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Kent R

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Name: Jace
Location: NE Kansas
Rig: 2014 Jeep Wrangler JKU Sahara
Off-road & Overland Experience: Novice
Profession: Firefighter/Paramedic

Hello everyone! I’m super excited to be a new member here. I look forward to learning from everyone and becoming apart of the community.
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Kent R

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What’s going on everyone!

Name: Gary “Zilla”
Rig: 2017 Silverado Z71
Location: Fort Worth, TX, USA
Offroad Experience: Intermediate
Overland Experience: Novice

About me: USAF Veteran, Hydraulic/Diesel Mechanic, Photographer, R/C Builder

Why Overland? Growing up my dad had a Jeep YJ that we took wheeling every once in a while and most of my favorite times were in the outdoors. He didn’t stick with it long but I now have my own son that I’ve been creating memories with and want him to experience the great outdoors and go on adventures. My other half and her daughter also love the outdoors and cleaning up the environment. So I’m wanting to expand my adventures and go camping outdoors and be able to rely on ourselves, even if it’s one weekend a month.
Pumped to see where we end up!
Welcome to Overland Bound Gary
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Kent R

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Hello,all!
My name is Tatar and I live near Harrisburg, PA. I have a 2020 JLUR and want to get in to Overlanding. I am a novice off-road, but I am getting some basic equipment to take my Jeep on some trails.
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Kent R

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hi all, nice to meet you all, all the way from great britain.
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Your Regional Director is @Polaris Overland for additional help or information.
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Kent R

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Hello All,

Thought I would go ahead and introduce myself, Been around the forums for a bit but finally have a vehicle better equipped for my Overlanding.
Have a CVT tent waiting for my Leitner Design rack to show up. Been on order for a month really hoping to get tracking soon :).

My Names Brandon
Live out in Salt Lake City Utah.

Hopefully can meet some new members to show me the ropes here in Utah and do some camping here soon.

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2007 Dodge Ram 2500
Utah
Welcome to Overland Bound Brandon.
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The closest Member Representatives to you are @A-Aron & @Knitron
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Kent R

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Hi my name is Kris, I currently reside in Middle GA. I drive a 2015 Ram 1500 and pull 1101A trailer with a RTT on top. I enjoy getting out in to nature by any means possible, preferably the easiest. Hoping to find more trails to explore.
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Kent R

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From Calgary Alberta, new to the Jeeping world. Looking forward to getting out exploring some great back roads. Driving a 2020 Wrangler
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Kent R

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View attachment 174374Location Northern California

Rig: primary rig is a 2019 Tacoma TRD Offroad. It is stock right now, but I am in the process of outfitting it to an overland rig. It has been my plan to do this from the beginning. Unfortunately, COVID got in the way. My secondary/bug out rig is a 2020 Winnebago Revel 4x4

Experience: I am a complete novice in overlanding although I have camped and done some non-recreational offroad stuff. Basically, I had to go places in Central America where there were no roads. Nothing technical, just mud
Welcome to Overland Bound
Great looking rigs.
Don't hesitate to message your Regional Director @Narbob if you have any questions. For local information about trips and meet-ups contact your NorCal Member Representative; Bay Area @PapaDave
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There has been a on and off again meet-up in Santa Rosa, your Member Rep @PapaDave is working to get one started again.
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Kent R

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Greetings from the Chicagoland area. Used to live in the city limits, but these days I'm out of the city and crook county. I'm a novice to overlanding with the extent of my experience going down some rough Forest Service gravel roads. My rig is an 07 4Runner with a 2.5" lift with associated upgraded parts. View attachment 175267

I've been wanting to get into some offroading when I got the car even getting Cooper AT3 tires when I had to replace them a few years back. Now of course I'm eyeing the budget and considering upgrading to 33's but that's gonna have to wait til the tires need replacing next year. I'm looking to get into overlanding more hence joining this site. I'm looking forward to reading the vast information contained here.
Welcome to Overland Bound
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Your Regional Director is @Mike W. The closest Member Representative to you for local information is @geekhouse23 & @James.Laidlaw
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Kent R

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Off-Road Ranger I

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New member just signed up today! I’m excited to be involved in the overlanding community. Me and my family (wife and two children) love being outdoors whether it be hiking, camping or off-road we love it. We have a 2017 jeep jku lifted 3.5 inches and 35 inch mud tires. We have a bunch of the other standard upgrades such as steel bumpers and other items as well. We love to help people and we are looking forward to being included in any meetups wheeling adventures or helping anyone in need. I have an super excited to have learned about the other members all over the world and to learn new things from everyone in this awesome community!

Cheers
Jim
Welcome to Overland Bound Jim
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Hey Everyone!

Name: Chi
Rig: 2020 Land Rover Defender HSE
Location: Philadelphia, PA & Iceland (go back and forth 2 to 4x a year but not this year, unfortunately)
Offroad Experience: Intermediate
Overland Experience: Novice

About me: Huge photographer nut which is why I travel to Iceland often. If you're on Instagram, I'm "CHIDITTY" which is the same handle name on here. I'm also a National Parks fan. First National Park I ever went to was Zion National Park back in 2014 and I instantly fell in love - not only for the park itself but the entire National Park system and what they stand for.

Why Overland? While I am an avid camper, I have very little to no experience Overlanding. I have done a lot of offroading in the Highlands in Iceland but I wouldn't say I'm an expert. But upon my purchase of my Defender, this has motivated me to explore the world of Overlanding. I have several trips planned for later this year and next which includes having my Defender shipped out to the West Coast as well as, you guessed it - Iceland! Very excited to finally take my own vehicle rather than renting one.

Overall, I'm very excited to be part of this group and very much looking forward to learning to learning a lot from everyone here!

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PapaDave

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Livermore, CA, USA
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Howdy everyone newly registered here. I've got a 2010 Toyota tacoma thats starting to get set up. See you on the trails!
I’m biased, but Tacomas rock! November 8th we have a meet up up in Pleasanton CA, come on out! If you go to the calendar under the rally point you’ll see all the info there.
 

PapaDave

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Off-Road Ranger I

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Livermore, CA, USA
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Dave
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10123

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View attachment 174374Location Northern California

Rig: primary rig is a 2019 Tacoma TRD Offroad. It is stock right now, but I am in the process of outfitting it to an overland rig. It has been my plan to do this from the beginning. Unfortunately, COVID got in the way. My secondary/bug out rig is a 2020 Winnebago Revel 4x4

Experience: I am a complete novice in overlanding although I have camped and done some non-recreational offroad stuff. Basically, I had to go places in Central America where there were no roads. Nothing technical, just mud
Wow you’ve got 2 nice vehicles! I am the Bay Area member rep and I can help connect you to meet ups that are happening near you. In Pleasanton CA there is a meet up on the second Sunday’s of the month and it has a great regular turn out and active. The Tri-Valley (Pleasanton) group has number of plans already laid out for June through December. Our next meet up will be November 8th, 1-3pm. Below is a link to the meet up page and thread with information.

This is the regular meet up info

Tri-Valley Meet Up
US West - Tri-Valley Monthly Meet Up- Pleasanton CA
Just come! :)View Rally Point Tri-Valley Monthly Meet Up- Pleasanton CA STARTS MONTHLY ON DECEMBER 8TH EVERY SECOND SUNDAY MEET UP 1-3pm We are looking to gather together those living in the East Bay (and greater Bay Area) in downtown Pleasanton CA. Everyone is welcome as we look to gather...
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If you have questions feel free to reach out
 
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Hello I´m a "new" member here.

My name I Martin and live in SWEDEN. I travel with family (wife and kids) or/and friends.
I drive a Toyota FJ Cruiser with manual gearbox. My first overland trip was to Ukraine in 2012 with my Mercedes G-class.


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Hello Martin
Welcome, and just shout out if you need some info, help or such.
Happy to help.

We do have also a unofficila Chat group on Whatsapp Europe Overland Bound
And a Facebook page Facebook Groups

Together with the forum there is a tonne of info, stories, pictures and lots that can be talked about.
And Hopefully we can meet somewhere on a track or event.

Greetings from Robert
 
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DempsterDusty

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Hi Y'all, Starting in 2015 our factory stock F250 "Billy Joe" towed our 27' travel trailer RV "Bobbie Sue" around the U.S. to all of the U.S. National Parks in the contiguous U.S. for over three years of full time life on the road. In the summer of 2019 we left the trailer behind and added the camper shell with not much more than a bed frame, mattress, basic camping kit and some recovery gear to cross Canada from P.E.I. to Vancouver, B.C. including a trip all the way up the Dempster Highway to Tuk and the Arctic Ocean along with a grand tour of Alaska's U.S. National Parks for over 3 months on the road. Having learned what worked and what didn't with the truck camper, we added some creature comforts from our RV, 450AH aux AGM battery bank, 380W solar array, fridge, shore power converter, 2000w inverter, additional usb ports, cell signal booster, navigation station, portable toilet, etc. I just finished building the custom side saddle rails and roof rack today. Unlike the abundance of aftermarket gear mounting solutions available for trucks with roof top tents, there are not many OTS off road capable roof rack and gear mounting options available for trucks with camper shells out there. So I designed and built my own side saddle and roof rack cage system. Looking forward to testing its limits in the wild... once Covid cools off and we can escape New England again.
 
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Iwata77

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Tulsa, OK 74105, USA
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Kate
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Iwata
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Sam here. Just moved out to Springfield Missouri. I've always been an avid camper when I lived in Southern California and wanted to add to the experience with my love for trucks. I was always a 4runner guy, mostly 1st and 2nd gens, but recently bought a 14 ram 1500. I've never but a vehicle from scratch looking forward to it with this truck. Im a novice when it comes to builds and off-road so any tips are very appreciated.
Welcome from NE Oklahoma
 
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Kent R

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Hi Y'all, Starting in 2015 our factory stock F250 "Billy Joe" towed our 27' travel trailer RV "Bobbie Sue" around the U.S. to all of the U.S. National Parks in the contiguous U.S. for over three years of full time life on the road. In the summer of 2019 we left the trailer behind and added the camper shell with not much more than a bed frame, mattress, basic camping kit and some recovery gear to cross Canada from P.E.I. to Vancouver, B.C. including a trip all the way up the Dempster Highway to Tuk and the Arctic Ocean along with a grand tour of Alaska's U.S. National Parks for over 3 months on the road. Having learned what worked and what didn't with the truck camper, we added some creature comforts from our RV, 450AH aux AGM battery bank, 380W solar array, fridge, shore power converter, 2000w inverter, additional usb ports, cell signal booster, navigation station, portable toilet, etc. I just finished building the custom side saddle rails and roof rack today. Unlike the abundance of aftermarket gear mounting solutions available for trucks with roof top tents, there are not many OTS off road capable roof rack and gear mounting options available for trucks with camper shells out there. So I designed and built my own side saddle and roof rack cage system. Looking forward to testing its limits in the wild... once Covid cools off and we can escape New England again.
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 East Region, local information can also be found in the “Overland Bound by Region”
OVERLAND BOUND COMMUNITY
The closest Member Representative to you is @Cowboyupdan
Your Regional Director is @Nomadik Nova
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Kent R

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Off-Road Ranger I

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Hey Everyone!

Name: Chi
Rig: 2020 Land Rover Defender HSE
Location: Philadelphia, PA & Iceland (go back and forth 2 to 4x a year but not this year, unfortunately)
Offroad Experience: Intermediate
Overland Experience: Novice

About me: Huge photographer nut which is why I travel to Iceland often. If you're on Instagram, I'm "CHIDITTY" which is the same handle name on here. I'm also a National Parks fan. First National Park I ever went to was Zion National Park back in 2014 and I instantly fell in love - not only for the park itself but the entire National Park system and what they stand for.

Why Overland? While I am an avid camper, I have very little to no experience Overlanding. I have done a lot of offroading in the Highlands in Iceland but I wouldn't say I'm an expert. But upon my purchase of my Defender, this has motivated me to explore the world of Overlanding. I have several trips planned for later this year and next which includes having my Defender shipped out to the West Coast as well as, you guessed it - Iceland! Very excited to finally take my own vehicle rather than renting one.

Overall, I'm very excited to be part of this group and very much looking forward to learning to learning a lot from everyone here!

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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 East Region, local information can also be found in the “Overland Bound by Region”
OVERLAND BOUND COMMUNITY
The closest Member Representative to you is @Wawa Skittletits
Your Regional Director is @Nomadik Nova
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Daymon
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Keeton
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27047

Hello everyone. I'm from North Carolina near the Fayetteville area. I have a 2018 Power Wagon that I've started to build. I've installed the Thuren leveling kit, (coil/Fox shocks) front and rear track bar. I have the AEV Salta wheels with 37" Toyo's. I've upgraded my stereo to the 8.4 Ram factory unit. I've calibrated new tire size and TPMS sensors with the AEV Procal unit. I just installed the Moe's 87mm throttle body, S&P CAI, Pedal Commander, and Borla exhaust. I've done all the work myself at this point. I have in my garage and ready to install. ARB dual compressor. I ordered the air up/down system and waiting for it to arrive, so I can install the onboard air. I still haven't decided where to install it. I'm thinking about pulling the passenger fender off and mounting there if enough room allows doing so. Hopefully being on here will give me much-needed ideas. My plan moving forward is a Diamondback cover with a rail system for a rooftop tent. Then a fridge, and either a Deck or a pull-out slide system that covers the whole bed, where I can just pull out to get my gear. I saw one and they are fairly reasonable. Maybe I will build my own? Just depends on my available time. I also have in my garage the Abel Component Sway bar direct link and the Nanny Kill switch. I work out of town a lot, so I run out of time to do things, so just nibble away when I can. I'm thinking of a dual battery set-up and need some ideas. Hopefully, someone here has done this to give me more to go with what I'm already thinking. I plan to go out to Colorado & Utah at some point. Just want to have a capable rig. I'm posting a few pics. One is the day I picked it up. As you can see, I've de-badged it. All but the Power Wagon badging on the back tailgate. I like it simple. The other photo speaks for itself. Old glory and the branch I served. Glad to be apart of here and look forward to the information that's given in the threads. I had to add a photo. The last one is the day I installed the lift and front and rear track bars. You can see the difference in height between the before and after.
 

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Hello all...Mike here. I have grown up with 4x4's my whole life but I don't consider myself an expert by any means. Grew up in Montana and now live in Nebraska. I am currently rolling in a 2020 Tacoma and just put in an order for an off-road trailer. My wife Tammy doesn't like off-roading but loves camping so I hope to get her over her fear of real trails. We have done many bicycle camping and bike packing trips and I think she will really enjoy the overland community. 20200417_145805.jpg