Blue Ridge Overland Gear


I'll admit it. Most my OCD is manifest in putting stuff in the right spot. The H3 is short of spots and in my quest to sort out its interior I came upon Blue Ridge Overland Gear. They're a company out of Virginia who make high quality MOLLE, hoop and loop, pouches and accessories for most any storage application in an adventure vehicle. Some of their stock is custom made to upgrade existing gear like fridges and store Goal Zero battery packs, and that's what caught my attention.

I have neither, but I could see how I could adapt their products to my needs and get things where they belong.

Blue Ridge makes an eight-inch headrest panel of loop material on the backside and a smooth, blank panel on the front. It creates a foundation to configure pouches for storage needs of items kept readily at hand.
I added their Goal Zero 10 Battery Charger pouch to hold handheld two-way radios with their headsets, and a 4x8x1 Medium VELCRO front zip pouch to the headrest panel. They both take up most of the loop real estate but provide ample room for smaller adventure necessities.

Craftsmanship is excellent, materials are military-grade, and each piece came with a card signed off by cutters, sewers and checkers. Nice touch. I bought a pair of each.

I also wanted to make better use of the rear door space and wanted to adapt a MOLLE system for versatility in configuring storage. I had previously modified the hatch on the door into a work space for food prep and searched for a MOLLE panel that would still allow its deployment.

Blue Ridge makes a 12x24 panel for the Engel Fridge, just the right size, or close enough for my application.
It's made of 500D Cordura with an eighth-inch padding, and mounts with five marine-grade screw-in snaps and a strip of VELCRO for reinforcement at the top. Same quality as the items above. Very pleased with fit, finish, stitching and materials.
Here it is loaded with packs, and with the workspace deployed.


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