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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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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

 

 

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