Inland Crossing

Trailer

Haulin’ Gas

Spare gas is a necessity for extended backwoods travel and for powering campsite generators. There aren’t a lot of options for carrying gas externally on a Grand Cherokee, and gas cans inside the vehicle isn’t an option. Fortunately, the trailer…
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The RTT

The first addition to the new trailer is a Smittybilt roof top tent. While there are a number of RTTs out there, I chose the Smittybilt solely based on price. Never having owned or slept in a RTT, investing several…
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LBL Camping

We made the trek from Atlanta to Kentucky’s Land Between the Lakes (LBL) for the Spring Hick Hop weekend (more info here). It was an opportunity to visit a new recreational area, spend some time camping with friends, and checking…
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Trailer Changes

The Neon has served for a few years now, and has met expectations in every case. It has towed consistently and effortlessly, and has been comfortable for sleeping, watertight during rainstorms, and an excellent platform for cooking and as a…
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Trailer Accessories

No camper is complete without an accompanying collection of accessories. Some are practical and necessary, while others might be comforts. I picked up some of each. Chocks for the wheels are on the necessary side – particularly with the large…
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Upgraded Tail Lights for the Neon

The right tail light for the Neon quit working, and although there was some voltage on the bulb socket, it varied between 7 – 9 volts, leading me to the bad ground conclusion. Getting behind the lamp housing was going…
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First Ride – WJ + Neon

The ARRL VHF Radio Contest is an opportunity to get out of Atlanta in June and spend a long weekend in the North Carolina mountains along the Blue Ridge Parkway. Our group packs up the radios and towers and makes…
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New Axle & Tires

The installations of the new axle and tires are complete, giving the Neon some nice ground clearance and some solid tires for extended towing and off road use. The axle is equipped with a 5 x 5 lug pattern, brakes,…
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