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  1. Re: Is a portable braai a necessity when overlanding.

    I never camped in RSA where I needed a portable braai - There were either spots available or you could make fire on the ground.

    But in Oz I know have one of these

    https://youtu.be/GUq4I_1BI2Q...
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    Re: Conqueror Tent Cover Repair

    How much where they ?
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    Re: Metalian Maxi super thread

    I don't have a inverter but running 2000w inverter will draw 166a and you might need to think about how you charge it as well.

    Most lithium can charge at 0.5 - 1c so 50-100a for a 100ah battery...
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    Re: Metalian Maxi super thread

    The previous AU distributor felt it was necessary for redundancy/marketing. Many trailing arm suspension setups in AU have double shocks because they are mounted at an angle.

    Heinz recently...
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    Re: Canon EOS R.

    I have one but only for a month now.

    I sold my 7d ii and 5d iii and bought a secondhand one with ef adaptor for A$1800.

    I like it , especially the evf I wear glasses and find it easier to...
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    Re: Conqueror comfort Tent Too 'small'

    Inside zipped uphttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200330/9b3187306a4a97451617288ab0bc8173.jpg
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    Re: Conqueror comfort Tent Too 'small'

    Haven't seen that before.

    Does it allow you to zip up the inner flap?

    My initial thought was that it's just the flap hanging down pulling the sides in. And that if you zip it up it will be...
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    Re: Media Releases - South Africa and Australia

    If possible getting visibility of your press release to the Ausie Metalian community would probably be good.
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    Re: Media Releases - South Africa and Australia

    There are definitely 2 distinct groups in Australia patriot/redarc/arb customers that have cash to burn and gladly add $10k to by Ausie made. But having said that many of the older Ausie built...
  10. Re: Bundutec RTT and Awning onto Metalian Maxi challenge

    Would it not work to lift the tent by fitting a Metalian roofrack under the tent so that it's higher than the awning ?543994
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    Re: DC-DC Charger Comparison

    In the table you have the CTEK DC250SA as having a max 150w input on the solar side - I could not find it in the manual and many of the older Forum posts mentioned up to 300w.

    I'm interested...
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    Re: Metalian Maxi super thread

    I was looking at tents last night and thought combining the following would be good.

    - On the kitchen side the tent should be straight up or be slightly wider than the base - like the echo mk4...
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    Re: Metalian Maxi super thread

    We have a flimsy popup one and works well -it drys very quickly and doesn't take op much space. It doesn't have a floor which i think is better. It also doesn't have a roof. We used ours at the beach...
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    Re: Independent trailer suspension DIY question

    The Aussies are quite fond of the DO35 hitches that articulate 360. One of the claims is that they prevents vehicle rollovers. Which probably makes sense if you have a 2.5 ton caravan. But I was...
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    Re: Metalian Maxi super thread

    Are you back yet ;D;D

    Would be keen to see more pics
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    Re: Metalian Maxi super thread

    I like the awning - it would be nice to see how easy the tent is to pitch.

    Looks like a bit like a space ship :)

    How durable is the reflective coating ?
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    Re: Metalian Maxi super thread

    Any links or pics of the Metalian tent ? I cant seem to find anything.
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    Re: ? Re-sell value Howling moon TTT

    I doubt HW would give you an answer.

    How long would a tent last ? 10 years 15 years, 20 years ? It's already 5 years old.

    At 18k you need a buyer that was already looking at a tent at 14k you...
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    Re: Conqueror Comfort Awning

    Looks good. Did you have Velcro on both sides of the tent or did you add it ?
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    Re: Braai-ing chicken

    I do the same hot fire, turn allot cut into pieces 3/4 throughout.

    I eat breast meat and skin if I have a choice, and hate dry chicken
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    Re: Crazy French family taking on Africa!

    Looks like they are back today
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    Re: Crazy French family taking on Africa!

    I was looking for inspiration but can't seem to find attached of the videos anymore :(
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    Re: New conqueror uev range

    The Conqueror Patriot Forward Fold looks like the Ezy trail Stirling GT2

    https://trailercamperaustralia.com.au/ezytrail-stirling-gt-mk2-off-road-hard-floor-camper-trailer.html
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    Re: New conqueror uev range

    For example the MODCON and and MDC trailers look almost the same but the Modcon tent pops up with one bar that needs to be extended, the MDC has 7 spreader bars to pitch the tent.

    The one has...
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    Re: New conqueror uev range

    The patriot branded ones look like the Chinese build trailers in Aus - Eazytrail/ Black series/ MDC / Modcon.

    There are a large number of them, some are quite good, but some are blind copies and...
  26. Re: Cost effective sound deadening/proofing, vibration dampening, thermal insulation

    Great post
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    Re: New 4X4 vans at the Beeld/Pta show

    Regarding towball weight in Aus they believe that you need at least 10% of your trailer weight on the hitch. Combined with the fact that many of their vans are 2t plus.

    Many 4x4 in Aus have...
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    Re: Exporting caravan/offroader

    https://www.caravancampingsales.com.au/items/conqueror/
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    Re: Exporting caravan/offroader

    Australia has a huge range of camping trailers from
    $15k for Chinese built forward folds to $38k for a Metallian
    $50k for a patriot

    Off road caravans like conqueror or bushlapa is closer to...
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    Re: Exporting caravan/offroader

    We wanted to - but ran out of steam.

    We did not have jobs before we moved and was concerned that the logistics whould be to difficult.

    Where to store it, where to get a car to tow it where to...
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    Sticky: Re: Cell Phone Camera Photo's - PLEASE contribute

    Train to Sydneyhttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190217/2d18807612337ec2cf155064177e9317.jpghttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190217/ae9b4866507832649b9953f263958c4e.jpg

    Samsung S9
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    Re: Mana Pools - advice needed

    Our stay at Chitake was scary, I cant recall which site it was though.

    It was end November boiling hot and there was fresh lion tracks when we arrived and 30 minutes before sunset 2 female lions...
  33. Re: In need of an Australian trailer coupler

    Metalian use a d035 coupler which doesn't use a 50mm ball and uses electric brakes .

    From the pics, Bushlapa seem to use a standard Knott coupler with overrun brakes.

    The conqueror s I've...
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    Re: Metalian Maxi super thread

    Are the awning lift brackets available seperately ? Will an awning like the howling moon 270 or bunduawn 360 fit ?
    How much are the lift brackets ?
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    Re: Which one of the 270 degree awnings

    Are you still happy with the Howling Moon 270 awning ?

    How does it hold up in the rain ?
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