Quick Take: Trailer Style Pros and Cons

Here's a quick list of all the trailers we have owned and the pros and cons for each from our current trailer to our first trailer. Off Grid Expedition 2.0 Squaredrop Trailer We love our Off Grid trailer! It is a culmination of years of camping and overlanding to find the [...]

Quick Take: Trailer Style Pros and Cons2020-01-10T13:08:44-07:00

Our Off Grid Trailer – How We Got Here – Part II in our Series

A little back story to how we came to own our Off Grid Expedition 2.0 trailer. When I first started overlanding way back when in 2013 we began with a nice tent. I was convinced I would never need a trailer. We even did the Arizona Backcountry Discovery Route with said tent and a [...]

Our Off Grid Trailer – How We Got Here – Part II in our Series2020-03-04T12:11:44-07:00

Our Off Grid Trailer DIY Modifications

Our Off Grid Trailer Expedition 2.0 Modifications. Descriptions and links for each modification are listed. Part of the fun of getting a new trailer is making it your own. Here's what we have done so far: (We've been busy!) (Updated February 27,2020) A complete gear review and overhaul. Added - aircraft-style L Track cargo [...]

Our Off Grid Trailer DIY Modifications2020-02-27T08:49:19-07:00

Let the Adventures Begin! Our New Off Grid Expedition 2.0 Trailer Part I

Updated 1/12/2020 - Part II of our series is now online. We recently picked up our Off Grid Expedition 2.0 trailer in Lake Havasu City, AZ. It was delivered to Lead Dog Motorsports from Edmonton, Canada. Lead Dog is a location ambassador. Randy is very knowledgeable and it was fun to speak to him [...]

Let the Adventures Begin! Our New Off Grid Expedition 2.0 Trailer Part I2020-01-12T10:59:44-07:00

We Are Joining the Off Grid Teardrop Trailer Family 

Since 2013 we have been very active in the overland community. It all started with the purchase of our 2011 FJ Cruiser.  We have enjoyed thousands of miles of trails, many great adventures, a few wrong turns, lots of gear, and a few different trailers. We are excited to share that we are purchasing a [...]

We Are Joining the Off Grid Teardrop Trailer Family 2019-09-20T14:58:33-07:00

Our VRV Flyer Modifications April 2018 Update

Here's an update with photos showing all the things we have done to our VRV Flyer trailer. If by chance you haven't read our intro article about the VRV Flyer here it is. With the accumulation of a lot of different camping gear over the last 5 years I am always trying to re-use things [...]

Our VRV Flyer Modifications April 2018 Update2019-08-30T09:24:04-07:00

Our VRV Flyer Teardrop – Introduction

For several reasons we decided to sell our Turtleback Expedition trailer and try something new. Turtleback makes great trailers. The kitchen and water setup in the Expedition are as close to perfection as you can get. We decided we wanted to try living indoors for a change. I tend to do a lot of winter [...]

Our VRV Flyer Teardrop – Introduction2018-04-27T07:26:35-07:00

Anatomy of a DIY Trailer – Part 3

Part 3 - The Home Stretch. The trailer was about ready to be skinned, doors, installed, kitchen installed, and testing on some local trails prior to the full big trip to Utah. The testing never happened. We ending up finishing my trailer at 9pm the day prior to heading to Utah for the border to [...]

Anatomy of a DIY Trailer – Part 32016-10-24T16:20:57-07:00

Anatomy of a DIY Trailer – Part 2

If you missed it part 1 is here. With Phase 1 of the Phase 1 build complete it was time to work on the interior structure of the trailer. The plan has to have storage in the front and storage along the top of the inside of the trailer. Somewhere early in the process I [...]

Anatomy of a DIY Trailer – Part 22016-10-24T16:20:57-07:00