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    Re: Sous vide cooking

    Is there a health risk in cooking in plastic bags?

    It appears that little research has been done into the "good" non- BPA plastic bags and sous vide and there could be risks involved.

    And...
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    Re: Was Lead Crystal a Scam ?

    Mine is 8 years old and still working 100%.
    Regularly tested on the Nossob corrugations without problems.
    I would buy again except for the much higher price now.
  3. Thread: Kgalagadi

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    Re: Kgalagadi

    Grootkolk lions - The female has gone towards Unions End with her cubs so keep a look out if you are driving there.
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    Re: Kgalagadi

    Lots of dead tortoises in Kgalagadi at the moment.

    Theory is that with the food shortage in the drought the honey badgers/martial eagles/crows are killing them.
  5. Re: The Namib 100 - Hiking into the Forbidden Land

    Worthwhile having the guide if you are making the trip!

    Excellent report - many thanks!
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    Re tyres - If you neighbour opens his makeshift "gate" lions can reach your 4x4. There is no chicken wire between the two parking spots. (see my pic) Both gates need to be closed. When leaving...
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    Re: RTTs and weight

    For me simplicity of clamshell all the way particularly when I see couples having to run around erecting their elaborate canvas RTT's.

    Lions at the waterhole and you can be ready to drive within a...
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    Re: Nuseal - Where to buy?

    Why not call the manufacturer and ask for your nearest stockist. Check this is the right product.

    Phone: +27 11 022 1727
    Email: [email protected]

    http://nusealwaterproofing.co.za
  9. Thread: Kgalagadi

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    Re: Kgalagadi

    Peter thanks for this info.
    Rangers told me they had a rain storm at Nossob over the Easter weekend which had made a big difference. Mata had very little. Mata rain reports if I recall were 0.8mm...
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    Re: Kgalagadi

    The naughty lions of Grootkolk
    Nossob - Best area in the drought
    Changing animal behaviour
    Excellent birding



    Each year our annual trip to Kgalagadi seems to deliver surprises.
  11. Thread: Dash Fibre

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    Re: Dash Fibre

    Fibre is currently being installed in Hermanus.
    I thought the Zama Zama had arrived - lots of rocks in this area! Working until 10 at night. Lightforce I think....

    Best wishes for your venture.
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    Re: Sous vide cooking

    Thanks for this good info!
    Certainly makes sense for catering.

    Swambo likes her meat cooked with no red juice and preferably not too pink.
    Is it worthwhile using sous vide for her well done...
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    Re: Canvas Gazeebo’s

    Very happy with my Tentco Senior.
    Spares are available.
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    Re: Kgalagadi travel times

    Also ---- Bitterpan road - People we met found it difficult had to use Low Gear.

    Gharagab is closed for 2 weeks for maintenance.
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    Re: Kgalagadi travel times

    Still shaking off the red dust!;D
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    Re: Kgalagadi travel times

    Just back after two weeks in Kgalagadi.

    If you take the dune road from Urie to Nossob be aware that the top of the road on the dunes can have deep potholes.

    SANParks has marked the worst with...
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    Re: N. Cape flower season

    Sam -Overall and this varies tremendously from area to area I think flowers in N Cape are less than last year. Some are late such as Nieuwoudtville bulbs. Rain would of course improve conditions....
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    Re: N. Cape flower season

    Springbok area seems to have been badly hit by the drought according to tourists I spoke to but Skilpad Namaqua was good.
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    Re: N. Cape flower season

    In nieuwoudtville today.
    Matjiesfontein looked the best.
    Very cool weather.
    Excellent hospitality from locals and Hantam lamb up to standard!
  20. Re: Jimny damage on roof where the roof rack fits on to the roof

    Been doing this annually in Jimny since 2011 with no hassles. Maybe vintage Jimny's are tough!:)
  21. Re: Jimny damage on roof where the roof rack fits on to the roof

    You have to watch your gold fillings too!
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    Re: So who is going camping this weekend?

    Great Place!
    Thanks for posting!
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    Re: Kgalagadi Trip Report: Short version

    Those are excellent Kgalagadi sightings. It appears that the game is still good in spite of the drought!
    Many thanks for posting!
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    Re: N. Cape flower season

    Matjiesfontein
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    Re: N. Cape flower season

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    Re: Sous vide cooking

    60C seems to be a magic number - good for many cuts of meat. I think I prefer finishing on the braai to a torch... Looks sensational!
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    Re: Kgalagadi

    Leaving tomorrow - Monday - for 11 nights in Kgalagadi: 2Rivieren/Grootkolk/Nossob/Mata.
    Any forum members touring look out for a Jimny with an RTT!
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    SANParks will be allowing free entry into Kgalagadi from Sept 8 - 15 as part of their National Parks week. No quotas will be applied.

    For those who have already booked there could be a fair influx...
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    Re: N. Cape flower season

    Hi Sam - not sure. Don't have more details.

    Use the W. Coast flower line for flower updates to locate the best areas.

    Looks like the weather is changing with two cold fronts maybe arriving. If...
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    Re: N. Cape flower season

    West Coast
    Pic: Owen Kitchin
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    Namaqua
    Pic: Michiel Pienaar
  32. Re: Kgalagadi pictures thread, NO cat pics allowed!

    Excellent combination. I had a 5D2 which I later sold - really miss it with that 400mm lens. Thanks for posting!

    Are you going to post a trip report in the main Kgalagadi thread?
  33. Re: Kgalagadi pictures thread, NO cat pics allowed!

    Nice action shot!
    What camera and lenses are you using?
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    Re: Kgalagadi chilly in the mornings

    40C+ definitely!
    And it will be much drier and dustier this year...(Nambia is in the midst of the worst drought for 100 years.)

    We had 50C+ mid-September - October two years ago.

    Also...
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    Re: N. Cape flower season

    Mind the tortoises when driving please.....
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