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Carry-on Duffel Perfection

What Makes the Perfect Carry-on Duffle?

As airlines cut the weight limit on checked bags, your carry on bag has become even more important. The weight limit of 50 lbs on a checked bag means space must be used in the most efficient, convenient, roomy manner possible. So exactly what makes the perfect carry on well, perfect? Here I’ll explain some
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Big Oxx Sprinter Van and Trailer

Visit with Red Oxx Out and About

 Meet the Red Oxx crew on the road. Easter Jeep Safari. April 17th & 18th | 2014 in Moab, Utah. Join Red Oxx at the Red Rock 4-wheelers summer safari. We’ll have a booth during the sponsors meet and greet. Then it’s off to hit the trail. Overland EXPO West 2014. May 16th, 17th and
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Perry Jones and Jim Markel Jr., owners of Red Oxx Manufacturing

Outside Magazine Honors Bag that’s Strong as an Oxx

Photo by James Woodcock – Gazette Staff. Perry Jones and Jim Markel Jr., owners of Red Oxx Manufacturing, celebrate winning the Outside Buyer’s Guide 2004 award for luggage. The national award is one of 15 given by Outside Magazine each year for excellence in design and performance.The Billings Gazette published this article about Red Oxx
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Highway warning signs in Africa

Packing for an Safari Adventure – Africa Part 1

Jim’s African Adventure: Part 1 Red Oxx Manufacturing co-owner Jim Markel traveled to Zambia in September 2003. Yes, he brought lots of Red Oxx gear! Jim tested his new Red Oxx Gear in the heart of Africa. Now it’s available for purchase. Here’s Jim’s story, part 1: “I started assembling my kit months in advance,
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These Zebras have no fear.

Standing Up to the Elements: a South African Safari

Zebras are among the most fascinating African wildlife; Nature’s camouflage works in mysterious ways. What a sight they make up close! Extra points for also sporting our Red Oxx t-shirt in the photo. It’s clear your sense of style extends from your carry-on luggage to your wardrobe. Dear Red Oxx, We bought your luggage at
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A pile of PR-6s does the travel trick

Duffel Bags Make Travel to Cloud Forest a Breeze

“Everywhere We Went, People Wanted to Know how they Could Get a Bag Like Ours” Red Oxx co-owner Jim Markel apparently isn’t the first to take Red Oxx’s adventure travel luggage into Costa Rican jungles. Adventurer Denise Kampf and her family beat us to it. Here’s their story. Dear Red Oxx, Here are 3 photos
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Gathered round the bronze catcher outside the Major Leage Baseball Hall of Fame

Right-size Bag for a Summertime Baseball Adventure

It’s Summer Time, and We’re Thinking About Baseball and Great Moments Shared Between Dads and Sons. Adventure Journalists have posed in a great many exotic settings over the years. But there’ll be no Dutch cobblestone lanes or Kenyan camels or Siberian choppers this time around. And no Mexican pyramids, either. Heading into the 4th of
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Gator carry-on bag rides tough on camel caravan Camel caravan in Northern Frontier District of Kenya.

Gator Carry-on Bag Rides Tough on Camel Caravan

Adventure travel consultant Farley Taylor took this photo of her camel caravan at rest in the remote Northern Frontier District (NFD) of Kenya. Hi Jim, I had a group of seven clients and we walked along luggas, (dry riverbeds) for 12 + miles a day accompanied by Samburu warriors and a camel caravan. The land
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Red Oxx Ruck Sacks Rock on Safari

Rucksack Games Safari in Namibia

Kyler Hamann gave his Red Oxx bags a beating in Namibia, and they’re still holding strong. Here’s what Kyler wrote us: Dear Friends, We just returned from a safari in Namibia for plains game with Hunters Namibia Safaris. We took a total of 3 Red Oxx bags and they performed flawlessly. Thanks for the great
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Gator lounging in Montego Bay

Gator Lounging in Montego Bay

Joshoa sent us this photo of his Red Oxx gear at Sandals Resort in Montego Bay, Jamaica. Dear Jim & Perry, Thanks for making such great stuff. Sand, snow, mud – it doesn’t seem to matter, my Gator Bag is the best carry-on personal item I’ve ever had. Keep the good work! Joshoa Gardner Congratulations,
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