Technical & Info

Understanding GPS Coordinates

GPS coordinates are commonly displayed as latitude and longitude. This is not a projection to a Cartesian coordinate system (x, y grid) such as state plane or UTM, but an angular coordinate system. Degrees of […]

Cheap Tricks and Useful Tips

Fixing a Cracked Fingernail

DEPARTMENT OF: Cheap Tricks & Useful Tips … %#$@&!!*@  …and then a stream of obscenities followed…Inevitably it happens.  You’re wrenching away, working hard at a project when the wrench slips under full torque and comes to […]

4x4 Trails & ORV Offroad Parks

History of the Rubicon Trail

Prehistoric and historic context:  … Prior to European settlement, the Sierra Nevada Mountains were home to several Native American groups, including the Nisenan (Southern Maidu), Washoe, and the Sierra Miwok. The Eldorado National Forest lies near […]

Maximus-3 Winch Mount Install
Jeep JK Rubicon Projects

Maximus-3 Winch Mount Installation

In this segment we install the Maximus-3 Winch Mount. With the frame prep work completed, we were about to install new parts! The Winch Mount is a solid, heavy plate with impressive precision laser cutting […]

Dusty Trails Blog

Vintage Iron: 1948 Dodge Power Wagon

Many great advancements came out of Post World War II.  penicillin, radar, the jet engine, jerrycans, radio navigation, nuclear power, microwave ovens, and of course many great vehicles were all borne out of a necessity […]

Vintage CB Radios
Cheap Tricks and Useful Tips

CB Radio Articles

History and General Information AboutCitizens’ Band RadioFrom the Origins of Citizens’ Band radio and it’s growing popularity in the 1970’s to the worldwide following today around the world, this article explains where CB radio came […]

Poison Spyder Customs, Inc.

Custom 4×4 Parts

This section categorizes Custom 4×4 Parts and other 4×4, offroad and performance related vendors. Browse the links below to find Custom 4×4 Parts retailers.  If you have a favorite vendor you think should be listed, send […]

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