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freak4life

US Southwest Member Rep, Arizona
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Enthusiast III

1,049
Phoenix, AZ, USA
First Name
rich
Last Name
anderssohn
Hello, my name is Joshua Parker. I live in Riverside, California. Originally from Carlotta ,California. My family and I enjoy camping and traveling as much as possible. Our rig is a heavy/long 2021 Ram 2500 megacab diesel. I can off-road too much, but I can tow just about anything. Will be upgrading suspension as soon as parts are available. Looking forward to meeting new fellow travelers and learning as much as I can.
Hello Joshua, welcome from Phoenix.
 

Hanzo

Rank I
Member
OB1

Member I

203
Frankfort, MI, USA
First Name
Dustin
Last Name
Vandervest
Member #

28904

Hello
I just joined and already feel I could spend a lot of time here. I am Chris, I live in the metro detroit Michigan area. Back in the day I and my friends used to do a lot of four wheeling around lower and upper Michigan. Back then I drove a pretty nice 1976 F250.
Happy to be getting back into it with my son. We have been working on our new rigs over the past six months. Now I am running a 2012 Nissan Pathfinder. My son is running a 2014 Xterra. We have put on 2” lifts, 32” tires, bumper modifications, on board air, lights and winches? Great way to spend time and money with my son.
I have enjoyed reading forums. Can’t wait to get out and do some over-landing.
Chris
Nice to see more Michiganders here! There’s a dedicated Midwest sections of the forum you may want to head over too and introduce yourself there as well. Love the rig!
 
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hogarita

Rank 0

Traveler I

60
claremore,ok
First Name
Don
Last Name
Ward
Hello.

Found this site while doing some research on a couple of overland trailers I've been investigating, Turtleback Expedition and the OGT Expedition 2.0. I like what I've seen so far so I signed up to continue mining info about those trailers before making a decision.

Thanks to all who've contributed their experiences with each trailer as it's extremely valuable for folks like me when you have limited opportunity to see these trailers in person for a proper inspection.
 

Kent R

Executive Director
Staff member
Moderator
Member
Supporter

Off-Road Ranger I

4,099
El Dorado, Ca
First Name
Kent
Last Name
Reynolds
Member #

1632

Ham Callsign
K6KNT
Hello, my name is Joshua Parker. I live in Riverside, California. Originally from Carlotta ,California. My family and I enjoy camping and traveling as much as possible. Our rig is a heavy/long 2021 Ram 2500 megacab diesel. I can off-road too much, but I can tow just about anything. Will be upgrading suspension as soon as parts are available. Looking forward to meeting new fellow travelers and learning as much as I can.
Welcome to Overland Bound Joshua
Don't hesitate to contact your Regional Director @Narbob for help or information.
The closest Member Representative to you for local information is @Dominic OB0158 (Inland Empire)
Check the forum calendar and Meet-Up page for events, and the Trip Planning page for trips being planned by members. These pages can be filtered by region.
Overland Bound Meetups
Overland Trip Planning
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Here is a local meet-up you might be interested in organized by @Dominic OB0158;
Inland Empire CA Meet-UP
https:/www.overlandbound.com/forums/threads/reoccurring-inland-empire-meet-up-06-16-2018.10015/
 

Kent R

Executive Director
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Off-Road Ranger I

4,099
El Dorado, Ca
First Name
Kent
Last Name
Reynolds
Member #

1632

Ham Callsign
K6KNT
Hello.

Found this site while doing some research on a couple of overland trailers I've been investigating, Turtleback Expedition and the OGT Expedition 2.0. I like what I've seen so far so I signed up to continue mining info about those trailers before making a decision.

Thanks to all who've contributed their experiences with each trailer as it's extremely valuable for folks like me when you have limited opportunity to see these trailers in person for a proper inspection.
Welcome to Overland Bound
Check the forum calendar and Meet-Up page for events, and the Trip Planning page for trips being planned by members. These pages can be filtered by region.
Overland Bound Meetups
Overland Trip Planning
You are in the Southwest Region, local information can also be found in the “Overland Bound by Region”
OVERLAND BOUND COMMUNITY
The closest Member Representative is @Prerunner1982 & @Iwata77
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For your question about trailers check this out;
 
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Kent R

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Moderator
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Off-Road Ranger I

4,099
El Dorado, Ca
First Name
Kent
Last Name
Reynolds
Member #

1632

Ham Callsign
K6KNT
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Kent R

Executive Director
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Moderator
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Off-Road Ranger I

4,099
El Dorado, Ca
First Name
Kent
Last Name
Reynolds
Member #

1632

Ham Callsign
K6KNT
Hello
I just joined and already feel I could spend a lot of time here. I am Chris, I live in the metro detroit Michigan area. Back in the day I and my friends used to do a lot of four wheeling around lower and upper Michigan. Back then I drove a pretty nice 1976 F250.
Happy to be getting back into it with my son. We have been working on our new rigs over the past six months. Now I am running a 2012 Nissan Pathfinder. My son is running a 2014 Xterra. We have put on 2” lifts, 32” tires, bumper modifications, on board air, lights and winches? Great way to spend time and money with my son.
I have enjoyed reading forums. Can’t wait to get out and do some over-landing.
Chris
Welcome to Overland Bound
Check the forum calendar and Meet-Up page for events, and the Trip Planning page for trips being planned by members. These pages can be filtered by region.
Overland Bound Meetups
Overland Trip Planning
You are in the Midwest Region, local information can also be found in the “Overland Bound by Region”
OVERLAND BOUND COMMUNITY
Your Regional Director is @Mike W. The closest Member Representative to you for local information is @Ohio Valley Overland & @James.Laidlaw
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Kent R

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Off-Road Ranger I

4,099
El Dorado, Ca
First Name
Kent
Last Name
Reynolds
Member #

1632

Ham Callsign
K6KNT
Jeep Wrangler JLU, in the process of adding a RTT.
Live in DeWitt, Michigan...Lansing is about 5 miles south, (For Reference).
Total Novice!View attachment 190344
Welcome to Overland Bound
Great build platform. I like the way the stock bumper works with the winch.
Check the forum calendar and Meet-Up page for events, and the Trip Planning page for trips being planned by members. These pages can be filtered by region.
Overland Bound Meetups
Overland Trip Planning
You are in the Midwest Region, local information can also be found in the “Overland Bound by Region”
OVERLAND BOUND COMMUNITY
Your Regional Director is @Mike W. The closest Member Representative to you for local information is @Ohio Valley Overland & @James.Laidlaw
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Kent R

Executive Director
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Off-Road Ranger I

4,099
El Dorado, Ca
First Name
Kent
Last Name
Reynolds
Member #

1632

Ham Callsign
K6KNT
Name: John
Location: Eagle Idaho, the Treasure Valley in Southwest Idaho, O.K. I’ll stop trying to “church it up” Boise
Rig: 2013 Toyota 200 Series Landcruiser
Experience: I’m a longtime jeeper. My first was a 1980 CJ 5 and my last was a 2019 JL with 37’s new gears, axles, driveshafts....etc. I’m also a lifelong outdoor enthusias, hunting, fly fishin‘, rafting, backpacking and falconry. I’ve decided to stop beating a Jeep against big rocks in Favor of vehicle dependent travel because “Adventure is Necessary”.
Thanks Overland Bound
Welcome to Overland Bound John
Your Regional Director is @M Rose for additional help or information.
Check the forum calendar and Meet-Up page for events, and the Trip Planning page for trips being planned by members. These pages can be filtered by region.
Overland Bound Meetups
Overland Trip Planning
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Kent R

Executive Director
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Off-Road Ranger I

4,099
El Dorado, Ca
First Name
Kent
Last Name
Reynolds
Member #

1632

Ham Callsign
K6KNT
Bryan & Susan here: We live in southern Arizona, just south of Tucson. While in years past we had a highly modified 4Runner and did a lot of off-road and SAR in the Mojave, age & health have slowed me down some. We've got a Ram 3500 SRW 4x4 with a Lance camper that, so far, has handled everything we've asked it to do. Love exploring still and very much into photography/videography. We may be too tame for most on this forum but we're still game!
Welcome to Overland Bound Bryan and Susan.
The closest Member Representative to you for local information is @Prerunner1982
Your Regional Director is @brien for additional help or information. Brien also lives in Tucson.
Check the forum calendar and Meet-Up page for events, and the Trip Planning page for trips being planned by members. These pages can be filtered by region.
Overland Bound Meetups
Overland Trip Planning
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Kent R

Executive Director
Staff member
Moderator
Member
Supporter

Off-Road Ranger I

4,099
El Dorado, Ca
First Name
Kent
Last Name
Reynolds
Member #

1632

Ham Callsign
K6KNT
Dave here! Located in the Raleigh NC area. Brand new to Overlanding. I have been wanting to get into it for years. Just picked up a 2016 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited. Let the mods begin.

I am a fabricator of sorts and I'd like to think I am pretty inventive too. I am looking forward to designing some of my own mods and gear.
Welcome To Overland Bound
Check the forum calendar and Meet-Up page for events, and the Trip Planning page for trips being planned by members. These pages can be filtered by region.
Overland Bound Meetups
Overland Trip Planning
You are in the Southeast Region, local information can also be found in the “Overland Bound by Region”
OVERLAND BOUND COMMUNITY
Your Regional Director is @AdventureWithDanan . The closest Member Representative to you for local information is @NC-Trooper
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Prerunner1982

US Southwest Region Member Rep
Member

Traveler III

2,902
Navina, Oklahoma
First Name
Jon
Last Name
B
Member #

16274

Hello Don (@hogarita ), welcome from Navina, Oklahoma.

You are in the Southwest Region. Check out the Southwest Region sub-forum for local information and involvement opportunities.

Here is the link to the forum calendar and Meet-Up event page: Overland Bound Meetups.
Or to check out what other members are planning go here: Overland Trip Planning.

I am one of the SW Region Member Reps so if you have any questions let me know.
 

Prerunner1982

US Southwest Region Member Rep
Member

Traveler III

2,902
Navina, Oklahoma
First Name
Jon
Last Name
B
Member #

16274

Hello Bryan (@Mustang03 ), welcome from Oklahoma. I see you are also a ham, hopefully you can join out weekly Friday evening Echolink net.
Friday Night HAM Radio NET | OVERLAND BOUND COMMUNITY
There are a couple of repeaters in AZ that are linked, but if you can't access one or any other Echolink/DMR/Allstar repeater the Echolink app works just as well and many of us use it.

You are in the Southwest Region. Check out the Southwest Region sub-forum for local information and involvement opportunities.

Here is the link to the forum calendar and Meet-Up event page: Overland Bound Meetups.
Or to check out what other members are planning go here: Overland Trip Planning.

I am one of the SW Region Member Reps so if you have any questions let me know.
 
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Submariner

Rank II
Member
OB1

Traveler II

327
Montesano, WA, USA
First Name
Wayne
Last Name
Harper
Member #

26741

Good Morning, Just applied for membership. A few things about me. A few things about me, Hmmm, let see what is worth telling. I am retired from the US Navy Submarine Force, and then I retired from the US Forest Service where I worked in Washington, Montana and Oregon. Managed a few fire camps over the years in most of the western states.

I have had a jeep of some sorts since 83. Wheeled in all the western states some place or the other. Every thing from a 56 cj5 to a 05 tj. I am right now working on a deal for a 16 JKU. I prefer jeeps.

Now days my wife and I like to find a secluded spot to camp and for me to do a little flyfishing which I am not very good at but I do catch one once in a while by pure luck or chance. lol. WE have a particular spot that we go to on the Wynoochee River that is right down the kind of camping we really like. We no longer have a M416 trailer with a tent on top. Just a tent camper now but we are looking for something else that will give us a little more comfort in the wilds of the woods and that search continues. Here is a few pictures of our quiet place on the wynoochee.20170607_064741.jpg20170606_153845.jpg
 

Kent R

Executive Director
Staff member
Moderator
Member
Supporter

Off-Road Ranger I

4,099
El Dorado, Ca
First Name
Kent
Last Name
Reynolds
Member #

1632

Ham Callsign
K6KNT
Good Morning, Just applied for membership. A few things about me. A few things about me, Hmmm, let see what is worth telling. I am retired from the US Navy Submarine Force, and then I retired from the US Forest Service where I worked in Washington, Montana and Oregon. Managed a few fire camps over the years in most of the western states.

I have had a jeep of some sorts since 83. Wheeled in all the western states some place or the other. Every thing from a 56 cj5 to a 05 tj. I am right now working on a deal for a 16 JKU. I prefer jeeps.

Now days my wife and I like to find a secluded spot to camp and for me to do a little flyfishing which I am not very good at but I do catch one once in a while by pure luck or chance. lol. WE have a particular spot that we go to on the Wynoochee River that is right down the kind of camping we really like. We no longer have a M416 trailer with a tent on top. Just a tent camper now but we are looking for something else that will give us a little more comfort in the wilds of the woods and that search continues. Here is a few pictures of our quiet place on the wynoochee.View attachment 190400View attachment 190399
Welcome to Overland Bound
I am glad you got your membership issue taken care of.
Your Regional Director is @M Rose for additional help or information.
Check the forum calendar and Meet-Up page for events, and the Trip Planning page for trips being planned by members. These pages can be filtered by region.
Overland Bound Meetups
Overland Trip Planning
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Kent R

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Off-Road Ranger I

4,099
El Dorado, Ca
First Name
Kent
Last Name
Reynolds
Member #

1632

Ham Callsign
K6KNT
Hello everyone!

Bud here from Bradenton Florida. My wife and I enjoy off-reading in my JKU. I’m new to overlanding, looking forward to learning a lot on here!
Welcome To Overland Bound Bud
Check the forum calendar and Meet-Up page for events, and the Trip Planning page for trips being planned by members. These pages can be filtered by region.
Overland Bound Meetups
Overland Trip Planning
You are in the Southeast Region, local information can also be found in the “Overland Bound by Region”
OVERLAND BOUND COMMUNITY
Your Regional Director is @AdventureWithDanan . The closest Member Representative to you for local information is @radwelder & @Cendee
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M Rose

US Northwest Region Director
Benefactor
Member

Pathfinder II

4,861
La Grande, Oregon, USA
First Name
Michael
Last Name
Rose
Member #

20990

Ham Callsign
KJ7MFV
Good Morning, Just applied for membership. A few things about me. A few things about me, Hmmm, let see what is worth telling. I am retired from the US Navy Submarine Force, and then I retired from the US Forest Service where I worked in Washington, Montana and Oregon. Managed a few fire camps over the years in most of the western states.

I have had a jeep of some sorts since 83. Wheeled in all the western states some place or the other. Every thing from a 56 cj5 to a 05 tj. I am right now working on a deal for a 16 JKU. I prefer jeeps.

Now days my wife and I like to find a secluded spot to camp and for me to do a little flyfishing which I am not very good at but I do catch one once in a while by pure luck or chance. lol. WE have a particular spot that we go to on the Wynoochee River that is right down the kind of camping we really like. We no longer have a M416 trailer with a tent on top. Just a tent camper now but we are looking for something else that will give us a little more comfort in the wilds of the woods and that search continues. Here is a few pictures of our quiet place on the wynoochee.View attachment 190400View attachment 190399

Hello , Welcome to Overland Bound.
I am the Northwest Director. @Ubiety is your closest member representative.
To help navigate through the forums, here are some links that can be filtered by “Region” prefix. We are in the Overland Bound North America US Northwest Region (US Northwest for short).
Overland Bound Meetups- is where all member generated rally points are posted in forum format for discussion of Rally Point and other types of Meetups. A meetup can be as simple as a group getting together for coffee, a trail ride, or a full in expedition with other Overland Bound Members.
Overland Bound Trip Planning- is a great place to talk about planning a trip wether by your self or as a group.
Overland Bound Routs: Downloadable- is exactly what it sounds like. Search, or share your GPX files here with a description of the route and POIs.
Share your Overland Routes- is similar time the downloadable posted above, but doesn’t require you to share the actual GPX file.
Overland Bound By Region < North America < US Northwest- is where you can find regional members discussing local events, Overland News, and general topics. It’s a great recourse to mete others in the regions.
Member Maps- a great trip planning tool. It can also be used to send out messages to members near your location, or a location you plan to visit.
Rally Point- a tool used to creat Meetups or send out an SOS.
Any questions, don’t hesitate to ask myself or your member representative team. Again welcome and hope to see you on the trails.
Mike Rose
Northwest Director
Overland Bound
 
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