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    Re: Caravan Movers

    The best of the movers attach to you main wheels of the caravan. The ones which is basically a jockey wheel is ok if on level terrain, but they lose traction when doing inclines.

    I built a mover...
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    Re: Birds of Australia

    Join up to take part

    https://www.australiangeographic.com.au/topics/wildlife/2019/10/the-annual-aussie-backyard-bird-count-is-almost-here/
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    Re: Ideas for a hoist

    Owner of a farm we went 4x4’ng had a single pole planted into ground. Small lattice girder which is welded to a slightly biger nominal bore pipe so the whole lattice can swing out of the way.
    2...
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    Re: Look what I found

    Both of the pictures you see from the outside were taken in China. If you look at the building on the first pic on the far left, you will make out the building name. I cant tell you what the building...
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    Re: Look what I found

    That is all just bling bling they add to lure the people towards the current trend.

    Everyone wants 32” muddies on their caravans with black rims and everyone wants independent suspension also.
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    Look what I found

    Was paging through Alibaba and then came upon this. Chinese manufacturer making what seems to be direct copy.
    $6k

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190808/e21fbb97dc18b92e7bf426ae781f0ac9.jpg
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    Re: Snomaster fridge and solar

    2.5 to 3 amps per hour is pretty much the average for most fridges. (while running)



    Ignore the start up draw of up to 7 amps. More importantly is the compressor will only run when the temp...
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    Re: Frozen Snoek - What to do?

    Makes one miss the days long gone of R2-50 for a snoek on the jetty.
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    Re: Frozen Snoek - What to do?

    I loved reading this thread.

    Brings back waaaaay too many memories.

    Out of interest, what would a snoek cost now days on the slipway? And how much in the shop?
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    Re: Independent trailer suspension DIY question

    Ah, just like when you go over a speed bump. Better to take it at a slight angle than straight ahead..?
    My ute has pretty hard leafs at the rear to compensate for the load of items in the back and...
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    Re: CTek D to DC charger

    Thanks, I will have a look at the website and try ringing him rather.
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    Re: CTek D to DC charger

    I do believe you did the right thing.

    For the price of the C-Tek (in Souf Effrika) it is hugely overpriced and do NOT do what it is advertising and supposed to do 100%.

    I am yet to hear anyone...
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    CTek D to DC charger

    Which learned me a bit of an expensive lesson.
    My cranking battery has seen better days. Started to really struggle a bit in the colder mornings, but I figuired I will just replace it a bit later...
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    Re: CTek D to DC charger

    Which then begs the question, why would an Swede made C-tek be more expensive in ZA than AU?

    But ja, I understand now what you now mean by ‘Australian Product’.

    I have emailed WRND to see if...
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    Re: CTek D to DC charger

    Both have the ability for the user to set what chemistry their batteries are. I cant afford lithium batteries, so will stick with AGM for now until the price per AH comes down a bit more on the...
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    Re: CTek D to DC charger

    At this point either Redarc or Baintech
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    Re: CTek D to DC charger

    Strange you should say that. Pricing seemed a bit high to me.
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    Re: CTek D to DC charger

    WRND

    I would love to know if any of the WRND developers are on this forum??
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    Re: Kampeerplek op Riviersonderend

    Wowee Reenen. Ek ken jou nie, maar ek volg so paar threads hier op die forum. Hierdie een is een van hulle....

    Jy het werklik ietsie spesiaals daar beet.
    Soos hulle hier in Kangarooville se...
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    Re: Air locker compressor died

    What brand of compressor was it? Also ARB?
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    Re: Ontwerp van rocksliders/sidestep

    I bought a pipe bender from a bloke who made a couple of rock sliders for himself and his mates.
    He made them heavy duty where they bolt to the chassis as this was also the place where the highlift...
  22. Re: Camper Trailer of the Year 2018 in Australia: Metalian Maxi

    WOW !!! That is a HUGE achievement Heinz. Well done mate....

    That price bracket is a tough one and the Ozzies are pretty set in their ways and dont like change. Innovation usually comes second to...
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    Re: Spcial Prices for CTEK

    Hi George

    Perhaps you can assist?

    Buddy of mine wants to change his AGM batteries for LiFePo4 batteries.

    We are both using the older style D250S to charge our batteries. Will the new D250SA...
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    Re: Mig welding gas

    What do you guys pay for MIG gas. Say the 80/20 Argon/Co2 in a 8.9m3 bottle?
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    Re: Vetkoek Recipe

    Oooh vetkoek. It is a feast to be had once every 2 or 3 months. Invites are usually eagerly anticipated by friends and family living close by....

    I make vetkoek with the same recipe as i use for...
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    Re: Sovereign State of Good Hope.

    PLEASE can someone enlighten me....

    My mom and dad is visiting us at the moment. I got home yesterday afternoon and my mom could not wait to tell me about this.
    With big eyes she showed me the...
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    Re: Engel vs Waeco vs NL

    Saw this shoot out of fridges the other day. Some interesting data.....

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    Re: R2 000 000 caravan

    This popped up on my news feed this morning. They do a conversion on most ute’s and suv’s.

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180610/8cace57ee913f70ed46d237f7d179b15.png
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    Re: I have an idea for a gadget

    How about having a pendulum hanging from the centre of the rim, so that the rim is free to rotate and the weight of the pendulum keeps it pretty much stationary.

    Arranged around the outside of the...
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    Re: R2 000 000 caravan

    If I may add.....

    I did a poll about 6 years ago on one of the bigger Ozzy caravan forums. Turns out that about 95% of caravans in Australia is owned by people older than 60 years old.

    I could...
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    Re: Dust problem in caravan

    Our previous caravan had a dust problem. Then someone explained to me about the small vent on the roof (about the size of an A5 page). It opens up letting in heaps of forced air and gave the inside...
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    Re: Inflatable air tents

    Have a look at this tent.....;D

    Dont know what they cost, but saw one over Easter long weekend pitched in the push next to a dam. Looked awesome.
    I Googled them and would LOVE to give one a try. ...
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    Re: Weber Q gas braai

    Made a small basket to place inside the BabyQ to put a couple of pieces of charcoal into. Also made a bracket for the Weber to fit onto the drawbar of the caravan....
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    Amarok V6 does Bathurst

    For the Amarok fans...... if only I had the money for one too. :-[

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    Re: How do I learn to weld

    Also only started to weld the last couple of years.

    My 'opinion' is that MIG is by far easier and a LOT more forgiving than stick or tigg.

    You can buy a small mig welder and start by using...
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