ARB COMPACT SLEEPING BAG
The new Compact Sleeping Bag from ARB is lightweight yet warm and has been designed for temperatures ranging from -5°C to +5°C. The bag weighs just 2.85kg and features an Alu-tech breathable internal liner that is claimed to aid heat retention and breathability. Other features include a removable hood with an inbuilt pillow holder, a brushed Microfiber Plus liner for added comfort and temperature control, drag barriers along all zips and a water-resistant roll-top carry bag. The sleeping bag has also been designed so that it can be connected to a second ARB sleeping bag. It’s covered by a two-year warranty.
RRP: $139 (Australian East Coast Metro)
MSA 4X4 FRIDGE BARRIER
The new MSA 4X4 Fridge Barrier allows you to safely and securely store accessories and luggage around your fridge, while retaining access to fridge contents without having to unpack gear. It features a black powder coated steel frame for safety, strength and durability, and has practical side pockets to store small items such as stubbie coolers, cups and bottle openers. The Fridge Barrier has been designed to fit perfectly around the MSA 4X4 Drop Slide and Fridge Slide range, and the smallest possible footprint maximises vehicle cargo space. The barrier is easy to install and is covered by a lifetime guarantee.
RRP: From $399 (plus delivery)
ROYAL ROBBINS BUG BARRIER SHIRT
If you don’t like the mozzies and other insects that go with four-wheel driving in the summer months then perhaps you need to throw on a Royal Robbins Bug Barrier Expedition long-sleeve shirt. Available in men’s and women’s sizes in a variety of colours, the shirt is made from Bug Barrier fabric which is claimed to provide odourless insect protection. The material is lightweight, breathable and quick-drying, and it provides 40+ UPF protection. Features include classic chest pockets, clean styling, tabs for sleeve adjustment and a hidden button-down collar.
RRP: $129.95 (women’s); $139.95 (men’s)
RHINO-RACK PIONEER CORNER BRACKET KIT & TIE DOWN KIT
Designed to make securing gear easy on Pioneer Trays, Tradies and Platforms, the new Rhino-Rack Corner Bracket and Tie Down kits are made from durable aluminium alloy with a powder-coat finish. The corner brackets are designed to wedge against the side of your gear, allowing you to easily strap and secure items using the integrated eye bolts as anchor points, while the Tie Down Kit includes four tie-down points with a low-profile design making them an ideal load-securing system when height is an issue.
RRP: $129.95 (Corner Bracket Kit); $55 (Tie Down Kit)