In the Desert
What to look for
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Product Reviews, Amazon, E-store
The different sectons have links where you can find specific in the desert products on line. Some of them, with the Amazon Store logo have a complete E-store in that section. Amazon stocks and sells almost anything you'll need for your explorations in the desert. If you go to the Amazon Store here you'll find the latest listings available!
GPS Devices, Mapping Software
Emergency Food Rations
4 X 4 Parts for off-roading
Here is a product section that could be endless. We've found one brand that has great, clear optics and won't require a second mortgage to acquire them. I'm sure there are others. Do you have a favorite pair? Give us the reasons why you like them.
We've tried several and here is one we really like. What about the software though? Do you have a favorite GPS unit or mapping software? Here's what we've found.......
Want to add your review? Just send us a note with why you like the product, reliability, cost, etc.
Heat Stress Gear
During the summer and even at times in the Fall and Spring you'll find yourself overheating. This is not a good situation, but this can really help,
Ever been stranded? Ever wonder what you would do if you were stranded and couldn't get out? You may need something to eat? What would you get?
Just get a 4 wheel drive or just replacing the tires on your current vehicle. This may help you decide what to get for use in the desert, rain or snow. Some interesting facts included....
Almost everyone that takes trips in the desert takes a camera along. How many times have you wished you had a tripod? There are some models available that are quite inexpensive and even some of the video tripods are reasonably priced. Read more.....
First Aid Kits, Jacks, Tow Straps, Air compressors are all part of safety and survival in the desert. See what we found and what we think will work for you. Read more.....
First up was offered to us by Jim T. of the SlowLizard Off-road Club. Also find parts for your Toyota FJ Cruiser. Read more.....
You should keep at least keep a couple of backpacks with you on your travels in the desert. Read more.....
Like to read? Here you'll find some interesting reading material with everything to do with the Southwest. Read more.....
We're all using them. Want to upgrade, or need a backup? How about a small one for your pockect? Want HD video? Read more.....
Using Amazon to see what's available and what different products cost is a great idea, and it's convenient for the viewers. We've also listed some services and suppliers of products you will find useful. Don't miss the maintenance tips above.
More product reviews will be added and updated periodically
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Vehicle Maintenance Tips
There is more to consider when maintaining your off road vehicle than you might realize. Here's some tips for safety, reliability, drivability, comfort and longevity of your vehicle in the desert. Years of experience and knowing some of the best mechanics has led us to these conclusions.