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    Re: Are these Botswana park officials?

    Thanks Gryskat ,RobH. That explains it it is the logo.Pity the chap didnt introduce himself as his vehicle raised suspicion.Nontheless will definately excuse myself from the brown hyena next...
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    Are these Botswana park officials?

    Spent some time in Kgalagadi earlier this month at the 3 main camps on S.A. side as well as camping at Rooiputs and Polentswa. On a return to Polentswa camp we were stopped 100m from our campsite by...
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    Re: Hoarusib Riverbed 4wd Trail

    Hi Mike,we were there in May this yr.We attemted the trip from the north but there had been a bit of rain in the area with riverbed littered with quite a bit of debry.Turned back after a short while...
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    Re: Which of these 2 w.angle lenses do i buy

    I have a Canon 650d full frame body.Would like wide angle for landscape and some star photography
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    Which of these 2 w.angle lenses do i buy

    I am looking for a wide angle lens and was advised a 10-22mm USM would be a good choice.Searching Orms i came across these 2 lenses.Is there going to be all that diffrence considering the price.The...
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    Re: Kgalagadi pictures thread, NO cat pics allowed!

    A few more Kgalagadi pics
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    Re: Kgalagadi pictures thread, NO cat pics allowed!

    Some pics few yrs ago
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    Ford & Mazda Re: My Supercab Fridge mod

    Did the same with my supercab and a 80l National Luna.Moved my jack etc out compartment underneath freezer to back of bakkie.Dont want to retreive these with a flat and loaded freezer.Works well and...
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    Re: Shooting the moon

    Canon Powershot SX60 HS 160th/sec app6.5 ISO 1600. Handheld with help from my balustrade.Couldnt quite get same effect with Canon 650D with 600mm Sigma lens
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    Re: Where do you put your firewood in your 4x4

    Just tried to solve same problem as firewood has a tendancy to puncture crates tents tanks etc on offroad tracks Made this unit which easily comes off bakkie when not camping.When gas bottle is...
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    Re: Flycatcher id please

    Pic flew out before posting sorry
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    Flycatcher id please

    Flycatcher flew into my window few moments ago.Ashy? yet Sasol doesnt mention anything about white patches on wings.Grey tit not shown to appear in this area.
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    Securilid or Armadillo lid for back of bakkie?

    I am considering fitting a sliding aluminium lid on the back of my bakkie.I previously had a Securilid which i wasnt entirely happy with.Later mods appear to have improved.Armadillo also make a...
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    Re: Trip report - CKGR April 2018!

    Your trailer setup is quite unique,not the conventional trailer/bushlapa setup.How do you access the front "trommel"".Any access from the side of that box?Would appreciate few more pics of your...
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    Re: Quiver tree forest camp site, no no no.

    Hi Peter ,which way you heading?We were on our way to Ai ais from Mata Mata and stayed at Garas on Windhoek road from Keetmans about 13 km out.Very rustic unusual site inbetween quiver trees and rock...
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    Boegoeberg dam /Orange river in flood pics

    Spent a night camping at Boegoeberg on 1st May.Magnificent sight seeing this river flowing so strong.Nice river camping but abulutions are about 150m from campsites
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    Quiver tree forest camp site, no no no.

    Just returned from a trip in southern Namibia.Arriving late afternoon at Quivertree forest campsite we turned in to spend a night at this campsite.Our needs were just a campsite with no add on tours...
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    Quiver tree forest trail Aussenkehr

    My map shows this trail as a 4x4 route.Is this doable in a minibus?Is a permit required,if so where obtainable.
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    Re: Rooiputs Feb 2018 fotos

    Now thats just tempting!Will be in Rooiputs for the first tme 20 and 21st April 2018.Cant wait.
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    No stock Ranger super cab

    Sold my double cab 4x4 Ranger and keen to get a new Ranger 2.2 auto 4x4 supercab.Just no stock available till some time in March.Guess by then there will be a price increase too.Is this an artificial...
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    Re: Rooiputs /Mata Mata exit- Passport stamp?

    Yes entering Twee Rivieren,so will have it stamped then .Thanks
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    Rooiputs /Mata Mata exit- Passport stamp?

    We will be camping Rooiputs, Nossob then exitng Mata Mata to Namibia.Do i have to stamp my passport at Twee Rivieren the day i exit at Mata Mata?Seems a long drive just for a stamp.
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    Re: Driving past Transkei

    Dont think much has changed from all relevant advice given.Travelled the Tsomo/Elliot /Engobo yesterday.In my opinion this bit of the detour is the better option.Satansnek (Engobo/Elliot) is very...
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    Re: Amarok V6 or Ranger Wildtrack

    As i am also in market for another bakkie and following comments with intrest.What i find interesting is looking at vehicle sales for November.Ford Ranger sales for the month are more than 10 times...
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    Beware through Umtata

    Just got news of holiday makers travelling through Umtata yesterday.When they stopped at robot,thugs unsuccessfully cut tiedowns holding their bicycles on the trailer.Driver got away but 200m later...
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    Re: Safe to travel through Zimbabwe?

    Please give us feedback as there are many of us watching the situation.
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    Re: Kruger Park Trip 2018 - Help and info

    My 5c worth of advice As much as i like Berg n Dal,the monkeys in camp make the stay in camp most unpleasant.Dont think of relaxing as any item or aperture left unattended will get tested.So if you...
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    Re: wild coast rivers and lagoons for canoes.

    You may just like to have a look at the following link regarding crocks on the Wild Coast.Remember seeing one basking in the sun while at...
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    Re: PiCASO ON THE WAY OUT

    Had the same issues with Picasa.Downlload Fast Stone (free) Maybe not as simple as Picasa but difinately not complicated.Sure you get to love it.
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    Re: Trennerys Day Trip

    As mentioned very little left of wreck.Fishing can be good in gullies,but like fishing goes some good days some not so good.Some nice gullies in front of hotel.Parking shouldnt be a problem.As hotel...
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    Celeston tripod spares?

    I have a Celestron CPC NX95B camera tripod which i have had for many years. The clamp on one of the legs to lock it in position has broken.Where do i get a spare part? Dont want to ditch this unit...
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    Albinism in birds?

    Not too sure if there is albinism in birds.In Kruger today and photographed an albino or (melanism)Kwelea.I assume it is one,as it was one white bird in the flock.Not the best pic as focus, the size...
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    Oranjemund to Rosh Pinah road

    Heard on RSG Reis program thismorning that a permit is no longer required to travel this road.Is this the road that follows the river or is it another?Not familiar with this area so your input would...
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    Re: Watermarking photos

    Canon 650D
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    Watermarking photos

    What free watermarking apps are you using.Just tried U Mark but as soon as you want to save a macro you need to buy pro model.Need some pointers please.
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