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Connie’s Thoughts on Life During the Corona Virus – Part 2

Connie wanted to share some of her thoughts on what we are all going through. During this episode she talks about alternative locations for setting up temporary hospitals.

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My Wife’s Thoughts on Life During the Corona Virus

Connie wanted to share some of her thoughts on what we are all going through. She talks about grocery delivery services, how getting the mail suddenly became risky, and life in self-quarrantine.  

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Corona Virus – Minimizing the Impact to Your Business and Family

Here are my thoughts on how NC and Wake county are misleading us and not being consistent with CDC guidelines why the Corona virus is a threat to your employees, you and your bottom line why you should send your employees home sooner, rather than later, to protect your business and bottom line – especially …

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Montie Interviewed on Everyday Innovator Podcast

I was recently interviewed for the Everyday Innovator podcast. This is a great podcast that interviews leaders in the product development and product management field. I’m honored to be included in the podcast. Excerpts from the interview: Our guest for this episode is Montie Roland. Montie used my online training course to prepare for, and …

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2019 Uwharrie Jeep Jamboree

We spent two awesome days on the trail. The first day was in Big Creek. Big Creek is tight and technical with lots of rocks and several great hill climbs. We made it up Winch Hill with no problems and lots of smiles from my wife and co pilot. We also finally made it up …

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Hiking the Black Mountain Crest Trail / Mount Mitchell

Hiking the Black Mountain Crest Trail was awesome. We made it from Bowlens Creek to the summit of Mount Mitchell in a little under 10 hours. Make no doubt, this is a tough hike but the views and the terrain are amazing to see. The hike began at Bowlens Creek. The first 3 hours were …

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Pictures from the Tennessee Jeep Jamboree 2019

We had three great days on the trail in Windrock and Royal Blue

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4Wheeling at Jeep Jamboree in Tennessee

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Camping Skills – Book 2 of the Montie’s Guide to Camping Series

I’m excited to announce that book 2 of the series is now available. You can get your copy at: Montie Gear Website Amazon.com Written for beginner to semi-seasoned outdoor-enthusiasts, this book delves into how to select gear, effective ways to set up your campsite, safe drinking water, shower options, and more. The word “camping” inspires …

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Montie Gear Contest – Ends Friday! Write a review and enter the contest with Montie Gear prizes

The best reviews are candid and list what you like about the book and what you don’t. Comments that just say it is wonderful are good, but comments that explain why you like the book are the most valuable to other potential readers. Right now there are 6 people who posted reviews and 12 prizes! …

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New Book on Family Camping and a contest!

  My new book on your first family camping trip is available on Amazon Kindle. This book has been a 2 year journey to complete but now it is ready to review. I need your help to provide potential readers on Amazon with candid reviews. The ebook is available on Kindle or as a paperback. …

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Jeep Jamboree at Uwharrie – 2017

We had a great time at the Jeep Jamboree.  The weather was nice and the trails were great.  There were 81 jeeps participating in the event.   Here is our jeep (named Troublesome) climbing up some rocks at the Jamboree. Here are some pictures:  

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Podcast and Video: Deer Hunting with the Quiet Quiver – Field Test

  Montie Gear Quick Quiver and bow hanging from a Montie Gear Hunter’s Friend So, when we got the opportunity to pick up the quiet quiver product, it seemed pretty cool. And I spent a little bit of time with it on top of the mountain a while back, but haven’t spent the day hunting …

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Design Story – Montie Gear in the Field – Hunter’s Friend

Montie’s Note:  Here is a Montie Gear product story that gives a insight into the design and a use case that includes testing and field use by the designer.  This was a customer newsletter item. Fall is synonymous with whitetail deer hunting in the South.  Our wives become “deer widows” for 2-3 months while we …

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Fun Product Design – Easy Camp Fires with Fatwood Kindling

Montie’s Note:  As product designers, we often obsess with QFD, House of Quality, Pairwise groupings, but some products are just simple and fun.  Here is a new product announcement for a Montie Gear product that we had fun with.  Here is an example of a simple and less serious outdoor sporting goods product that is …

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