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Overland Roundtable - Overland Travel in a Jeep, Toyota, Nissan, Land Rover or on an adventure bike

The Overland Roundtable is a panel discussion that focuses on topics relating to those of us who explore the world. If the journey is more important than the destination and your travel revolves around the vehicle you drive, then this is the show for you! The discussion each session will be focused on a single topic and you'll hear thoughts and experiences from panel members with years of experience.
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Nov 18, 2015

Session 4 of Overland Roundtable is all about trail communications. Along with the usual suspects which make up the panel, we have a returning guest Ben Beierwaltes and a new guest Tom Severin; both who have extensive knowledge of HAM radio and communications. Some of the key topics include:

  • Talking about FRS radio
  • CB radio
  • UHF radio
  • HAM radio
  • SPOT and Delorum Inreach
  • Antenna selection
  • Using repeaters for extended coverage
  • The functions of HAM radio beyond voice communication
  • The components needed for a radio setup
  • License types and which one is best for you

 

Panelists:

Dan Cole: Dan explores in his 1999 Jeep Cherokee 2dr and 2007 GMC Yukon XL. Find Dan at www.the4x4podcast.com and also:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/the4x4podcast

Instagram: @the4x4podcast

Twitter: @the4x4podcast

Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/the4x4podcast

 

Taylor Adney: 1993 Toyota 4runner, outfitted for overland travel. Part of a group called “The Overland Adventures” which can be found on:

Instagram (@theoverlandadventures) 

Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/channel/theoverlandadventures

Facebook: www.facebook.com/overlandadventures

Brandon Libby: Brandon Libby: Drives a 2 door JK Wrangler and a 2013 Pro4x Nissan Xterra. Has been into off-roading and overlanding for about 5 years. Contact Brandon at expeditionportal.com and search Brandon Libby. Also on Google+, Facebook, Twitter all under the same name.

Jason Spect: Driving a 2013 Toyota Tacoma and a 3rd Gen Toyota 4runner. Been into Overland travel for about 7 years, part of a team called Mountain State Overland. Can be found at mountainstateoverland.com and on:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/msoverland

Instagram: @msoverland

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFf8PTHJTZwtMWLfFkAkS4w


Alex Garner: 1999 Nissan Patrol, has been an overlander most of his life. Runs the Intents Offroad blog which can be found at intentsoffroad.com and on:  

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/intentsoffroad

Instagram: Instagram.com/intentsoffroad 

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/intentsoffroad

Guests:

Ben Beierwaltes: Ben is one of the guys behind Rocky Mountain Overland. He drives a JK Jeep Rubicon but has a good variety of vehicle makes and models in the group. You can find Ben at rockymountainoverland.com

Tom Severin

Tom is a certified four wheel drive trainer and offers training and 4x4 adventures through Badlands Offroad Adventures. Take a look at the website; www.4x4training.com

 

Links mentioned in this episode:

The Outdoor Adventure USA website; official website for the OA USA radio net. www.oausa.net

 

Sep 5, 2015

 

On session 3 of Overland Roundtable we are talking everything trailers. While a couple of our core panel members are missing this week, we have Jason Barr from Okie Built Trailers bringing some extra knowledge to the table. Some of the topics covered include:

 

  • Choosing a trailer

  • The pros and cons of owning an expedition trailer

  • Trailer size and weight considerations

  • Different styles of trailers and their features

  • Trailer hitch variations

  • Chassis and suspension options

  • Matching stud patterns to tow vehicles or carrying extra spares

  • Space and storage designs

  • Approximate costs for certain trailer builds

  • Water storage & shower systems

  • Battery and power systems

 

To see more of the trailers mentioned in this session, check out these links:

 

Dan’s expedition trailer build thread: http://www.expeditionportal.com/forum/threads/139371-The-4x4-Podcast-Expedition-Trailer-Build-Journal?highlight=4x4+podcast

 

Alex’s trailer rebuild blog posts: http://intentsoffroad.com/retro-trailer-rebuild-part-1/

 

Okie Built Trailers: https://okiebuilttrailers.com/

 

To share your thoughts, ask any questions or show off your own trailer build; send an email to overlandroundtable@gmail.com or find us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/OverlandRoundtable

 

 

 

Panelists:

 

Dan Cole: Dan explores in his 1999 Jeep Cherokee 2dr and 2007 GMC Yukon XL.  He is also in the middle of building an offroading camping trailer that will be used to tackle the ALCAN highway on a journey from Kansas City, KC up to Fairbanks, AK.  Find Dan at www.the4x4podcast.com and also:

 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/the4x4podcast

 

Instagram: @the4x4podcast

 

Twitter: @the4x4podcast

 

Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/the4x4podcast

 

 

 

Taylor Adney: 1993 Toyota 4runner, outfitted for overland travel. Part of a group recently formed called “The Overland Adventures” which can be found on:

 

Instagram (@theoverlandadventures) 

 

Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/channel/theoverlandadventures

 

Facebook: www.facebook.com/overlandadventures

 

 

 

Alex Garner: 1999 Nissan Patrol, has been an overlander most of his life. Runs the Intents Offroad blog which can be found at intentsoffroad.com and on:  

 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/intentsoffroad

 

Instagram: Instagram.com/intentsoffroad 

 

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/intentsoffroad

 

Guests:

 

Jason Barr. Jason and Okie Built Trailers can be contacted through okiebuilttrailers.com and on the following:

 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/okiebuilttrailers

 

Instagram: https://instagram.com/okiebuilt/

 

 

 

Okiebuilttrailers.com

 

overlandroundtable@gmail.com

 

 

May 24, 2015

On session two of Overland Roundtable we are discussing vehicle selection. Our 5 core panel members and two guests talk about whether a wagon or a pickup is better, choices in suspension and tyres and go into the big dollar expedition rigs. Here’s who we have on the Overland Roundtable this week:

 

Panelists:

Dan Cole: Dan explores in his 1999 Jeep Cherokee 2dr and 2007 GMC Yukon XL.  He is also in the middle of building an offroading camping trailer that will be used to tackle the ALCAN highway on a journey from Kansas City, KC up to Fairbanks, AK.  Find Dan at www.the4x4podcast.com and also:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/the4x4podcast

Instagram: @the4x4podcast

Twitter: @the4x4podcast

Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/the4x4podcast

 

Taylor Adney: 1993 Toyota 4runner, outfitted for overland travel. Part of a group recently formed called “The Overland Adventures” which can be found on:

Instagram (@theoverlandadventures) 

Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/channel/theoverlandadventures

Facebook: www.facebook.com/overlandadventures

 

Jason Spect: Driving a 2013 Toyota Tacoma and a 3rd Gen Toyota 4runner. Been into Overland travel for about 7 years, part of a team called Mountain State Overland. Can be found at mountainstateoverland.com and on:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/msoverland

Instagram: @msoverland

Youtube:

 

Brandon Libby: Drives a 2 door JK Wrangler and a 2013 Pro4x Nissan Xterra. Has been into off-roading and overlanding for about 5 years. Contact Brandon at expeditionportal.com and search Brandon Libby. Also on Google+, Facebook, Twitter all under the same name.

 

Alex Garner: 1999 Nissan Patrol, has been an overlander most of his life. Runs the Intents Offroad blog which can be found at intentsoffroad.com and on:  

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/intentsoffroad

Instagram: Instagram.com/intentsoffroad 

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1Pw9gbXhykd0xXHKYyV83g

 

Guests:

Ben Beierwaltes: Ben is one of the guys behind Rocky Mountain Overland. He drives a JK Jeep Rubicon but has a good variety of vehicle makes and models in the group. You can find Ben at rockymountainoverland.com

 

Matt Frick: Matt runs operates guided off road expeditions in Baja, bring your own rig and he’ll show you around. Matt drives an 83 Ford Bronco and can be found at www.camp4lo.com as well as:

Facebook: www.facebook.com/camp4lobajatours

Instagram: Instagram.com/camp4lo

Twitter: twitter.com/camp4lo

 

Links:

Pickup vs Wagon: http://expeditionportal.com/head-to-head-wagon-or-pickup/

Alaska Off-road Warriors: http://www.history.com/shows/alaska-off-road-warriors

Adventure Driven’s Lexus GX470: http://expeditionportal.com/featured-vehicle/

Global Expedition Vehicles: http://globalxvehicles.com/

Desk To Glory on Instagram: www.instagram.com/desktoglory 

 

 

Apr 22, 2015

In this first episode of Overland Roundtable, we focus on introducing each of the 5 core panel members, and discuss the definition of Overlanding according to Wikipedia and what it means to each of us. The panel consists of the following people in the order which they appear on the show:

 

Dan Cole:  Dan explores in his 1999 Jeep Cherokee 2dr and 2007 GMC Yukon XL.  He is also in the middle of building an offroading camping trailer that will be used to tackle the ALCAN highway on a journey from Kansas City, KC up to Fairbanks, AK.  Find Dan at www.the4x4podcast.com and also:

 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/the4x4podcast

Instagram: @the4x4podcast

Twitter: @the4x4podcast

Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/the4x4podcast

 

 

Taylor Adney: 1993 Toyota 4runner, outfitted for overland travel. Part of a group recently formed called “The Overland Adventures” which can be found on Instagram (@theoverlandadventures) and on Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/channel/theoverlandadventures

 

Jason Spect: Driving a 2013 Toyota Tacoma and a 3rd Gen Toyota 4runner. Been into Overland travel for about 7 years, part of a team called Mountain State Overland. Can be found at mountainstateoverland.com and on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/msoverland

 Instagram: @msoverland

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFf8PTHJTZwtMWLfFkAkS4w

 

I spy...adventure #whereswaldo #explore #protect #overland #appalachia @blueridgeoverlandgear @outdoorx4

A photo posted by Mountain State Overland (@msoverland) on

A photo posted by Alex Garner (@intentsoffroad) on

 

 

Brandon Libby: Drives a 2 door JK Wrangler and a 2013 Pro4x Nissan Xterra. Has been into off-roading and overlanding for about 5 years. Contact Brandon at expeditionportal.com and search Brandon Libby. Also on Google+, Facebook, Twitter all under the same name.

 

 

Alex Garner: 1999 Nissan Patrol, has been an overlander most of his life. Runs the Intents Offroad blog which can be found at intentsoffroad.com and on:  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/intentsoffroad

 Instagram: (@intentsoffroad) 

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1Pw9gbXhykd0xXHKYyV83g

 

Other Mentions:

 

Wikipedia Definition of Overlanding:  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Overlanding

 

First Overland book on Amazon:

 

 

Voicemail number for feedback:  904-600-3478

 

Email address for feedback:  overlandroundtable@gmail.com

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