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Chaos Fab Shop offers specialized, reality based training for federal and local government agencies, emergency responders, private sector groups and individuals. Our classes are innovative and informative, we use engaging hands-on approach and proven techniques. Chaos classes vary in complexity and lengths based on our client’s individual or current force needs. Contact us to inquire about details of our training programs. Training we provide covers the following topics:

  • Off-road driving and recovery
  • Emergency vehicle operations
  • Tactical Driving
  • Defensive driving
  • Performance driving and racing
  • Severe weather driving and recovery
  • Welding and Fabrication
  • Vehicle maintenance and repair
  • Vehicle armoring and protective systems
  • Firearms, weapons, tactical solutions

 

 

Past Events:


Intro to Welding and Fabrication

Want to build it yourself? When we first got our Jeep we did too! There’s nothing quite like the satisfaction of building your own stuff. If you want to learn how the pros do it now is your chance. Chaos Fab Shop staff will show you how to build your parts properly the first time so you can show it off and bash it on the trail. Here’s what’s covered.

Safety
Equipment Selection and Prep
Material Selection and Prep
Engineering and Design
Actual welding

No previous experience required for this class. You will need an auto dimming welding helmet and gloves.

If you need to purchase welding gear, we recommend Miller. It’s best to deal locally, so that if there’s ever a problem you have someone willing to fix it. We selected Airgas as our Miller dealer of choice. Miller will give them special pricing on Chaos welding packages to pass to you on our behalf. If you need anything call Justin Beckendorf at 262-525-8792 and tell him you want the Chaos Fab Shop Student pricing. He can have anything you need delivered to the Airgas closest to you. Now you all get great pricing, great service, nationwide coverage, and someone to stand behind it all. And no, we don’t make a penny on this. Now, lets go make something cool!

This is a two day class, from 9-5 with a 1 hour break for lunch.

The class is limited to the first 15 paid entries.

Price for this class is $399 per person. This will be an open forum class at Chaos Fab Shop at 344 Victory Rd. Winchester, VA.

There will be no refunds for cancellations made within 10 days of class.


My 4x4 101 Class 

https://www.facebook.com/events/178483199012085/

 

You asked for it, we heard you, and its here! A class that will teach you all the basics you need to know about your Jeep and 4×4.

When you spend money to go to an event it seems like everything can be so chaotic that no one wants to take the time to teach you how to take your Jeep off-road and back in one piece. In this class we will cover how to do just that.

Some of the topics will include:
What should I equip my Jeep with for the weekend? The week?
How to mechanically inspect and prepare my Jeep to go trail riding?
We will go over some of the common breaks that happen on the trail and how to get home.
What’s the correct air pressure to air down to and why? Is it different for different terrain?
What are bead locks?
How to re seat the tire on the bead.
How to repair a puncture in the tire.
How to ensure you can get back into 2wd hi if nothing happens when you pull the 4wd lever.
What are sway bars and why should I disconnect them?
What’s the proper line to drive when I’m off-roading?
I see people use an awful lot of wheel speed to make a climb, do I have to do that?
What are…insert anything you could possibly want to know about your vehicle… and why is it important?
How does my winch work? Am I doing it right?
What’s a hi-lift and why does everyone have them?
What are the next mods I should to do my Jeep?
We will also go over a full winching session and how to properly use all of your equipment. What equipment?!?!

This is a Sunday, 9-6 class, cost is $185. Bring your Jeep!

We look forward to any feedback or ideas you have!


Chaos Fab Shop & Chaos Off-Road Park is offering: Advanced Wheeling Skills & Recovery Techniques

  

Watch what it's all about: http://bit.ly/AdvancedWheelingChaosClasses

 

This is an advanced class for wheelers who are serious about perfecting their off road driving and recovery skills as well as being able to organize a trail ride. Chaos Off-Road Park is offering a two-day course at the park where you will learn and apply these skills. This will not be your basic 101 ‘how to wheel’ instruction. This is the same comprehensive instruction we’ve been providing to our guides.

Outstanding students will be offered an opportunity to be a part of the Chaos 2020 Trail Guide Team. CORP guide benefits include being part of a close-knit group, guides-only events, free-wheeling at the park and reimbursement for this instruction.

Admission must be paid 10 days prior to the start of class so preparations can be made in advance. There will be no refunds for cancellations made within 5 days of class.

If you would like to be considered for the 2020 Chaos Trail Guide Team, please let us know ahead of time.

Breakfast (optional) will be at 8:00 am at IHOP at 180 Crock Wells Mill Dr, Winchester, VA 22603. After breakfast, we will drive out to CORP.

Take a look at out events schedule for the next available class date. 


Get Tipsy

  

 

Thanks for voting Chaos, clearly, Bear Chase Brewery is a “must try” spot for beer and wine!

Join us at Bear Chase Brewing Company, check out our events calendar for the next outing.

Check out https://bearchasebrew.com/ to learn about the brewery, their breathtaking views, their diverse beverage selection and their highly recommended food menu, we hear the pizza is delicious! We Hope to see y’all there!

PS: Thanks again, everyone, for your venue suggestions, we are looking forward to trying a few of the other places soon.


Chaos Tours Skyline Drive

   

 We are taking a scenic day ride on the world famous Skyline Drive. This should be one gorgeous day!

All vehicles are welcome, family and pet friendly, we will be taking breaks for photos and food. We are not sure how long it will take to complete the ride so the end time is flexible and if anyone needs to hop off early thats totaly fine.

We will meet at Royal Plaza in Front Royal, VA at 10 am. There's a McDonalds, Burger King, and Dunkin Donuts as well as a few grocery shops and gas stations right across the street, if anyone needs to grab breakfast, snaks or fuel before we head out. Official drive out will be at 10:30.

Here's more info on Skyline Drive:
https://visitskylinedrive.org/plan-your-visit/faqs/

https://www.nps.gov/shen/planyourvisit/driving-skyline-drive.htm

Take a look at out schedule for the next event date. 


Flag Pole Trail Ride - Beginner Friendly - We have a short video to use as header for this. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WLmaoOLSBmQ

#WheresChaos #ChaosOffRoad
We are going to Flagpole Knob! This is a beginner friendly trail ride near Harrisonburg, VA.
Flagpole knob is a very popular off-road trail of the Allegheny Mountains that follows the VA/WV border. It's open year round, offers scenic views, allows camping and welcomes groups as well as solo vehicles, although we always recommend buddy wheeling.
We will be meeting at Mountain View Elementary School at 11:00 am: https://goo.gl/maps/3P8huFk7oLXuZicR7
We plan to be off the mountain by 5:00 pm, but we cannot guarantee the time.
If you have Chaos stickers you will be entered into a raffle! If you would like to purchase stickers please contact us.
Please register for the event and raffle using the ticket link.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION
Communications:

151380 primary
151625 secondary
CB channel 4

Please help us out when posting your event footage/photos by using the hashtags below:
#WheresChaos
#ChaosOffRoad

Take a look at out schedule for the next event date. 


Go Carts Race

  

 

See some of the leaders in high performance off-road, fabrication and design race for the title of Drift King Champion of the World, Galaxy, and Universe! Stay tuned for updates!

Take a look at out schedule for the next event date. 


Black Friday Excursion - Annual Advanced Ride

   

https://www.facebook.com/ChaosFabShop/photos/gm.511721912749928/1192627044270456/?type=3&theater

Some hit the malls, we hit the trails!

This was one of my favorite weekends last year, only a few of us went, purpose was to explore the paths less traveled and pick out the best trails, for a great adventure this year. We posted a bunch of photos of our excursion and got a lot of positive feed back, this year we are making this trip public.

We will head for the WV mountains early Friday morning and will not be back until Sunday afternoon. We will be staying in hotels along the way.

All the details will be posted as we get closer to the event. 


Snow Day Wheeling Trip 

  
This will be weather permitting (in reverse) whoever wants to attend, will need to follow the event, trip will be announced as soon as a good snow storm is confirmed. Limit group size to 5 vehicles.