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freak4life

US Southwest Member Rep, Arizona
Member
Supporter

Contributor II

1,300
Phoenix, AZ, USA
First Name
rich
Last Name
anderssohn
Hey, new to overlanding, but not off roading.. Have had various jeeps over years, 1950 ,1972 commando, 1980CJ and now a 2002 TJ i picked up a few months ago. I went over everything electrical and mechanical to start and now my build begins!

Rig: 2002 TJ (Basically stock with a small body and suspension lift)
Why: I love going off road and instead of flying to a destination i want to drive and experience the journey.
Me: Im an electrical Engineer for a electrical equipment manufacturer for past 26 years , which absolutely helps with electrical problems that occur usually when you least expect.. I truly enjoy being off road and navigating thru what ever challenges come up, instead of having to rush home my plan is to spend time where ever i am with my overlanding Rig.
Hello Robert, welcome to Overland Bound.
 

Kent R

Executive Director
Staff member
Mod Team
Moderator
Member
Expedition

Pathfinder III

5,200
El Dorado, Ca
First Name
Kent
Last Name
Reynolds
Member #

1632

Ham Callsign
K6KNT
Service Branch
Retired Firefighter
Hey, new to overlanding, but not off roading.. Have had various jeeps over years, 1950 ,1972 commando, 1980CJ and now a 2002 TJ i picked up a few months ago. I went over everything electrical and mechanical to start and now my build begins!

Rig: 2002 TJ (Basically stock with a small body and suspension lift)
Why: I love going off road and instead of flying to a destination i want to drive and experience the journey.
Me: Im an electrical Engineer for a electrical equipment manufacturer for past 26 years , which absolutely helps with electrical problems that occur usually when you least expect.. I truly enjoy being off road and navigating thru what ever challenges come up, instead of having to rush home my plan is to spend time where ever i am with my overlanding Rig.
Welcome to Overland Bound
The TJ is a very reliable rig as you know. Have fun with the build.
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 East Region, local information can also be found in the “Overland Bound by Region”
OVERLAND BOUND COMMUNITY
The closest Member Representative to you is @diabetiktaco
Your Regional Director is @Nomadik Nova
Quick adult & youth Tread Lightly online awareness course.
Online Courses - Tread Lightly
Tread Lightly! Youth Online Course
Check out Overland Expo https://www.OverlandExpo.com
If you have any questions don't hesitate to message me, hopefully I can get you going in the right direction. @Kent R or Kent@OverlandBound.com
 

Kent R

Executive Director
Staff member
Mod Team
Moderator
Member
Expedition

Pathfinder III

5,200
El Dorado, Ca
First Name
Kent
Last Name
Reynolds
Member #

1632

Ham Callsign
K6KNT
Service Branch
Retired Firefighter
Hey everyone! New here (ofcourse, lol) just wanting to introduce myself, camping/overlanding enthusiast wanting to learn more about the lifestyle, improving my rig and making new friends/connections in the process!

Location: Los Angeles, CA
Rig: ‘03 Land Rover Disco II (my first truck/rig!)
Why: I’ve always loved camping with my dad and family friends as a kid and now as I’m older(30) wanting to dive back into adventure/nature and disconnect from my STRESSFUL yet rewarding career as a Nurse. Don’t get me wrong, love caring for others, but it’s time I start fulfilling myself with things I truly enjoy (car/truck enthusiast and a lover of nature) so I’ve decided to mesh those two passions together and FINALLY get a project rig I can eventually hit the trails in.
Welcome to Overland Bound
This sport will help you to unwind from the stress, although it creates a new type of stress with the need to get out and explore more. Have fun!
Don't hesitate to contact your Regional Director @Narbob for help or information.
The closest Member Representative to you for local information is @Barclay (LA) @FrankRoams (OC/SD) & www.Riggedfordirt.com @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
Quick adult & youthTread Lightly online awareness course.
Online Courses - Tread Lightly
Tread Lightly! Youth Online Course
Check out Overland Expo https://www.OverlandExpo.com
If you have any questions don't hesitate to message me, hopefully I can get you going in the right direction. @Kent R or Kent@OverlandBound.com
 

Shahn Brown

Rank V
Member
Adventure

Influencer III

2,491
Seattle, WA, USA
First Name
Shahn
Last Name
Brown
Member #

29302

James
Gilbert, AZ

Newly back into off-roading. Recently picked up a 2019 Toyota Tacoma TRD Off-Road 4x4. Have done 4Peaks twice and Crown King, the easy way. Have a lift and tires in the garage, just waiting for a free, cooler, weekend to do the lift. Lol
Hello James and welcome to Overland Bound! Thank you for your service!
 
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Shahn Brown

Rank V
Member
Adventure

Influencer III

2,491
Seattle, WA, USA
First Name
Shahn
Last Name
Brown
Member #

29302

Hello,
Alex and Drew from Indiana here! With our 2016 Jeep Wrangler-Atlas.
We are avid campers but new to overlanding. But we have started updating/planning our rig for our first adventure but we have so much to learn!
Excited to be here
Hello Alex and Drew, welcome to Overland Bound!
 
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Shahn Brown

Rank V
Member
Adventure

Influencer III

2,491
Seattle, WA, USA
First Name
Shahn
Last Name
Brown
Member #

29302

Hey all this is post #1 and I am glad to be here. I've wanted an 80 series since the 90's but I never could afford one, timing was bad, or whatever the reason was. I finally got one earlier this year and I've spent about the last four months catching is up on standard maintenance, fixing small issues, and making sure it's dependable enough for an adventure. In my endless web searching for fixes, tips, and tricks I ran across Michael on YouTube. OLB is a great channel and a regular watch for me. I am an avid camper, outdoorsman, Boy Scout, Asst. Scoutmaster, and get my soul recharged being in the woods. This past weekend was the inaugural trip in my 80 and it was fantastic. I setup camp in the Blue Ridge WMA in N. Georgia and spent 3 nights of peace and quiet. Looking forward to more adventuring and meeting some of you folks in the process. Cheer, ~Adam (a.k.a. Scumcraft)
Hello Adam and welcome to Overland Bound! Love the rig!
 

Shahn Brown

Rank V
Member
Adventure

Influencer III

2,491
Seattle, WA, USA
First Name
Shahn
Last Name
Brown
Member #

29302

Greetings. I'm not much of al overlander, or rock crawler, I just use my Jeep to get to the trailhead. I stumbled onto your page while trying to figure out the GMRS fee and why it still hasn't changed. I have a 2015 Cherokee Trailhawk and a 2000 F250 with the 7.3L turbo. I'm near Zions Crossroads, VA.
Hello Mark and welcome to Overland Bound!
 
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Shahn Brown

Rank V
Member
Adventure

Influencer III

2,491
Seattle, WA, USA
First Name
Shahn
Last Name
Brown
Member #

29302

Hey everyone! New here (ofcourse, lol) just wanting to introduce myself, camping/overlanding enthusiast wanting to learn more about the lifestyle, improving my rig and making new friends/connections in the process!

Location: Los Angeles, CA
Rig: ‘03 Land Rover Disco II (my first truck/rig!)
Why: I’ve always loved camping with my dad and family friends as a kid and now as I’m older(30) wanting to dive back into adventure/nature and disconnect from my STRESSFUL yet rewarding career as a Nurse. Don’t get me wrong, love caring for others, but it’s time I start fulfilling myself with things I truly enjoy (car/truck enthusiast and a lover of nature) so I’ve decided to mesh those two passions together and FINALLY get a project rig I can eventually hit the trails in.
Hello Preston and welcome to Overland Bound!
 

Shahn Brown

Rank V
Member
Adventure

Influencer III

2,491
Seattle, WA, USA
First Name
Shahn
Last Name
Brown
Member #

29302

Hey, new to overlanding, but not off roading.. Have had various jeeps over years, 1950 ,1972 commando, 1980CJ and now a 2002 TJ i picked up a few months ago. I went over everything electrical and mechanical to start and now my build begins!

Rig: 2002 TJ (Basically stock with a small body and suspension lift)
Why: I love going off road and instead of flying to a destination i want to drive and experience the journey.
Me: Im an electrical Engineer for a electrical equipment manufacturer for past 26 years , which absolutely helps with electrical problems that occur usually when you least expect.. I truly enjoy being off road and navigating thru what ever challenges come up, instead of having to rush home my plan is to spend time where ever i am with my overlanding Rig.
Hello Robert and welcome to Overland Bound!
 
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Roots66

SouthWest Region Member Rep Texas
Member

Member III

3,477
Weir, TX, USA
First Name
Mike
Last Name
Roots
Member #

16968

Service Branch
USAF / FEMA CERT
Hey, new to overlanding, but not off roading.. Have had various jeeps over years, 1950 ,1972 commando, 1980CJ and now a 2002 TJ i picked up a few months ago. I went over everything electrical and mechanical to start and now my build begins!

Rig: 2002 TJ (Basically stock with a small body and suspension lift)
Why: I love going off road and instead of flying to a destination i want to drive and experience the journey.
Me: Im an electrical Engineer for a electrical equipment manufacturer for past 26 years , which absolutely helps with electrical problems that occur usually when you least expect.. I truly enjoy being off road and navigating thru what ever challenges come up, instead of having to rush home my plan is to spend time where ever i am with my overlanding Rig.
Hello Robert, welcome to the OB family.
 

Stucko_

Rank III
Member
Adventure

Traveler III

632
Jackson, MS, USA
First Name
Chris
Last Name
Stuckman
Member #

29125

How’s it going everybody! I’m Chris from Mississippi and I’m super excited to be a part of this group. I got a 2015 TRD Tacoma at the beginning of this year and I’m hoping to have it mostly finished by March of 22 for my Moab trip. Hope to meet some of you on journeys in the future!
 

mface7

Rank V
Member
Adventure

Enthusiast III

2,125
Syracuse, Utah, USA
First Name
Michael
Last Name
Facer
Member #

29083

How’s it going everybody! I’m Chris from Mississippi and I’m super excited to be a part of this group. I got a 2015 TRD Tacoma at the beginning of this year and I’m hoping to have it mostly finished by March of 22 for my Moab trip. Hope to meet some of you on journeys in the future!
Welcome! Mississippi to Moab is quite the road trip! Just make sure to bring your moisturizers...humidity will go from 100 to ZERO for you!
 

mface7

Rank V
Member
Adventure

Enthusiast III

2,125
Syracuse, Utah, USA
First Name
Michael
Last Name
Facer
Member #

29083

Hey everyone! New here (ofcourse, lol) just wanting to introduce myself, camping/overlanding enthusiast wanting to learn more about the lifestyle, improving my rig and making new friends/connections in the process!

Location: Los Angeles, CA
Rig: ‘03 Land Rover Disco II (my first truck/rig!)
Why: I’ve always loved camping with my dad and family friends as a kid and now as I’m older(30) wanting to dive back into adventure/nature and disconnect from my STRESSFUL yet rewarding career as a Nurse. Don’t get me wrong, love caring for others, but it’s time I start fulfilling myself with things I truly enjoy (car/truck enthusiast and a lover of nature) so I’ve decided to mesh those two passions together and FINALLY get a project rig I can eventually hit the trails in.
Welcome to OB, Preston...although I don't think that 30 qualifies as "older"!
 

bubbadangelo

Rank III
Member
Adventure

Enthusiast I

498
Agawam, Massachusetts, United States
First Name
Richard
Last Name
DAngelo
Member #

28952

Name: Bubba D’Angelo
Location: Vancouver, WA for now. Changes frequently as I am a travel nurse. Based out of north Louisiana.
Rig: 2021 Toyota Tacoma Off-road
Overland experience: Novice
Why overlanding: My fiancé and I are big on getting outdoors. Love going deep in the woods and camping. Looking to further our knowledge and hopefully meet some people along that way to help with that.

Pic from recent trip to Mt. St. Helens
 

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mface7

Rank V
Member
Adventure

Enthusiast III

2,125
Syracuse, Utah, USA
First Name
Michael
Last Name
Facer
Member #

29083

Name: Bubba D’Angelo
Location: Vancouver, WA for now. Changes frequently as I am a travel nurse. Based out of north Louisiana.
Rig: 2021 Toyota Tacoma Off-road
Overland experience: Novice
Why overlanding: My fiancé and I are big on getting outdoors. Love going deep in the woods and camping. Looking to further our knowledge and hopefully meet some people along that way to help with that.

Pic from recent trip to Mt. St. Helens
Welcome to OB!
 

freak4life

US Southwest Member Rep, Arizona
Member
Supporter

Contributor II

1,300
Phoenix, AZ, USA
First Name
rich
Last Name
anderssohn
Hi All,
Location: Central Jersey
Camping/Hiking Experience: 3 section hikes on the Appalachia Trail (NJ, NY & CT). Camping and fishing since I was 2
Overlanding Experience: None
Vehicle: 2013 Silverado Z71 4x4
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Hello Richard, welcome to Overland Bound.
 

freak4life

US Southwest Member Rep, Arizona
Member
Supporter

Contributor II

1,300
Phoenix, AZ, USA
First Name
rich
Last Name
anderssohn
How’s it going everybody! I’m Chris from Mississippi and I’m super excited to be a part of this group. I got a 2015 TRD Tacoma at the beginning of this year and I’m hoping to have it mostly finished by March of 22 for my Moab trip. Hope to meet some of you on journeys in the future!
Hello Chris, welcome to Overland Bound.
 

freak4life

US Southwest Member Rep, Arizona
Member
Supporter

Contributor II

1,300
Phoenix, AZ, USA
First Name
rich
Last Name
anderssohn
Name: Bubba D’Angelo
Location: Vancouver, WA for now. Changes frequently as I am a travel nurse. Based out of north Louisiana.
Rig: 2021 Toyota Tacoma Off-road
Overland experience: Novice
Why overlanding: My fiancé and I are big on getting outdoors. Love going deep in the woods and camping. Looking to further our knowledge and hopefully meet some people along that way to help with that.

Pic from recent trip to Mt. St. Helens
Hello Bubba, welcome to Overland Bound.