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    Re: Suurbergpas: Bracefield to Addo

    There are forum members from Addo and Kirkwood. They will know best. If all else fails phone the owner of the Barefoot Addo Elephant Lodge. He will know cause he has to get clients there.
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    Re: Number plate bracket

    I have an idea that it must also now be pop-rivetted on. No cable ties , rope etc. Maybe Petri Oos can advise here?
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    Re: Grey water disposal in a campsite

    Interesting to note the general age of the respondents here. Looks like mostly people who have camped for some time.
    I also do not want to camp in other people's waste water. It has been noted...
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    Re: 2nd hand Bushlapa Kewer

    Look in the Classifieds section of this forum: at least 2 advertised there
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    Re: Ek het nie besef dit is so baie werk nie.

    Ek hoop jy is ten minste ń 49% vennoot in die praktyk😎😁.
    Dit gee baie satisfaksie later wanneer die praktyk loop en julle op ń Vrydagmiddag laat daar by jou handewerk sit met ń glasie wyn en die...
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    Re: Which diesel is best ?

    Diesel at the Agris are usually cheaper. Do they use any specific brand? I am no expert here.
    Locally I drive past one branded garage to get to the Sasol one.
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    Re: Shoot the Churches...

    Two churches in Aberdeen , EC.
    The NG Kerk and the Methodist Church.
    The NGK with one of the highest spires in the country.
    ( NGK previously posted by Monster, mur2 and Cainslie)
    Sorry, I don't...
  8. Thread: Torque wrench

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    Re: Torque wrench

    A super investment to make. Not an expert, but get the best you can.
    See post #4: I always check at home after any balancing/alignment.
    When travelling, the caravan's wheels and tow hitch bolts :...
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    Re: Ewiks caravan mover

    Have them on our off road van. Excellent. Local caravan shop asked R1750 to install and fit a nice multiplug to plug in. Did the electrics much neater than I could
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    Re: Camping in snow

    Nerd, just do it. It is supposed to be cold there and for what you plan.
    Read post #10 carefully : it covers most of the bases.
    I presume you will sleep in RTT on the Jurgens. Invest in a pair of...
  11. Thread: Memorial Info

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    Re: Memorial Info

    Thanks a lot!
    The sites in sanparks are not numbered.
    The memorial stands under trees on the site directly behind the older and first ablution block as one enters the camping area. Just walk across...
  12. Thread: Kgalagadi - shops

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    Re: Kgalagadi - shops

    Twee Rivieren shop has a nice selection of meats. Fresh veggies: not much. Fresh bread from bakery in Welkom 8km away. Good selection of cool drinks and alcoholic beverages.
    Not sure of other...
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    Re: Memorial Info

    No, the memorial is built with stone and concrete and approx 1m high. Looks like a man from the name.
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    Memorial Info

    Camped recently at very shady spot in Augrabies National Park.
    In deep shade under one of the trees stands a memorial to Claude Donne Smith, passed away today in 1975.
    I asked around from park...
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    Poll: Re: The Kgalagadi is overrated

    Interesting thread to read.
    We decided to visit two weeks ago on the spur of the moment after the good rains there.
    As expected, no camping was to be found on Sanparks site, so we camped 5 km from...
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    Re: What do you want from ablutions

    See posts #8 and #27. That would be nice.
    And no shower curtains plse. Glass door ideal or rather then no door between shower area and dressing area. Probably only a badly draining shower floor that...
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    Re: Karoo National Park campsites

    The ones as you come in through the gate are nice and flat on gravel. Walk around to furthest sites as well. More shade there and some paving. One right in corner, no 4 I think, very secluded.
  18. Re: KNP / SANParks : Any Campsites with Private Ablutions?

    Thank you for having the guts to bring this out into the open!
    I often wish that campsites, not just KNP and Sanparks, will have a designated area where these people with their shower and other...
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    Re: Orange River, from origin to ocean

    Both William Dicey and van Riet's books: Amazon has one copy of each!
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    Re: Orange River, from origin to ocean

    Prof Willem van Riet also did this trip way way back if I remember correctly. I had a copy of his book, but sadly no more. He used a single canoe/ kayak. I don't know if he is still alive. Driving it...
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    Re: Will I enjoy it/is it worth it

    You asked about noise and alcohol. Join eg a Facebook group like Kamp-mal public group. There are many others. People there ask about conditions at campsites, and the admins will usually allow quite...
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    Re: Will I enjoy it/is it worth it

    Interesting thread. Each and every response to your questions in #1 contains some truth, both pro-and con camping.
    Your last sentence in #11 is for me the interesting one : that is for certain true....
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    Re: Green Laning in SA

    Olyfboer, where would the hedgerows in UK fit into this, if at all? I remember seeing an article in Nat Geographic on hedgerows quite some years ago. It was amazing what a complex wildlife group was...
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    Re: MTB to Cruiser conversion?

    Check out post #11 above : very good advice.
    I also ride a Silverback comp but in dual suspension. I am 178cm and ride a medium frame, so XL should be OK for you.
    On those bikes your widest tire...
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    Re: Armidillo xtr 302 Caravaan

    I bought from XOG, neighbor from Riaan and dad.
    Overall build quality is acceptable.
    We received just before LD, but has since been on three trips, longest being 14 days. Also some gravel road. No...
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    Re: Armidillo xtr 302 Caravaan

    I have an Armadillo Shack and so does my neighbor across the street. We had ours built by choice after the 3 series was already available.
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    Re: Bush Lapa buying advice

    You’re in Cape Town. At least go and have a look at the Armadillo range in their factory at Milnerton. Will give you a good comparison if you’re a tall guy. (ExtremeOutdoor).
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    Re: Pilansberg National Park - I'm very concerned

    PRA , post #1, which bird was the lifer plse??
  29. Thread: Armadillo Van

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    Re: Armadillo Van

    George, unfortunately the lockdown threw a major spanner into our works😩. We managed to camp 2 nights as said and tow it home to George. I actually found that it towed nicer than the BL, maybe...
  30. Thread: Armadillo Van

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    Re: Armadillo Van

    We got a new one end of March and managed to squeeze in 2 nights of camping near Franschhoek just before lockdown. Towed it back to George via the pass to Villiersdorp. Towed very easy, fits into my...
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    Re: ID this moth please

    Please help with an ID for this moth. George area. Body length 2.5cm.
    possibly a Polypthycoides???
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    Re: How old is your mobile fridge?

    32 liter Engel bought 2002. Runs continuosly as bar fridge and standby for Nat Luna in caravan.
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    Re: Your Diesel: RPM at 120km/h

    2017 Toyota Fortuner GD 6 2.8 auto 4x4
    2000 rpm @ 127 on speedo, 120 on GPS
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    Re: Louvain - Duiwelskop Pass

    An old thread: has anybody done it recently? If so , condition plse ?
    We want to do it with mountain bikes from Woodville Trading store to Louvain. Anybody done this?
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    Re: Graaff Reinett Kamp

    Sekerlik Sanparke se Camdeboo staanplekke.
    Soos genoem skaduwee, mooi gelyk met fyn gruis, goeie skoon ablusies.
    Mooi sondek om te sit as die son sak vir sundowners.
    Geen kans vir ń tweede nag...
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