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  1. Re: The use of Dollar by our nighbouring African Countries Accom and park fees

    The short answer is they ran their local currency into the ground.

    US dollar has buying power anywhere.

    The Zim dollar doesn't exist anymore.
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    Series II ANT-Land Rover replica.

    https://m.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fancy-a-1960s-land-rover-how-about-a-lookalike-made-in-south-africa-2019-08-26/rep_id:4433

    Quite an interesting article.
  3. Re: Introduction, and help request for Toyota 4Y on series.

    Hi Barbarin.

    As Johnnok says wait for Mr Frank's response. He has knowledge on the matter.

    Check out gilo engineering website.
    I know they had an adapter for the 2.4D.
    Same bell housing bolt...
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    Poll: Re: What is overlanding?

    Perhaps slightly off topic, however well worth a watch.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/180_Degrees_South:_Conquerors_of_the_Useless

    (You need netflix for 180 degrees south)
    ...
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    Discovery 1 Re: Camel Trophy Tribute D1 300tdi

    I had a similar experience with a 110 and 200 TDI engine.

    Temp. gauge used to sit around midway, when climbing hills or driving between 110 - 120 kmph the gauge used to creep to an uncomfortable...
  6. Thread: Rats in wiring

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    Re: Rats in wiring

    +1 for mothballs.

    I think the smell puts the rodents off. It does work.
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    Re: Maintenance Strategies

    Hi Estee.

    https://www.wearcheck.co.za/analysis/oil-analysis

    We used to use these guys, if your machines are heavy use (24/7) you can build a trend and change out components prior to failure.
    ...
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    Re: Metal Oven - Pizza & other food contraption

    I had the feeling the chimney was somewhat jealous and feeling neglected as all the work was going on down below.

    Seeing as its the most important complex component, I couldnt ignore the death...
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    Re: Metal Oven - Pizza & other food contraption

    The doors balancing in place, the bottom one will also get a grid dingus to stop the fire falling out to prevent any self inflicted arson.
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    Re: Metal Oven - Pizza & other food contraption

    The bottom grid is half done as one can see the coals will fall through. (A remedy is in the thought pattern somewhere)
    I am just using what I have knocking about the workshop.

    Some holes have...
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    Re: Metal Oven - Pizza & other food contraption

    Hi Jacques, yes I have some hinges to put on the doors, they are overkill but they were paid for a few years ago.
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    Re: Metal Oven - Pizza & other food contraption

    Thanks Estee, I will check out the link.

    As a complete novice at smoking, I am keen to learn.
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    Re: Metal Oven - Pizza & other food contraption

    Hi Hedgehog, thanks!
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    Re: Metal Oven - Pizza & other food contraption

    Hi Plunger, I have seen on the net some guys use bricks, I will test it out first and see how it performs.

    I used to live in the workshop from the pictures and had a metal fireplace bolted on the...
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    Re: Metal Oven - Pizza & other food contraption

    Thanks Riaan, Im sure it will work.
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    Re: Metal Oven - Pizza & other food contraption

    Hi Henk, It must be the workshop fashion these days...

    The rest of the landy is stripped down, the plan is to restore it to its former glory days.
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    Re: Metal Oven - Pizza & other food contraption

    Toxxyc, if you check the link in the first post the chap who is from the US of A, he says it can be used as a smoker.

    I dont have any experience with smoking stuff...
    However I might cut a small...
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    Re: Metal Oven - Pizza & other food contraption

    Thanks Riaan,

    I think next year it will get a fire cranked up inside, maybe a full day of work left just need to see what material I can scrounge from my box of tricks that I hoard.
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    Re: Metal Oven - Pizza & other food contraption

    Thanks Emmie

    The leak has been repaired today.

    Work will progress next year as I am also going away.
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    Re: Metal Oven - Pizza & other food contraption

    The chimney half welded, where it shall live for the remainder of its time.

    Due to an unexpected diesel leak on my vehicle today...the oven will have to wait for further progress until a suitable...
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    Re: Metal Oven - Pizza & other food contraption

    The more or less height of the oven being put in place.
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    Re: Metal Oven - Pizza & other food contraption

    The top side cut out to accept a +- 6 " pipe for the chimney.

    The bottom side cut out for ash cleaning, oxygen etc...
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    Re: Metal Oven - Pizza & other food contraption

    The door in the bottom of the receiver cut out to accommodate flammable goods such as wood or charcoal.

    Along with the door in the top of the receiver cut out which will accommodate any food to...
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    Re: Metal Oven - Pizza & other food contraption

    My compressor wouldn't start compressing air anymore thus I decided to recycle it into something more useful.
    (About 10 years of great service)
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    Metal Oven - Pizza & other food contraption

    This is a thread on the above mentioned headline regarding a metal oven for pizzas and whatever food one can cook in this type of contraption.

    The motivation came from this 4x4 community forum...
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    Re: Earthen- cement oven

    Ok...I took a few photos and will make a thread.

    I guess the more information and ideas out there is always good and of course the contributions of people.

    My friend has an emergency job to...
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    Re: Earthen- cement oven

    I have a good feeling about the V2 oven.

    Lekker Riaan.
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    Re: Earthen- cement oven

    Ag nee man.

    Sorry Riaan, Im sure you will devise another method.

    I have not worked much with cement and I hate the stuff, I prefer steel.

    My air compressor motor packed up the other day and...
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    Re: Earthen- cement oven

    Lekker Riaan.

    Almost there.

    Well done.
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    Re: getting started on grid tied

    Hi fellow load shedders.

    I will share my lessons of living off grid 100% for almost 7 years. (Thankfully thats over now)

    Most people think "lets slap up a couple of solar panels and a 12 volt...
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    Re: Hluleka Nature Reserve attacked

    I was also wondering about any updates...seems not.
  32. Re: Vioolsdrift breaks record: hottest day in Africa...ever

    Oreo, thank you.

    That is the one we have been waiting for...
  33. Re: Vioolsdrift breaks record: hottest day in Africa...ever

    I measured 50 degrees c. Gauge under a water tank, structure covered in shade net. I reset it to make sure etc...

    On the opposite side i think a farmer measured -30c somewhere around Aliwal North...
  34. Thread: Moonshine

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    Re: Moonshine

    Diagram of distilling apparatus.
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    Re: Series Land Rover Owners??

    Maybe next year. Stripped down...awaiting $$$ for assembly.
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