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Jdelpercio93

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Youngstown, OH, USA
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John
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Del Percio
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19675

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Hey Everyone,

My name is John and I’m from Northeast Ohio. I got into this by accident after getting my 2019 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk and absolutely loving going camping with it! Right now my trailhawk is still stock but I have a lift and rock sliders on order! I’m not as new to camping as I am to the off-roading side of things. I usually backpack and hike. When it comes to off-roading I’m still very novice but have been getting my feet wet with a Jeep club in my area! I’m definitely looking forward to doing more with my trailhawk!4F11A26D-9E5D-4E87-B9DF-33B8FC5D9386.jpegD99EFBEB-BCAA-437A-9076-6AE651B259F3.jpeg855D617D-9C52-4D30-BE1E-9F321FA18681.jpeg
 

Jeddii

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60
New Hampshire, USA
First Name
Jed
Last Name
Piatt
Hello,
I’m new to any truck modification, but am very interested in building out my Nissan Frontier as a sleeper overland rig.
I want to do front and rear bumpers, winch, rack with pop top, dual battery, 1” lift with SLIGHTLY rugged tire. Possibly in the future ad tire carrier.
The pop top needs to be able to handle lumber loads. I’ve come up with a few ideas similar to GFC but lower profile and more of an integrated rack.
Any direction would be much appreciated.

Thanks
Jed
 

Jeddii

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60
New Hampshire, USA
First Name
Jed
Last Name
Piatt
Hello,
I’m new to any truck modification, but am very interested in building out my Nissan Frontier as a sleeper overland rig.
I want to do front and rear bumpers, winch, rack with pop top, dual battery, 1” lift with SLIGHTLY rugged tire. Possibly in the future ad tire carrier.
The pop top needs to be able to handle lumber loads. I’ve come up with a few ideas similar to GFC but lower profile and more of an integrated rack.
Any direction would be much appreciated.

Thanks
Jed
Oh ya from NH!!
 

ToddleBee

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60
Roswell, NM, USA
First Name
Todd
Last Name
Sherer
Member #

19616

Hey everyone,

My wife and I just discovered that we both love camping. I’ve been interested in overlanding for a few years but never invested much time or money into it because I felt my wife wouldn’t enjoy it. After a recent camping trip Bianca developed a passion for camping so now we’re attempting at least a short trip every other weekend. I love the vehicle modification aspect(to a fault) and have to reel myself in when it comes to my rig. I’m currently in a stock 2006 F250 with the FX4 off-road package. I’m planning on adding a 2.5” carli lift, 16” wheels, 35” tires, front autolocker etc. etc.

We need the most help in the location aspect. I’ve always been a backpacker and don’t have much experience with car camping. Any advice on dispersed camping or fun locations/trails in the South West, particularly NM would be much appreciated.

Thanks and excited to be a new member!

Todd
 

bigred2211

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Contributor I

60
Maryland
First Name
Michael
Last Name
Walker
Hello folks...I'm brand new here :-)
Originally from Germany (father in military, mother German, I grew up there and visit often), but have settled (among other states) in KY for 17 years and now in Maryland for about 10 years. I'm interested in anything automotive (racing, modifying, car shows), working dogs and the outdoors (four wheeling, camping, hiking). 'Overlanding' will be a new experience for me and I'm very excited to have joined this 'group'. I look forward to learning much from you, so I'm hoping you won't get tired of me asking questions...of course...AFTER I'll make great use of the search function:tearsofjoy::tearsofjoy::tearsofjoy:
I currently drive a few vehicles, but the one to take me places, will be my 2019 RAM Rebel. It has the air ride, which means I won't lift it...for now (until the warranty runs out). Looking to modify the truck soon, even though there aren't many accessories for the 5th gen Rebels...I'll be patient. I'm looking for local trails (PA, MD & VA) to explore and to meet great folks along the way.
Anyway...enough of me rambling on and on....Thanks for allowing me to join.

Mike.
 

Overland Don

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Member I

233
Miami, FL
First Name
Don
Last Name
Calderalo
Member #

20172

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Hi All,

My name is Don
I live in Miami, FL (As far away in the continental US as you can get from where I love to go hiking and backpacking; Utah, Colorado, et al)
My rig is a 2019 Ford Ranger XLT FX4 4x4. The picture was taken on the Cerro Gordo trail off 395 in Southern California , whereupon I realized that driving my truck around the country and camping in cool places is what I was born to do. This picture represents a 'BEFORE' snapshot of my rig. It's slow transformation into a capable Overland vehicle begins next week when the wheels and tires arrive. I look forward to meeting and riding many of you in the very near future.
CerroGordo 2.jpg
 

Prerunner1982

US Southwest Region Member Rep
Member

Traveler I

2,309
Navina, Oklahoma
First Name
Jon
Last Name
B
Member #

16274

Hello Todd (@ToddleBee ), welcome from Oklahoma. Spent much of my childhood in Hobbs. Also check out the Enchanted Rockies Trail. It's great your wife enjoys camping too. Mine does also but doesn't like riding in my Jeep...soooo...

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 the SW Region Member Rep so if you have any questions let me know.
If you are on Facebook feel free to join us there as well, Overland Bound – Southwest.
 
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Kent R

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3,476
Placerville, CA
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1632

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Hi All,

My name is Don
I live in Miami, FL (As far away in the continental US as you can get from where I love to go hiking and backpacking; Utah, Colorado, et al)
My rig is a 2019 Ford Ranger XLT FX4 4x4. The picture was taken on the Cerro Gordo trail off 395 in Southern California , whereupon I realized that driving my truck around the country and camping in cool places is what I was born to do. This picture represents a 'BEFORE' snapshot of my rig. It's slow transformation into a capable Overland vehicle begins next week when the wheels and tires arrive. I look forward to meeting and riding many of you in the very near future.
View attachment 117162
Welcome To Overland Bound

Check the forum calendar and Meet-Up page for events, and the Trip Planing page for trips being planed by members.
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 Regional Director will be able to get you in touch with a local Member Representative.
 

Kent R

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3,476
Placerville, CA
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1632

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K6KNT
Hello folks...I'm brand new here :-)
Originally from Germany (father in military, mother German, I grew up there and visit often), but have settled (among other states) in KY for 17 years and now in Maryland for about 10 years. I'm interested in anything automotive (racing, modifying, car shows), working dogs and the outdoors (four wheeling, camping, hiking). 'Overlanding' will be a new experience for me and I'm very excited to have joined this 'group'. I look forward to learning much from you, so I'm hoping you won't get tired of me asking questions...of course...AFTER I'll make great use of the search function:tearsofjoy::tearsofjoy::tearsofjoy:
I currently drive a few vehicles, but the one to take me places, will be my 2019 RAM Rebel. It has the air ride, which means I won't lift it...for now (until the warranty runs out). Looking to modify the truck soon, even though there aren't many accessories for the 5th gen Rebels...I'll be patient. I'm looking for local trails (PA, MD & VA) to explore and to meet great folks along the way.
Anyway...enough of me rambling on and on....Thanks for allowing me to join.

Mike.
Welcome to Overland Bound!

Check the forum calendar and Meet-Up page for events, and the Trip Planing page for trips being planed by members.
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

Your Interim Regional Director is @Kent R.
Your Member Representatives are;
@Team Harrington - Vermont, Main, New Hampshire
@EscoTerrestrial - New York, Rhode Island, Connecticut
@Wawa Skittletits - Pennsylvania, New Jersey, West Virginia
@NovaBound - Virginia, Maryland, Delaware
 
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Kent R

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Placerville, CA
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1632

Ham Callsign
K6KNT
Hey everyone,

My wife and I just discovered that we both love camping. I’ve been interested in overlanding for a few years but never invested much time or money into it because I felt my wife wouldn’t enjoy it. After a recent camping trip Bianca developed a passion for camping so now we’re attempting at least a short trip every other weekend. I love the vehicle modification aspect(to a fault) and have to reel myself in when it comes to my rig. I’m currently in a stock 2006 F250 with the FX4 off-road package. I’m planning on adding a 2.5” carli lift, 16” wheels, 35” tires, front autolocker etc. etc.

We need the most help in the location aspect. I’ve always been a backpacker and don’t have much experience with car camping. Any advice on dispersed camping or fun locations/trails in the South West, particularly NM would be much appreciated.

Thanks and excited to be a new member!

Todd
Welcome to Overland Bound!

Don't hesitate to contact your Regional Director @brien for help or information. The closest Member Representative to you is @Prerunner1982
 

Kent R

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3,476
Placerville, CA
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1632

Ham Callsign
K6KNT
Hello,
I’m new to any truck modification, but am very interested in building out my Nissan Frontier as a sleeper overland rig.
I want to do front and rear bumpers, winch, rack with pop top, dual battery, 1” lift with SLIGHTLY rugged tire. Possibly in the future ad tire carrier.
The pop top needs to be able to handle lumber loads. I’ve come up with a few ideas similar to GFC but lower profile and more of an integrated rack.
Any direction would be much appreciated.

Thanks
Jed
Welcome to Overland Bound!

Check the forum calendar and Meet-Up page for events, and the Trip Planing page for trips being planed by members.
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

Your Interim Regional Director is @Kent R.
Your Member Representatives are;
@Team Harrington - Vermont, Main, New Hampshire
@EscoTerrestrial - New York, Rhode Island, Connecticut
@Wawa Skittletits - Pennsylvania, New Jersey, West Virginia
@NovaBound - Virginia, Maryland, Delaware
 

Kent R

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Placerville, CA
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1632

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K6KNT
Hey Everyone,

My name is John and I’m from Northeast Ohio. I got into this by accident after getting my 2019 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk and absolutely loving going camping with it! Right now my trailhawk is still stock but I have a lift and rock sliders on order! I’m not as new to camping as I am to the off-roading side of things. I usually backpack and hike. When it comes to off-roading I’m still very novice but have been getting my feet wet with a Jeep club in my area! I’m definitely looking forward to doing more with my trailhawk!View attachment 117099View attachment 117100View attachment 117101
Welcome to Overland Bound!

Check the forum calendar and Meet-Up page for events, and the Trip Planing page for trips being planed by members.
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 Regional Director will be able to get you in touch with a local Member Representative.
 

Kent R

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Hi this is Pat , new member. How do we find out about stuff near me, like Rendezvous in the Ozarks and anything else I can get involved with.
Natural State Overland on FB has the info you want about Rendezvous in the Ozarks.
We will have the Overland Bound Rally Ozark's next April.
 

Kent R

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Placerville, CA
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Hey all,

Location: Rhode Island
Rig: 2018 CRV (Stock). Looking to trade it in for a 4Runner this fall.
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Experience: New to overlanding, not new to camping/backpacking. LLOD's channels also keyed me into the concept a couple years back. Looking to explore the northeast, Nova Scotia, PEI, Newfoundland while we're living here. I've had a hard time talking my wife into backpacking, but she's been a little bit more keen on having a little more creature comforts that overloading would allow compared to backpacking. Eventually my wife and I will move out west but for now I want to make the most out of what is available. In Rhode Island it's hard to find so much as a fire road that's not gated, so I haven't been able to do too much exploring locally, and I'm just not sure how much more than that the CRV could handle. Not looking to change much on it because I'll be upgrading soon to something more capable. Would love to meetup with some local people and learn more about overloading. Past 8 years have definitely been lacking in terms of outdoor adventures due to training/work, but looking forward to changing that.
Welcome to Overland Bound!

Check the forum calendar and Meet-Up page for events, and the Trip Planing page for trips being planed by members.
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

Your Interim Regional Director is @Kent R.
Your Member Representatives are;
@Team Harrington - Vermont, Main, New Hampshire
@EscoTerrestrial - New York, Rhode Island, Connecticut
@Wawa Skittletits - Pennsylvania, New Jersey, West Virginia
@NovaBound - Virginia, Maryland, Delaware
 

Kent R

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Hello all

Location: Philadelphia
Rig: stock 2008 Subaru Forester
Experience: Beginner. My wife and I love camping, but I want to step it up. Living in the city can bring me down and I want to spend more time outdoors, and not just at paid campsites at state parks. I want to explore! Hoping to slowly modify our Forester to tackle such adventures.
Welcome to Overland Bound!

Check the forum calendar and Meet-Up page for events, and the Trip Planing page for trips being planed by members.
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

Your Interim Regional Director is @Kent R.
Your Member Representatives are;
@Team Harrington - Vermont, Main, New Hampshire
@EscoTerrestrial - New York, Rhode Island, Connecticut
@Wawa Skittletits - Pennsylvania, New Jersey, West Virginia
@NovaBound - Virginia, Maryland, Delaware
 

Kent R

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Placerville, CA
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Hey Everybody,
My name is Alan and I'm from the Seattle area. I have been absolutely obsessed with the idea of overlanding since I discovered it on Youtube thanks to LLOD. I currently have no rig as I am an overseas contractor but am in the market for one. Looking forward to being part of the community.
Welcome to Overland Bound!

Don't hesitate to contact your Regional Director @Jedi for help or information. The closest Member Representative to you is @Gabriel Bozeman
 
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Kent R

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Placerville, CA
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Hello I’m new to overlanding but I’ve driven around in the woods and camped for all my adult life so combining the two seemed like fun. I look forward to everyone’s insight and experience. I currently have a 2011 Subaru Forester NA. I’m interested to see what people are doing to their Foresters and what experience people have here in the Pacific Northwest.
Welcome to Overland Bound!

Don't hesitate to contact your Regional Director @Jedi for help or information. The closest Member Representative to you is @Gabriel Bozeman
 

Kent R

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Hello from Paducah KY. 97 4runner and 2017 SoCal Teardrop. Just got back from camping Mt Pisgah on Blueridge Parkway and Mt biking at DuPont State Forest. Just before that a trip down the entire Blueridge and different camping each night.


Welcome To Overland Bound

Check the forum calendar and Meet-Up page for events, and the Trip Planing page for trips being planed by members.
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 Regional Director will be able to get you in touch with a local Member Representative.

Nice set up with the trailer.
 

Kent R

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Hello all!

I’m from CT and just came across this forum. I’ve always loved road trips and had an 08 Tacoma I just replaced with 2016 4Runner ( well, its been 2 years so not just) but it’s in the shop today getting BP-51’s put on. Just got back from a trip to Nova Scotia and PEI and decided this was going to be an overlanding rig for a long time. It’s my DD right now as well. So anyway, glad I found this place and look forward to meeting new people! Take care everyone!
Welcome to Overland Bound!

Check the forum calendar and Meet-Up page for events, and the Trip Planing page for trips being planed by members.
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

Your Interim Regional Director is @Kent R.
Your Member Representatives are;
@Team Harrington - Vermont, Main, New Hampshire
@EscoTerrestrial - New York, Rhode Island, Connecticut
@Wawa Skittletits - Pennsylvania, New Jersey, West Virginia
@NovaBound - Virginia, Maryland, Delaware