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Coachbell1

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Contributor I

60
San Antonio, TX, USA
First Name
David
Last Name
Bell
I am brand new to this community. My wife and I are a year away from retirement and we are planning to hit the road. Both of our vehicles are possible for overland. I have a 2016 Jeep Wrangler 4 door and she has a 2018 Subaru Forrester. Neither have any mods yet. I am here to begin my research for our future trips. We hail from good ole San Antone!
 

FrontierMatt

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Supporter

Traveler III

1,815
Marietta, GA
First Name
Matt
Last Name
Williams
Member #

20263

Location: Southeast TN
Rig: 2008 Toyota FJ
Experience: I’ve spent some time off-road, but am by no means an expert.

My two boys are finally at the age where they enjoy being outdoors and camping. Overlanding is something that we can share together as they grow and one of the major reasons I enjoy it so much.View attachment 127180View attachment 127181
Welcome Matt, and love the username...although if you steal everyone else’s souls are you really soulless? :tearsofjoy:
 
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HazMatt79

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Off-Road Ranger I

927
Shalimar, FL, USA
First Name
Matt
Last Name
H
Member #

21559

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KN4ZYZ
I am brand new to this community. My wife and I are a year away from retirement and we are planning to hit the road. Both of our vehicles are possible for overland. I have a 2016 Jeep Wrangler 4 door and she has a 2018 Subaru Forrester. Neither have any mods yet. I am here to begin my research for our future trips. We hail from good ole San Antone!
I’m kind of jealous; there is all kinds of adventure around your area! Welcome!
 

kodiak Attack

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sanger ca.
First Name
David
Last Name
vonhurst
Member #

18447

Hello everyone.

I'm David,
I just joined about 2 months ago finally got sometime to introduce myself. I grew up in orange county, then moved to the central valley, Fresno/Clovis. In 92.
My Rig is an 06 c4500 kodiak with lots of mods and always under construction.

Always looking for adventure, hope to find some here.20191116_101608.jpeg20191003_132233.jpeg20190914_161344.jpeg
 

Sam L.

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233
Silver Spring, MD, USA
First Name
Samuel
Last Name
Levy
Member #

21094

Greetings Overland Bound Community,
My name is Sam and my Overland vehicle is a 2013 Jeep Wrangler. I’m in the Washington DC area and look forward to meeting other Overland Bound members in the area.
I have a lot of off-road and camping experience but consider myself an Overland Novice.
Thank you,
Sam
 

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johnandashleyadventures

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233
Long Beach, CA
First Name
John
Last Name
Bianchette
Member #

20488

Hello!

My name is John. Ashley and I live in Long Beach, CA. We are very fortunate to live around so many awesome places to get lost. In the last year we have really taken to camping and being outdoors. We bought a 2018 Wrangler JK Two Door in April and have been trying to get it out there as much as we can.

We haven't been "overlanding" as it were, our camping has been limited to campsites/Hipcamps/etc. We are really looking forward to being part of a bigger community, learning, meeting new people, and hopefully giving back some things we pick up along the way. Want to learn as much about overlanding, mods, etc.

Here is a picture of the Jeep from the Salton Sea:

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Nomadik Nova

US East Region Director
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3,021
Alexandria, Virginia, USA
First Name
Kevin
Last Name
Nova
Member #

10331

Hello everyone.

I'm David,
I just joined about 2 months ago finally got sometime to introduce myself. I grew up in orange county, then moved to the central valley, Fresno/Clovis. In 92.
My Rig is an 06 c4500 kodiak with lots of mods and always under construction.

Always looking for adventure, hope
Awesome looking rig!!!
 

Nomadik Nova

US East Region Director
Staff member
Member

Influencer II

3,021
Alexandria, Virginia, USA
First Name
Kevin
Last Name
Nova
Member #

10331

Hey everyone!

1) Picture to come soon; don't really have any good pictures at the moment.
2) I'm in the Northern Virginia area
3) 2016 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk
4) Pretty much a complete novice. I've driven up a grassy hill before, but that's pretty much it. :astonished:

I'm really interested in learning how to get the most out of my TH, and getting out to see the best our planet has to offer. A good friend spoke really highly of how excellent this community is and I am really excited to be a part of it! Very much looking forward to learning more about the journey and having more than a few of my own!

Cheers!
- D.

Welcome to OLB and the East Region!
….. from the DMV (DC / MD / VA).

If you have any questions or want help planning a trip or meetup of your own feel free to message me.


Here are some other useful links:

Northern VA/MD Monthly Meetups thread:
Northern VA / MD Monthly Meetups

U.S. East Forum:
U.S. East (VA WV MD DE NJ PA NY CT RI MA NH VT ME)

Looking for events near you? Check out the Calendar:

https://www.overlandbound.com/forums/calendar
 

Sam L.

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Member

Contributor I

233
Silver Spring, MD, USA
First Name
Samuel
Last Name
Levy
Member #

21094

Welcome to OLB and the East Region!
….. from the DMV (DC / MD / VA).

If you have any questions or want help planning a trip or meetup of your own feel free to message me.


Here are some other useful links:

Northern VA/MD Monthly Meetups thread:
Northern VA / MD Monthly Meetups

U.S. East Forum:
U.S. East (VA WV MD DE NJ PA NY CT RI MA NH VT ME)

Looking for events near you? Check out the Calendar:

https://www.overlandbound.com/forums/calendar
Nomadic Nova,

Thanks for information. I'm looking forward to connecting with others in the DMV.
 
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2xcrash

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Contributor I

60
La Quinta, CA, USA
First Name
Steve
Last Name
Corney
Hey all. I’m new to overlanding and looking forward to getting geared up right. I have a 2014 ram2500 4x and all I have right now is a set of Tule bed rack and my Smitty built tent. That tent is perfect.
ive got very limited Experience over landing and will be asking on another post what vehicle would be a good base to start with . The 2500 is a beast especially since it’s a mega cab. I don’t need a tower anymore so downsizing makes sense.
im a desert rat out here in the Coachella valley if there’s any meet up out this way I’d love to go !
 

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overpakd

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First Name
David
Last Name
Mayo
Hey everyone!

I've been lurking in the forums for a while and picked up my OB membership at Expo East this year. Just replaced my 2017 GMC Canyon with a 2020 Chevy Colorado ZR2 Duramax, and I'm excited to start outfitting it. For now, I just have the basics: larger tires, traction boards, compressor and tire repair kit and some basic recovery gear. Hoping to get a decent bed rack and tent setup and maybe a winch up front.

I come to overlanding from family car camping over the years and a good bit of backpacking. Overlanding for me is mostly about getting out and enjoying nature with enough comfort and capacity to get the family to go out more often.

So, I'm probably still a novice overlander, but experienced camper/backpacker.

I'm in the Charlotte, NC area and looking forward to an OB meet and greet next week to chat with other Carolinians about trips, rigs, gear, etc.

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Lanlubber

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Member

Off-Road Ranger I

2,357
Mimbres, NM, USA
Member #

16986

Ham Callsign
none - BREAKER BREAKER HAND HELD CB AND WALKIE TALKIE
Location: Southeast TN
Rig: 2008 Toyota FJ
Experience: I’ve spent some time off-road, but am by no means an expert.

My two boys are finally at the age where they enjoy being outdoors and camping. Overlanding is something that we can share together as they grow and one of the major reasons I enjoy it so much.View attachment 127180View attachment 127181
Welcome to OB Matt. Two fine looking boys you have. Nice clean good looking rig anyone would be happy to own. You have the right idea, your boy's will keep memories of you and the family adventures for all their lives. Live and learn together as a family unit in nature and with God, it is our roots and our heritage !
Lanlubber Jim
 
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Lanlubber

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Member

Off-Road Ranger I

2,357
Mimbres, NM, USA
Member #

16986

Ham Callsign
none - BREAKER BREAKER HAND HELD CB AND WALKIE TALKIE
I am brand new to this community. My wife and I are a year away from retirement and we are planning to hit the road. Both of our vehicles are possible for overland. I have a 2016 Jeep Wrangler 4 door and she has a 2018 Subaru Forrester. Neither have any mods yet. I am here to begin my research for our future trips. We hail from good ole San Antone!
Hi Texas Dave ! Glad to have you on board this ship. Whatever it is that you need to know will be found in these forums. Many kind and knowledgeable folks in the OB that are always willing to help out on any subject. You have many eager OB'ers there in Texas with lots gpineg on from what I see in the forums.
Welcome to OB !
 
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Lanlubber

Rank V
Member

Off-Road Ranger I

2,357
Mimbres, NM, USA
Member #

16986

Ham Callsign
none - BREAKER BREAKER HAND HELD CB AND WALKIE TALKIE
Hello everyone.

I'm David,
I just joined about 2 months ago finally got sometime to introduce myself. I grew up in orange county, then moved to the central valley, Fresno/Clovis. In 92.
My Rig is an 06 c4500 kodiak with lots of mods and always under construction.

Always looking for adventure, hope to find some here.View attachment 127297View attachment 127298View attachment 127299
Hi Dave and welcome to OB and the forums.
Your truck reminded me of where I first learned about back woods camping and hunting. In 1946 my uncle in Sacramento Ca. took me on my first ever backwoods hunting trip. His only vehicle was a 1940 Ford duel wheel flat bed truck. I loved that man for teaching me so many things about hunting and camping. That old truck was awesome and we used the flat bed for our platform off the ground. Thanks for bringing back those memories and hope we will meet up some day.
Lanlubber Jim