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    Re: New Limpopo Member

    Hi Candyman. Welcome to the forum. I'm just down the road in Bela Bela and my 4x4 is used for overlanding.
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    Re: New BWNP Daily Fees

    I read it as being a calendar day. If you arrive on Monday and leave on Tuesday it will be counted as 2 days irrespective of what time you arrive and leave.
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    Re: Border crossings Zimbabwe/Zambia.

    Not True.

    I was held up at Chirundu for a couple of hours before I was finally allowed to go. My vehicle has never been financed. I had the normal SAPS Private Vehicle Verification document and...
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    Re: Border crossings Zimbabwe/Zambia.

    You can get your insurance online from Phoenix. Pay by card (not AMEX although they say they accept but I had problems) I used mastercard. You get an invoice with a temp disc by email. When you...
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    Suspension Re: EFS Suspension

    Why don't you contact EFS directly? They are in Jet Park. [email protected] 011 397 6553. They were most helpful when I had a problem with my suspension.
  6. Re: Overnight accommodation between PTA and Bela Bela?

    There are a number of guest houses in Bela Bela. Flamboyant is just down the road from me and looks good. https://www.flamboyantguesthouse.com/

    Hope this helps.
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    Re: Which Garmin GPS

    I often use the track log or breadcrumbs to geotag photos.
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    Re: Seascapes aren't easy

    Great shot Riaan!
  9. Thread: Camera Trap

    by petewill
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    Re: Camera Trap

    Hi Paul

    I have a Browning. I find it very easy to use and use it for the same purpose as you want to.

    See this thread...
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    Re: Bat Identification Please

    Thanks for all the replies. I did some research and have come to the conclusion that it is Wahlberg’s epauletted fruit bat. The call and the fact that it carries the fruit away to eat elsewhere are...
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    Re: Bat Identification Please

    Hi Keith

    The camera is a Browning Dark Ops Pro XD Model BTC-6PXD. I have only had it for a week. I previously had the Browning Elite but that was giving trouble. Chris at Camera Traps was...
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    Bat Identification Please

    Mods - If this thread is in the wrong section please move. I could find no section for mammals.

    I have had on a couple of occasions banana left for the birds disappearing at night. I set up a...
  13. Re: What did you accidentally bring back after a camping trip?

    Drove back from Luiwa Plains with 4th degree burns after losing my balance and ending up in a fire. No alcohol involved.
  14. Tanzania to ban plastic bags from 1 June 2019

    https://scontent-jnb1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/60434904_1091396254401815_3988309448564146176_n.jpg?_nc_cat=106&_nc_ht=scontent-jnb1-1.xx&oh=b0a8d9a43be1e67b5b203c7108d2aec7&oe=5D5561EC
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    Re: Brad Harrison/Anderson etc plugs/connectors

    Holding the casing push the cable in to release tension on the retaining clip. Using a small screwdriver push the retaining clip down from the front. the cable can then be pulled back out. Do one...
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    Re: WRND dual battery charger

    See these posts of mine from other threads

    https://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/showthread.php/312168-Quick-WRMD-question?p=4105320&highlight=#post4105320
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    Re: How to remove silicone from windscreen

    The specs for the No More Nails state "Maximum holding power can be reduced at higher temperatures". I think it may not work too well if using it to attach a GPS bracket to the windscreen.
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    Re: How to remove silicone from windscreen

    I have been in Pretoria East for the past 2 days and no hardware store that I went to knew of this tape. Where did you get it? If possible please post a picture of the packaging.

    Thanks.
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    Re: AGM Battery Recharge Time

    That's the one I use to charge my Discover battery.
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    Re: AGM Battery Recharge Time

    I bought my Discover EV27A (100AH) in January 2014 from Bush Power for R2500. It is fitted in the engine bay of the Colt. Charging was with a solenoid system until I fitted the WRND DC-DC charger...
  21. Thread: Datadot

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    Re: Datadot

    We have done all those countries (last time November 2019 ) with a D/C bakkie, no trailer and have never been asked for Datadot. Check with your insurance.
  22. Re: Victoria Falls - Day Trip from Kasane or self-drive?

    As you will be going to Zimbabwe anyway I would not use option 1.

    If you have not seen the Falls before I would spend at least 2 nights in Victoria Falls. The first day could be spent seeing the...
  23. Re: Independent pajero fundi in Johannesburg’s northern suburbs

    Not in northern suburbs but best is Arnold Venter at Mitsi-Tech in Alberton 0870041802.
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    Re: Solo Richtersveld trip - good or bad idea?

    Hi Elsabe

    Tyre Compressor - I have a 160 L/min from Midas. Not too expensive and has worked fine for me on a few occasions. I also have the In-Deflate (bought on this forum). It is not...
  25. Re: Kasangula border vehicle documents required

    There is no period that I know of while the vehicle is registered in your name. The SAP clearance officer may be able to tell you if there is a validation period. I also ask them to print and sign...
  26. Re: Kasangula border vehicle documents required

    You need to go to your nearest SAP vehicle clearance centre. In your case I think it is Langlaagte. Make sure your chassis and engine numbers are visible, take your registration papers and ID book....
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    Re: Quick WRMD question

    Mine has been mounted sideways in the engine compartment just below the bonnet for over a year now and works perfectly. The only thing that has happened is that the label is starting to peel. As...
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    Re: Wildlife Camera

    Lots of info on cameratraps.co.za They send via Postnet counter to counter. I have a Browning from them. Service is good.
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    Re: Vet control Kasane to Nata

    There is a Choppies on the south side of Nata.
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    Re: Three point screwdriver

    You can try this link https://www.tools4wood.co.za/product/101-piece-screwdriver-insert-bit-set-kt2573/
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    Re: Pandamatenga Border fees?

    November last year I paid for my Colt 3.0:

    Carbon Tax USD 10 Valid 30 days
    Third Party USD 30 Valid 30 days
    RAF Light Vehicle USD 10

    Total USD 50

    No problems at the border and took about...
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    Re: Three point screwdriver

    520219

    Not sure what size you need but hardware stores such as Builders, Chamberlains etc sell sets of bits that includes these plus flat, torx, posi-drive, hex and many others.
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    Re: Is this DC to DC controller good

    Stockist is 4x4 Direct. Check their web site for price. Locally made and about 1/3 price of C-Tek I think.
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    Re: Is this DC to DC controller good

    I have the WRND with a 160W solar panel running a NL Weekender but as a fidge. Very satisfied.
  35. Re: That one special memory photo of being out there...

    Reversing onto ferry going to Liuwa Plains for the first time. November 2012.
    Only the one ramp was working.

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