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    Re: The 4xCommunity Beer find/rating Fred

    For those that limit the caloric intake, I bought CBC Lite (low in alcohol and low in carbs) for R125 for 12 (R10 a bottle). Only walk-in sales.
  2. Re: Changing tyres on vehicles with bolts instead of nuts

    Lift flat with jack just until you can remove the flat. (It should be too low for the spare to fit). Place the spare at a slight angle, insert the top bolt and hand tighten. Lift the spare with the...
  3. Re: Decent Campsites just outside Bloemfontein on the N1

    I haven't slept there myself, but I recall that Maselspoort and Reyneke Park are decent camping sites. Maselspoort is prone to a lot of day visitors over weekends etc. If you want to make a slight...
  4. Thread: Orania

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    Re: Orania

    Just to add, the Northern Cape has 2 "Cultural Towns" where only people from a specific culture is allowed: Orania and Platfontein (just outside Kimberley)
    Only Khu and Kwe may live in Platfontein....
  5. Re: beaches a no no in garden route...what else to do?

    The Garden Route is from Mosselbaai to Stormsrivier. However, the Garden Route District Municipality is from Witsand to Stormsrivier. Squirrel mentioned "Garden Route District"
  6. Re: Damage to Disco/ Range Rover due to jumpstarting incorrectly

    This is my understanding (which might me wrong!)

    Electricity is stored as excess electrons in a battery. The electrons flow from negative to positive.

    If you connect the negative first, you...
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    Re: Black Friday deal - 24/7 generator

    The water that you put into the trench is already moving at 1600 km/h, the same as the earth next to it. Even if there was a speed differential, it would soon dissapear due to friction.

    If yo can...
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    Re: Skaap- en/of Beesboere wat self slag?

    Dit werk soos jy verduidelik indien jy eenkeer kapitaal insit aan die begin van die jaar. In die geval van voerkraal skape moet jy elke 3 maande weer kapitaal insit. Dus is jy jou wins 4 keer meer,...
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    Re: Skaap- en/of Beesboere wat self slag?

    En as daar een dink is wat skape baie lief is om te doen, is dit vrek. Met dit, en vee diefstal, sal ek dit nie wil doen vir 16% nie.
  10. Re: Low water bridge - Breede river - Slanghoek valley

    Kan jy 'n paar name vir deurgee. Ons was al 'n paar keer by Dwarsberg en Slanghoek, maar ek soek nog kampplekke. Goudini is bietjie besig vir my.
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    Re: Koro Koro land claim - gobsmacked

    These land claims solve nothing. If a community of a thousand souls get an establishment that makes a profit of R1 million, each would get R1000 per year, or less than R100 per month. This is a far...
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    Re: Campsites between Somerset West and Hermanus

    Mountain Breeze. Veiliger as die kampplekke langs die kus. Verder van die see af, maar nader aan die wynproe.
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    Re: Snow on Matroosberg

    Ceres is the main covid hotspot of the Witsenberg municipality.
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    Re: Camping around Clarens??

    We were there around 2015 and I can understand why someone on TripAdvisor can rate the ablutions as terrible: Rough stone walls, no tiles, gaps between roof and wall (read spider webs). And you have...
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    Re: New tendency: standing up while lane splitting

    Standing up lowers the CoG of the bike and increases the CoG of the person, resulting in a higher CoG of the whole system. Control of the bike is easier at low speeds if the CoG of the bike is...
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    Re: Camping around Clarens??

    Petri: Probeer Bergwoning reg agter Kiara. Ons het al 'n paar keer daar gekamp, maar nie onlangs nie. Ek weet nie wie besit dit nou nie, maar die eienaar was Thys wat ook 'n 4x4 man is.
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    Re: Would you help someone in distress? My story….

    On a slight tangent, I was stranded in Brackenfell due to a break down, and my cell phone stopped working. I approached various people offering them money or airtime is I can just phone someone to...
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    Re: Would you help someone in distress? My story….

    It only works if you are in range of any cell tower (Cell C, MTN Vodacom)
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    Re: Tar Removal Metallic paint

    Real butter, not margerine.
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    Re: VEHICLE FIRE EXTINGUISHER ADViCE

    Educate me please. if I have a nozzle with different settings, should I use the mist option to spray above the oil fire, or would you need a more substantial volume of water?
  21. Re: Windup on 4x4 from different tyre sizes fitted?

    Same windup can happen if the rear tyres are old and close to the limit with new front tyres (AT or MT). The diameter is less due to the missing rubber.
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    Re: 12v Sparks flying!!

    Use the correct diameter of heat shrink.
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    Re: Why do tree fellars use cruisers?

    The tree fellers or the Cruisers?
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    Re: Boat Club - No Under 18's without Supervision

    In some instances an establishment can exclude certain age groups due to the group's general behavior, e.g. in town we have a restaurant where no under 21's are allowed in the bar area, or some...
  25. Re: Any good stay overs in Kimberly area for 4x4

    Kalahari Lodge, Little Farm Lodge
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    Re: Emergency Fire Starting

    Werk soos 'n bom!
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    Re: The cape of storm"s

    The drought forced COCT to reconsider the formula that they use to determine the amount due. It is standard business practice to distinguish between fixed cost and variable cost. Therefore the...
  28. Re: Nice safe camping spot no further than an hour out of CPT this weekend.

    Can you please provide a little more details so that we can be prepared in future.
  29. Re: Nice safe camping spot no further than an hour out of CPT this weekend.

    You basically pay a premium for privacy. We normally book and invite whoever can join, even for a night or two.
  30. Re: Nice safe camping spot no further than an hour out of CPT this weekend.

    If Dwarsberg hike to the waterfall. Drive 8km from reception. 33°49'43.8"S 19°16'18.0"E
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    Re: Reversing a trailer ??

    Same as steering in the direction where you see the trailer in the mirror. If you see the trailer in the mirror, "follow" it by steering in that direction.
  32. Re: Road from Kimberley via Barkley West/Koopmansfontein/Kuruman to Mc carthy's Rest

    I haven't traveled it for some time, but the road is only tarred up to Santoy (Where road splits to Van Zyls Rust). Be vigilant when driving through Kuruman.
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    Re: Reversing a trailer ??

    To reverse straight, use the mirrors. As soon as you see part of the trailer, steer in that direction. In other words, if you see the trailer in the right hand mirror, steer right.
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    Re: Insurance reject stolen vehicle claim.

    Yes, but specific circumstances and the impact (or not) on the insurer should be considered. Extreme example: if I am knocked unconscious (for 6 hours or more) in the process of stealing my vehicle,...
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    Re: Insurance reject stolen vehicle claim.

    I am not a TS client, but have considered TS and have requested a quote a few years ago. My take is:

    It must be noted that the OP did not mention TS in his original posts. It is just logical to...
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