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    About a year ago I published the link to the Devon public rights of way map. In the past few days I stumbled across the Cornwall public rights of way map, so thought I would give you the link as…

    Video: Land Rover greenlaning in Oldham, Holmfirth & Saddleworth

    I enjoyed watching this video from Lowrangers 4x4 earlier this week, so decided to share it here as well. Looks like there are some awesome green lanes up north. Maybe a visit is in order! Enjoy the video!

    Photos: Fitting new front brake pipes to a Land Rover Defender

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    If you have been following the blog over the past few weeks, you will have seen I have been on a quest to make a secure area in the back of the Landy. Firstly I ditched the windows by fitting…

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