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Thanks for this, it is all welcome addition to what is available.

However, I think there is a fundamental issue with accessories, namely that if they are cheap, they are not really useful and if they are useful they cost an arm and a leg. For example, I would like two well-designed seatback organizers so that the kids could put their stuff in.

But the ones I see on you website are 250$ each. For 500$ , I can spend a 5 day vacation in southern Utah, fuel, food, and camping included. This is why mass production is vastly preferable for accessories. Smittybuilt sells theirs for around 100 and I am sure their production cost is a fraction of that considering how much goes to retailers.

Vehicle armor is another story: if I need it, I need it like skids and sliders. If I don't, I don't, like bumpers.

Accessories are much more in the "ugh, maybe, well, kinda" department.

Good ones from my perspective would include said seat organizers and a net (soft) dog barrier behind the second row seats. But I would not pay more than 100 for each of those. I would pay a little more for something that is harder to do and no one else offers: a net (soft) cargo space divider. That's because I give 2/3 of the space to the dog and use the remaining 1/3 for cargo, which is enough for day trips. The solid barriers, however, are a bit of a pain.

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