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-host Steve, Aaron, and Joe. How’s everyone doing tonight?
Anyone done anything exciting?
Steve - Doing a lot of hunting, got to cruise the Idaho backcountry in a toyota FZJ 80, it was a lot of fun, that little straight 6 is pretty capable motor.
Aaron - Lots of off roading in the Soviet Union recently in a variety of com. bloc vehicles. Yes, I’ve been having fun with Spintires Mud runner. My LMTV just landed from the east coast. My buddy already got it running and sent me a video of it. I’m scheduled to take it on a big snow run in Jan but hope for something sooner.
Ben -.Working on the scooter project figuring out what's been done to it upgrade wise broke the starter so had to order a new one.
Joe - Running electrical in the garage so I can work on my vehicles.
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Main Topic - Back to Basics Gear
Things you should carry
Basic recovery straps and shackles
Basic spare parts if there are known weaknesses
Oil, Brake Fluid, tranny oil, etc
Simple food items
Basic First aid kit
Portable Air compressor
Basic tool kit
Tire deflator or a screw driver
½ a foam pad
Emergency clothes extra set for the day
How to prioritize gear
Things you need fast
Things you will need, but not right away
Things you won’t likely need, or hope you don’t need
Heavy stuff in a safe spot
What to buy from the start
Necessity items first
Bling items last
Do I really need that? No
Buy once cry once
Buy quality stuff, that does not mean you have to buy the best, but buying quality stuff to begin with will save money, time and stress in the long run.
Wasting money on stupid mods that are more accessories vs necessities
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