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  1. Re: Land Rover Discovery Accessories and outfitters

    Eish, 18 inch on Disco 4.

    I had to go with Auto Compomotive. The price is going to make your eyes water.

    My 4 came out with 20inch low profile tires, awesome tire, truly a winner but you cant...
  2. Thread: Spur Hot Rock

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    Re: Spur Hot Rock

    I',m inclined to agree with Toxy, just I know how well the stones cook the steak, never tried to put a raw steak on a cast iron plate to cook it as you eat it.

    Have had many steaks served on a...
  3. Thread: Spur Hot Rock

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    Spur Hot Rock

    Hi to all.

    Nearly done my time in quarantine, heading home for my first braai in 90 days.
    And about 100 Zamaleks.

    Tonights topic:

    Spur used to have a Hot Rock. Was a slab of stone (not sure...
  4. Thread: Biltong

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    Re: Biltong

    Also, decide if you are going to eat it wet or dry.

    If you like your biltong wet, you need more salt.

    If you like it dry, you need less salt.

    This is a function of the humidity of the meat....
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    Re: Stainless steel braai grids - do's and dont's

    Certainly if you use a wire wheel brush to buff your stainless knife you pit the knife with mild steel wire and this is what rusts.

    I have a braai grid washer - basically just a rectangular box...
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    Re: All things Mini - The Mavic

    https://www.incredible.co.za/dji-mavic-mini

    This add from Incredible has the Mini with the extra batteries, prop guards etc at R6999.00

    A bargain.
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    Re: All things Mini - The Mavic

    Interesting.

    We are 3 guesthouses that need drone footage.

    Do we hire a photog who can do this, or do we asset gain and try upskill??

    I know I am not an artist and I know I cannot take good...
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    Re: Royal Deep Cycle Batteries.

    Raising the past.

    Old post, but close to what I am looking for.

    I have 3 12v deep cycle battery - 220v inverter systems.

    2 of them use the Royale battery.

    Over they years we have had a...
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    Re: Sous vide cooking

    https://www.seriouseats.com/2015/06/food-lab-complete-guide-to-sous-vide-steak.html

    Mmmm, if you check this link out you will see that just leaving it in for 10 hours will certainly have an effect...
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    Re: Sous vide cooking

    Update on this.

    Catered for 8 people last night.
    Mains menu, their choice - Thick cut Lamb Loin Chops, Thick cut Lamb Shoulder Chops, Boerewors.

    Ordered 25mm thick loin chops and 20mm thick...
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    Re: Sous vide cooking

    Easy way to test if sous vide is for you, and far more accurate than the dishwasher.

    Take you slow cooker, place on low temp. This will, if left alone take the water to about 80 Deg C.

    Use a...
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    Re: Sous vide cooking

    100% that is how we serve it.
    Most steaks are just served in the Italian method of - olive oil, cracked salt, cracked pepper, rosemary.
    Will try the butter, garlic, lemon mix you talk of.

    ...
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    Re: Sous vide cooking

    woo hoo, don't forget the boerewors.

    Simply stunning in sous vide.

    Place your roll of wors in the packets, in machine with your steak for 2 hours.

    On fire for a few mins to make nice and...
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    Re: Sous vide cooking

    Reply to Paul on the teaspoons.

    Yeah, sometimes the bags float a bit, whether vacuum or open ended, depends on the density of the food in the bag and any air trapped.

    We just add a few...
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    Re: Sous vide cooking

    I use that same stick type.

    About R1800 from Takealot.

    Just a tip or two - put your pot in a Wonderbag, you will use far less electricity. ( Wonderbag is a hayseed cooker bag, mini bean bag...
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    Re: Braai-ing chicken

    Just got a sous vide machine so for us chicken in water sous vide method now the only way to go.

    But, the OP did say in the bush.

    We used to buy cooked nandos, freeze it in the Nandos brown bag...
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    Re: Large frying pan / skillet

    Just a tip.

    No wire brush or steel wool.

    Brass or copper only.

    Wire and steel wool break off and stick to the pan, they then rust in tiny spots for ever.

    Hard lesson learned from a life...
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    Re: Wind Power - Goodwe 4.6 Inverter

    Hi.

    I wish it was that easy, would have done it already but have to find another way.
    The Goodwe cant handle not knowing where the power came from. And it is not able to accept a wind power input...
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    Wind Power - Goodwe 4.6 Inverter

    I know these posts get confusing real easy, I am just after basic simple information if at all possible.

    I have an IQ of room temperature in winter and it is damn cold at the moment to make...
  20. Thread: Knife sharpener

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    Re: Knife sharpener

    Warthog Classic 2, and if you can afford it, buy 2.

    Set the first one to 20 degrees with the medium stone. 10 pulls

    Set the second one to 20 degrees with the fine stone. 10 to 15 pulls to...
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    Re: How many panels can you install?

    Ok, an answer in from another web site. Seems like I am not the only one asking this question, but the answer is not what I hoped to hear. So now I have to look for another means of putting up extra...
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    Re: How many panels can you install?

    Hi Gungetts.

    I think they are 330watt, I know the 10 combined max out the allowable input on one MPPT, or, all 20 max out both MPPT and is the max allowable you can connect to the inverter.

    Or...
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    How many panels can you install?

    Hi to all.

    Please excuse any errors I make here, I am an amateur at this.

    We have installed a Goodwe hybrid grid tie inverter, 5Kw unit. We make about 40 kw a day from the unit.

    It was...
  24. Remote monitioring of Geyser Temps and Circuit Breaker Status

    Hello to all.

    Chaps, need some advice here on how to remote monitor geyser temps and circuit breaker status.

    We have 7 geysers in our system, all are on timers.

    Due to some wiring...
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    Re: Goodwe Hybrid Inverter - Advice Needed

    Still loving the Goodwe, so much so just ordered a second unit for our other guest house.

    The new house has perfect a roof - pitch and direction are 100% spot on so only need 2 strings of panels,...
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    Re: Goodwe Hybrid Inverter - Advice Needed

    Love my Goodwe, really making me proud and we save about R90 a day on electricity.

    But, one major drawback I have found is re connecting the wifi link to your modem.

    For some reason it drops...
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    Re: Versatile Braai/ Fire Table

    Dof question:

    Furnace bricks, normal bricks, cement bricks?

    Our pizza oven got fire baked bricks on it is floor, high temp. But these are only half the thickness of normal bricks.

    We use...
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    Re: DC - 3 Way Switch - Advice Needed

    Well the system is up and running.

    Meets all expectations and projections, appears to have been a good buy.

    A few snags with the Goodwe kit:

    1) When using the app on the internet, some of...
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    Re: DC - 3 Way Switch - Advice Needed

    Fluffy, I havent wanted to muddy the waters in all my posts, but like you, we want to add wind to our generation.

    And we have ordered the same Goodwe box you have.

    And we also thought hey...
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    Re: DC - 3 Way Switch - Advice Needed

    Ok, photo above in previous post thanks Prof, sketch of panels below.

    Early morning we want East panel #1 and Center Panel #3 on line.
    West Panel #4 and Center Panel #2 are totally in shadow.
    ...
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    Re: DC - 3 Way Switch - Advice Needed

    Getting exactly the same suggestions on another forum as you guys are saying, this is just another explanation of our situation.

    Agreed 100%, except for the design and actual layout of our house....
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    Re: DC - 3 Way Switch - Advice Needed

    Fluffy and Eggie, I read your posts and agree 100%, but it wont work for me.

    Yes, it will work, sure it will, But it will not maximize the amount of current we can generate.

    All the...
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    Re: DC - 3 Way Switch - Advice Needed

    Eggie, thanks for the reply.

    But i'm learning that noting in solar is simple.

    The max input we can have is 20 panels on at once.
    This is split into 2 banks of 10 in a normal system.
    Each bank...
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    Re: DC - 3 Way Switch - Advice Needed

    Fluffy your legitimate advice is welcomed bud, and all my research shows this.

    DC switch in high voltages goes for around R10 000, I need at least 2.

    In fact, it may well be easier for me to...
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    DC - 3 Way Switch - Advice Needed

    Hi to all.

    Our main house has gables on either side of the roof we are putting our solar panels on. This leads to shadows been thrown over the solar array in the morning till about 9 and starting...
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