Workflow: How I keep my Jackery power station always charged for daily use with my overland-built truck

My truck is set up for drop-of-the-hat camping and overlanding trips, but I also use certain aspects of this setup, such as the Jackery Power Station, for daily relaxing and hanging out during my lunch breaks at work. Since my job is outdoors, we have insufficient break room areas and I'd much rather kick back … Continue reading Workflow: How I keep my Jackery power station always charged for daily use with my overland-built truck

I ordered the Jackery 300 portable power station with this Black Friday deal for $200 and change

As a long time Jackery power station user, I'm finally stepping up to the Jackery 300. If you've followed this site for awhile you'd remember my Jackery 160 coverage and how great it works for us. After 3 and half years Jackery has earned my trust and I jumped on a heck of a deal … Continue reading I ordered the Jackery 300 portable power station with this Black Friday deal for $200 and change

What goes in the camping kitchen box? Here’s my essential items checklist

I am currently restocking my camp kitchen box and figured it would be a good chance to make a list of items not only for you the readers, but myself to come back and look at once I start getting low. Cooking at the campsite is one of my favorite things to do and I … Continue reading What goes in the camping kitchen box? Here’s my essential items checklist

See my sleeping platform system for the Toyota Tacoma in action using the BamBeds modular system

I guess I'll call this part 1 of my modular sleeping platform system for the back of my Toyota Tacoma. I've been wanting to do something like this for awhile especially since truck bed camping is one of my favorite sleep solutions for overlanding. Sleeping Platform system for Toyota Tacoma While thinking up this setup … Continue reading See my sleeping platform system for the Toyota Tacoma in action using the BamBeds modular system

Right Now: Jackery is having big sales on their portable power stations and solar panels

If you've been eyeing a portable power station to help power your electronics at the campsite, now might be the time to buy. Jackery is having big Prime early access sales on both Amazon and their website. We've reviewed and approve of Jackery products! Let's take a look at these Jackery deals. Jackery Prime Early … Continue reading Right Now: Jackery is having big sales on their portable power stations and solar panels

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SOG Traction Pocket Knife Review: What a EDC knife should be

In the never-ending hunt for the perfect everyday carry knife the SOG Traction Pocket Knife checks off many boxes. Lightweight. Thin. Discreet. Durable. And I prefer my every day carry (EDC) knife to be under $50. SOG Traction Knife Review With just a few flaws, this knife covers all of those bases. I don't need … Continue reading SOG Traction Pocket Knife Review: What a EDC knife should be

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Last minute gift ideas for the overlander and camper in your family

If you're shopping for a friend or family member who loves camping, overlanding, or just the outdoors in general. take a look at some of these last minute holiday gift ideas. I either own these or would want these (I'm looking at you family). With Christmas just a few weeks away -- now is the … Continue reading Last minute gift ideas for the overlander and camper in your family

Testing the Jackery power station and 60-watt solar panels with a portable fridge

I am doing some controlled backyard testing of the Jackery SolarSaga 60-watt solar panel paired with Jackery's entry-level Explorer 160 model power station. Our Kalamera Portable Fridge has become a staple in our camping gear box for extended trips and we'd love to be able to keep it powered by the sun. Keeping a portable … Continue reading Testing the Jackery power station and 60-watt solar panels with a portable fridge

Amazon Prime Day camping deals by Jackery portable power stations and solar panels

My Jackery 160 portable power station has been a staple in my camping gear for the past few years. It charges everything from phones, bluetooth speakers, dog training collars, tablets, and even my portable fridge. Right now Amazon Prime Day is going on and they are having huge discounts on a few Jackery products. Jackery … Continue reading Amazon Prime Day camping deals by Jackery portable power stations and solar panels