Summit Topper from AT Overland at Overland Expo West 2018

AT Overland’s new Summit Topper was introduced at Overland Expo West 2018. Production is scheduled to begin no later than September.  Copyright James Langan/RoadTraveler All Rights Reserved Resources:  AT Overland Equipment Overland Expo  

White Knuckle Off Road 2.5-inch Heavy-Duty Hitch-Step

Heavier-duty 2.5″ x 1/4″ White Knuckle Off Road Products Hitch-Step. $90 Video EDIT- In the video I said “rec-tube”, however this step is actually made with 2.5″ square material. Their standard 3/16″ step ($60) is made out of rectangular tubing. Also see this article: White Knuckle Off Road Hitch Step After the first week of use.   Copyright James Langan/RoadTraveler All … Read More

AT Overland aluminum fuel can carriers

AT Overland (AKA Adventure Trailers) fuel can carriers have been on all of my 4WDs and one trailer over the past decade. Originally they were steel, but for several years they’ve been aluminum, and the latest version is assembled with rivets. After the first big trip in my 2017 Ram/Cummins with Hallmark Nevada flatbed camper, I discovered the rivets had … Read More

AEV Outpost II Jeep camper

American Expedition Vehicles’ (AEV) Outpost II prototype Jeep camper. Copyright James Langan/RoadTraveler All Rights Reserved. Resources:  AEV-American Expedition Vehicles Overland Expo

Hillsboro Series 2000 aluminum flatbed installation videos

Before there could be a Hallmark flatbed model camper, there needed to be a flatbed on my truck. I wanted a readily available and less expensive commercial product, not a custom or semi-custom bed for two or three times as much (out-the-door). After months of research, study, and planning, I decided on the 7′ x 8.5′ Hillsboro Series 2000, and … Read More

Hallmark flatbed camper interior part 1 and 2

Video tour overviews of the first Hallmark flatbed camper, this is the 8.5-foot Nevada model. The development of this flatbed camper was a collaboration between Hallmark and myself, part of a larger editorial vehicle project, so I was able to help design the layout and features, and choose the amenities. Priorities included additional water, propane, and a large refrigerator with a … Read More