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Shower Setup and the Teardrop – Pimping the Teardrop – Part 2

Join me for a tour of the shower setup for our teardrop. This is especially helpful for camping during the Covid-19 outbreak because it means we don’t have to go into the public bathrooom or shower at the campground. It also works great when we are boondocking. The waterflow to the shower can be powered …

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Should You Wear a Mask – The Science Behind Why You Should

There is so much misunderstanding and misinformation about this subject. So I break down my understanding of why you should wear a mask. It is longer than I intended, but hopefully it is simply stated and makes a good argument for why masks should be worn. If you physically cant wear a mask (small percentage …

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Staying safe from Covid-19 While Camping

Thinking about going camping soon? The video below shows how we tried to stay safe last weekend and avoid the Covid virus while we were camping at Grandfather Campground in Banner Elk, NC. The goal was to not enter the shower or bathhouse. Instead we used our pop up shower tent and portable, propane hot …

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Chickens – First Day out of the Shell

Here is what it looks like when they first start hatching. They start out very tired from the ordeal of hatching, then quickly get very active. These videos were taken over a 24 hour period. When the last eggs hatched there was a lot of activity!

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Next Steps – Thriving through the Corona Virus

Many of us are working from home. Some of us are still going to work everyday. There is a lot of uncertainty on jobs, liberty, and health. I have friends that are asking me what to do next. How do they prepare. So I’m putting together some of those thoughts on what you can do …

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Pimping the Teardrop Trailer

The teardrop trailer has been a work in process. We’ve wanted to add more capability and storage, but I didn’t want to have a big impact on ground clearance or break over angle. Moving water, propane and the spare tire to the trailer means more space in the tow rig (either or Wrangler TJ or …

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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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