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    Re: Halfway Toyota Fourways

    I bought my Fortuner from them in 2015, have all my services done at Halfway Toyota Fourways, when something smalls needs to be sorted i can drive in anytime and they're always happy to assist with a...
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    Re: Looking for Loadshedding Solution - 5 hours

    What did you pay for each of the 105ah deep cycle Probe batteries?

    Anyone have experience with the company NexSolar https://www.nexsolar.co.za/ and their 5kW Solar with 5kW Inverter and 10kWh...
  3. Thread: Power for a modem

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    Re: Power for a modem

    I have both the Lumno and the R99 one from 4x4Direct for a quarter of the price, both work equally well https://4x4direct.co.za/battery-accessories/9140-battery-top-with-socket-and-fuse.html
  4. Thread: Power for a modem

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    Re: Power for a modem

    I have the same setup, except with an inline fuse from the battery to router...Problem is sometimes Vumatel's backup runs out and I have powered router but no connectivity
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    Re: Checking interest - Would anyone camp here:

    Def interested
  6. Thread: Tentco 270 awning

    by Bard
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    Re: Tentco 270 awning

    I see they also have the 280GMS RIPSTOP canvas option https://tentco.co.za/index.php/quick-links/products/tents/rooftop-tents/270-awning-heavy-duty-detail but now it starts to get expensive at R8800
  7. Re: Extreme Lights - Exclusive Discount Coupon for Forum Members

    Hi there

    Are you still offering forum members the 15% discount? Can you please quote me on your 60W Super Spotlights? I assume it comes without a harness (but mounting brackets are...
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    Re: 4 x 4 Direct

    Fully agree...Louis and his team are awesome. I had great service...bought a solar panel, cabling and other bits and pieces and had my dual battery installed there. Good prices and keen to assist...
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    Re: Where to buy 12v Fans

    Any using these R195 rechargeable Zartek mini fans? Seems to have some vooma https://www.outdoorwarehouse.co.za/product/zartek-rechargeable-mini-fan
  10. Thread: Simplify solar

    by Bard
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    Re: Simplify solar

    Rigid solar panels dropped below R10/Watt yet? Who's selling the best value for money rigid solar panels in Gauteng? I'm looking for 2 X 80W panels
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    Re: 12 volt lights

    Hi. The cheapest solution i found is to purchase the popular 220v LED outdoor lights from any store for about R120 (half the price of the similar wattage 12v version LED lights), remove the little...
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    Re: Fortuner drawer system - which one?

    Update: Couldn't find the d-rings anywhere or the SS turnbuckles cheaper and popped in at FR to purchase these. FR gave me a full set at no cost...Wow! How's that for after sales service even though...
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    Re: Fortuner drawer system - which one?

    This is my plan too. I paid R2500 for the 4 Cub Drawer Narrow, new it's nearly R6000. FR sells the attachment kit for about R700 (incl. 4 SS turnbuckles, 8 D-rings, bolts/nuts etc...any idea where I...
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    Re: Drawer kit: Front runner

    Looking for advice/experience pls re. installation/attachment of a universal/not vehicle specific Front Runner drawer system...
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    Re: Fortuner drawer system - which one?

    I just purchased 2nd hand Front Runner 4 Cub Drawer system for my 2015 Fortuner without attachments to mount. How did you attach and secure you FR unit in your Fortuner? I'm not keen to drill into...
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    Re: Classic Coleman Camp Stove?

    PackRat sells those Coleman propane tanks https://www.packrat.co.za/catdsplitem.aspx?catalogueitemid=596
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    Re: Solar power for camping fridge

    Look good. Which panels did you opt for and the cost of your full solar set up (panels, stand etc.)?
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    Re: Solar Panel Buite ligte

    Any experience with banggood.Com it reliability and parcel tracking accuracy?
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    Re: Solar water pump, low pressure application

    Any idea of the cost of just the DC pump and specs?
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    Re: Camping tips, tricks and gadgets

    Great, innovative ideas!

    Great, innovative ideas! Care to share blueprints for your mobile kitchen?
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    Re: A damn good tiny battery !!

    tried connecting your router directly to your battery with an inline fuse?
  22. Re: Portable solar system for load shedding AND camping?

    How does this 160W solar camping kit for R3785 compare with the same wattage kit from Bushpower for about R6500? I'm looking to power my NL 50L fridge/freezer with a 100ah LC battery for 3-4 days off...
  23. Re: Vehicle mounts for Android/iPhones being used as GPS

    I found this nearly new Tom Tom version at Cars Crusaders for about R90, see it's on sale for R170. Good quality http://www.firstshop.co.za/tomtom-air-vent-phone-9uub00125-p-16382
  24. Thread: Hipcamp

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    Re: Hipcamp

    Great idea but it looks like they're not yet active in SA?
  25. Thread: Which torch?

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    Re: Which torch?

    Bought the Chinese mall rechargeable Police', tactical 900 lumen torch about 4 yes ago, with focus ring...R150 and it's still working. Lit up a watering hole in Bots a few weeks ago
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    Been looking at this option too...what's the...

    Been looking at this option too...what's the annual sub?
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    I have the mecer IVR-2400LBKS 24v inverter with...

    I have the mecer IVR-2400LBKS 24v inverter with 2x100ah batteries which has been great. I ordered mine with the Solar Module and today for the first time I connected a 150W solar panel directly to...
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    I dismantled an old laptop battery and found...

    I dismantled an old laptop battery and found about 6-8 working cells. I charged them in a charger and those that held their charge are now in my solar garden lamps. They seem to last about 5-6 hours...
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    [QUOTE=JDeV;43360]Part - 2 Which HAM Class...

    [QUOTE=JDeV;43360]Part - 2

    Which HAM Class should I go for?
    Of the 3 classes of Radio HAM who are recognized by the prefixes to their call signs

    Class A-1 = ZS is the highest qualification...
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    Hi David Welcome. Which SA products are you...

    Hi David

    Welcome. Which SA products are you exploring?
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    Mecer...damn auto text...I also opted for the...

    Mecer...damn auto text...I also opted for the solar module installed before I collected it today.
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    I just picked up the Meyer 2.4kVA inverter today...

    I just picked up the Meyer 2.4kVA inverter today and plan to connect it to 2x100ah LG batteries in a battery box. The manual (yes I read the manual) indicates it needs an inline 70A fuse....really?...
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    Anyone using this 3W mini rechargeable emergency...

    Anyone using this 3W mini rechargeable emergency light from SAEG advertised for R47? Price looks great but I've been struggling to secure a range of stock from these guys and it doesn't help that...
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    Discovery 4 Halfway Toyota retails rubber protection ;-) with...

    Halfway Toyota retails rubber protection ;-) with a lip making it spill proof for about R 20000 front and rear passengers section...not the cheapest but better than loose rubber mats.
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    Can you recommend an installer in Jhb that has...

    Can you recommend an installer in Jhb that has experience installing these units and estimated cost for labour?
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