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Shahn

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Snohomish County, WA, USA
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Shahn
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Hello all, I’m Shawn from northwest arkansas.. I am working on building my 21 gladiator. I have added a fishbone half tackle rack and a smittybuilt gen 2 xl tent on it. Looking to just get away on weekends and leave that work stress behind.
Greetings Shawn, welcome to Overland Bound!
 
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Shahn

Rank VI
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Adventure

Steward I

4,388
Snohomish County, WA, USA
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Shahn
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Brown
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29302

Hi everyone. I am Bill. I live in Colorado. Drive a 2008 stock Toyota Tacoma DCSB. I am currently designing and building a sleeping platform for the bed and preparing for an 8 week sabbatical. The first week is me by myself in the woods, decompressing, reading, fishing, Mountain Biking, Hammocking and resting. So I joined to seek wisdom from others who have gone before me. I am a rookie to say the least. I have watched a lot of Youtube learning about overloading, camping & survival. Looking forward to the engagement from you all.
Greetings Bill, welcome to Overland Bound!
 
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Bengt N

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Expedition
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Inventor II

4,176
Sparreholm, Södermanland, Sweden
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Bengt
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Nordrup
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30728

Roots66

SouthWest Region Member Rep Texas
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Member III

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

16968

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USAF / FEMA CERT
Hi all! New on here but not new to overlanding. Ive been doing it for years in various forms from Bicycles, Motorbikes, Jeeps and lately RVs. The wife and I are selling our RV and going back to a simpler set up. It will be based out of the 2018 Tundra Double Cab SR5 TRD offroad that I just picked up. Truck is currently stock other than canopy, running boards and tires. We will use our large and comfy tent or truck just depends on what we are doing and how long we are planning to stay in a location.
Hello Shawn, welcome to the OB family.
 
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Roots66

SouthWest Region Member Rep Texas
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Weir, TX, USA
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Mike
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Roots
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16968

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Hello, I’m Clay, and newly retired. I have set up a Honda Ridgeline with a Roofnest. It took some research to make it all come together. I will install the RTT tomorrow and take it on a shake out trip to Itasca State Park next week. I will upload pictures next week.
Hello Clay, welcome to the OB family.
 
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Roots66

SouthWest Region Member Rep Texas
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Weir, TX, USA
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Mike
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Roots
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16968

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Hi, I am Walker, from Cave Creek, AZ (just a wee bit north of Phoenix). I have a 1967 Scout that has been in the family since 1967. I have owned it for 20 years, and it was my first foray into four wheels drives. I also have a 3/4 ton Silverado that is my work truck, but frequently doubles as my weekender.

My overlanding is a little different than most, as I have a 5 acre parcel in the middle of the forest in the Bradshaw Mountains near Crown King Az. It is very remote, 4wd only access. We generally set up a wall tent and shade tents and have them up until fall. The hotter it gets in Phoenix, the more time we spend at the camp. We built an outhouse and have a natures head in it, and have job boxes on site for storage of stove, bedding, etc. I also generally have power generation available, but surprisingly use very little once at camp.
Hello Walker, welcome to the OB family.
 
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Roots66

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Weir, TX, USA
First Name
Mike
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Roots
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16968

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USAF / FEMA CERT
Ginny- Fulton Mo, running 14 rubicon, have couple years wheel time crawling, but fell in love with the adventures and journeys overlanding brings. Life's not about where you get to, it's the experience, lessons, and enjoyment along the way. Sancho is my rig, still stock for now. He has done amazing so far and has been apart of so many wonderful memories!!
Hello Ginny, welcome to the OB family.
 
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Roots66

SouthWest Region Member Rep Texas
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3,477
Weir, TX, USA
First Name
Mike
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Roots
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16968

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Hows it going everyone? New guy here:
Location: SW Ohio
Rig: 2008 Chevy Trailblazer (STOCK) Searching for new rig (not sure its the best)
Experience: Novice
Why overlanding: Love the outdoors, enjoying camping, and its time for new adventures!
Hello James, welcome to the OB family and thank you for your service. Depending on where you plan to go, ain't nothing wrong with your current rig. :sunglasses:
 

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Roots66

SouthWest Region Member Rep Texas
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Member III

3,477
Weir, TX, USA
First Name
Mike
Last Name
Roots
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16968

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USAF / FEMA CERT
Hello all, we are Delta and Juliet. We currently reside in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia.

Our rig is a tan pirate themed (because why the hell not) 2018 Toyota Tacoma that we are slowly building up as we can.

We are new to overlanding but are loving every minute. Going out whenever we can. We hope to meet many more overlanders on our adventures. We love sharing our journey on and off the trails on our small instagram page.View attachment 230588View attachment 230589
Hello Delta & Juliet, welcome to the OB family and thank you for your service.
 
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Roots66

SouthWest Region Member Rep Texas
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Weir, TX, USA
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Roots
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Hello all,
My name is Eric, just getting into OL alway love building vehicles and the out doors. Figured this is the direction i should go.

Recently picked up a new Ranger to twist into a capable OR OL fun joy to drive and get a little more adventure in my soul

Currently in SOCAL,

Cheers see you out on the trails
Hello Eric, welcome to the OB family.
 
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Roots66

SouthWest Region Member Rep Texas
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Weir, TX, USA
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Mike
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Roots
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Hi all,

Novice here but looking to get out more. Eventually would like to upgrade to a more capable vehicle once I've gained some experience.

Location: Las Vegas, NV
Vehicle: 2018 Subaru Outback 2.5i Premium, the only upgrades are 2" ReadyLifts and BFG Trail Terrain 235/65R17s
Overlanding Experience: I went to Mack's Canyon Trail up in Mt. Charleston and that's it
Hello Justin, welcome to the OB family.
 

Roots66

SouthWest Region Member Rep Texas
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Member III

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Weir, TX, USA
First Name
Mike
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Roots
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16968

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Yep rookie newbie novice here.
Here to learn what a “typical” overlander vehicle consists of.
Current 4x4 vehicles owned that could work (?)
2005 Liberty
1996 5 speed V6 4runner
1970 K10 chevy big block
2008 6.0 LTZ avalanche
Hello Eric, welcome to the OB family.
 
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Roots66

SouthWest Region Member Rep Texas
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Member III

3,477
Weir, TX, USA
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Mike
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Roots
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16968

Service Branch
USAF / FEMA CERT
View attachment 230710Hello everyone, it said to introduce myself and rig so here I am. My name is Roger and I live in Turlock Ca. I’m pretty new to overlanding and off-roading. I recently did a trip to the mountains where I camped out of my truck and adventured and I’ve been itching to get back out there and thought plugging into a community would be a good resource
Current rig and daily driver is a 2006 F150 XLT 4x4. with a level kit and 285’s.
Hello Roger, welcome to the OB family.
 
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Roots66

SouthWest Region Member Rep Texas
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3,477
Weir, TX, USA
First Name
Mike
Last Name
Roots
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16968

Service Branch
USAF / FEMA CERT
Hi All. What a great organization. Excited to get my vehicle after a year long wait, I am semi-retired, "mid aged" lady who grew up in the desert. Recently, Moab was an energy charged thrill at the March Bronco OffRoadeo driving experience. Rock climbing is so much easier from the 60/70s! Cold and mud are a whole new thing to me here in SouthEast WA. I am taking my basic truck and tent to the Bend, OR Expo the weekend of 7/8. Then I will know more and be equipped to head out on the first journey.
Hello Teri, welcome to the OB family.
 
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