Those are valid conclusions based upon your personal experiences. I have had just the opposite. Lease return vehicles that have been serviced at the dealer, certified used vehicles (with some caveats) are good bets in my experience. My wife and I are at a point where we can pay cash for most...
I vote JK for several reasons.
First, the early years of a new model are never desirable. Jeep quality control (and yes I own a Jeep) is certainly not the same as Toyota (own one of those too).
Second, I just cant see putting a $50k+ vehicle on a black diamond trail. I own a 2006 built...
Delorme Garmin InReach SE
Full Screen Model
Approx 3 years old but barely used
Only reason for sale I bought the mini version
$200 shipped to ConUS
From Garmin’s website:
100% global Iridium satellite coverage enables two-way text messaging from anywhere...
Personally I have never been and dont have a strong desire to go. I do like looking at the pics of all the cool rigs, gadgets and whatnot. My offroad time is so limited these days that I just cant bring myself to intentionally travel to where the crowd is, though.
GSI french press works great
As for coffee, no to store bought. I buy it green and roast it. Currently drinking a Tanzanian Peaberry, dark...
Yeah, I am not exactly in the ultralight category, I know, but its a pretty simple approach compared to some of the very extensive set ups I see. I ran into a guy in Saline Valley a couple of weeks ago, it probably took him close to 2 hours to "set up" his camp. He had more stuff in a Land...
Have you tried one of these?
It doesnt really "cook" anything, but does a very fine job of warming up something out of a can/ frozen dish etc. I use one quite a bit on the road. Beats a bologna sandwich.
^^ Glad you are enjoying your Skottle and Snow Peak. They both make very fine equipment, no question. There is a place in the market for Coleman as well. For gear that I use, at best, 45 days a year and my life does not depend upon, Coleman quality is usually more than good enough.
I am a...