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Birth of a Bag

Witness the Birth of your Bag

Understanding the Steps it Takes to Hand Craft Your Gear Red Oxx Bags are tough. The only way to build a bag that can stand the test of time is to build each one by hand. CEO Jim Markel explains the manufacturing process and shares them with you here. Patterns & Cuts In an age
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"30 days in the hole."

30 Working Days Till Shipment

Working to Fill Demand – a Message from Red Oxx CEO Jim Markel. While thirty working days to manufacture a back ordered / out of stock product sounds like a long time to wait, in reality it’s a very short journey from our factory floor to your door. Our bags are hand made here at
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Viva Tony!

Economic Revolution

A Sordid Tale of Urban Renewal on the Journey to Factory #8 CEO as Contractor If you were to ask the average person on the street where most things come from you would more than likely get the answer of “China”. They answer with an almost fatalistic resignation that we’re finished as a country and
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Say your prayers.

Wild Riders

Discovering Costa Rica Via Two Wheels DAYS OF FREEDOM AND BLISS The first set of wheels I ever purchased with my own money was a 125cc 1970s Kawasaki Enduro. As the world’s worst paper boy, I had worked hard slogging through the ice and snow to earn enough cash for the bike. I was thirteen
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Lago De Atjtlan Marathon Panajachel 2012

A Fair Trade Marathon in the Making

2012 Followup for the Monkey Fist Fair Trade Project It’s been a little over three years since we broke ground on our Molino project in Guatemala. As the scope of the original project increased, the timeline turned into more of a marathon than a construction project. Knee deep in the middle of our own factory
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Commerce makes the world go round

Global Responsibility: Knotting Business & Humanity

Guatemala Fair Trade 2011 Update Finding something to focus on may be all it takes to have a sense of Global Responsibility. For Red Oxx it’s been about intertwining commercial and humanistic beliefs. Understanding or recognizing the opportunity for participating in Global Responsibility means asking why? This basic question is the foundation for our LEAN
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Desert, Wind, Rain and more. Red Oxx Gear passes the Overland Travel Test.

Red Oxx Soft Sided Luggage Passes Overland Field Test

CEO Jim Markel Tests Red Oxx Gear Under Trying Outdoor Conditions. Taking Red Oxx gear on a new Overland Adventure, CEO Jim Markel knew not where he was going and that this was a new kind of test for Red Oxx Soft Sided Luggage. Would it endure the rigors of overland travel, assuredly much harsher
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Dave Lundin making a difference in Namibia

Red Oxx Joins Men on a Mossi Net Mission

Delivering Mosquito Nets in the Battle Against Malaria. "Thinking back on your own life, can you point to a critical influence or chance meeting that made a lasting impact? The catalyst may not have realized the effect they had upon the course of your life. Yet the seeds of hope and inspiration are very fertile,
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Progress can be seen on the face of this child

Red Oxx Economic Efforts in Guatemala Show Progress

Jim’s Monkey Fist Project Update 2010 It has been said that the human mind is like a restless monkey swinging from branch to branch, preventing the mind from finding peace. Jim can readily relate to that inner struggle to calm the beast. Should one try to talk the monkey down with meditation? Or maybe a
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Maximize your carry-on.

Carry-on Luggage Dimensions and Requirements Explained

Selecting the Red Oxx carry-on luggage that’s right for you This first in a series of articles written by Red Oxx co-founder Jim Markel will address questions we often answer by phone or face to face in regards to traveling with carry-on luggage. Red Oxx offers a lot of options to meet your carry-on requirements.
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