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    Re: Rivnut/Zebranut setting tool

    Maybe I'm doff but if you can access the back of the hole to add a washer why not just use a normal nut?
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    Re: Spare wheel braai grid.. Who uses it?

    I think you are not using it correctly. You do not "use" such a grid by cooking upon it. You "use" it by posing next to it for an Instagram post.

    Without such a grid your replacement front bumper...
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    Re: Camp fridge,105ah battery and solar?

    I'm confident you will have enough power for yourself & most of the campsite ;D
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    Re: Anderson Plug Crimping Tool

    Considering the price of proper crimping tools (R500) when compared to what one spends on offroading & overlanding I am persistently amazed at people's work around tactics.

    I am also amazed that...
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    Sticky: Re: EB License - The Actual valid process

    I don't know if they are reputable but I frequently see "Around the Block" collecting and dropping off trailers from a rental place near my office. The tow vehicle is normally a Hyundai I10 which...
  6. Re: Will SA follow UK and allow B licences to tow 3500kgs?

    Heinz I think you are applying logic to the problem whereas our government is the sort that believes banning the sale of pre-cooked food will mitigate the spread of Covid.

    I think most sane people...
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    Re: Are Anderson plug inter changeable

    I thought the whole point of Anderson plugs is that you can't inter-change the colours? Why would one want to disable this feature???
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    Re: Electronics 101 on a trailer

    Start here

    https://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/showthread.php/187502-Electrickery-for-camping

    Then accept that toasters, sound bars, tvs etc can't be powered from 12v systems unless you have a...
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    Re: New BT50 launching in July.

    Spoke to an acquaintance in the motor industry who had one on test and his comments were that the stand out feature was the ride quality .... it was horrendous. What a pity
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    Re: Anderson Plug Crimping Tool

    I have this one

    https://www.adendorff.co.za/product/mac-afric-hhy-70a-8-ton-hydraulic-crimper/?gclid=Cj0KCQjw4eaJBhDMARIsANhrQADOiWyWZ713tfY_OB2M2pPx9bGvpgMEYBDjMXanIW3iKbcXOyKFL6caAuAfEALw_wcB
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    Re: Budget LED torches

    I only use Olight.

    Anything else is just a candle in a plastic holder **spoeg**






    Happy now;D
  12. Re: Restrictions on meat and poultry to Botswana

    Are you hoping that if you ask often enough the regulations might change ::)
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    Re: Camping products pricing?

    I do think one must be careful of comparing items on 1 day only etc to those bought in physical stores. My sister-in-law bought a gas stove off there and what arrived looked like a hiking stove for...
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    Re: Camping mattresses or pad

    Ours came with the bag standard but I would check with the shop you are purchasing from, you never know whether they have dropped the bag as standard
  15. Re: Mapungubwe NP - My attempt at a video Trip Report

    My wife has pointed out that as a youtuber you can't just tell people that you have X Y or Z product, you need to tell people you are "running a X Y or Z" ;D
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    Re: Booking agency for Botswana Trip 2022

    Previously used NDM they were great. After hearing that their service wasn't great recently I tried Botswana Footprints for my next trip. Thus far they have been excellent.

    I would not use Oka...
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    Re: Camping mattresses or pad

    Had the tentco 5cm mattress for 3 years now & they are great. Like most tentco products they are well constructed & haven't shown any signs of wear.

    We went for the 5cm version as it was a bit...
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    Re: Camp fridge,105ah battery and solar?

    Considering that you are looking at a Victron solar regulator would it not make more sense to look at the WRND charger which combines DC to DC & an MPPT solar controller?
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    Poll: Re: What veg don't you eat? Why?

    And true enlightenment is knowing not to touch the vile things with a 10 foot pole :rolleyes:
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    Poll: Re: What veg don't you eat? Why?

    I must admit I can't think of any veg that I enjoy eating. I eat them because I know I should but really if there was a vegetable Ebola tomorrow that wiped out all veggies on the planet I would not...
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    Re: South Africa banning 50ppm diesel

    Genuine question, how often have you found sub-par diesel dispensed in SA?

    I can't say I have ever experienced this so just wondering why we need to spend millions on testing something which is...
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    Re: Waar om te bly in Kathu omgewing

    If travelling through Kuruman look sharp when you are in town. In April one of the guys in our party had a stone thrown at his door. The guy threw it then stepped back waiting for a confrontation....
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    Re: Meat into Botswana

    Sorry I have to disagree. Botswana has plenty of beef but from what I have seen, little variety.

    I never saw lamb chops, no chicken sosaties, no bacon, no decent wors.

    If you like buying your...
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    Re: Trouble booking at Nxai Pan

    TIA ;D


    It depends how much you want to go to Nxai. I would recommend a booking agent but this will cost an extra P500 so perhaps not worth it for just one park
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    Re: Why do you want to camp without electricity?

    I don't like to limit myself to just one person's kids.

    I'm not great with Afrikaans but I understand a common phrase from kids near where I camp. Its normally something like "Ffffflip Jannie daai...
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    Re: Why do you want to camp without electricity?

    Interesting.

    Part of the reason why we are not parents is that kids' noise irritates the heck out of us. We reckon it wouldn't be fair to have kids if we spent our whole lives yelling at them for...
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    Re: Why do you want to camp without electricity?

    Nothing worse than a carbon bomb screaming around my campsite on a black plastic push bike!
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    Re: Why do you want to camp without electricity?

    Personally the location is more important than anything else. It just so happens that a lot of the sort of locations I enjoy often don't have power.
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    Re: Satellite iPhone ?

    I've never owned an I Phone but if I had to choose between a similarly priced I phone with sat calling abilities & the Samsung without I would leap onto the fruit train.
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    Re: Any update on new DMax?

    Am I the only one who thinks that with the sports hoop and orange paint job it looks like a Ford Ranger Wildtrak? I suppose the way to differentiate them will be to check which one has a blown turbo...
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    Re: Seeking Accommodation Advice

    Himeville is roughly 6hrs 30mins from JHB.

    Scottburgh is about the same. Its hard to fathom how Himeville is anywhere close to the halfway point ???

    Green Lantern is just shy of halfway and...
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    Re: 160L compressor for my vehicle

    Most compressors referred to in offroading work off 12v
  33. Re: Greg Minnaar World Champion at 39 for the 4th Time

    Downhill MTB - Defined as the act of plunging off the side of a cliff attached to a bicycle ... but with grace ;D;D;D
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    Re: Today’s traveller (covid era)

    Graham when you return please confirm that you were able to test in Maun & collect in Lobatse. We are pulling a similar move next year and forum chatter is that it will be fine but Diagnofirm wont...
  35. Re: Advice on pilansberg in october this year

    Not sure you will find a 6/7 sleeper at Pilansberg, possible to take two 4 sleepers but then you are a little apart. Also haven't heard many good reports about Pilanesberg in awhile.

    Maybe worth...
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