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    8x6.5 to 6x5.5 Adapter for M101a2

    Hi, I purchased a new Toyota 4Runner, and while working on my M101 and trying to find a deal on a spare tire for it, I was thinking, I could potentially just get some take-off Toyota wheels/tires on Craigslist, and allow my trailer spare to double as a truck spare. I see they make 8x6.5 to...
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    So I bought a trailer now what should I do?

    It's got a little slop to it, but honestly, it doesn't bother me, I know to expect it, and be gentle on take offs and stops. I believe in keeping things as simple as possible, and not having to hack off the pintle and replace everything, was my simple solution hahah. I think if I was going to...
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    So I bought a trailer now what should I do?

    I’m pulling mine with a 4Runner as well. I’m hauling a comfy camp instead of using the trailer more like a camper. I can still sleep in it if I want but I carry a 20x10 tent, cots, heater, shower, etc etc. so the family and I have a really comfortable camp. I had a guy in Denver make a custom...
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    What makes Toyotas so reliable?

    I just replaced a 2012 Nissan Xterra Pro 4x that met its demise against a young mule deer buck. I was surprised that Progressive decided to total it. Anyways, I ended up replacing the Xterra with a 2021 4Runner Venture. I will say the Toyota definitely feels more “quality” and solid than my...
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    Got a new 4Runner this weekend

    It didnt come with a Cooler, it looks like the Trail edition is the one that comes with that. Mine came with a Yakima roof rack, but the biggest thing I was thinking was the 4 or 5 times that the diff locker in my Xterra got me out of stuff, so thats why I went the Venture, because it has the...
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    New ride to tow my M101a2

    I had to replace my trusty Xterra because I hit a deer last month. I ended up replacing it with a 2021 4Runner that I picked up this past weekend. I hooked up my trailer this afternoon to see how it pulls and to make sure all the connections fit and the chains were the right length. Everything...
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    Got a new 4Runner this weekend

    I’ve only got 77 miles on it so far. My initial impressions are the 4Runner is a smoother, little more refined ride. Still though, a very “familiar” feel. I like that it “tracks” a little better with the longer wheel base. The Xterra can seem a little jumpy on the highway sometimes. The 4Runner...
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    Got a new 4Runner this weekend

    I hit a deer last month and they totaled my Xterra. I was torn between staying with Nissan and buying a Titan, or staying with an off road capable SUV. We went down and test drove a new 4Runner this weekend and I loved it. Ended up buying a 2021 Venture model 4Runner. I’m hoping to have a decode...
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    New to me.

    Savage 110 and 10's are great rifles, especially from the perspective of a hunting "Tool". Probably one of the most accurate out-of-the-box rifles. I have several, and they are all amazing shooters. A higher quality scope really gives you peace of mind, especially in shorter range hunting...
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    Wood Stove versus propane

    I currently have a 10 person TurboTent that we use for family camping and some winter hunting camp setups. I currently have 2 Mr. Heater Buddy tent heaters, and if its been really cold, we've run both of them and its done OK. I have been toying with the idea of modding the tent with a stove...
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    Question about capacity needs and battery type

    I'm looking to do a very simple setup of a 100W panel, charge controller, battery and inverter on my M101a2 trailer. I really do not want to spend a ton of money on this. The use is mainly for family camping and winter hunting trips. I dont have a fridge or any other appliance that requires a...
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    Got my custom canvas cover for my M101a2

    Thanks. I chose that height because it doesn't go higher than my truck. I decided on the design, kind of inspired by seeing someone else's with a SoftTopper on theirs. I figured I would either take it off, or have it on, I can't really see a scenario where I need to roll the sides. That...
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    Gazelle tents--how do they do in wind and rain?

    I like the idea of this, I have a lot of experience with hub style pop-up hunting blinds and ice fishing shelters. This looks like the exact same concept. Just like with anything in life, you are going to make some comprises somewhere. While these hub designs pop out quickly and set up fast...
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    Got my custom canvas cover for my M101a2

    I picked up this trailer several years ago from govplanet. I think I paid $450 for it at the time. It didnt come with canvas or bows, but was in good shape other than old dry rotted tires. I got around to painting it earlier this year, and I kept going back and forth on what to do for a cover...
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    Best Car Camping Cooler

    I bought 2 Yetis years ago at an auction at a steal of a price. Later, I've since picked up a 52 and 72qt Ozark Trail from Wallmart. When we are camping or hunting or fishing, the Ozark Trails are usually what I bring to be honest. I havent noticed any difference in ice retention between them...
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    Other fast deploy ground tents besides Oztent and Gazelle?

    It sucks that the Black Pine Turbo Tents are no longer available. I picked up a 10 man version of that tent about 4 or 5 years ago, and we love it. Granted, its HUGE, and heavy to haul around, but its probably easier to put up by myself than my 6 person REI Base Camp. The Turbo Tents are...
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    Good waterproof bins

    Thanks for all the feedback on this. I really like those Plano boxes and those MTM Ammo boxes. I'm not looking for submersible or marine level waterproof here, just dont have to worry if a tote is left in the back of an open truck bed, or sitting outside of tent or camp with a rainstorm or...
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    Good waterproof bins

    Various sizes really. But in general, foot locker shape/size totes are what I am looking for Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Good waterproof bins

    Over the years, I’ve been through a handful of various cheap bins for storing gear. Inevitably, the lids crack, the bins break or crack at the corners, I lose the lids, etc. I’ve decided to really put together a nice setup as I finish off my M101, and I’d like to get nice heavy duty waterproof...
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    Carrying Propane - exchangeable 20lb tank versus 2 smaller tanks

    Hey guys, got a M101a2 I been working on. I want propane on board, and have been weighing the pro's and con's of doing 2 smaller 11lbs tanks or just going with one standard 20lb tank. I like the flexibility of just swapping tanks out at a Walmart or gas station if we are on the road, but I...
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