant seeking of production value has interrupted the genuine experience of the journey. I had a long discussion with my mate a few days ago about this...
  20. Nickzero

    OB Approved How to use a Power Tank

    Overland Bound community, Whats up every one, my name is Nick and I am here to teach you how to setup and properly opperate a Power Tank. I will be demonstrating this write up with my personal 10 lb. Power Tank. A Power Tank is an excellent mobile means of compressed air (Co2) for loads of...