Update: Colby Valve Emergency Valve Stems – Peace of Mind on the Trail

Colby Valve is just an outstanding company.  They have sent out an upgrade kit to all of their customers.  FOR FREE!  Not because there is something wrong or defective with the originals, but because they want their customers to be happy and have the best product possible.

Finding a Pediatric Dentist

With a little one who is cutting molars, we have recently started discussing how to choose a pediatric dentist for Baby Wagon, and how to go about introducing her to proper dental care.

We have her brush her teeth on a pretty regular basis, although I will admit to having a hard time corralling her long enough to do it properly. Usually, I brush for her for as long as she will let me, about 20 seconds, then she grabs the brush to chew on for a bit. The pediatrician has given the OK on this practice, but I still want to have her brushing regularly before we go see a dentist.

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How the Wilco Hitchgate helped me sleep like a baby

Hitchgate Classic from Wilco Offroad with a 37" Falken Tire MT

One of the most common modifications done to an offroad vehicle is the tires, and like many things in life, modifications on a vehicle have consequences. When our rig rolled off the assembly line it was equipped with a 285/70/r17 AT tire which specs out to 32.7 inches or a small “33”.  For a factory tire, it is a pretty respectable size and on a short wheelbase vehicle, they can be quite capable, but we don’t have a short wheelbase vehicle. This is one of a number of reasons that we went to a much larger 37×12.5r17 Falken Wildpeak MT01 tire, and that change leads to a lack of sleep.

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