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African Lion enjoying the cool evening air.

A PH or Professional Hunter is a Must-Have Guide – Africa Part 2

Jim’s African Adventure: Part 2 Red Oxx Manufacturing co-owner Jim Markel traveled to Zambia in September 2003. Yes, he brought lots of Red Oxx gear! Keep watch as new gear Jim tested in Africa is made available for purchase. Here’s Jim’s story, part 2: Our arrival in Lusaka was mid afternoon and the temperature was
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Travel fast, travel light, skip the lines

Carry-on Luggage – Planning Your Clothing Options

The Philosophy of the Carry-on Traveler In our first 2 articles about carry-on travel, we delved into the how and what works best for your particular style of travel. But the real issue may be why do you want to travel strictly with a carry-on bag? CARRY-ON LUGGAGE – MY MANIFESTO Experience is what commonly
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A pyramid in Tikal towers to the clouds

Little Monkey Fist Making a Big Difference. Can You?

Jim’s Fair Trade Follow-up in Guatemala Contributes to a Village’s Well Being. Red Oxx took the initiative to contribute to the well being of a simple quiet mountain village in Guatemala by creating a Fair Trade agreement and developing income for the villagers. When Red Oxx ran out of Monkey Fist Zip Knots, Jim Markel
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Discovering Oasis on the Border

Getting the Show on the Road Part 2

The Hills Have Eyes Red Oxx Co-owner Jim Markel fills us in about his trip to Reno and back for the Safari Club Convention, touring the big state of Texas, his fascination with the desert, shows us his beautiful and crazy travel images and tells us where you can taste the best barbecue. If you
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Red Oxx Travel Bags Ship the Same Day

You travel fast, so you want to travel light. That’s what Red Oxx travel gear is designed for. Travel fast and light. Improvements to our stocking system has created an unprecedented 99% In Stock Inventory. This means that the Oxx can ship your order in the same business day that you place it. Ships out
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Jim enjoys fresh pineapple in Pedasi

Jim’s Carnival Panama Adventure Part 2

Carnival, Rocks the Streets of Pedasi Picking up from my surfing safari in Jim’s Panama Adventure Part 1, the great thing about no specific itinerary is you’re rarely disappointed by the events of the day. Having no expectations you’re like a leaf on the wind; seemingly caught on a ride (pausing for a moment to
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Kenny Myers shows how it's done!

Surfing Safari and Doing it Panama Style – Part 1

Surfing with Jim in Panama Part 1 Seems like every now and then, life forces you to hit the restart button. I had no real itinerary planned for my trip to Panama. Hell, I didn’t even have a surfboard! All I knew that turning 40 only happens just once. My only "plan" was to check-off
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Red Oxx Fair Trade improves quality of life. Here Jim celebrates the new Monkey Fist Production Facility with his Fair Trade Partners.

Fair Trade in Guatemala Checkup, Part 2

Return of the Monkey King 2007. Jim Markel catches up on his Fair Trade business adventure in Guatemala, where the story of the Monkey’s Fist Zip Knot is rapidly becoming the tale of the Monkey’s Fist Fair Trade. With a new production facility for his partners and above average living wages, the Red Oxx is
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Old shop in Guatemala.

Discovering Fair Trade in Guatemala, Part 1

On the trail of the Monkey’s Fist, 2006 When Red Oxx Manufacturing co-owner Jim Markel traveled to Guatemala, he discovered a fair trade human interest story. It all started with those handy little cords on all of our travel bags. The ones that make it easy to pull open the #10 YKK zippers. They feel
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Oxx Master Bronze by Christopher Smith

Oxx Bronze by Christopher Smith Galleries Celebrates Our 20 Years

Red Oxx is proud to announce that world renowned bronze sculpture Christopher Smith has been awarded the commission for the creation of the official Red Oxx bronze sculpture. Founded in 1986 Red Oxx set forth to make the finest travel gear in the world. After over 20 years in business Perry and I thought it
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