Chaga

Chaga

Inonotus obliquus, or more commonly known as Chaga mushroom, is a fungus in the family Hymenochaetaceae…Say that 3 times fast… It is parasitic on birch and other trees. The fungus is irregularly formed and looks like burnt charcoal. Chaga mushrooms are known to be rich in a wide variety of vitamins, minerals, and…

What size tires?

Trying to determine the lift and tire size we want on our Explorer. With it being a 2nd Gen there are no lift kits, the Ranger kits can be adapted to work. Others have gone with a SAS (Solid Axle Swap) with various suspension setups to finish it off and…

Leather Binding Tutorial

Snowshoe Bindings Tutorial Tools you will need: ~ Knife or scissors ~ Rivet Setter ~ Hole punch ~ Strap Cutter Materials needed: ~ 7-8oz Leather ~ 4 5/8″ Roller buckles ~ Tube rivets All items -tools where purchased at http://KingsCountyForge.com from their DIY section. From using the old binding as…

Snowshoe Maintenance Pt 2

Wooden snowshoes typically use leather bindings, these are a durable and long lasting if properly cared for. Leather is a natural material and will require water proofing and conditioner applied from time to time. Selecting a quality leather conditioner/waterproofing product is easy, the market is full of products and easy…

Folding Drone – New Camera

New drone for some aerial views. It is a Udirc U29 Live streaming HD video drone. Drone specs: Photo/video Low/high speed mode Auto hover Out of range alarm Headless mode Real-time FPV Wifi Control  Take off and land Low battery alarm 2 batteries Charge via USB Equipped with 120 degree wide-angle…

Suspension work

Finally warmed up to get some work done on project X. Winter has come early and with a cold bite, temperatures have been well below zero and the windchill has hit -20C. So with any suspension work a couple of required items are heat and penetrating fluid I had been…

Snowshoe maintenance

Winter weather is here and do you have your snowshoes ready? Here is a quick tutorial on snowshoe maintenance. Take the harness off your snowshoes and give everything a good look over, look for: check frame for wear and cracks/splitting and wear check the rawhide webbing for dry spots, broken…

Upgrades for the Explorer

The old Explorer..or Project X” as we have started calling it, is in need of some work and a few upgrades. Upgrades will be rear shackles and rebuilt spring stacks..along with the TT to bring front up a little bit. Our last trip had us wondering if it would make…

S.A.G.E Apparel

S.A.G.E = Stinson Adventures Go Explore! S.A.G.E apparel is here!  Heavy sweatshirts, beanies, t-shirts and other lifestyle gear! Made to go anywhere, and ready for adventures, take your S.A.G.E gear everywhere.  Show off your S.A.G.E gear, take a pic of you and your S.A.G.E gear, let us know where our…

S A.G.E

S.A.G.E our new acronym motto Stinson Adventures Go Explore Getting the Explorer ready to explore. Few repairs and upgrades in the process..3in lift and considering body lift as well. .bigger tires as well. S.A.G.E shirts, decals and patches are in the works..will be on the website as soon as they…