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  1. Re: New Extreme Lights LoadShed Camping Lantern

    Tony that is excellent!

    Looking forward to your Test report!

    I am still using the top notch 10 day UST lantern you recommended years ago.

    Might follow you on this one too although my...
  2. Re: New Extreme Lights LoadShed Camping Lantern

    Looks very good!
    How long does it take to recharge?
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    Re: Best pegs for West Coast soft sand

    Lastly, use your car as a windbreak and tie some ropes to it.
    Just remember to remove said ropes before driving off!!!


    Thanks for the warning. I seem to have done most things on camp sites!;D
  4. Re: TRIP REPORT Feb 2021, Kruger - north during lockdown.

    Thanks Stan for this exceptional report.
    Northern Kruger is so special!
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    Re: Electric Car Jack

    Do you have a link for that bottle jack - can't seem to find it on their site.
    Looks very compact.
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    Re: Electric Car Jack

    This one? - R1 495

    https://www.adendorff.co.za/product/mac-afric-model-2000-dc-electrical-scissor-jack/
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    Re: Post a Photo of your Camping Setup

    Looks a great spot but I would miss some tree shade in the camping area.
    Thanks for posting.
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    Re: Jimny death wobble

    Kate - Any tyre fitment centre can help. Tiger Wheel and
    Tyre, Hi-Q, Supa Quick etc. - Check the balancing of the tyres. Lots of posts on this.
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    Re: Best pegs for West Coast soft sand

    I do have the large Maxcon pegs with springs.
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    Re: Best pegs for West Coast soft sand

    Right I have located some "Military sandbags" at a store just around the corner.

    What is the best way to use them - fasten guy ropes around them maybe in combination with a peg?

    Some practical...
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    Re: max trax mount for rear tyre

    https://www.quickpitchsa.co.za/wheel-cargo-mount/

    What do Maxtrax weigh?
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    Re: Post a Photo of your Camping Setup

    Those front lagoon sites really catch the wind - I prefer to be further back.

    I wonder whether lockdown has affected Storms River?
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    Re: Post a Photo of your Camping Setup

    Many campers at the Keurbooms lagoon?
    I do enjoy that spot!





    UOTE=Ubbo;4593442]607960

    Teardrop caravan. 1240kg sits lower than the FJ Cruiser. Kitchen at the back, bedroom front. 2.1m...
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    Re: Best pegs for West Coast soft sand

    I like to sleep at night!:)
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    Re: Basecamp/Google Earth "Training"

    Danie - Please add me! Thanks.
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    Re: Roads to & from Richtersveld

    I hear testing is available at the State hospital in Upington also Upington Mediclinic (Pathcare) if you wish to enter Namibia. Ariamsvlei border post is open. May be worth checking this option.
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    Karoo Park sites

    I see there are several types of sites - including gravel and paved.

    Any recommendations on what to choose for camping.
    Presume shade is scarce?
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    Re: Id op skerpioen

    How is your brother?
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    Re: Gonubie Caravan Park

    Looks good!
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    Re: Suzuki Jimny Roof Ratings.

    Fearl3SS - A Good post!

    I have been driving mine with clamshell RTT since 2011 - old style Frontrunner rack with no hassle. We did not drill new holes for mounting the rack - used the existing...
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    Re: Best pegs for West Coast soft sand

    Some excellent suggestions here.

    I am wary of that West Coast wind!
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    Best pegs for West Coast soft sand

    Any recommendations for the best pegs for the
    West Coast soft beach sand or does one tie ropes to rocks?
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    Re: Calvinia Camping

    I have come to expect icy weather at Calvinia.

    Last year September there was a cold front and the Calvinia Mountains were blanketed in thick snow - first time I had seen this. I had ice on the...
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    Re: Calvinia Camping

    Klipwerf is my regular spot.
    Private Ablutions are always spotless.
    Overnighted (RTT camping) there several times over the past 5 years.

    There is not much else in the area - are you staying for...
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    Re: Trip Report - Etosha/Damaraland

    Great ellie shots - what a backdrop!!!
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    Re: SOS if going Remote in Botswana

    Sat phone - pays to shop around for the best air time prices.
    Some sellers are offering per minute rates instead of units as well as extended windows and there are specials from time to time.
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    Re: Tentco vs Campmor vs Bustec - Quality

    I have Tentco products - big plus for me is you can obtain spares and service is good.
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    Re: Tanka Karoo NP accommodation options.

    Elandsberg chalets used to have severe bee problems from time to time and splash pools could not be used. Best check with the office on current situation before booking.
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    Re: Levelling a car with a RTT

    Caravan suppliers have something similar?
  30. Re: Jimny damage on roof where the roof rack fits on to the roof

    Frontrunner rack and clamshell RTT is Hannibal (no longer made).
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    Re: Suzuki Jimny Roof Ratings.

    Useful thread:

    https://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/showthread.php/318959-Jimny-damage-on-roof-where-the-roof-rack-fits-on-to-the-roof
  32. Re: Jimny damage on roof where the roof rack fits on to the roof

    I have had 80kg plus rack on mine no problems. Do not recommend that weight on top from safety point of view. Original Frontrunner.
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    Re: Best RTT for 2021?

    I use OME.
    I would be interested in seeing how you pack Jimny
    for trips. Pics?
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    Re: "Affordable" foldable solar panels

    One can't be too careful nowadays!:)

    And there are flash floods......
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    Re: "Affordable" foldable solar panels

    When I go for a drive the panels are folded and in the car - that is the beauty of fold-ups
    they are safe from criminals and accidental damage in camp sites..
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