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    Re: SG900-S smart drone

    Quick search finds info on YouTube and is sold all over
    Have you explored those options?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_RW2xm4ZqAM
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    Re: Kraft mayo

    Salmonella Ö..
    is always a risk with underdone chicken , or chickens that arenít hung to drain the blood correctly.
    Recently bought chicken that hadnít been hung correctly, and it was really...
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    Re: T4A Navigation App

    Have you setup the route preferences correctly under settings, this can alter or give alternatives of possible route selection.

    Also once youíve selected the destination , at the top you see route...
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    Re: So who is going camping this weekend?

    This was our ďfirst choiceĒ to go camp, but of late bit disappointed with certain aspects of how they are over crowding , especially with 5 toilets supplying 50 campsites, during peak periods.
    ...
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    Re: Was Lead Crystal a Scam ?

    100A/h LC bought in 2014 in our camp battery box,
    Gets used daily during load shedding. While not camping
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    Re: Twist-lock fasteners for canvas

    Probably Prime Fasteners
    Corner main & Victoria rd

    Telephone number: +27(0)21 4423200

    E-Mail: [email protected]
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    Re: I bought a small red Italian car...

    We have the 4x2 twin Air 900T lounge model
    Lekker car for city driving
    Town driving consumption 18km/l (wife has a heavy foot)
    Iíve driven it long distance and we got 20km/l
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    What do you want from ablutions

    We camp a lot.

    Showers need separate gas geysers not shared (fluctuating hot cold showers not fun)
    Water pressure affects the above.
    What others have said about place for your clothes
    Enough...
  9. Re: Little bugger tried to interrupt a conference call

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210308/aa7a7537effbe48868c4a3ff9d195c12.jpghttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210308/8d57f37fa1138ebb90cb45a1545f610f.jpg

    The size is important to assist identity
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    Re: Romer Cooler Boxes

    Hi Paul

    Saltwater defrosts slower, however using plain water enables you to actually use the water for drinking later on (boiled for tea)
    So also useful...
    Why we use the square...milk bottles...
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    Re: Romer Cooler Boxes

    Iíve posted before elsewhere about what we do, with some changes.

    Although we donít own a Romer, we have a Bait Box (fiber glass) similar properties and itís 25L

    With no fridge along this box...
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    Re: Tent material

    Depends on water retention
    Double Felled seams for strength and water retarding
    The lip facing the direction of run off
    Double stitch line...
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    Tent material

    If using a home sew machine with thin thread, do your self a favor and get some sealer for the stitching

    Available on Hayfords list no 3, just check with them they might have a better suggestion...
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    Sticky: Re: Electrickery for camping

    We have 180W and the Victron 75/15 with 100Ah battery
    Itís adequate if using a fridge , but as a freezer it is a struggle when weather (clouds) come over.
    I then include another 30W panel, to get...
  15. Re: Help with video connector identification.

    Thatís a BNC coax cable
    BNC was also used in earlier computer networks
    The come in different ratings 50 and 75 ohms if I recall (Ď80s)

    You will need the male connectors , often the male...
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    Re: Help with solar please

    Best to read up , attached a link of a fairly decent explanation

    https://www.technomadia.com/2014/09/understanding-solar-panel-specifications/
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    Re: Help with solar please

    It appears to be 3 x 40 watt panels
    So yes above 5A
    My 30 Watt panel max 2.2A
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    Warning battery charger cables

    Also been using them for years, and a lot cheaper than BH plugs (low current solar)
    Also useful for mix and match test leads, and quickly plugging in a watt meter or similar to measure loads.
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    Re: Service/maintainance Engel 40L

    Open the rear, awkward at best but do-able if alone
    Then
    Check the cooling fan, clean and or replace if clogged up (fluff)
    I do this yearly.
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    Sticky: Re: Bird Identification

    Not in a cage, I setup a spot to watch a feeder at a friends house (small holding) and this flew onto a tree close by before feeding, my friend would put left overs inside.
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    Sticky: Re: Bird Identification

    Interesting, how did it get to SA?
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    Sticky: Re: Bird Identification

    Got a few birders in a Quandry as to the identity of this one?
    Any ideas?
    Took the picture some years ago near Stanford, Overberg, Western cape
    ...
  23. Re: How often are camping environment batteries thrown away prematurely?

    Also interested, as Iíve gone this route before out of curiosity
    My finding is that some took a charge , held it but cannot sustain a Medium load (tested on led strip lights) for longer than 5-10...
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    Re: Natural Instincts - Turbo 300 Supreme

    I bought one years ago, and it took some doing to get one eventually they found one in a back room, at ODW.
    I really doubt you will get one now, I eventually sold it to another forum member....
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    Re: 12v 7.2ah Batteries

    You do get AGM in the 7A/h , this can be tilted at an angle
    The SLA batteries have rubber caps vacuum sealed.
    On the medium size 24 Volt UPSís the SLA types are installed on their sides, quite...
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    Re: Engel 40 L Fan

    Iíve opened and cleaned my Engel 40 L cooling fan, itís the same 12v fan in computers 80mm width.
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    Re: Impressed with China Pure Sine Wave Inverter

    Converted a UK plug into a multi adapter , solid connection into inverter.
    Luckily I had a few around.
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    Re: Inverter cutting out powering fridge

    I agree with the batteries lacking capacity,
    I notice from the PDF manual itís actually a 24V UPS
    I deal with 24volt UPS a lot and most cases itís one battery thatís dropping capacity ,
    We are in...
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    Re: Parabolic mic

    Saw one at Yebo Electronics in their display

    Their website if you arenít close

    https://www.fort777.co.za
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    Re: Cheap, DIY, Semi Intelligent battery monitor

    Yes,
    Iím using on my small battery box with a LifePo4 bluenova 11A/h

    Effectively it measures current on the load and solar charge displaying values accordingly based on these two measurements,...
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    Re: Quick Pitch Tent

    And the wind factor....the turbo 3x3 tents donít do well in strong winds.
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    Re: Handle for pan too thin ?

    Was thinking a piece of electrical heat shrink over that to give it a rubber feel
    I put heat shrink on my monkey grip pliers and it works well for slippage
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    Re: Nice cheap product.

    Neat lamp

    I can see a nice mod to increase the run time,
    by getting a dual bay from communica to run two in parallel, or a higher capacity 18650 , because those blue 18650 are notorious by the...
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    Re: Looking for Loadshedding Solution - 5 hours

    Just take note:
    Most of the offerings with 2400VA is a 24Volt dual 100A/h battery in series (Mecer) system , which effectively is 1x100A/h capacity
    2-3 hours runtime (load depending)
    if you use...
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    Re: Impressed with China Pure Sine Wave Inverter

    No
    Choose SA Direct mail , (not the Tax free option)
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