Off Road Podcast Episode 131 - Rogue Overland

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Welcome to the Off Road Podcast. I'm your host, Ben. Today we will be exploring the off road world-- whether you like crawling up rock ledges or enjoy exploring the backroads with your family. Stay with us to find out events in your area, off road news, and topics to interest every guy & girl who craves the outdoors as seen through the windshield. I am here with my co-hosts Aaron and Steve.  How are you guys doing tonight?

Anyone done anything exciting?

  • Aaron - Didn’t make it out camping.  I went wheeling at Tahuya ORV instead with folks from the Gitout.com forum.  Ben and I put some work in on the Beetle. Was on the Nissan Nation Podcast.

  • Steve - Went shooting to test some new reloads.  Got to put the new 4 wheeler to good use running to and from the long range targets.

  • Jeep Joe - Put new antenna on my Jeep.

  • Ben - worked on the #thestinkbug with Aaron.  Got a foot of snow so I played with my Jeep and made a lady mad when I got stuck and she offered to help.  Tow hitch, bike rack that will turn into tire carrier, finished lift, fixed headlight wiring, built lightbar brackets, & mounted the roof rack “basket”.  Also, we changed the name again for #thebeetleproject.  Was #therottenegg now #thestinkbug  Took the #thestinkbug for a quick drive.  Got some strange looks and a wave from a WRX.

  • Nick - Just finished the Winter Overland Expedition.  Doing lots of rig maintenance.

Announcement!

We’ve got a new sponsor.  You heard Jeep Joe on our show 2 weeks ago and again this week.  He works for a Jeep dealership in Minnesota and and convinced his boss to sponsor our podcast with some of their advertising dollars.

Park Chrysler Jeep is the Wrangler destination in Minnesota. We are the only AEV dealer within 500 miles. Park not only sells Wranglers, we up fit them and accessorize them tailored to your individual needs, wishes and dreams. Our service department has specialized technicians that love to build your dream. Our parts department carries more inventory than any other dealer in the mid-west. We have multiple Customer experience managers that have up to 20 years of experience up fitting and accessorizing Wranglers. Park also hosts several off road customer events. Jeep isn’t just a passion for us, it’s a way of life. Should you not be close to our location in the Minneapolis suburbs, we can ship your parts or your entire vehicle. Don’t be bashful, give the guys that enjoy your jeep as much as you do a call. It’s a Jeep thing and we understand. Also mention you are a listener to the Off Road podcast and get $250 off your Jeep it’s not a ton but that could be an upgrade.

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Events and happenings

  • King of the Hammers- This weekend, February 3rd-11th in Johnson Valley. Our friend John Mathews who helped us on the Hummer Episode is down there racing.

  • PNW Sportsman Show Feb 8-12 at Portland Expo Center & March 2-5 at Deschutes County Fairgrounds

  • Great American Outdoor Show- February 4th-12th 2017 in Harrisburg, PA Look for Joe there on Thursday, Feb 9th.  He’ll be there in an Orange FRN shirt, a black hat with a FRN Patch, and a tan backpack.  He’s got a Patch for you.

  • Spanaway Moonshiners 35th Annual Swap Meet- 3/12/17 at the Washington State Fair & Events Center Puyallup, WA

  • The Washington Gambler 500 Main Event, June 23-25, more details to come.

  • The Oregon OG500 is July 15&16 starting and ending in Portland, OR.  No registration, unlimited entries, starting point released later, more details to come.

  • Midsouth Jeeps Spring Run April 1st, Seymour, Missouri at SMORR (Southern Missouri Off Road Ranch)

  • NW Overland Rally June 15-18 in Plain, WA

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Ben's Rant of the week

Why you do that Volkswagen!?

Steve’s rant of the week!!!

Cold air intakes do them right and with quality stuff or leave the intake alone.

Patriot Patch Company

patriotpatch.co go check out their selection of great patches and shirts (join the patch of the month club for 15 dollars a month and receive a patch and matching sticker every month) this month we have Valentines AK/AR and for preorders we have officially on pre order the 4x4 it's not a leak im marking the trail patch we do incorage all to tread lightly but leaks happen and so do jokes

Contest - Don’t Forget to email message tag share or instagram us a picture for you rig.

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Tech tip

Always have plenty of fuses.  It took 7 fuses to diagnose the headlight problem on #thestinkbug

Feedback

Coy Sinclair Posted some patch ideas in reference to

Main Topic brought to you thanks to Park Chrysler Jeep. Visit http://www.parkjeepchrysler.com

Let's talk about you

How did you guys get started off-roading?

What was your first rig?

What's your rig Now?  Tell us about it.

What type of wheeling do you like to do?

Most embarrassing moment on the trail?

As a Part of the Firearms Radio Network we like all things 2nd amendment, Do you do anything with firearms?

Your company

What ignited the spark in you to start Rogue Overland?

What are you thoughts on Star Wars Rogue One? J/K, Where did the the word Rogue come from?

I heard that you just got back from your Winter Expedition, Where was that at and how did it go?

You guy have made some very impressive videos.  Do you have a professional video guy?

I see you also do reviews?  Is that just stuff you own or are companies providing it to you?

Any upcoming trail events?

Who get to come on these events?  Any vehicle requirements that must be met?

What kind of communications and maps do you use?

Do you guys assign people chores/duties for your trips?

Any favorite place that you have been?

Do you have a favorite piece of gear?

Do you have any sponsors you want to give a shout out to?

What's your company's mission statement and what do they provide for the 4x4 community?

 Anything else we need to cover that we missed?

Tell us where our listeners can find you.

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Closing Statements

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