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Ham AND CB radio setup for Jeeping | Trail Riding
Ok here are my initial thoughts. I need to have CB, but I'm also getting licensed for amateur radio. Our folks talk on 2-meter bands usually so at first, I wanted 1 radio to do it all. After a bunch of looking, nothing really does that well and the q...
  1.   Started on Monday, 11 March 2019
Stryker SR-955HPC 10M | CB | 12M
While this radio is more than the other Stryker, I like that if you do use it in the CB band, you can turn it down to the legal 4 watts. Having AM, FM, Sideband, etc. this radio is a home run! Amazon has some great reviews and Q&A - https:/...
  1.   Started on Thursday, 18 April 2019
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Jeep Wrangler JL CB Setup | Topsy Products Hood Mount Antenna Review | RL4WD 4X4 Communication
Eric Baier of Topsy Products came up with a nice hood mount system for the JL. The first, in fact. This was version 1. The new version is thicker and has a unique design. I'm testing both on my JL right now and over the last few months, I can say, I ...
  1.   Started on Thursday, 03 January 2019
Changlog
I'm having trouble with some of the social elements after last weekend's attempt at a remote edit (without enough service). Working on fixing it today....
  1.   Started on Sunday, 10 February 2019
Kenwood th-d74a loaded rig handheld radio?
Yes, it's pricey but it also does everything in a handheld. Anyone have one? Good reviews too https://amzn.to/2YtGcZa...
  1.   Started on Tuesday, 26 March 2019
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2019 Jeep Wrangler Turbo Adaptive Cruise Control Windshield Box
Here's a look at the windshield box for the Adaptive Cruise Control and Forward Collision Option. It's a fairly large box behind your rearview mirror. Not a fan of taking out that view but.. What do you think? ...
  1.   Started on Saturday, 23 March 2019
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Rovor Tabei sleeping bag unboxing initial RL4WD thoughts
The Rover Tabei is a 52 Degree Mummy Backpacking Sleeping Bag. Overall impressions for summer Jeeping... good! Read the reviews and pricing here - https://amzn.to/2CBPN7c Reinforced Mini-Diamond Ripstop Polyester LIFETIME WARRANTY: Our R...
  1.   Started on Saturday, 23 March 2019
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Trail Riding Memes
Need a meme for something on the interwebz? Post your stuff here for people to use. I'll start with this redneck archer meme. Use it to respond to someone's dumb image, video or post that could be harmful to the 4x4 community image. ...
  1.   Started on Wednesday, 20 March 2019
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Tell Us About Yourself
Thank you much for joining one of the fastest growing 4x4 networks! Please tell us a little about yourself below! I'll start - My first Jeep came when I met my wife Jess Harden she had a black TJ 2 door. I've always been into wheeling ATV's M...
  1.   Started on Tuesday, 23 October 2018
Jeep Wrangler JL 4G Cell Phone Booster Install
On Oct 26th, 2016 I got a weBoost Drive 4G-X 470510 Cell Phone Signal Booster to aid in data transfer for some filming and such I was doing for work. It also was a huge boost while playing the mapping game Ingress (Great Lakes Resistance (blue t...
  1.   Started on Thursday, 07 March 2019
You Can Now Post Forums From Community Timeline
Now you can post a forum question right from the community news feed....
  1.   Started on Wednesday, 13 March 2019
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Setting up our own ham tests
Looks like it's fairly easy for anyone General or higher to admin the tests. http://www.arrl.org/licensing-education-training here's the info on it. Jeremy Wolff is looking into it possibly. Would like to offer some Jeeper ham cram and testin...
  1.   Started on Tuesday, 08 January 2019
CoolTech Jeep Wrangler JLU Quick Release Fire Extinguisher Setup
Here's a neat quick release fire extinguisher mount for the JL. Pricey but looks like a solid design. ...
  1.   Started on Thursday, 28 February 2019
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K40 cb antenna
Just ran this thing through this mornings freezing rain. No springs, flex monster... Very impressed. Held up to this mornings brutal ice and freezing rain like a champ. ...
  1.   Started on Saturday, 23 February 2019
4X4's on Ice | Ice Thickness | No Safe Ice
Riding on ice is dangerous. It's fun, but one must take major caution when doing it. Ice is complex, it can hold different loads depending on a number of factors like clear ice, mixed ice, snow ice, the list goes on and on and how solid the ice is, h...
  1.   Started on Tuesday, 19 February 2019
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Membership Cards as Name Badges
Connie O'Neill of The 1869 Homestead (please like their page), one of our riding spots, makes these awesome Jeep Lanyards - https://www.etsy.com/shop/The1869Homestead for your membership cards. If you don't have a Jeep, you can pick up badge clips li...
  1.   Started on Monday, 18 February 2019
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Wisconsin Trail Guide Ambassadors!
Had a great time at the Trail Guide Ambassador Class this weekend!...
  1.   Started on Sunday, 10 February 2019
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Tuning a CB with an SWR meter
Here's a good video on how a cb can be tuned using an swr meter like this one https://amzn.to/2MZmNKg $22 and will likely last you forever. Keep in mind, many CBs have an swr meter built in, but in the case of the Cobra here (this is what I have) it ...
  1.   Started on Sunday, 10 February 2019
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All Electric 2020 Jeep Wrangler
Throughout the last 15 years, we've watched batteries rapidly evolve into more usable products. My first battery-powered vehicle experience was the Polaris Ranger EV Prototype UTV we tested at Tigerton in 2011. It had promise but the range wasn't goo...
  1.   Started on Tuesday, 29 January 2019
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JLE-Dock Full Width Contour Review
In prep for the massive amount of trail mapping that's going to happen this year, I've decided to review the JLE-Dock Full-Width Contour made by Vector Offroad. I decided to try this because it's the lowest profile bar out there but also offers t...
  1.   Started on Friday, 18 January 2019
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