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    Re: Phoenix insurance Zambia

    Got my temporary disc by email today!
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    Re: Inverter for laptop charging

    Thanks Fluffy and Ekkekan.
    I will look for a 12V charger, maybe Incredible Connection?
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    Re: Inverter for laptop charging

    Yes it says 19V output from the charger.
    So how do you charge the computer from 12V and what cables do you use? The existing cable has a 3 pin 220V plug.
    A simple 300W inverter working from a 12V...
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    Re: Inverter for laptop charging

    Hi Fluffy, now i am even more confused. The laptop works on 220V so how can you use a 12V charge to charge a 220V computer?
    If it works off 12V would'nt it need an inverter to convert 12V to 220V...
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    Re: Inverter for laptop charging

    Thank you everyone for all the useful information.
    After reading the first three replies I thought I understood how it all works.
    After reading all the replies I realize I dont understand and dont...
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    Inverter for laptop charging

    Can anyone please tell me what is the minimum inverter size required to charge a laptop computer from a car battery? (Dell)
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    Re: Phoenix insurance Zambia

    No attachment so far but maybe i must wait a day or two.
    Thanks for your help Pete!
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    Re: Phoenix insurance Zambia

    Thanks Pete.
    Do you remember how long it took from payment to get their email with the temporary disc?
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    Phoenix insurance Zambia

    I bought Phoenix third party insurance for Zambia on line from Phoenix today. After paying by card the website just disappeared!
    A while later I got an email from Phoenix confirming the order for...
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    Re: Epic Zambia: 2019 Trip

    I am disappointed to hear about Wildlife as I am booked in there for 4 nights beginning of Sept and thought it would be the highlight of our trip!
    i am also booked into Zikomo after that but for...
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    Re: Advice where to stay Maun or Moremi

    Ngepi is in Namibia and is on the Okavango River.
    A mokoro trip in the delta is far preferable to a trip on the river in my opinion.
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    Re: Best place to camp in Maun

    Island Safari Lodge nice camp grounds and a good restaurant and pub.
  13. Re: Good Year Wranglers - I am more than a little worried....

    Hey Guys, It seems that the simple act of buying tyres can completely scramble your brains and even get a few people a bit hot under the collar!
    Thanks for all the info. Just as i decided to select...
  14. Re: Good Year Wranglers - I am more than a little worried....

    I have to fit new tyres next week, 265/65R/17 and have been trying to decide between the Goodyear Adventure and Perelli Scorpion AT Plus.
    I can confirm that the local Adventures do not have Kevlar...
  15. Re: VX 200 D fuel consumption and 3rd row of seats

    My experience has been about 5 to 6 km/L in town and 8 km/L on the open road at 120 km/h.
    No roof rack or RTT.
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    Re: Canopy air vents for positive pressure

    I cant see exactly where you are placing this vent? What part of the canopy?
    It is not clear from the pic.
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    Re: Advice where to stay Maun or Moremi

    Island Safari Lodge is also a very nice place to stay in Maun. Nice peaceful location.
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    Re: Water flowing into the parched Okavango Delta!

    Yes this is the time water levels increase in Moremi.
    Fantastic time to do a flight over the Delta where you can almost see the water flowing and filling pans.
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    Re: Sandwich harbour: Dunes

    Amazing photos!! They also seem to go on forever.
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    Maramba Lodge Zambia

    Is Maramba River Lodge near Livingston worth a two night stop over travelling from Jhb to South Luangwa?
    Kasane/Chobe is also an option but have been there many times and want to see something new....
  21. Re: Pirelli Scorpion ATR vs Bridgestone Dueler D697

    Have you considered the scorpion AT Plus?
    Supposed to be better than the ATR.
  22. Re: Seeking Border Crossing Advice (Police Clearances and more)

    You only need to Micro Dot your vehicle if you are exporting it.
  23. Re: Seeking Border Crossing Advice (Police Clearances and more)

    I found this on the Forum which may help. For travel north of Zambia I would not take a chance without Police Clearance. This you get from certain vehicle testing stations.
    Also remember to get...
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    Re: New Pirelli Scorpion All Terrain plus

    I have short listed Scorpion AT Plus and Wrangler Adventures for my Hilux DC. 265/65R/17.
    Concerning the Perellis: Any comments on road noise and side wall strength? There are so many conflicting...
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    Re: T4A first time confusion

    Kobus, Thank you for your help. I uninstalled BaseCamp and downloaded it again and exactly the same happened.
    I then checked the Windows startup menu, found BaseCamp, clicked on it and it...
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    Re: T4A first time confusion

    Hi HugoNott,
    To be quite honest I am not sure!!
    I had windows 7 Professional on my laptop and it is supposed to be compatible with T4A.
    I then had it upgraded to Windows 10 and tried all the...
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    Re: T4A first time confusion

    Sorted
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    Re: T4A first time confusion

    I tried to do as Kobus suggested.
    You cannot copy the memory card.
    When I open the memory card it has six folders. You can copy and paste these folders individually but when you try to open them...
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    Re: Tuli Block trip report

    We passed by Serolo about two years ago when the manager had an elephant tusk right through his upper body during a walk.
    Absolute miracle that he survived.
  30. Re: Dunlop Grandtrek AT3G vs Goodyear Wrangler Adventure

    Yes I contacted Dunlop today and there are no 265/65R/17 Grandtrek tyres in the country. They also cannot say when stocks will be available.
    So Dunlop is out!
    So now my choice is:
    Goodyear...
  31. Dunlop Grandtrek AT3G vs Goodyear Wrangler Adventure

    After reading much conflicting information an what is the best tyres for a Hilux DC 265/65R/17 I have eventually shortlisted the Wrangler Adventure and Grandtrek AT3G.
    Difficult decision but I like...
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    Re: T4A first time confusion

    Thank you Kobus.
    Will do that.
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    T4A first time confusion

    Please help:
    I have just bought T4A and want to start using it but have the following questions:
    1. I was told that when inserting the SD card into the Garmin you must not select "Install" as it...
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    Re: Goodyear Wrangler Adventure no Kevlar?

    Thanks everyone. All good information.
    It seems that everyone has their own preference but there is nothing like a good reference!!
    I will go and have a look at a few tyre suppliers.
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    Re: Goodyear Wrangler Adventure no Kevlar?

    I have just done a search on "Tyre Chat"and see all the discussions on Goodyear Kevlar were in 2017. A lot could have changed since then.
    The sidewall is always the weak spot so a reinforced...
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