Off Road Podcast Episode 181- Nevada Expedition Part 1

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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 Steve, Aaron, and our guest Daniel from The Renewed Rewilder! How’s everyone doing?

Anyone done anything exciting?

  • Ben - had to break my hitch lock,got some first aid supplies from a buddy and need to redo my first aid kit again this time with 3 levels of trauma,did some yard work with my t4r,forgot to mention i was on the last episode of the overland round table and i too am itching to get outside did coolant flush oh the joy and fun

  • Aaron - Dying to go off road. :(  Put some stickers on my truck.

  • Daniel - I have a four-day campout with my daughter coming up in a couple of weeks. Really looking forward to that.

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Amazon link of the week:

NITECORE LR10 250 Lumen USB Rechargeable Ultra Compact Multi-Purpose Lantern w/ Built-in Battery

Feedback:

Jason haynie shared this story <link to story> I'm sure it wasn't a listener, at least I hope not, but maybe spreading the word will help catch them and educate against acts like this.

Patriot Patch Company

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Main Topic -

7900 lbs loaded

Wild horses at Sand Creek

Old cabins

Always close the gates you open

Aaron bathes in a muddy reservoir

Petrified wood
Indian artifacts - finding and telling the stories

Shot belt (only gun fired the whole trip)

Low tire

How I tell stories through Patreon
Honda CR250

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Nevada “highways” that drop into creek beds

If you want to check out Daniel’s page and the pictures from our trip, and support what he’s doing through Patreon, go to www.Patreon.com/RenewedRewilder.

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Closing Statements

We are a proud part of the firearms radio network. firearmsradio.tv your one stop shop for your firearms radio entertainment.  Please leave us some feedback at offroadpodcast@gmail.com also leave us some comments on itunes, our web page or on your podcatcher app to help promote the show. Full show notes available at firearmsradio.tv/the-off-road-podcast/181. Don't forget to visit our facebook facebook.com/offroadpodcast our Instagram @offroadpodcast or our Youtube. And always, when offroad please remember be smart, courteous, alert, safe and as always have fun & tread lightly, and thank you for listening.

Off Road Podcast Episode 120 - Christmas Is In The Air

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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. How are you doing tonight?
Anyone done anything exciting?

  • Ben - went to watch A a ron race. Worked on the jeep and finally fixed my windshield wiper blades, been driving it daily to work. Finished my AR Pistol. And someone tried to jack my lightbar.

  • Aaron -  Burned my race car down.  Bought a new tub to store all of my recovery gear.

  • Cameron - enjoyed hot springs run, big success.had over 200 guests, steak and potato dinner, and a $5,000+ raffle. I won a $500 tire gift card.

  • Joe -a little off road in in my Tracker, hunting whenever possible and testing out my newest gun lubricant. Prepping for backpacking this year and listening to podcasts.

  • Steve - got in an accident with a elk and totaled the suburban replaced with a slightly newer one.

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Ben's Rant of the week

Know what proprietary parts you rig has. And keep a spare.

Ben 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 the tactical turkey and pumkin spice morale patches along with the hunting usa flag and dangrous to go alone sniper rifle preorders along with a new way to keep your morale paches organized the attacher by boxer tactical. a honestly american company i own one of there carry belts and would highly suggest checking them out

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Main Topic

This Year For Our Christmas List Episodes we Picked One to Two Items in each category in hopes they might inspire you for your list

$1-50

Ben

Aaron

Cameron

Joe

$51-100

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Aaron

Cameron

Joe

$101-300

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Aaron

Cameron

    Joe

$301-500

    Ben

Aaron

Cameron

$500+

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Aaron

Cameron

The Sky's The Limit (This section is for those ridiculous things we want and probably will never get)

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Aaron

Cameron

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Closing Statements

we are a proud part of the firearms radio network. firearmsradio.tv your one stop shop for your firearms radio entertainment.  Please leave us some feedback at offroadpodcast@gmail.com also leave us some comments on itunes, our web page or on your podcatcher app to help promote the show. Full show notes avaliable at firearmsradio.tv/the-off-road-podcast/120 Don't forget to visit our facebook facebook.com/offroadpodcast or our Instagram @offroadpodcast And always when offroad please remember be smart, courteous, alert, safe and as always have fun tread lightly, And thank you for listening.

ORP 55 - Two Wheel Drive Offroad Rig

Today Forrest and Bradley talk about two wheel drive off road trail rigs.

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Bradley hosts 2 wheel drive episod

Off road podcast episode 55

On this show we cover all things off road whether you're looking for some Sunday jaunts on some fire roads or some hard core rock crawling we will cover it all. I'm your host Forrest and joining me is my fellow co hosts Bradley. How are you  today.

Has anyone done anything off road this week:

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Listener feedback

Steve aka Truck Norris: It would be really cool if you did a show on 2-wheelin!  I was actually hoping you'd do that when I wrote in!

My SUV is my DD, so I really can't (don't want to) go too knobby on the tires.  Too soft, too loud and too much $$ -lol.

I've heard BFG makes some pretty good street/mud tires.

I like the idea a fan extra set of rims, but my wife is already nagging me that the garage is too full and needs to be cleaned out...

I didn't even know you could move a winch from front to back!!  Makes good sense, though!  I was thinking the same thing: cable over synthetic.  It gets brutally hot here in the summer, and the sun does a number on lots of things!!

The last time I went wheeling was my 1st time. I was (and still am) a rookie, but I want to do more (that's why I listen to your show!!!).  I had a '76 CJ7.  It was in Maine in the spring. There was still some ice/snow in the woods. I hit an icy spot on a little slope. I was pinned against a tree. I couldn't go forward or backward. All I had with me was a hammer. I had to get out and break all the ice just to move. I've learned a lot since that time: winch, tires, don't go alone.  lol

Sponsor: Patriot Patch Company:

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Firearms Radio Network t-Shirt pre-order Main Topic: 2WD Wheeling

Basic Types of 2WD wheeling:

  • Trail Rigs
  • Prerunners

Limitations of a 2wd Rig:

  • Obvious, NO 4WD
  1. how this will affect you on trails vs open desert
  • Typically weaker knuckles and hubs

Figure Out Your Vehicle Goals:

  • What types of wheeling are local to you? What practice interests you most
  • What Is your budget?

2WD Trail Rig 5 points to address on a limited budget/DD

  • Tires: A/Ts are nice… M/Ts are better
  • Diff: L/S , Lockers and Spool
  1. L/S: Great street manners, reliable, predicatble, good for mild trails
  2. Lockers: Poor Mans(2wd guys) 4x4, Can be unpredictable on the street, Can cause faster tire wear, Hard on 3rd member on the street. Good for mild -> Intermediate trails
  1. Mechanical Lockers, Air Lockers, E-Lockers
  1. Spools: Solid axle, fast tire wear, full power on both wheels 24/7, poor street manners, most predicatble on the dirt
  • Front Spindles: Spindle Gussets, Fabricated Spindles
  1. Often a weak point on 2wd rigs but can be remedied many ways depending on budget
  • Ground Clearance
  1. lift it once and lift it right
  2. lift kit options- Spacers/blocks, lift coils, OEM replacement shocks/Coilovers
  3. being able to maintain momentum helps a lot on certain obsticles, you will want the clearance to do so
  1. can also include fabricated bumpers for better approach angle (also applies to 4wd rigs)
  • Recovery Gear/safety
  1. better to have it and not need it than need it and not have it…youll more than likely need it
  2. Maxtrax, 2x4’s things to help you get traction
  3. Tow rope, shovels, highlift jacks, winches for when traction is not an option
  4. Roll Bars/Cages

ORP 002 - Surviving on the Back Country Trails

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Welcome to the Off Road Podcast!!  I am your host Greg Bakken and joining me again today is my not so lovely co host Jeff Bakken...This is the podcast for all things offroad.  Whether you're looking for Sunday jaunts on fire roads or hard core rock crawling, we will cover it all. What's up Jeff?

Listener Feedback:

Loved the off road podcast. It's good to hear some more like minded guys talking rigs. And if you ever get down to Arizona, let me know. Will

Thanks Greg and Jeff for the awesome debut of your new podcast.

I am looking forward to this podcast as I just purchased a 2014 JK Unlimited Sport. I put a Rugged Ridge 2" hitch on it so I could load my Thule Apex bike rack on the back. Today I'm waiting for the Fed Ex man to show up with my Console Vault so I can stow my Glock 30S when I can't carry it in the politician's designated areas.

I would like to upgrade the wheels and tires to make it a Mall-Crawler/G.O.O.D. vehicle. I'm not r eady to off-road it as I have 75 more monthly payments and Wife would not be happy.

Here's my question, can I put 12/33's on it without having to lift it? I really want the 12/35's but I know I would have to lift it 3-5 inches.

One more question, if I do decide on the 35ers, what's the best lift kit to keep that factory drivability? I love the TeraFlex videos but what do you know about their quality.

Thanks again and I look forward to the next podcast.

-Dug of Chicago

Hey, I listened to the new pilot episode for the 4x4 podcast. I liked it, looking forward to hearing more in depth info on it.  I am going to tell a good friend about it, he use to own a 4wd shop locally and I think he will like it.

Chad

Hey guys,

I'm listening to the Off Road Podcast as I write this, and I want to let you know that it's got my vote.

I'm actually in Placer County, very close to where the guys live, so I can relate to everything they're talking about. In fact, I recently put a nice "badge of honor" on my Nissan Titan, while trying to maneuver my way to Eagle Lakes, in the Fordyce area.

Keep up the good work, and make this show happen!

Thanks, Freeman

Hey I shoot with JW and he got me hooked on the podcast, i enjoyed the offroad podcast and i have owned 12 or more jeeps, mostly XJs and willys trucks, and i currently have a deuce and a half m35a2 and a CJ5 i have looking like a military jeep and I mount a 1919A4 on, a nice combination of a love of wheeling and guns! If you want someone to talk about deuce's on the show hit me up. I’m getting ready to bob mine and i have done a lot to it already.

Main Topic:  What Do I need to Survive in the Back Country

Nevada woman rescued by brother after becoming trapped in Sierra Nevada Mountains with boyfriend for six days What’s the bare essentials?

Tell someone where you're going and when you expect to be back.

That’s the joy of a club.

Water, spare, working tools to use the spare...food, blanket, cell phone.

Fireroad exploring:

Rock Crawling:  Tow Strap,

Trip Reports:  Rubicon by Jeff

Outro:

Um...We don’t have much set up at this time, but if you would like to get a hold of us, Email offroadpodcast@gmail.com