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    Re: I am thinking to switch from Canon to Fuji.

    Thanks. Yes I love this thing. Completely different on sooo many levels to my 6d. Yes got a good deal with the body and 16-80 (24-120 in 35mm terms) lens for R36k.
    Amazing the amount of technology...
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    Re: I am thinking to switch from Canon to Fuji.

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210225/0173868fe084a937927dd3b2b6f19589.jpg
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    Re: Ineos Grenadier revealed!!

    Agree. Somewhere early in this thread I predicted 1.5bar but I think you may be closer to correct.
  4. Thread: Troopy back

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    Troopy back

    for those that may be interested.
    https://www.carmag.co.za/news/new-models/troopy-is-back-toyota-land-cruiser-78-wagon-returns-to-south-africa/
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    Rugged Glen no more.

    Just drove in there to see what it looks like [emoji3525]

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210219/15321d037bd48d1e2206d0f494366ee8.jpg...
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    Re: I am thinking to switch from Canon to Fuji.

    Thanks yes but it underlines my problem with Sony in SA. In this video they compared similar priced cameras. In SA the Fuji is 30k and the Sony 44k. If one looks at lenses the 70-200 f2.8 from fuji...
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    Re: I am thinking to switch from Canon to Fuji.

    Thanks a lot for all the replies. It is much appreciated. Now to make sums and wait for stock to arrive.
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    Re: So who is going camping this weekend?

    Mahai for a week from Monday.
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    Re: I am thinking to switch from Canon to Fuji.

    OK, here goes :-)
    First some background.
    I have always been a huge Canon supporter and have been shooting Canon from my film days and mostly shot on Fuji film like Velvia, Provia and Astia until I...
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    Re: I am thinking to switch from Canon to Fuji.

    On our blog you can see many of my photos. I think in order of what I use it most:
    1. Travel
    2. Wildlife
    3. Landscape
    4. Astro

    and because of travel I am willing to sacrfice a little bit of my...
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    Re: I am thinking to switch from Canon to Fuji.

    I personally have a problem with Sony in SA. A few years ago they left SA without any warning that put a lot of Sony users in a dilema.
    If a company drops me once I will not support them again....
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    Re: I am thinking to switch from Canon to Fuji.

    Exactly what and why I want to do it for. I am getting old and lazy to lug my slr and lenses everywhere and want smaller but still want most of the quality.
    Looking to get a xt-4.
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    I am thinking to switch from Canon to Fuji.

    Anybody else did the switch?
    Will explain my reasoning if anybody is interested.
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    Re: Discovery: What have you done with your Discovery today?

    Spent 20k for service, lower control arm bushes rear discs and pads x 2.
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    Re: How are you documenting your travels?

    Here is what we are doing.
    Up to now mostly photos so we have a website (using wordpress) to update it.
    to answer your questions
    1. On the phone use lumafusion or imovie. If you have a mac adope...
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    Volvo indy Centurion area?

    Charmain's Volvo is out of motorplan and looking for a reliable Indy/workshop in Centurion area to do its services?
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    Re: New General Grabbers on the way

    I see Ford Rangers are coming standard now with Grabbers.
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    Re: What wood for a drawer system.

    Spruce ply.
    Very light but strong and have a very nice smell to it.
    Approximate weightsWISA birch plywood: 700 kg/m3 (+/- 50 kg)
    WISA spruce plywood: 460 kg/m3 (+/- 50 kg)
  19. Thread: Tent material

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    Re: Tent material

    Thanks, that looks great. If I may ask, who did the sewing for you?
  20. Thread: Tent material

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    Re: Tent material

    Thanks. At that price it is worth a shot. Seems like only black and the 'silver' one?
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    Re: camping fan advice

    we have one of these. Expensive but extremely quiet.

    https://www.meaco.com/products/meacofan-1056
  22. Thread: Tent material

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    Re: Tent material

    Hi Sean, it is an option but there are 2 issues. The first most important one will be to get a colour that the wife approves of ;-)
    The second is what I have learned yesterday is that material used...
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    Re: Tent material

    OK,
    I still need to phone chamdor today but after extensive research(googling) and quite a few phone calls it seems like what I am looking for is not available in SA.
    Henk recommended Tencate as...
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    Tent material

    Where can I buy the material used for tents and gazeboos?
    Not the canvas type but the very thin lightweight stuff. I took some pics at Outdoor warehouse to get some names but I cant find any via...
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    Re: Those who said, electric vehicle, NEVER!

    https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2021/01/15/climate/electric-car-cost.html?smid=fb-nytscience&smtyp=cur&fbclid=IwAR3z5wKtUCMjUsc20dcQLii9uuPDeAu5PZbcLULAVjfuoj4Rd7V3l27VLdI
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    Re: Where can I buy this in Centurion area?

    Thanks. Got the last piece of 1.8m they had.
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    Re: Where can I buy this in Centurion area?

    Hmmm OK learned it is called a rope rail.
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    Where can I buy this in Centurion area?

    Not sure what the correct name is for this strip that you slide your canvas into.

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210115/d737372fd014b866f363e329a458d1fc.jpg
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    Re: Discovery: What have you done with your Discovery today?

    That looks like Hermits stand no 10 [emoji6]
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    Re: Afrispoor cheetah - owners posi

    Ok this is how my awning mounting looks from the back. Btw what is this canvas flap for?

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210113/f873c87fe255b14f486f3bdadccbfdd6.jpg

    Now we always lift the...
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    Re: Afrispoor cheetah - owners posi

    I am taking my Cheetah to Bundutec next week. Will report back if they sort my gripes out.
    I was also thinking about closing between the roof and the top of the awning in one or other way.
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    Re: Garmin basecamp on Big Sur

    Basecamp update. Yes only changing it to 3d makes it workable but still sluggish. Cheeses me off since Garmin new about this for quite some time. Apparently started in beta testing of Big Sur already...
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    Re: Garmin basecamp on Big Sur

    Hmmm seems like there is an update.
    Lets see.
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    Garmin basecamp on Big Sur

    Absolutely no response, anybody else having the issue?
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    Re: St Lucia Mouth

    I also saw that they predict the heavy rain will reach the mouth in a day or two pushing it even wider open.
    Also saw this on facebook.
    'Even better news is the approval of a sum of money from...
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