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  1. Re: Farmstay reccomendations greater Clarens area

    Old Mills Drift
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    Re: Fortune Vs Hilux for Overlanding

    I can't speak for the Hilux but I do have the Fortuner and here's my comments on your requirements.

    The Fortuner is a very capable off road machine without compromised comfort.
    I have removed...
  3. Re: Going LifePo4 and ditching the current charging system

    My set up is a Blue Nova 104ah and WRND charger, I enquired about the compatibility of the latter with Blue Nova and they confirmed that it is.
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    Re: ASPW's latest build in Oz

    I can identify with that sentiment although purely from a personal level. FB has become far too toxic for my liking and the emotions stirred up by this pandemic has exacerbated the personal attacks...
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    Re: Netting of yellow fish

    Rhodes University are not doing themselves any favors but not addressing this issue and leaving the government to respond to the accusations. Nobody believes this government anyway and I'm sure...
  6. Re: Klein Pella Guest Farm on the Namakwa 4x4 Route closed for Visitors

    Bex a big thank you, it looks like I would have started my trail off with a locked gate very early on and that could have set the tone. I'm quite keen to take on the green route as per your...
  7. Re: Klein Pella Guest Farm on the Namakwa 4x4 Route still closed for Visitors

    I take it that the trail is open?
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    Re: Namakwa Eco 4x4 with Echo ChobeII

    Awesome , we start our Part 1 on the 28th only doing that section.
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    Re: Kayaking anyone?

    Unfortunately yes, a number of years back the river was in flood and my son and I tripped it in preparation for a race we had a flawless run finishing the 19 km in under an hour, at 120 cumecs...
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    Re: Kayaking anyone?

    I do this in a very unstable fibreglass K1 and if the river is high enough with a K2, so in theory you'll be fine in a sit on top. Just remember life jackets. The guys from Paddle Power at...
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    Re: Kayaking anyone?

    Actually we have a number of rivers close to Pretoria that have some decent Rapids. The Crocodile river is by far the most technical but you have to get your timing right in terms of water level and...
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    Re: Sanparks booking system

    My situation with my booking has been resolved, it appears that the underlying problem was a glitch regarding Chrome and the payment system. Unfortunately my booking is lost but my payment has been...
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    Re: Kayaking anyone?

    I wouldn't be a River Rat if I didn't ;D
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    Re: Self Charging Nuclear Battery

    Fascinating.
  15. Re: Fortuner New Tyres - Change form 265/60R18 to 265/65R18 BFG KO2

    Did you change your spare as well and did it fit in the recess?
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    Re: Sanparks booking system

    Mine was done on the 2nd August and I have the same problem except my payment has gone through, I not sure if I am in a better or worse position than you are.
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    Re: Gonarezhou to Zinave

    Unfortunately not there is no response from the one I got from RPiet.
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    Re: Gonarezhou Trip Report - April 2019

    Awesome, I was a bit confused because Bhenji was absolutely dry when we were there. But now we have Masasanya on the list for the next trip, cool.

    To your point on breeding herds we had an...
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    Re: Gonarezhou Trip Report - April 2019

    Thanks for the report, we visited in August 2019 so it's great to see the green vegetation. Is the photograph on page 21 Bhenji Weir?
  20. Re: Fridge slide GD6 Fortuner/whats under the rear carpet?

    Using the jump seat catches is quite easy this is how I did it for my drawer system and I have a square tubing that bolts onto the angle. In your case this could be a flat plate. My calculations...
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    Re: VERY VERY Disappointed in GARMIN !!!!

    If you have the same problem as I had this what I did, I filed down a piece of plastic used in the glue gun to the right size and inserted it into the hole and put insulation tape over it to make it...
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    Re: Degender 90 300tdi

    I'm guessing that this type of vehicle is neither masculine or feminine;D
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    Re: Italian business man killed in Windhoek

    This is terrible to read, Avis used to be my hiking area also with my dogs, my sons used to frequent the area to catch snakes. Bang goes my theory that the crime in Nam might be less violent than in...
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    Re: Toyota Fortuner awning

    Cool, my RTT ended up in the front so that I could access jerry cans, gas bottles and wood by standing on the rear wheel, with fuel cap on the left rear I can also refuel directly from the roof rack....
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    Re: Toyota Fortuner awning

    That's a nice piece of kit but you will be restricted to having it on the opposite side of your RTT entrance which can be inconvenient. I tried to keep the load area and RTT entrance into a connected...
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    Re: Camelbak accessories

    I can tell you from personal experience that most First Ascent accessories et al are interchangeable with Camelbak. I have that exact First Ascent magnet on my Camelbak hydration system bladder which...
  27. Re: FJ Cruiser OEM Roof Rack - Kayak Craddle Options

    I generally make my own and my ideas come from Thule, they have great kit but expensive....
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    Re: Camelbak accessories

    Solomons Cycles.
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    Re: Toyota Fortuner awning

    I have the 2017 Fortuner and I found that the Tentco Bundu awning works for me on the back. Just made a L structure fitted to the roof rack to raise it above the rear door. It's cheap and cheerful....
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    Re: Introducing Tactical Distributors SA

    You haven't asked for advice so I recognise that what I'm about to do is unsolicited but here goes and you are welcome to ignore it if you wish. Your administration defense is more likely than not...
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    Re: Introducing Tactical Distributors SA

    I know what you mean , but I am not sure that those out of pocket would appreciate your approach though.
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    Re: Introducing Tactical Distributors SA

    Actually this is quite funny the way to disparage a vloer moer is to have one of your own;D
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    Re: Crossing the Kalahari

    Makes sense not that we're always sensible ;D
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    Re: Crossing the Kalahari

    Thanks, those are risks we prepare for and frankly the remoteness is why we like these areas, sat phone already in the kit. I was just wondering if there might be some park rule preventing it?
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    Re: Old Pont Malgas - Breede River

    Actually it's quite cool to know that they haven't replaced this with a bridge.
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