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    Re: Camping Safety Paranoia

    A couple of comments:

    My worst fear is being attacked in a remote area when I am with my wife. We love exploring!

    I do carry a firearm - it's a hassle but I made that choice a long time ago. ...
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    Re: Midas Special - Charger and Inverters

    Thanks - thought we were still referring to the Pretoria versions...
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    Re: Midas Special - Charger and Inverters

    So where does one get hold of this unit described above?
  4. Re: Scary experiences on boats fresh and saltwater

    Thats the one. I sent a query via the web page and asked what the specs were for the power supply. The answer was anything from 7-12 Volts, centre positive. They also said they bringing out a...
  5. Re: Scary experiences on boats fresh and saltwater

    We used to go to Loskop a lot, normally during the week when it was mostly empty. Right in the beginning, my wife and I were at the far end of the dam, so a long long way from the slip, when a storm...
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    Re: Meat is meat and a man must eat.

    Great thread. I too am off woolies steaks, except for their rib eye. I have never had a bad one, only problem is its not always in stock. This thread has made me think though, the only reason I...
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    Re: LED Camping Lantern

    I bought 12 of the Ultratecs when we were having load shedding, for around the house. Within a year, all of them stopped working due to the battery going bad.

    Not impressed. I took one apart,...
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    Re: Ranger 3.2 Power - Boat Tow Test

    I know its been mentioned already, but before you give up on the Ranger, get that demo unit back and repeat the test with the gearbox in sport mode.

    From the user manual of the Everest, same...
  9. Re: Crazy idea or not? Start flying... Midlife crisis?

    PS. Forget to add a comment re ZU/ZS, i.e. Type Certified versus Non Type certified.

    I would by choice never again fly a certified aircraft. Our CAA is useless, pedantic, have a real lack of...
  10. Re: Crazy idea or not? Start flying... Midlife crisis?

    I also say just do it! I had the same itch all my life and did my licence at the age of 30, that was 24 years ago. Have owned and still own and fly a number of aircraft.

    There are many more...
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    Re: Advice on Disco 3 water damage

    Many years ago I had a similar problem with my car. Looking under the car, I discovered some rubber plugs. I removed these, and used a piece of wood to push from underneath, raising the carpets /...
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    Re: Everest 2nd Battery location?

    Hi CustomRV, that is very nice. Exactly what I want for my battery, hidden away, ditto the Ctek. I would not want to cut up my Everest though, and would far prefer to hang the battery onto the...
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    Re: Everest 2nd Battery location?

    There is definitely no space under the bonnet. So, the choices are to mount inside the vehicle or to mount outside. I don't want it inside as I use all the available space from time to time - i.e....
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    Re: Everest 2nd Battery location?

    No one?
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    Everest 2nd Battery location?

    Does anyone have any bright ideas as to where to install a second battery for fridge / accessories etc, other than in the boot.

    I need the boot space and cannot install the battery there. There...
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    Re: D3 itch scratched.

    Yes on the JT. Also others, I think you have a number of options here. Could even use one of the inexpensive MGL Avionics engine monitors.
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    Regarding oil additives and wonder...
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    Re: D3 itch scratched.

    Mikebob, seeing that you were close to Wonderboom the other day (Stormvoel) take the crank to the guys at Wonderboom airport that do all the NDT testing - they should be able to check the crank.
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    Re: Ford to kill off 3.2 motor

    I feel differently - don't tow much, but I would be happy if Ford pulled the 3.2 and replaced it with a 4.2 or better a 5.2...

    I dont want to race around in the everest but it would be nice to...
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    Re: 2016 Everest owners

    Did you look to see if a 2nd battery will fit anywhere else? Would be ideal if it could be mounted out of the way somewhere.
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    Re: 2016 Everest owners

    Hi John, is that a aftermarket boot cover, or from Ford? Price? Funny enough was thinking about that this afternoon...

    Did a cheap mod today, bought some 3mm thick rubber flooring material, cut...
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    2016 Everest owners

    Hi


    Thought to start a thread for 2016 Everest owners to post thoughts, mods, questions etc...Lets try stay on topic.


    Took delivery a week or so ago of new 2016 Everest Limited with all...
  22. Were the branches / freeflow worth it? When did...

    Were the branches / freeflow worth it? When did you do it?
  23. No pics but this is how mine is set up: Vehicle...

    No pics but this is how mine is set up:
    Vehicle is a Ranger 3.2 supercab, so there is space behind the seats, loadbed is long enough to sleep in. Suitcase / clothes / camera / what have you etc...
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    I set up our Ranger for in-bakkie sleeping. When...

    I set up our Ranger for in-bakkie sleeping. When we camp, we are minimalistic in our approach and do not take many gadgets etc along. Your vehicle is different but the same approach may apply. In...
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    To the original poster...Most routers run on 12V,...

    To the original poster...Most routers run on 12V, when you spec a system check which computer stuff can run on 12V and run them directly, that way you lower the load on the inverter for the items...
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    Amused? What a load of [email protected] this whole subject -...

    Amused? What a load of [email protected] this whole subject - these "wonderful" fuel additives have been sold / marketed for years, and in aviation as well. It seems to run in cycles, something that is apparent...
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    Mine also doing this. I blamed my son at first! ...

    Mine also doing this. I blamed my son at first! Realised yesterday its dropping by itseld.
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    Interesting. Think i will go check the brochure....

    Interesting. Think i will go check the brochure. Checked it out again today, compared to a double cab i was parked next to. I really. Need to be able to lock it.
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    T6 Supercab Niggles and fixes

    Overall happy with my bakkie - 3.2 Auto 4x4 Supercab. But...
    Unhappy that I could not order it with the bits that come with D/C. The D/C would not work for me as bak too small, and happy to pay...
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    New User: blowtorch

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    Wife and 2 kids Vehicle details
    Ford Ranger T6 Supercab 4x4 Auto 3.2 Vehicle Mods
    Smash and grab, Rhino bak, Garmin, car kit, woven bak...
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