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Robert OB 33/48

Mid Europe Region Director
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Gaanderen, Rijksweg 190 Gaanderen, The Netherlands
First Name
Robert
Last Name
Keim
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0033

Hello Overlanders, my name is Bruno, i am from Portugal. I dont a rig yeat, maybe next year, but i joined overlandbound to learn from you all i can and start my journey soon. I am interested in overlanding because i love the great outdoors, and also because i like to photograph landscapes and astrophotography.

1) I dont have one, yet. Maybe next year
2) Seixa, Portugal
3) Coming soon
4) Novice
Hello

Welcome to the Forum, but most of all welcome to the community.

If I can help with questions, and providing info I am happy to do so.

Just go to the Europe section of this forum to find more specific info about Europe.

And in the rest of the forum there is soo much to find about Overlanding



Join us also in the whatsapp group for Mid Europe and our Facebook page.

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Europe Overland Bound



Enjoy your stay here and I hope to see you somewhere out on a track/event.



Greetings from Robert
 

Kent R

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Off-Road Ranger I

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El Dorado, Ca
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Kent
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Reynolds
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Hi everybody.
Name: Walter
Location: Ecuador, South América
Rig: Nissan Patrol Y61 / 2008

Overlander since 2012.
Welcome to Overland Bound Walter
You can use the member map to see if there are any members in your area.
I look forward to seeing some pictures of your rig in action. Don't hesitate to message me if I can be of any assistance.
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Kent R

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Off-Road Ranger I

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El Dorado, Ca
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Kent
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Reynolds
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New guy Neil here.

I've been overlanding since the late 80s but it wasn't called that then. My new rig, 2021 4runner will be my first dedicated overland vehicle.

I've done a couple of mods already, ie: pulled down the armrest in the back, adjusted the seat and added a molle panel for the driver seat. Other than that its bone stock.

In going to drive it that way for awhile before doing anything major. Figure out what it can do before making it better.

In in the east valley of Arizona.
Welcome to Overland Bound Neil
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 Southwest Region, local information can also be found in the “Overland Bound by Region”
OVERLAND BOUND COMMUNITY
The closest Member Representative is @Prerunner1982
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Kent R

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Off-Road Ranger I

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El Dorado, Ca
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Kent
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Reynolds
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1632

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K6KNT
I’m late to the party! I’ve been into camping and over landing for a few years now, but I’m just now joining here. My name is Brandon, and I go by @overlandmammal on Instagram. I’ve got a 2018 Duramax ZR2 and I couldn’t be happier with it. After owning a tepui softshell tent a few years ago, I’ve finally pulled the trigger on a Falcon XL by Roofnest after researching options for years. I picked it due to already owning a Leitner ACS, and it’s similar mounting system; it’s a match! Grabbing this nest now felt like the right time, since getting away for a few days at a time felt like the only way I could pacify my itch to travel due to obvious current circumstances. I’m out of Austin, constantly river running with my girlfriend and our 5 dogs, and I’m excited to find and connect with others near me!
Welcome to Overland Bound
The ZR2 is a great rig!
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 Southwest Region, local information can also be found in the “Overland Bound by Region”
OVERLAND BOUND COMMUNITY
The closest Member Representative is @USStrongman & @Prerunner1982
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Prerunner1982

US Southwest Region Member Rep
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2,902
Navina, Oklahoma
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Jon
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B
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Hello Neil (@HalfMoon ), welcome from Oklahoma.
Kent already covered my typical links so I will just add that pre-pandemic we had monthly meet ups around Tucson and Phoenix, those have been suspended but keep an eye out for updates.
Also, Overland Expo West will be May 14th-16th and held in Flagstaff and would be a great event to get some build ideas and look at gear.
Let me know if you have any questions.
 
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natedagr8

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Hi y’all!
I’m Nate and I’m from South Carolina. I’ve got an 09 F150 that my uncle sold me. It’s only 2wd but I’m curious to see what she can do lol. She’s got the 4.6 V8 with only 26k so she’s basically brand new!
 

El-Dracho

Mid Europe Member Rep Germany
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3,396
Lampertheim, Germany
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Bjoern
Last Name
Eldracher
Member #

20111

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DO3BE
Hello Overlanders, my name is Bruno, i am from Portugal. I dont a rig yeat, maybe next year, but i joined overlandbound to learn from you all i can and start my journey soon. I am interested in overlanding because i love the great outdoors, and also because i like to photograph landscapes and astrophotography.

1) I dont have one, yet. Maybe next year
2) Seixa, Portugal
3) Coming soon
4) Novice
Hi Bruno,

Welcome! Where are you located in Portugal? A friend of mine lives there and he is a very experienced overlander. So I can make a contact for your maybe if you like.

And a welcome goes of course also to the many other new members! Enjoy! Always great to see how the community is growing!

Cheers, Bjoern
 
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wdubois

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Hampden, MA, USA
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William
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DuBois
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27156

First day as a member so I thought I would get on here and show everyone the rig. The rig is a 2020 Ford Ranger that I hope to build up to a nice overlanding and camping vehicle for my family. We moved to Western Massachusetts last year from New York so we are new to the area and looking forward to getting involved with this community.
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Prerunner1982

US Southwest Region Member Rep
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2,902
Navina, Oklahoma
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Jon
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B
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16274

Hello Mike (@Mschnitger ), welcome from Oklahoma.

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 one of the SW Region Member Reps however @USStrongman is your closest Member Rep located in Lubbock. Let us know if you have any questions.
 
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Robert.Mauro

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West Islip, NY, USA
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Robert
Last Name
Mauro
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26302

Hi! I'm Robert, from Long Island. I overland, and off-road in a 2019 Subaru Ascent Touring. I love getting out into the middle of nature, often with my photography gear and other equipment I wouldn't want to hike a couple hundred miles (wow, our National Parks are gorgeous!), so, I've been making my Ascent more overland suitable for my progressively more complex or longer adventures. Most of my longer adventures have been out west (I'm especially fond of Moab).

I'm currently working on a seemingly never ending to-do list, such as getting and installing a fridge/freezer, in bumper winch, water tank (roof rail mounted), and figuring out the best storage solutions for all my gear. Always trying to learn more, and find new things that will work for me and the adventures I plan. I'm also a Subaru Ambassador, so, I'm very much into the tenets of Leave No Trace, and packing in<->packing out and am working towards achieving that easier (just got a spare tire mounted trash sack, to start). I could do without trash bags in the car, lol.

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Ohio Valley Overland

US MidWest Region Member Rep
Member

Influencer I

4,124
New Albany, IN
First Name
Jason
Last Name
Price
Member #

6480

Hey everyone, Prof. Yeager (Jason) here from Columbus Ohio. I grew up in rural Ohio, moved to Tennessee for a few years and then back to Ohio. I would say that I have intermediate experience with overlanding and off-roading, since we grew up (and still do) trail riding, hunting, hiking on our family property and state/national parks in Ohio, Tennessee and other parts of the US.

I just picked up a 2019 Toyota Sequoia SR5 as my next build since we have a large family. This isn't my first off-road build, but it is my first build with overlanding in mind so any advice would be great. Glad to meet all of you and happy trails.
C-BUS!!!!...my second home!....If you need any work done on your rig up there hit up D&R Motors. They are really good friends of mine and do a lot of offroad and overland stuff. You'll see when you pull up!....They know Toyotas better than anybody. Tell them I sent you.
 
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Prerunner1982

US Southwest Region Member Rep
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Navina, Oklahoma
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Jon
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B
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Hello Joseph (@Ottoworks ), welcome from Oklahoma.

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. There are fairly regular DFW meet ups so keep an eye out for info on the next one.
Or to check out what other members are planning go here: Overland Trip Planning

I am one of the SW Region Member Reps and the closest one to you, @USStrongman is in west Texas and @Iwata77 in NE Oklahoma, so if you have any questions let us know.
 
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K9LTW

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Front Royal, VA
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Casey
Last Name
Arnold
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25765

Greetings from Front Royal, VA! Just signed up, and am stoked to be part of the community. While an experienced backpacker/hiker/camper, I'm new to the overlanding side of things. During some downtime from work earlier this year, I decided to start mucking with my '18 Forester XT and got bit by the bug. So I went all-in, bought an '05 Sequoia, and started building it out. My wife and I are already planning some routes out for '21 to haul the dogs around the east coast, and out west. Looking forward to learning from others' experience and mistakes...and making a few of my own :grin:
 

Kent R

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Off-Road Ranger I

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El Dorado, Ca
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Kent
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Reynolds
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1632

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Greetings from Front Royal, VA! Just signed up, and am stoked to be part of the community. While an experienced backpacker/hiker/camper, I'm new to the overlanding side of things. During some downtime from work earlier this year, I decided to start mucking with my '18 Forester XT and got bit by the bug. So I went all-in, bought an '05 Sequoia, and started building it out. My wife and I are already planning some routes out for '21 to haul the dogs around the east coast, and out west. Looking forward to learning from others' experience and mistakes...and making a few of my own :grin:
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 @JRElaxED & @Zombie
Your Regional Director is @Nomadik Nova
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Kent R

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Off-Road Ranger I

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El Dorado, Ca
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Kent
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Reynolds
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1632

Ham Callsign
K6KNT
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New member here. Live in North Texas, west of Dallas Metroplex, and drive a 1996 Toyota 4runner SR5 4x4 that has been almost entirely rebuilt. I only use it for trips taken and do not daily it, but now am trying to find any excuse to escape on another adventure.
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 Southwest Region, local information can also be found in the “Overland Bound by Region”
OVERLAND BOUND COMMUNITY
The closest Member Representative is @Prerunner1982 & @USStrongman
Quick adult & youthTread Lightly online awareness course.
Tread Lightly | Online Courses
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Kent R

Executive Director
Staff member
Member
Supporter

Off-Road Ranger I

4,099
El Dorado, Ca
First Name
Kent
Last Name
Reynolds
Member #

1632

Ham Callsign
K6KNT
Hi! I'm Robert, from Long Island. I overland, and off-road in a 2019 Subaru Ascent Touring. I love getting out into the middle of nature, often with my photography gear and other equipment I wouldn't want to hike a couple hundred miles (wow, our National Parks are gorgeous!), so, I've been making my Ascent more overland suitable for my progressively more complex or longer adventures. Most of my longer adventures have been out west (I'm especially fond of Moab).

I'm currently working on a seemingly never ending to-do list, such as getting and installing a fridge/freezer, in bumper winch, water tank (roof rail mounted), and figuring out the best storage solutions for all my gear. Always trying to learn more, and find new things that will work for me and the adventures I plan. I'm also a Subaru Ambassador, so, I'm very much into the tenets of Leave No Trace, and packing in<->packing out and am working towards achieving that easier (just got a spare tire mounted trash sack, to start). I could do without trash bags in the car, lol.

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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 @OVRLNDER
Your Regional Director is @Nomadik Nova
Quick adult & youthTread Lightly online awareness course.
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Kent R

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Off-Road Ranger I

4,099
El Dorado, Ca
First Name
Kent
Last Name
Reynolds
Member #

1632

Ham Callsign
K6KNT
First day as a member so I thought I would get on here and show everyone the rig. The rig is a 2020 Ford Ranger that I hope to build up to a nice overlanding and camping vehicle for my family. We moved to Western Massachusetts last year from New York so we are new to the area and looking forward to getting involved with this community.
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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 @Mathes
Your Regional Director is @Nomadik Nova
Quick adult & youthTread Lightly online awareness course.
Tread Lightly | Online Courses
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